Mining

Artisanal mining

UXO injuries, deaths up in ’14

Landmine casualties more than doubled in the first eight months of this year compared to the same period in 2013, according to officials, who are pointing to the wider use of industrial agricultural equipment – such as tractors – as the reason for the uptick ...

Sean Teehan
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/uxo-injuries-deaths-14

Illegal Ratanakkiri gem mine raided

District and military police in Ratanakkiri raided an illegal gem mine inside a Chinese company’s land concession on Saturday but failed to make any arrests, according to a rights group representative. Chhay Thy, provincial coordinator for Adhoc, said about 200 illegal gem miners had settled on ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-ratanakkiri-gem-mine-raided

Illegal miners tread carefully

In a remote part of Ratanakkiri, Lan Yorn ekes out an existence mining for gems. In his quest to provide for his family, Yorn engages in highly dangerous work illegally digging mines as deep as 12 metres with only the most basic of equipment. Government officials ...

Shane Worrell and May Titthara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-miners-tread-carefully

Man dies in illegally dug gold mine

A 31-year-old man was killed on Monday when part of an illegally dug gold mine collapsed in Battambang’s Phnom Proek district, commune officials said yesterday. Bon Boern, 31, died at the scene, while Ath Kri, 21, was treated at the provincial hospital for a head injury, ...

Sen David
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/man-dies-illegally-dug-gold-mine

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

wL4P3
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!