Six questions for Gigy Philip, Coca-Cola Amatil Papua New Guinea General Manager

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Coca-Cola Amatil (PNG) Limited has been expanding its operations to increase capacity, including a new can processing facility in Lae. Business Advantage PNG talks Gigy Philip, PNG’s Country Manager, about the company’s plans. 

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A sweet future for the sweet potato industry in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea’s sweet potato market has the opportunity to grow significantly. Researchers are working with farmers to implement new technologies that are predicted to transform sweet potato production.

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Pacific Towing: to succeed in the Pacific think regionally, act locally

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Pacific Towing is mirroring its business model in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in Fiji. The company expects to continue its expansion in the Pacific region and is betting in developing local talent to provide solutions for the industry. Sarah Byrne explores.

A tenfold increase in production shows the way forward for fresh produce from Papua New Guinea’s Highlands

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Working with local farmers to get the fundamentals right has led to massive production increases for fresh produce business Hilans Fres in Papua New Guinea’s Western Highlands Province. Advisor Paul Browne explains how it’s been achieved.

Digital solutions to transform shipping in Papua New Guinea

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Digitisation and automation of the shipping sector will have a big impact on bringing industry in Papua New Guinea into the 21st century, Swire Shipping Country Manager Alistair Skingley tells Business Advantage PNG.

Innovative solution to delays in Papua New Guinea’s power projects

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Power projects in Papua New Guinea are notorious for taking a long time to get up and running, Independent Power Producers of Papua New Guinea Industry Group Chairman David Burbidge tells Business Advantage PNG. But the group may have a solution.

Kingston seeks to reboot gold mining on Papua New Guinea’s Misima Island

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Drilling new targets and locating starter pits are the key focus for junior miner Kingston Resources, as it seeks to revive gold mining on Papua New Guinea’s Misima Island. Managing Director Andrew Corbett reveals the company’s plans to Business Advantage PNG.

Air Niugini Cargo offering half price discount on freight exports

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What’s behind Air Niugini Cargo Limited’s recently implemented 50 per cent discount on a range of freight exports?  ANCL’s General Manager, Gus Kraus, explains the thinking behind the move to Business Advantage PNG.

Coffee Industry Corporation proposes new 10-year plan to arrest industry decline

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Papua New Guinea’s Coffee Industry Corporation is working on a new 10-year strategy. Steven Tumae, General Manager of Industry and Operations at the CIC tells Business Advantage PNG that the new strategy is necessary to address problems in what is a deteriorating industry sector.

Seven management tips for operating a construction business in Papua New Guinea

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Managing Director of manufacturing and construction company Rhodes, Emanuel Papas, tells Business Advantage PNG that operating a business in Papua New Guinea requires a distinct set of managerial skills. He lists seven things his business has done to ensure success.