Category: Business

Juffa condemns Solwara 1 decision

He said now that the developer, Nautilus Minerals, is in danger of going bankrupt, the Government will be losing millions of taxpayers’ money. The vocal Governor has described the Solwara 1 project as an ‘evil project’ initiated to destroy the marine environment. He told this newsroom in a phone interview that the Government has invested […]

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Mine workers benefit from FIFO lifestyle: Survey

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. Thousands of workers within Papua New Guinea’s mining industry are employed on a FIFO basis, complementing the staff drawn from local communities and host provinces. Respondents cited a number of benefits […]

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OTML aims for more female trainees in 2019

Managing Director and CEO Peter Graham made this remark during the 34th Combined Graduation ceremony for 36 apprentices and 3 PAD trainees, witnessed by family members, OTML management and contractor partners. “We want to increase diversity in our workforce, in particular a stronger representation of women. While we currently have some very talented female employees […]

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More features on ANZ Pacific App to help customers bank on the go

New features include: *Fingerprint ID (Android) & TouchID (iOS) log in * Local bank and international transfers *Now available to Business Internet Banking customers * Schedule future dated and recurring payments *Access existing templates created in internet banking * View closing credit card balance ANZ Regional Executive for Pacific, Tessa Price, said: “Just six months […]

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PNG coffee continues to impress

The green beans were used to make espresso blends at the 2018 Golden Bean AU/NZ competition, staged in New South Wales Australia from November 19 to 24. The person who heads coffee production at WRC’s estates is Senior Manager John Sathya. He said the company’s coffee estates had done well this year. “This was an […]

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ICCC moves to curb cartel conduct

The ICCC revealed this during a seminar hosted to commemorate World Competition Day on December 5th. A ‘Leniency Policy’ gives companies full or partial immunity from fines or penalties when they provide information about a cartel in which they participated in. Cartel conduct is an agreement by competitors to coordinate their prices or output in […]

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Dry spell affects OTML operations

In a statement, the firm said: “OTML management has not activated dry weather measures at this stage, but continues to carefully monitor weather forecasts and stocks of critical supplies including food, diesel and urgent parts. “Over the past 25 days rainfall has been negligible. Most OTML vessels are stranded in the Fly River, unable to […]

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