PNG poised for 'major share' as Porgera talks progress

PAPUA New Guinea is poised to take a major share in the Porgera gold mine after “fruitful” discussions with Barrick Gold president and CEO Mark Bristow last week.

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PNG PM James Marape and Barrick Gold president and CEO Mark Bristow met on Thursday to discuss reopening Porgera

The parties discussed the path towards reopening the mine, operated by Barrick Nuigini (BNL), which was mothballed in April after PNG refused to extend a special mining lease (SML).