By Staff Reporter : PNG Today
THE Chinese Ambassador to PNG, Li Ruiyou has heaped praise on developer RamuNiCo Management (MCC) Ltd, on its successes in 2016. This is in terms of product quality standard and quantity, compliance management especially the commitments and efforts to economic development and the employment opportunities provided by the company.
Mr Li was in Madang on a tour of the mine. He was accompanied by Member for Usino-Bundi, Anton Yagama. The country’s first nickel-cobalt project is managed by RamuNiCo, and is located on the Kurumbukari plateau in Usino-Bundi district. The delegation was welcomed at the mine site by the vice president of RamuNiCo Zhiliang Hu, and the acting deputy mine manager, Bentao Li. Ambassador Li and Mr Yagama upon arrival at the mine proceeded to a safety induction at the KBK meeting room before heading to the mine pit where they inspected the ore extraction work.
Following the mine pit visit they moved on to meet with the local landowners, who spoke highly of the achievements of RamuNiCo pledging their continuous support to the Project. Ambassador Li travelled to Madang town in the afternoon, where he visited the RamuNiCo(MCC) Operations Base accompanied by the company’s president, Yongxue Gao and the vice president, Mr Wang Baowen. Mr Li was then briefed on the status of development and operation of the RamuNiCo project. The Chinese ambassador extended his best wishes for a better and faster development in 2017. Read more on : Pacific Mining Watch