Papua New Guinea has ‘enormous potential’ to increase exports, Eslake tells conference

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Delegates to last week’s 2022 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference received an overview of the plans of the new Marape government, as well as detailed economic updates and a range of briefings on opportunities across the country’s key economic sectors.

In brief: COVID-19 test no longer required for arriving passengers into Papua New Guinea

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COVID-19 test are no longer necessary for inbound passengers into Papua New Guinea, local company gets K62 million contract to project manage infrastructure projects and a coffee producer partners with the Australia’s Market Development Facility to establish a ‘revolving fund’. The news you need today.

In brief: new National Elections dates and other business stories

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BSP Financial Group announces Q1 results, Qantas Airways resumes flights to Papua New Guinea and Lole Mining gets mining lease for ambitious project in Central Province. The business news you need today.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s Porgera and Wafi-Golpu mines to be prioritised and other business news

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Mineral Resources Authority to prioritise Porgera and Wafi-Golpu, Papua New Guinea’s Forestry Industry struggling, and over K1.4 billion of new road contracts announced. The business news you need today.

Amendments to Papua New Guinea’s Mining Act provide for State to take a more active role

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Amendments to the Mining Act 1992 have been passed in parliament, with Mining Minister Johnson Tuke explaining it is a step towards ‘taking back’ Papua New Guinea. Meanwhile, industry representatives have expressed some deep concerns.

Gold revolution: developing Papua New Guinea’s alluvial mining industry

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Developing alluvial mining in Papua New Guinea can greatly boost the rural economies, according to Immaculate Javia, founder of Sustainable Alluvial Mining Services.

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.

People Moves: Mineral Resources Authority, Capital Insurance Group, CPL Group, US Embassy, Unitech

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New Chairman of the Board at the Mineral Resources Authority, Capital Insurance Group welcomes two Independent Board Directors, City Pharmacy Limited announces Board Chairman, new US Ambassador to Papua New Guinea and Vice Chancellor appointed at Unitech.

People moves: PanAust, Mineral Resources Authority, KPMG, Ok Tedi Mining, Judicial appointments

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Board and senior management changes at PanAust, a new Managing Director at the Mineral Resources Authority, a new Tax Partner at KPMG, Ok Tedi’s first female Mine Manager and judicial appointments for the National and Supreme Courts.

In brief: Ramu NiCo announces K4.8b expansion plans, and other business news

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Ramu NiCo announces expansion, Kina Bank celebrates innovation award, and Frieda River Project Accord signed. A weekly digest of the latest business news.