Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML)

Ok Tedi Mine Life Extended

This decision reflects the board's unwavering confidence in OTML's capacity to deliver sustained excellence over the next two decades. The extension is founded on the latest Strategic Business Plan, which was meticulously discussed during the OTML Board meeting held in Tabubil on 13th September 2023.

OTML's vision to operate with excellence, maximize the value of mineral resources in an eco-friendly manner, and ensure sustainable economic and social benefits for local communities and the people of Papua New Guinea is coming to fruition with this development.

OTML operations uninterrupted amid El Nino fear

Responding to queries from various media outlets, Kedi Ilimbit, managing director and chief executive officer of OTML, reassured stakeholders that the company is vigilantly monitoring the situation.

Ilimbit conveyed, "OTML is well-prepared to address the situation, armed with a comprehensive Dry Weather Management Plan and an El Nino Management Plan, which will be enacted if and when necessary."

OTML spearheads change with dual road ventures

The curtain rises on Phase Two of the transformational Kiunga-Tabubil Highway upgrade and the much-anticipated rehabilitation and sealing of the Daru Town Roads.

A historic signing ceremony took place on July 6th, 2023, in the bustling city of Port Moresby. These visionary pacts were penned by OTML and China Railway Construction Engineering Group Co. Limited, orchestrating the next stage of the Tabubil-Kiunga Road Sealing Project, and by OTML and Leon Enterprise Limited, sparking the evolution of the Daru Town Roads Rehabilitation Sealing and Upgrade.

OTML Patrol and Census update

These programs, the Communications & Consultation Patrol (CC Patrol) and the CMCA Census Update play a crucial role in securing the communities' consent and social license for OTML's operations.

The annual CC Patrol serves as a platform for OTML to share information about its operations, address community queries and concerns, and listen to feedback from the local communities. This helps the company's management to promptly address emerging issues and foster a positive relationship with the communities.

Cowboys Greats rub shoulders with locals

This exciting collaboration between OTML and the Cowboys demonstrates the company's dedication to strengthening its ties with the local communities.

Cooper and Morgan, both esteemed figures in the rugby league world, played pivotal roles in the Cowboys' historic grand final victory during the 2015 Australian National Rugby League Premiership. They have also represented Queensland in numerous State of Origin clashes and donned the green and gold jersey for Australia in various representative squads, including the Prime Ministers XIII and Kangaroos.

OTML work towards environmental impacts

General Manager for Social, Performance and Sustainability and Chairman for Ok Tedi Development Foundation, Jesse Pile, shared the focus on Ok Tedi Mining Ltd’s on assisting environmental impacts in the surrounding communities of the Mine.

Adding that OTML will support farming and agriculture projects in the case of extending mine life in the province. OTML was part of the launch of the Kiunga Agro-Industrial Centre and Vanilla Project last on Friday 30th of June, 2023 at Samagoes, North Fly District.

Ten secure OTML scholarship

The students are in their third year of studies at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) and the PNG University of Technology (Unitech). Three are studying Environmental Science, and Geology at UPNG, while the rest are Unitech students studying Applied Physics/Instrumentation, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mineral Processing and Mining Engineering.

Ok Tedi praised for supporting NID project

Minister for Internal Security, Peter Tsiamalili Jr thanked OTML for supporting the project when he officially opened the new PNGCIR Office in Kiunga recently.   

The opening of the new office on 9th January 2023, also saw OTML officially handing over the project to the North Fly District Development Authority after successfully implementing the project for nearly five years at a cost of more than K9 million.  

Women’s Association donates fuel to Kiunga Police

Tutuwe Ara is one of nine women and children associations under the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) arrangement between Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) and the mine impact communities. 

Association Vice President, Serah Meroke made the presentation on behalf of the 29 Tutuwe Trust villages along the Kiunga to Tabubil Highway.

She said, “We did our association patrols and received reports of general law and order issues in our 29 villages.

OTML Committed To Sustain Essential Services

The plan, which has been developed and updated since 1997, includes;