PNG BN Participates in PNG Resource Week

By: PNG Business News July 01, 2024

PNG Business News is excited to announce our participation in Papua New Guinea's largest event, “PNG Resource Week,” themed “Building on Our Legacy: PNG Resource and Energy,” From July 1st until July 4th.

Join us at this significant event to engage with stakeholders, learn from industry experts, and celebrate the contributions of the resources sector and allied industries to our economy and society.

The PNG Business News booth is located at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) for the PNG Core Expo on July 1-3, and at the Stanley Hotel for the Industrial Mining Forum, a premier networking event for industry professionals to network and discuss the latest sector developments on July 3-4.

Visit our booth to explore opportunities to promote your business online and in our quarterly magazine. It is also an excellent opportunity to stay updated on the latest business developments.

Hosted by the PNG Chamber of Resources and Energy (PNG CORE), PNG Resources Week shines a spotlight on National Content and its pivotal role in shaping PNG's future. Attendees include more than 800 representatives from government and policymakers, businesses, landowner companies, and various landowner groups from project areas.

The week kicks off with PNG Core's CANCONEX Agenda at UPNG, featuring 80 speakers and focusing on enhancing the energy and resources industries' impact on the nation. Key topics include disaster response, healthcare, education, mine closure planning, and investment programs.

Other Day One themes are:

  • Key industry regulator update on Government Policies that Impact on Community Affairs
  • Benefits Sharing Structures
  • National Content – Suppliers Development (LANCO Success Stories)
  • Mine Closure Planning – Misima Experience
  • Regulators National Content Update
  • Community Investment Programs

Day Two themes:

  • Disaster Response - Learning from Experience
  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
  • Lessons from Land Owner Identification
  • Finance in Resource's and Energy (FIRE) - Access to Finance
  • Women in Resources and Energy (WIRE)
  • Porgera Lessons from Closure and Opening
  • Panguna – Lessons and Eye to the Future

Day Three themes:

  • Impact in Health
  • Impact in Education
  • Impact in Agriculture
  • SME Development
  • Workforce Development
  • Entrepreneurship & Workforce Development – The PNGLNG Experience
  • Entrepreneurship & Workforce Development – Lessons for the Next Major Project

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