Australian defence spending in Papua New Guinea to provide business opportunities

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The imminent upgrade of defence facilities on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island should provide significant opportunities for local business and labour, according to Australia’s Department of Defence. But the selection requirements are likely to be demanding.

In brief: PNG Power and Bougainville partner to develop energy sector and other business stories

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Bright future for Bougainville’s power industry, BSP reduces equity required to get SME loan and new terminal at Momote Airport. The business news in brief.

Papua New Guinean young guns (part 1)

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Lisa Smyth meets four young Papua New Guineans who are working to transform their communities with their dynamic business ideas. In part one of this story, meet the man behind apparel brand Barata and the woman who’s building solar-powered walk-in fridges.

Five questions for Paladin’s Managing Director David Saul and Director Ian Stewart

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Paladin Group’s Managing Director David Saul and Director Ian Stewart talk to Business Advantage PNG in this exclusive interview about the challenges they have had in PNG, what they have learned and their future plans.

In brief: Newcrest announces results and comments on Wafi-Golpu and other business stories

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Newcrest unveils its 2019 results and comments on Wafi-Golpu, Kingston Resources to increase exploration at Misima and the Investment Promotion Authority revisits K1,000 penalty. Your business digest of business news.

Time to address ‘serious structural issues’ in the economy, says Wera Mori

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Papua New Guinea’s Minister for Commerce and Industry, Wera Mori, outlined an ambitious plan to boost Special Economic Zones and attract foreign direct investment to PNG at the 2019 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference. Here’s what you need to know.

Manus Province: Papua New Guinea Business Guide

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Also referred to as the Admiralty Islands, Manus Province comprises 18-plus islands covering about 2000 square kilometres of land and 220,000 square kilometres of sea. It is Papua New Guinea’s smallest province. Manus Island is the largest of the islands in the province.

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Manus Province: Papua New Guinea province business guide

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Also referred to as the Admiralty Islands, Manus Province comprises 18-plus islands covering about 2000 square kilometres of land and 220,000 square kilometres of sea. It is Papua New Guinea’s smallest province. Manus Island is the largest of the islands.

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O’Neill to announce preliminary agreements for Papua LNG and Wafi-Golpu to coincide with APEC Leaders Meeting

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The Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has announced that Heads of Agreements will be signed for the Wafi-Golpu mine and Papua LNG project, to coincide with the APEC Leaders Week. In a pep to talk to business last week, he emphasised the benefits of hosting APEC 2018.

Nautilus targets Solwara 1 production in three years

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After overcoming several delays, development of Nautilus Minerals’ deep sea copper-gold mining project, Solwara 1, has taken significant steps forward in recent months. Business Advantage PNG talks with Nautilus Chief Executive Officer Michael Johnston about the world-first project.