Namatanai District

NA dominates LLG presidential elections

The five Local Level Government seats that NA candidates won include Sentral Niu Ailan, Namatanai Rural, Nimamar, Matalai and Konoagil while it lost remote Tanir LLG to a PPP candidate.

AC1 improvements boost Lihir production

The improvements were implemented on eight agitator assemblies in AC1 which enabled an extended operating campaign.

The agitator assemblies were removed during a major shutdown in June 2017 and replaced with a trial modified agitator blade assembly design that had been developed with the use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and paint modelling.

New classroom for Pulpulu Elementary School

The new double classroom was built at a cost of over K20,000 from a counterpart funding between the Matalai LLG (K10,000) and Walters Farming Association (WFA).

WFA chief executive officer Walter Schnaubelt, accompanied by various LLG presidents of Namatanai district, including Matalai, Tanir, Namatanai Rural and Sentral Niu Ailan, converged at Titigo Primary School to witness the official opening.