Issue 52

Dekenai Constructions Limited : Paving the Way for PNG

A proudly national company, Dekenai Constructions Limited is the defining name in civil engineering within Papua New Guinea. With an unparalleled countrywide footprint, Managing Director Matthew Fallon sheds light on operations.

By Phoebe Harper Joshua Mann

Wiluna Mining : Breathing New Life into an Old Mine

Executive Chair at Wiluna Mining, Milan Jerkovic analyses company transformation, thinking for the long-term, and unleashing the site’s multi-million-ounce potential.

CR Surfacing Laboratories : Putting the Grouse in Glasses 

Utilising a unique marketing strategy to engage the optical lens market, we take a look at CR Surfacing Laboratories and speak to the company’s Director, Adam Fletcher, about the latest in the industry.

Weir Minerals : New Age Mining

Standing as a global player in the mining and aggregates industry, Weir Minerals represents the progressive future of the sector through female inclusion, technological development, and sustainable aims. We speak with Strategy Director, Melissa Davison.

Consort Express Lines : Navigating the Shipping Transition 

A key player in the PNG coastal shipping logistics space, Consort Express Lines operates in an industry that is facing various and dramatic changes. We speak to General Manager, Thomas Bellamy, to learn more.

SICE ANZ : Taking Innovation Underground

SICE is the global systems integration company at the forefront of intelligent transport and tunnel systems. We go behind the scenes with Manuel Gonzalez Arrojo, Managing Director of SICE ANZ, as SICE celebrates its 100th year.

Boart Longyear : Bouncing Back Better

Jeff Olsen, CEO at Boart Longyear Limited (ASX: BLY), discusses how his firm has overcome significant challenges to become a major player in drilling services.

Wabtec Corporation ANZ : Transport, Decarbonised

Striking the balance between regeneration and innovation, Wabtec Corporation is the global leader championing improvement through movement. Senior Regional Vice President of Australia and New Zealand, Wendy McMillan, discusses laying the tracks for the shift to green.  

Back in Motion Health Group : Healthcare Autonomy in Motion

For over 20 years, Back in Motion Health Group has catered to the wellness needs of Australians and New Zealanders. Founder and Group Director Jason T. Smith examines a holistic approach to allied health.  

Vitasoy International Singapore : Manufacturing Meatless Nutrition

Vitasoy International Singapore is the country’s leading producer of soybean-based products. We talk tofu and espousing an ESG focus with Managing Director, Chris Marchant.

Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Corp (AIM) : AIMing for a Greener Future

We speak to Nicholas Tan, Vice President of Operations at Advanced Integrated Manufacturing Corp (AIM) about its latest investments.

By Marcus Kääpä

Team Medical Supplies : Answering Critical Need

Team Medical Supplies (TMS) is driven by the goal of helping those who need it by delivering healthcare consumables and equipment to medical institutions across the vast footprint of Australia. We speak to the company’s executive team to learn more.

Southern Community Laboratories : New Investment, New Zealand

Moving forward to meet an increasingly digitalised and consolidated healthcare sector, we take a look at Southern Community Laboratories and speak to Peter Gootjes, CEO, about the company’s latest developments.

Rajang Port Authority : East Malaysia’s First Port of Call

As Rajang Port Authority celebrates its 50th anniversary, General Manager Datin Helen Lim Hui Shyan unpacks her vision of an industry-leading port centred on integration and collaboration.

Puma Energy PNG : Energising the PNG Community

We look at Puma Energy PNG and the strategic role it plays in keeping Papua New Guinea supplied with essential downstream oil and gas services to support the economy. Hulala Tokome, Country General Manager and Director, discusses Puma Energy’s vital role and the challenges of operating across Papua New Guinea.

By Marcus Kääpä Ryan Gray

PNG Ports Corporation : Maritime Master Planning

We speak to the executive team of PNG Ports Corporation about the recent investments and developments in Papua New Guinea’s shipping space, and how the company adapted in light of COVID-19.

NKW Group : Industry, Environment, Community

We shine a light on the NKW Group, it’s range of industry services available in the market, and developments for the future.

Maxitool Group : Safety and Certainty

Blake Cremer, General Manager of the Mining division at Maxitool Group, examines prioritising safety and consistency to become the preferred supplier to Australia’s leading mining companies.

Mackay Rubber : Equipped for Expansion

Mackay Rubber specialises in the production of high-quality engineered rubber products across Australia and to export markets.

By Marcus Kääpä Ryan Gray

Krispy Kreme ANZ : Destined To Delight

A company with the concept of joy baked firmly into its DNA, CEO of Krispy Kreme ANZ, Andrew McGuigan, unpacks the key ingredients behind a company culture established on true authenticity.

By Phoebe Harper

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) : Back on an Even Keel

Fiji Ports Corporation Limited (FPCL) is reinventing shipping operations across Oceania. We discuss the company’s mission of becoming the Smart Green Gateway for Trade to the Pacific Region with FPCL CEO, Vajira Piyasena.

Asia Raises the Bar for Digital Currencies

Industry expert Amit Ghosh reviews the dynamic restructuring of Asia Pacific’s financial ecosystem in the wake of digitalisation.

By Amit Ghosh

Jurong Port : Singapore’s Shipping Transition

We take a look at Jurong Port as a leading entity in Singapore’s shipping space, and speak to Mr. Ooi Boon Hoe, CEO, about the company’s plans for the future.

By Marcus Kääpä

If you could give one piece of advice to a young entrepreneur entering your industry, what would it be?

We gave featured business leaders of issue 52 the final word in answering “If you could offer one piece of advice for a young entrepreneur entering your industry, what would it be?”

By Editorial Team

The Rise of Fintech in China

Chris Pu, Head of China at strategic growth investors Telstra Ventures, shines a light on the expansion of the national Fintech market.

By Guest Author