Category Archives: Mining & Petroleum

What Happened To The Proposed PNG Occupational Health Bill?

What happened to the proposed occupational health bill (OHS)? I started writing about the PNG OHS bill around 2014 when the 1st draft was written up in 2012 – OHS Bill 2012. Then if I recall correctly there was a … Continue reading

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Occupational Health and Safety Bill 2012 Under Review

The draft OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH BILL 2011 is now going for the second round of review. Interested people can email me to get a copy for review and feedback to appropriate authorities. It is an exciting time in PNG … Continue reading

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Occupational Health An Emerging Field In Papua New Guinea

With the current resource boom in Papua New Guinea, there is an in increasing need for occupational health and medicine in PNG. This is not a major subject taught in medical schools and health colleges in PNG but in the … Continue reading

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Free PNG Science & Technology Journal Issue for Download.

ALL right folks! I am been going on about the new science and technology journal for PNG, where articles written by post-graduate students (and others), edited and published by vortexpng is now ready for free download! We are now accepting articles for … Continue reading

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Award winning author gives public lecture in Port Moresby.

Couple weeks ago I went to a public lecture given by the award winning author Prof. Jared Diamond. His award winning book “Germs, Guns and Steel” was mostly derived from his research in PNG. The lecture was titled “Business & the … Continue reading

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