The Ramu Project, located 75km south west of the provincial capital of Madang in PNG, contains an estimated resource of 143 million tonnes at 1.01% nickel and 0.1% cobalt.
The Frieda River copper-gold project is located near the border of the Sandaun and East Sepik Provinces of North Western Papua New Guinea, Xstrata Copper holds 81.82% of the Frieda River copper-gold project, a joint venture with Highlands Pacific Limited (18.18%)
The Star Mountains Project is the principal focus of the 2011 Highlands Pacific exploration budget. The project includes two exploration licenses (EL 1312 – Nong River and EL 1392 – Tifalimin) located in the Star Mountains approximately 25km north of the OK Tedi copper-gold mine.
Outside of the Star Mountains, Highlands Pacific has two other granted exploration licences EL 1340 Bulolo - and EL 1761 Sewa Bay.