Infrastructure

Papua New Guinea’s Ihu Special Economic Zone builds momentum

Ground has been broken at the Ihu Special Economic Zone (ISEZ) in Papua New Guinea's Gulf Province, with roads and airstrips being upgraded. According to Project Director Peter KenGemar, companies based in Port Moresby and beyond are already contemplating a move into the zone to take advantage of generous incentives.
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The shipping forecast: the vision for expanding Papua New Guinea’s ports

This week saw the announcement of AUD$580 million (K1.45 billion) in financing support from Australia for Papua New Guinea's ports. PNG Ports' Managing Director Fego Ota Kiniafa outlines how the money will be spent and how the state-owned entity has managed the challenges of the past year.
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Roads to recovery: Connect PNG to offer K3 billion in capital works contracts

Phase 1 of Papua New Guinea's ambitious K20 billion Connect PNG infrastructure plan will see a focus on connecting capital city Port Moresby to the second city of Lae by road, according to the Department of Works and Implementation Secretary, David Wereh. Funding the work remains a challenge, however.
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