Aug 19, 2019· Throughout these examples of big mining let's not forget large scale employment of PNG nationals occurs in these operations. In case of the Lihir gold mine local businesses provide mechanical repairs and other services enabling the mine to operate more profitably than previously. Senior managers living on site also make a difference.
List of Mines in PNG PNG Facts. 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, NewcrestHarmony's Hidden Valley gold mine and MCC's Ramu nickelcobalt project.