Following it successful acquisition of Newcrest, Newmont Corporation is set to make its first major appearance at the 2023 PNG Resources & Energy Investment Conference and Exhibition in Sydney.

This marks a significant moment for Newmont, underlining the company’s enhanced presence and commitment to the Papua New Guinea mining sector.

Newmont CEO Tom Palmer is leading the mining giant’s participation, by providing an insight into what Newmont sees as potential opportunities within the PNG market.

Newmont’s participation as a key speaker reflects the diverse range of investors engaged in business within PNG, showcasing the industry’s global significance and the company’s dedication to fostering collaboration and development in the region.

Newmont (PNG) Managing Director Alwyn Pretorius will give an update on Lihir Gold Mine. Mr. Pretorius’s return to the PNG mining sector, this time under the banner of Newmont as its managing director is a strategic move to reinforce Newmont’s commitment to PNG.

Mr. Pretorius previously served as the Chief Operating Officer for Harmony Gold Mining Limited, the operator of Hidden Valley gold mine.

This year’s conference is anticipated to be the biggest international investment conference ever held by PNG, with over 1500 attendees with three floors of the Sydney International Convention Centre reserved for the four days duration of the Conference, and a program designed to promote investment in PNG’s resources and energy sector.

More information on the PNG Resources & Energy Conference can be found at

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