15.02.19 Uncertainty over mining leases could threaten economic growth in PNG

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum today said that the continued success of existing projects and the development of new ones is critical to the future of Papua New Guinea.
And that any significant delay in the renewal and extension of mining licences for the country’s biggest producing mines would have a detrimental effect on the nation’s economy.
Chamber President Mr Gerea Aopi CBE commented following reports that projects such as Porgera, Ok Tedi and Ramu Nickel may not have their leases extended. Read more …

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