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Geopacific CEO calls out issues for juniors in PNG

It’s a hard slog for mining juniors in Papua New Guinea – made worse by a view that it’s a risky jurisdiction – which is something the government needs to address in order to capitalise on world-class ore bodies, ASX-listed Geopacific chief executive Tim Richards said at the 16th PNG Mining and Petroleum Investment conference in Sydney, Australia.

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“Competition for staffing in PNG will only intensify," he said.

The CEO - whose company suspended construction on its flagship $255 million Woodlark gold project earlier this year - warned of a tight and tightening labour market, a challenging foreign exchange

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