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now working), Central, Bougainville, Madang (where we constructed two rig sites) New Ireland, Manus, Milne Bay and Morobe Provinces. “At present, WCD is involved, with its joint venture partner, Golding Contractors, in the BRIRAP Package 2 ADB-funded bridges project in West New Britain and this should be completed around the middle of 2017. It involves the replacement of 12 bridges on the New Britain Highway. We are also bidding on other ADBfunded road projects in Southern Highlands and hope to pick up at least one; while we also hope to be involved in the K170 million Halimbu-Kelabo road project in Hela Province which is due to kick-off shortly.” Further talks in regards to major proposed bridge projects on the Ramu highway compound this substantial influence on the PNG engineering scene and are an indictment of the overall portfolio which also embraces

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The Company will generally concentrate on projects PNG-wide moving forward, although we would certainly be interested in looking at possibilities in other Pacific Island countries

numerous contracts having been completed across areas of rigsite construction; the construction and operation of base camps; geological line cutting and logistical support for camp operations and seismic projects; road construction activities; bridge construction; general civil engineering works for various quarries and airports; survey works and exploration; and overseas works which may provide a glimpse into a future broadening of Wild Cat’s focus. Derby continues: “The Company will generally concentrate on projects PNG-wide moving forward, although we would certainly be interested in looking at possibilities in other Pacific Island countries. Solomon Islands is one area we may consider in the near future.”

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Being involved in some of the country’s most significant projects is a responsibility lived up to in some part

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