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Barrick Gold and Papua New Guinea Government strike new deal over Porgera

The Porgera gold mine in Enga Prince looks set to reopen later this year after the Papua New Guinea Government and mine operator Barrick Gold reached a 'binding framework agreement' to share future benefits from the mine and boost local ownership. 
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Securities Commission uncertainty a bottleneck to Papua New Guinea’s growth, says PNGX Chairman

Papua New Guinea took a step closer to resolving a significant governance issue related to its stock exchange, PNGX, following a National Court ruling late last month. However, uncertainty continues to hold back PNG's capital markets, reports David James.
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In brief: Chamber of Mines and Petroleum pledges to help Papua New Guinea with COVID-19 efforts and other business stories

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum pledges to join help with COVID-19 efforts, news on the Simberi gold mine revised MOA and a new report highlights strategies to help the coffee industry. Your business news in brief.
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Ramu 2 hydro will be a gamechanger for Papua New Guinea, says PNG Power MD

PNG Power's Managing Director Flagon Bekker has outlined the state-owned utility's plans to improve the stability and reliability of power supply in Papua New Guinea during a special Business Advantage PNG briefing. He elaborated on what will be the largest ever investment in PNG infrastructure – the nation-building Ramu 2 hydropower project.
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