Potential expansion plan for Papua New Guinea’s Ramu nickel mine

With strong production numbers and promising drilling results, the Ramu nickel-cobalt mine in Papua New Guinea is heading for a bright future – and expansion is on the cards. Business Advantage PNG talks to its two venture partners as the mine celebrates 10 years of production.
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What does the 2023 PNG 100 CEO Survey tell us about business confidence in Papua New Guinea? [analysis]

The results of the 2023 PNG 100 CEO Survey, Papua New Guinea's annual business confidence survey, have been released. Westpac’s Senior Economist, Justin Smirk, draws on 12 years of survey results to highlight the changes in business conditions and the issues faced by business.
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CEO Survey reveals the outlook for Papua New Guinea business in 2023

The Business Advantage PNG/Westpac PNG 100 CEO Survey has asked the CEOs of Papua New Guinea's largest companies for their profit, investment and recruitment expectations for 2023. It also asked them to name the top impediments facing their businesses. Here are the results.
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Five questions for Jon Philp, Australian High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea

One of Papua New Guinea's major trading partners, Australia has continued to increase its support for the country's economic development, especially in infrastructure. Business Advantage PNG asks Jon Philp, Australia's High Commissioner to PNG, about the intent of Australia's aid program in PNG and its priorities.
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Business-as-usual: Webuild is Lombrum Naval Base’s new head contractor

The K146 million redevelopment of Lombrum Naval Base in Manus Province is one of the significant infrastructure projects recently acquired by Italy’s Webuild for A$39 million (K94.3 million), following mounting financial problems confronting Australian engineering and construction group, Clough.
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