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A Sea Change for the PNG Project Support Sector

by PNG Business News - July 15, 2021

A company that has operated in Papua New Guinea for 13 years recently announced that it has changed its name to PNG CR Services Company Limited.

Previously known as the Red Sea Housing Company, it has completed 127 major projects, constructing more than 15,000 project accommodation rooms and 750 support facilities for clients such as ExxonMobil, Oil Search, and the Australian Federal Police, while winning 18 awards during the completion of its construction work.

“We are rebranding to create a stronger image, signifying our commitment to Papua New Guinea and strengthening our position in the local infrastructure, camp construction and facilities management sector,” the company said in a statement.

“We are able to offer modular and containerised construction, facilities maintenance and management, MER and technical manpower. To further add value to our clients we provide project accommodation and offices facilities for lease in Port Moresby and at 11 Mile, outside Lae in Morobe Province,” it added.

PNG CR builds on its international connections and technical expertise through its parent company’s operations across four continents. The group’s business model operates under a design-construct-operate, A-Z solution to support the needs of its clients. This approach enables any concept to be effectively delivered since it is solely under the control of one contracting entity, creating a seamless flow that is efficient and robust, producing the quality product and service the group is recognised as delivering.

“We have years of local knowledge, a large national team to deliver projects, no supply chain disruptions, and provide an end to end service covering design, construction and operation,” the company added.

As a PNG company committed to driving national content, PNG CR’s recent community and social responsibility projects include the installation of Sexual Violence units across NCD and, in partnership with St Johns, an ambulance facility at the PNG CR facility in Baruni that will reduce ambulance response times for patients in nearby villages such as Baruni, Lealea, Papa, Boera and Porebada to less than 15 minutes.

Matt Cannon, the CEO for St John Ambulance, stated: “It’s through fantastic partnerships with companies like PNG CR, that enable us to provide essential medical services to the communities. It is great to see corporate clients giving back to the communities, even in tough economic times to those projects saving lives.”  

PNG CR has also supported St Johns Ambulance in its Covid-19 response activities, donating equipment and essential infrastructure along with assisting SME development in the local area through creating a transport and waste management service, and a personnel agency company.

“PNG CR is your local partner in PNG, your partner for success. Please come to one of our offices or check our website for further details of how we can assist in your development project,” the company ended.



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