Placements (PNG) Limited

24yo breaks into 'man’s world’ of crane operations

Regina Andalu is a contractor with business partner Placements (PNG) Limited. 

Twenty-four-year old Andalu, from Tari, has proven that PNG women are capable of becoming competent crane operators. Andalu’s results from her verification of competencies (VOC) at Lihir was impressive. 

She completed the Dogger (DG), crane non slew (CN) and slewing crane up to 100 ton (C1) VOCs with very high pass rates. Andalu completed these three assessments in four hours.