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Notice to Members on PNG CMP 34th Annual General Meeting

Notice to Members on PNG CMP 34th Annual General Meeting

02 May 2022

Monday   02nd May 2022




The PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum wishes to congratulate Mr. Anthony Smaré on his reelection as President of the Council.


Mr. Smare was re-elected unopposed in the chambers 34th Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 28th of April at the Hilton Hotel Port Moresby.


Alongside Mr. Smaré, Mr. Richard Kassman also retains his position as Senior Vice President, with Mr. Philip Samar of K92 Mining limited as Vice President.


With the conclusion of the PNG CMP 34th AGM, below is the full list of the Council Executives for 2022.


Anthony Smaré – President

Richard Kassman – Senior Vice President

Philip Samar – Vice President



John Lewins – K92 Mining

Stanley Komunt – Newcrest Mining Limited

Hitesh Lal – ExxonMobil PNG

Tim Richards – Geopacific Resources Ltd

Mark McMonagle – Sun Engineering Ltd

Andrew Harris – Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Albert Kaupa Tobe – Ramu Nico Management (MCC) Ltd

Kepas Wali – Harmony Gold Ltd


Council members that are vacating office;

Leon Buskens

Johannes Van Heerden

John Chambers

Craig Jones


The Chamber wishes to acknowledge the efforts of our outgoing councilors who have contributed immensely, serving in their roles with distinction, in furthering the Chamber’s representation of the industry in the past year.  


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