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13.09.18 Resource industry supporting the development of small and medium enterprises

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum is encouraging more landowner and local companies to diversify their operations, and expand outside of project areas to be more competitive and sustainable. Speaking at the ABAC MSME & Innovation Summit in Port … Continue reading

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12.09.18 – Resource industry marks 43 years of PNG independence with renewed commitment to growing PNG’s future

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has congratulated PNG on its 43 years of Independence and says as the country continues to prosper, the mining and petroleum industry will continue to play an integral part in the nation’s development. … Continue reading

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10.09.18 – APEC Ministers highlight the importance of security of tenure and stability of investment terms

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has welcomed the release of the official Statement of the 6th Meeting of the APEC Ministers Responsible for Mining Meeting, following the Ministers’ meeting in Port Moresby on August 23. Read More

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06.09.18 Chamber optimistic that resources industry can fuel rapid economic growth for PNG

The mining and petroleum industry has been the backbone of Papua New Guinea’s economy for many years with the ongoing success of mining and petroleum projects establishing the country as a prime destination for investment and exploration. Read more…

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30.08.18 – PNG Chamber commends APEC Discussion Series on Mining

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has commended APEC Ambassador Ivan Pomaleu and Australian High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea Bruce Davis for including a discussion on mining as part of the APEC Discussion Series at the University of … Continue reading

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23.08.18 – Constructive dialogue and ‘global approach’ identified during APEC Mining Week in Port Moresby

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has today congratulated Mining Minister Johnson Tuke on successfully hosting a constructive dialogue between industry and APEC economies during the 6th APEC Ministers Responsible for Mining Meeting (MRMM) taking place in Port Moresby. … Continue reading

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22.08.18 Chamber’s ‘open door’ workshop covers community and resources industry matters in PNG

MORE than 80 delegates from mining and petroleum projects around Papua New Guinea,  including Government agencies, landowner companies, and community-based organisations converged in Port Moresby on August 22 for the two-day Community Affairs and Business Development Workshop organised by the … Continue reading

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16.08.18 Social and economic benefits continue to flow from the resources industry

The mining and petroleum resource industry continues to be a key contributor to Papua New Guinea’s development goals, says the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum. The industry contributed over 26% of PNG’s Gross Domestic Product and around 80% of … Continue reading

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08.08.18 PNG Mining and Petroleum industry provides sustainable food solutions across PNG

The mining and petroleum industry in PNG continues to help many Papua New Guineans grow and trade sustainable, healthy and affordable food, according to the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum. As delegates from around the world meet in Port Moresby … Continue reading

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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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