In brief: Barrick’s boss visits Papua New Guinea to talk about Porgera and other business stories

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Barrick says ‘all we need is for a shareholders agreement’ to restart Porgera, Air Niugini outperforms Australian airlines, and Harmony Gold indicates Wafi-Golpu’s negotiations continue to progress. The business news you need.

In brief: PNGEITI head says Porgera needs to reopen soon and other business stories

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Calls for the reopening of Porgera gold mine and compensation, BSP Financial Group Ltd files a Supreme Court reference on new income tax, and Lae City to get a new market. The business news you need.

How to do business with Papua New Guinea’s major mines

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What opportunities are there to supply Papua New Guinea’s major mines and what do potential suppliers need to know before attempting to do business in the country’s mining sector? We asked procurement professionals at two of the country’s major mines, Ok Tedi and Porgera, during an online briefing this week.

In brief: Telstra gets green light from NICTA to acquire Digicel Papua New Guinea

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NICTA clears path for the acquisition of Digicel PNG by Australian telco giant Telstra, Barrick and Papua New Guinea sign new Porgera shareholders’ agreement, and SP Brewery celebrates 70 years in Papua New Guinea. Your round-up of recent business news.

In brief: World Bank report says GDP in Papua New Guinea is expected to grow and other business stories

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The World Bank has released its economic update on Papua New Guinea, superannuation funds reject bank levy, and SNT Chair says Porgera will reopen next month. The business news you need today.

In brief: Porgera gold mine inching closer to reopening and other business stories

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Papua New Guinea’s State Negotiation Team Chairman says Porgera mine could open in April and confirm the Team is also working on Wafi-Golpu, Air Niugini resumes in-flight catering and the Japanese Government donate funds for infrastructure projects. The news you need today.

2022: what can Papua New Guinea business expect from the year ahead?

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Business Advantage PNG looks to the year ahead and considers what Papua New Guinea-focused businesses can expect in the coming 12 months.

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.

Papua New Guinea government and Barrick sign ‘commencement agreement’ for restart of Porgera mine

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A ‘commencement agreement’ has been hailed by Papua New Guinea’s government and Barrick Niugini as a ‘crucial step’ in the process of reopening the country’s largest gold mine. Business Advantage PNG considers what still needs to happen for the mine to return to productivity.

In brief: Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister says P’nyang project could be a ‘win-win’ and other business stories

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Prime Minister James Marape to visit ExxonMobil’s headquarters, Telikom/bmobile merger to be finalised this month, and delays in Porgera’s reopening. The business news you need today.