Industry sectors

Mega miner: Newcrest Mining finally agrees to tie the knot with Newmont

There’s every likelihood that a takeover of Newcrest Mining by Newmont Corporation will be completed by the end of this year. But how will this affect Newcrest’s Papua New Guinea-based assets – the Lihir gold mine and the Wafi-Golpu project?
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UK businesses to get more exposure to Papua New Guinea produce

Last year, the United Kingdom government used major sporting events like the Commonwealth Games and the Rugby League World Cup to showcase Papua New Guinea coffee. Keith Scott, the UK's High Commissioner to PNG, tells Business Advantage PNG of further plans to encourage more business with post-Brexit Britain.
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Latest agreement puts Wafi-Golpu copper/gold project back on track

A landmark memorandum of understanding between the PNG government and the Wafi-Golpu Joint Venture participants, Newcrest Mining and Harmony Gold, marks the key step towards the granting of a special mining lease for the Wafi-Golpu copper-gold mine, the application for which was first lodged back in August 2016.
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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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