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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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PNG resource industry contributions to local communities are significant

Papua New Guinea is one of the few countries in the world where mining and petroleum projects provide socio-economic opportunities to local areas they operate in, says the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum. The Chamber made this statement when … Continue reading

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Media Release 03rd April 2018 – Chamber establishes Earthquake Relief Appeal for its Members and Interested Business Houses

The peak body that represents the mining and petroleum industry in Papua New Guinea, the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has launched a relief appeal to help victims of the devastating earthquake that struck parts of the Highlands, Western, … Continue reading

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Media Release 26 February 2018 – Passing of MRA Bill Sending Wrong Signals

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has expressed grave concerns at the passage of the Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) Bill 2017, saying that the changes are sending a very wrong signal to investors.  The Chamber President, Mr Gerea Aopi, … Continue reading

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Mining & Petroleum Review Vol 6 Issue 1 – Jan-February 2018

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Mining and Petroleum Review Vol 5 Issue 2

PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum bi-monthly newsletter Click Here

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Media Release June 1 2017 – Professor Albert Mellam appointed new Executive Director of the Chamber

The Chamber Council announced today the appointment of the former University of Papua New Guinea Vice Chancellor to replace Mr Anderson who has been at the helm of the resource industry association for 28 years. View the Media Release

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Mining and Petroleum Review Vol 5 Issue 1 2017

The first issue of the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum bi-monthly newsletter for 2017 has been released. Click here to read the newsletter.

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