In this episode of Mining for Opportunities, Senior Vice-President of K92 Warren Uyen discusses the development of K92’s Kainantu Gold Mine in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. K92 exports gold-copper concentrate and most of the mine employee are PNG nationals. Warren outlines the challenges of operating a mine in PNG, including water management, communications in remote areas and training the local workforce. Warren also provides advice for Australian companies wanting to accelerate their entry into the PNG market.
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