Monthly Archives: July 2018

17.07.18 Media Release – Chamber congratulates industry on outstanding safety record

The Chamber of Mines and Petroleum wishes to congratulate the mining sector for recording no fatalities at work in 2017 – a record that has not been achieved since 2008. The figures released by the Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) yesterday … Continue reading

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10.07.18 Media Statement – Chamber responds to FIFO ban

Papua New Guineans make up around 95% of the workforce in mature mining and petroleum operations in PNG. They are employed from the Preferred Area local communities and the host province, as well as from other parts of Papua New … Continue reading

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PNG landowners benefit from resource industry

The resource industry has long been the cornerstone of Papua New Guinea’s economy, driving development from pre-Independence to modern PNG, says Vice President of the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum Mr Richard Kassman. Read more

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