List of Mining Projects and Companies in Papua New Guinea

Existing Mining Projects in PNG

  • OK Tedi    ( Cupper  & Gold)
  • Porgera  (Gold and Silver)
  • Lihir      (Gold and Silver)
  • Ramu   (Nickel and Copper)
  • Hidden Valley (Gold and Silver)
  • Tolukuma (Gold)
  • Simberi (Gold)
  • Sinivit (Gold) 

Mining Projects in the pipeline (Future Projects)

  • Solware 1  - Sulphate
  • Woodluck  - Gold
  • Hessen Bay - Iron Sand
  • Frieda River - Gold
  • Yandear - Cupper
  • Wafi -Golpu - Gold and Cupper
  • Mt Kare - Gold
  • Imwauna - Gold 

Mining Companies in PNG

PNG has a portfolio of mining projects spread across the country.  The large projects dominate: Barrick Gold’s Porgera gold mine, Ok Tedi copper mine, Newcrest’s Lihir gold mine, and most recently, Newcrest-Harmony’s Hidden Valley gold mine and MCC’s Ramu nickel-cobalt project.  There are three small to medium operations: Petromin’s Tolukuma gold mine, Allied Gold’s Simberi gold mine, and New Guinea Gold Corporation’s Sinivit gold mine

  • Xstrata Copper
  • Ok Tedi Mining
  • BarrickMCC Ramu NiCo
  • Allied Gold
  • Nautilus Minerals
  • Newcrest
  • MMJV
  • Highlands Pacific
  • Harmony
  • Indochine Mining
  • Petromin PNG
  • Newmont
  • New Guinea Gold Corp
  • Rio Tinto
  • Marengo Mining
  • Vale
  • Woodlark Mining

  • Plus more than 20 juniors engaged in exploration in all nineteen provinces and offshore; and sixty thousand small-scale miners.

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