In brief: Lihir most productive mine in PNG, and other business stories

Lihir most productive mine, apprentice of the year named, and a public-private partnership for power in Hela. Your weekly digest of the latest business news. Lihir Gold Mine in the New Ireland Province has topped the mining sector in the country as the most productive mine, according to Mining Minister Johnson Tuke. ‘In 2017, it […]

In brief: PNG Power’s APEC commitment, and other business stories

Oil Search’s strong result, PNG Power promises, and a loan agreement for Crater Gold Mining. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: A PPP venture mooted for Hela Province, and other business news

A PPP agricultural venture mooted for Hela Province, first rice harvest from Morobe farm, and Rami Nicu leading the industry in red laterite development. Your weekly digest of the latest news.

In Brief: Borrowing from China to upgrade roads, and other business stories

Negotiating to upgrade roads, using aid for development, and refunds to domestic fishing companies. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Papua New Guinea businesses donate K80 million in cash and aid for earthquake relief

Papua New Guinea businesses have donated at least K80 million in cash and equipment to aid February’s earthquake relief program.

In brief: Public debt stands at 31.9 per cent of GDP, and other business stories

Total public debt stands at K23.5 billion, review of gun licences for private security firms likely, and People’s Micro Bank to be commercialised later this year. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

In brief: Tourism brings in only US$105 million in the first half of 2017, and other business stories

Tourism brings in only US$105 million in the first half of 2017, Lae businesses downturn about 30 per cent, says business leader, and SP Hunters win. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.

Brand poll shows that well-established companies dominate in Papua New Guinea

A new online survey by Business Advantage PNG to identify Papua New Guinea’s most recognisable local brands suggests that there are four stand out companies. So, what makes brands ‘stick’ with consumers?

Lae’s Unitech undergoes ‘cultural change’ to produce better qualified students

Albert Schram, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Technology (Unitech) in Lae, tells Business Advantage PNG that the institution is undergoing a broad ‘cultural change’. The aim is to create closer ties with business in order to produce better qualified graduates.

In brief: PanAust revises up its estimate of the Frieda River project, and other business news

Value and risk profile for Frieda River project improves, claims excess kina is resulting in more domestic investment, and corruption estimated to have cost Papua New Guinea K1.5 billion last year. Your weekly digest of the latest business news.