Work begins on Kumul Petroleum’s world-class fabrication facility in Papua New Guinea

Kumul Petroleum’s plan to manufacture large-scale infrastructure components for major resources projects in Papua New Guinea has taken a major step forward, following the signing of construction contracts for a US$100 million (K358 million) fabrication facility outside Port Moresby.
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Papua New Guinea’s Kumul Mineral Holdings set for expansion

The role and revenues of state-owned Kumul Minerals Holdings are set grow significantly as it prepares to add a major stake in the Porgera gold mine to its portfolio. Business Advantage PNG asks recently-appointed Managing Director Sarimu Kanu about his vision for the company.
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Final steps towards the reopening of Porgera gold mine now under way

After over three years' closure, the final formalities required to reopen the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea’s Enga Province are now being processed under the supervision of the Mineral Resources Authority. Business Advantage PNG spoke to the MRA’s Managing Director, Jerry Garry, for an update.
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Local companies encouraged to step-up for early works contracts on Papua LNG

A commitment by TotalEnergies, operator of the Papua LNG Project, to provide the PNG government with a National Content Plan in September, will ensure PNG businesses receive their fair share of preparatory early works contracts, which will be awarded this month.
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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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