Staking his claim: Kumul Minerals Holdings’ Peter Graham talks exclusively about the mining entity’s future

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Peter Graham, Chairman of Papua New Guinea’s state-owned mining company Kumul Minerals Holdings, talks extensively about its plans for the future.

Papua New Guinea needs to remain investor-friendly [opinion]

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Regulatory uncertainty has the potential to deter investors just when Papua New Guinea needs them most, argues Paul Barker, Executive Director of the Institute of National Affairs.

Tools down: Papua New Guinea’s Porgera gold mine starts sacking workers

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Barrick Niugini, the majority owner and operator of the Porgera gold mine, has announced that it will be retrenching most of its workforce over the coming weeks. Meanwhile, Papua New Guinea’s government seems intent of finding a new operator for the mine.

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.

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.

The future of the mining industry

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The global capital markets are concentrating on quality mining assets preferably close to production, according to a panel of experts at the International Mining and Resources Conference in Melbourne. They said that ‘frontier’ countries should be looking widely for capital, particularly in Asia. David James reports.

Papua New Guinea mining rates ahead of several Australian states for attractiveness

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Research by the Fraser Institute shows that Papua New Guinea rates ahead of several Australian states for attractiveness for mining investment. Gavin Wendt, Founding Director of resource analyst Minelife, says statements from Kumul Mineral Holdings’ Chairman Peter Graham that it will invest in upcoming projects are also a positive for foreign investors.