OTML partners with Govt in NID roll-out

Minister for National Planning, Richard Maru, PNG Civil & Identity Registrar, Michael Kumung, and OTML Managing Director, Peter Graham, signed an MOU on Friday to fomalise the partnership.

The signing took place on in Tabubil, Western Province.

The MOU formalizes the partnership in which OTML and the Office of PNG Civil & Identity Registry to register citizens from the mine areas, Tabubil Township, Fly River corridor and the surrounding communities.


OTML submits three year training plan


The submission of the plan which is a requirement under Clause 29 of the NTC Act 1991 captures the achievements and challenges of the previous three years and the Company’s programs to training, mentoring, and developing its national employees.

OTML has a long and proud history of producing many qualified and competent Papua New Guinean nationals including Apprentices, Graduates and Preferred Area trainees who have been absorbed into the job market both internationally and locally.

Ganasi maintains stand on equity shares

“We are in the process of finalizing the 33.33% equity sharing splits through the proposed Community Consultative and Awareness Program which will take two months to complete.

He said after the awareness, they will have to formally deliberate and endorsed by the Provincial Council Assembly and the PEC before it is submitted to NEC for deliberations.

Ganasi said as leaders they would like to see that the benefits flow to the people so they are empowered to make decisions over their own resources.

OK Tedi produces 10, 000 tonnes of copper

The cargo is now being assembled on the silo vessel, the Kumul Arrow, anchored in Port Moresby.

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Peter Graham said OTML operations are off to a very encouraging start following the return of employees from a seven month suspension due to dry weather.

He said the work completed on major projects during the temporary shutdown has positioned the company very well.

“Our workforce has returned enthusiastic to get restarted.”