14 Dec 2018 – Chamber congratulates Government and Wafi Golpu JV Partners on MOU

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum says the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Government and the joint venture partners of the Wafi-Golpu project, Newcrest Mining Ltd and Harmony Gold is a significant step forward for the project and the country.

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13 Dec 2018 – Conference attracts unprecedented international attendance

The 15th Papua New Guinea Mining and Petroleum Investment Conference in Sydney, Australia attracted unprecedented international interest as the country is on the cusp of its biggest ever investment surge in new mining and petroleum projects, according to the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum.

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03.12.18 Chamber President’s welcome speech at Conference

Welcome Address by Chamber President, Gerea Aopi, CBE

Daba namona iboumiuai – Gutpela monin tru long yupela olgeta

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we are gathered here today. Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Hon Peter O’Neill, Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, Government representatives, distinguished guests, landowners from PNG, and a special welcome to a landowner from Alaska, ladies and gentlemen. Good morning. It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to the 15th PNG Mining and Petroleum Investment Conference in my capacity as President of the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum. Read More …

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29.11.18 PNG’s resources industry showcased at upcoming conference in Sydney

Papua New Guinea’s expanding resources industry will be showcased at a major conference to be held in Sydney next week. The PNG Mining and Petroleum Investment Conference, widely regarded as the nation’s premier international conference, will be held from 3 to 5 December 2018 at Sydney’s Hilton Hotel. The event will feature prominent speakers from the PNG government, mining and oil & gas companies. Read more …

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26.11.18 Mine workers benefit from FIFO lifestyle

A questionnaire by the PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has unearthed a range of benefits that the Fly-in/Fly-Out (FIFO) operating model delivers to PNG workers, their families and the broader community.

Distributed to mining projects with PNG employees engaged under FIFO arrangements, the questionnaire revealed inspiring stories and long-term benefits for employees from across PNG. Read more …

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23.11.18 Chamber responds to 2019 Budget

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has welcomed the 2019 Budget which has passed in the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea. Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Hon. Charles Abel last week presented his 2019 Budget, outlining the framework and agenda for the government’s financial priorities over the next year. The Chamber congratulated the government and Treasurer’s commitment to fiscal stability and its focus on ensuring global competitiveness and continued international investment. Read more…

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14.11.18 Chamber welcomes APEC leaders to Papua New Guinea

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has warmly welcomed world leaders and global CEOs to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings which are currently underway in Port Moresby this week. Read more…

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19.10.18 – PNG’s premier international conference to be held in December

Papua New Guinea’s premier international conference, the PNG Mining and Petroleum Investment Conference will be staged this year in Sydney, Australia from the 3rd to the 5th of December 2018.

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17.10.18 – Resources sector will help stabilise PNG economy in the coming year

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has welcomed a World Bank research report predicting positive economic outlook for Papua New Guinea.

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27.09.18 Home-grown resource industry graduates recognised by Chamber

The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum has acknowledged the thousands of new graduates who undertake training programs with mining and petroleum companies in Papua New Guinea each year.

With a commitment to growth and future prosperity of PNG, the resource industry provides significant investment each year to train employees, graduates and apprentices across a wide range of disciplines.

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