Manufacturing

Large-scale fabrication plant to underpin industrial park outside Papua New Guinea’s capital

Work has begun on Kumul Petroleum Holdings Ltd’s US$100 million steel fabrication plant just north-west of Port Moresby. In an exclusive interview, Kumul Petroleum MD Wapu Sonk outlines how the facility will boost PNG manufacturing, and anchor a new Special Economic Zone in the Caution Bay area.
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Net gains: the new plan for Papua New Guinea’s fishing industry

Better infrastructure and a higher volume of onshore processing are the key tenets of Papua New Guinea’s new Fisheries Strategic Plan, which aims to transform the industry over the coming decade. Business Advantage PNG speaks with National Fisheries Authority Chairman Ango Wangatau to find out more.
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Cracking investment: Nambawan Super investment fuels growth at Paradise Foods

In late 2021, PNG’s largest superannuation find, Nambawan Super, increased its holding in Paradise Company Limited, owner of Paradise Foods and Laga Industries, to 100 per cent. Michael Penrose, Paradise’s CEO, tells Business Advantage PNG how the fund’s support is helping the food manufacturer expand.
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Supply chain causing major stress for Papua New Guinea’s businesses

Global supply chain issues are having a major impact on many businesses in Papua New Guinea. Business leaders tell Business Advantage PNG that delivery delays and higher costs are causing some projects to be slowed or even postponed in key sectors. There are signs, however, that the global situation is improving.
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Coca-Cola’s new vision for Papua New Guinea

Coca-Cola is now manufactured and marketed in Papua New Guinea by the biggest bottler in the world, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), following its acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil. Business Advantage PNG sat down with CCEP's PNG General Manager, Philippe Mondada, to talk about the future of the soft drinks giant in PNG.
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