In brief: US power and construction company eyes Papua New Guinea as next location, and other business news

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Pernix Group looks to expand into Papua New Guinea, European Investment Bank invited into PNG and Finance Minister says LNG is not ‘a waterfall’ of money.

In brief: new Bougainville Mining Act creates ‘uncertainty’ over Bougainville Copper’s rights, and other business stories

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Bougainville Copper to seek formal acknowledgment of Bougainville mining rights, Post PNG pays first dividend, and low-cost ‘squatter’ housing project in Fiji. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Total to lead Elk-Antelope gas development, and other business stories

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Joint venture elects Total as operator, PNG DataCo discusses Solomon Islands link, and WCB Resources lifts stake in gold project. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Oil Search adapts to changing market conditions, and other business stories

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LNG focus for Oil Search, ANZ warns on debt risk, and Barrick plans to offload Porgera mine. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Newcrest output at Lihir ‘below expectations’ despite improvement, and other business stories

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Production issues hit Newcrest, Digicel launches cloud-based product, and Mitsui delivers PNG LNG carrier. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Power workers delay strike action for a week, and other business stories

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Power workers give management another week to respond to pay claims, the People’s Micro Bank to get a full banking licence, Sime Darby withdraws from takeover talks with NBPOL. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: K2 billion boost for roads and bridges, and other business stories

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Japan funding K2 billion for roads and bridges, the National Executive Council prevents PNG Power from defaulting on overdraft and PanAust buys 80% share of Frieda River project. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Santos and Oil Search increase production following PNG LNG start-up, and other business stories

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Santos and Oil Search increase production following PNG LNG start-up, Crater Gold raising funds for mine development, and regional tuna stock report due out August. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

People moves: St Barbara, PNG government

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A new MD for St Barbara, and a new Transport Minister.

People moves: St Barbara, PNG Government

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The Managing Director of St Barbara steps down and a new Attorney-General.