In brief: Oil Search planning strategic review and other business stories

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Oil Search to undergo a strategic review, Newcrest remains positive about Wafi-Golpu and public consultation on internet pricing. The news you need to kickstart your week.

People moves: K92 Mining, Telikom PNG, NCSL

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K92 Mining welcomes a new board member, Telikom PNG appoints a new Acting CEO and NCSL’s Board of Directors gets a Deputy Chairman.

Very resourceful: how K92 Mining has thrived during COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea

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Mining companies in Papua New Guinea have been able to keep operating during the COVID-19 crisis. John Lewins, Chief Executive Officer and Director of K92 Mining, says his company actually ‘set records’.

In brief: Wafi-Golpu negotiations to resume and other business stories

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PNG’s Prime Minister green-lights Wafi-Golpu negotiations, Twinza’s Pasca A project is next on the government’s list and Vision City Mega Mall announces rent assistance for businesses. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: Oil Search still keen on P’nyang gas project and other business stories

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S&P Global Rating lowers Papua New Guinea’s sovereign credit rating, Zijing Mining sends letter to Prime Minister Marape and PNG DataCo lands the Kumul Submarine Cable in Kavieng. The business news you need to kickstart your week.

In brief: Porgera Landowners Association presents a petition to renew mining lease and other business stories

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The future could look bright for Porgera gold mine, Western Province announces its position on P’nyang, and Papua New Guinea’s Treasurer says non-resource growth for 2020 is projected at 3.3 per cent. The business news you need to kick-start your week.

K92 Mining’s CEO on the proposed changes to the Mining Act

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The changes to the Mining Act being considered by the Marape government could benefit the industry, according to John Lewins, Chief Executive Officer of K92 Mining Inc. In this exclusive interview with Business Advantage PNG he explains why.

In Brief: UK’s post-Brexit deal with Papua New Guinea and other business stories

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Post-Brexit deal signed with Papua New Guinea and Fiji, new digital identity scheme and upgrades to Tari Airport in Hela. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Kainantu profitable and will have long mine life, says K92 CEO

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Canadian miner K92 has found new ore and is ramping up its operations at its Kainantu mine in Papua New Guinea’s Eastern Highlands Province. In this exclusive interview, Chief Executive John Lewins tells Business Advantage PNG that the company is now profitable and has an anticipated mine life of over 15 years.

In brief: KPH and Total to market LNG sales jointly, and other business stories

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Joint venture to sell Papua LNG output, Second mining lease issued in Bougainville, Cabinet approves Ramu Two project. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.