New Pogera Limited (NPL) lodges (SML) Application

New Pogera Limited (NPL) lodges Special Mining Lease (SML) Application

New Porgera Limited (NPL), yesterday (13.06.23) lodged a Special Mining Lease (SML) application for the Porgera Gold Mine and its supporting tenements.

NPL is a company owned jointly by Kumul Minerals Holdings Limited (KMHL), Barrick Niugini Limited and Mineral Resources Enga Limited (MRE).

The application was lodged by the Chairman and Director of NPL Dr Illa Temu,  and received by the Registrar of Mines and Executive Manager for the Regulatory Operations Division (ROD) of the Mineral Resources Authority (MRA), Stanley Nekitel. 

When receiving the application, Mr Nekitel said the application would go through the normal assessment process that would involve a number of internal processes including the wardens hearing, technical assessment, the Mining Advisory Council (MAC) deliberations, the Minister’s and the National Executive Council’s (NEC) decision on the application.

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