COMMENTARY: Extractive Industries Transparency Commission Bill Regional Consultation Underway

REGIONAL CONSULTATION FOR THE PROPOSED EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES TRANSPARENCY COMMISSION BILL IS UNDERWAY A Commentary By Gedion Timothy  The extraction of minerals such as gold, copper, zinc and petroleum resources such as liquefied natural gas is complex and challenging. The complex and challenging environment presents both opportunities and challenges for economic advancement for any nation. Governments […]

Timing ripe for change in law-policy

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Head of the Papua New Guinea Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PNGEITI) National Secretariat Mr Lucas Alkan has commended instrumentalities involved to amend the Mineral Resources Authority Act. Parliament last week passed the MRA Act 2017 (amended) with mining minister Johnson Tuke saying the amended legislation would enable enhanced government regulation of the mining industry. The […]