Extractive Industries

Minerals and mineral products

Indonesian Embassy holds batik, jewellery workshops in Siem Reap

The Indonesian Embassy in Cambodia introduced the art of batik making and Indonesian jewellery styles by hosting two major workshops in Siem Reap. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501080405/indonesian-embassy-holds-batik-jewellery-workshops-in-siem-reap/

Japan to help Cambodia with roadmap to carbon neutrality

The Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on April 29 on the implementation of a project to prepare the Kingdom’s transition to clean energy and a roadmap to carbon neutrality. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-help-cambodia-roadmap-carbon-neutrality

An industry first as Canadian mineral exploration firm helps indigenous communities

Angkor Resources Corp., a Canadian company engaged in mineral and oil/gas exploration in the Kingdom, has reported that implementation of its industry-first, precedent-setting agreement with the indigenous Jarai communities in northeastern Cambodia is off to a ‘good start’. ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50977878/an-industry-first-as-canadian-mineral-exploration-firm-helps-indigenous-communities/

Okvau produces 522kg of gold ore: official

The Okvau Gold Project in southwestern Mondulkiri province’s Keo Seima district has produced 522kg of gold ore as of September 23 since the first gold pour in June, according to Ministry of Mines and Energy director-general for Mineral Resources Ung Dipola. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/okvau-produces-522kg-gold-ore-official

Cambodia sends first gold ore shipment abroad for purification

Renaissance Minerals Cambodia Limited has begun shipping gold ore from its industrial gold mine exploration in the Okvau region of Keo Seima district in Mondulkiri province abroad for additional refining. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918936/cambodia-sends-first-gold-ore-shipment-abroad-for-purification/

Kingdom produces 137kg of gold dore bars

Australian miner Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Ltd has produced 137kg dore bars with 90 per cent gold solution, in just over a month since it kicked off commercial operations of its flagship gold mine in northeastern Cambodia’s Mondulkiri province, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen on ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-produces-137kg-gold-dore-bars

First commercial gold mine online

Australian miner Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Ltd on June 21 began the commercial operation of its $120 million Okvau Gold Project in the northeastern province of Mondulkiri, becoming the Kingdom’s first gold producer. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/first-commercial-gold-mine-online

Mondulkiri gold mine gets go ahead despite environmental risks

Fears that history may repeat itself and lead to yet more contamination of Cambodia’s rivers has been offset by the estimated $40 million the government will receive annually from Renaissance Minerals. ...

Phoung Vantha
https://cambodianess.com/article/mondulkiri-gold-mine-gets-go-ahead-despite-environmental-risks

Kingdom gets over $21M in fees, royalties from mining sector

Cambodia generated more than $21 million in non-fiscal revenue from the mining sector in 2020, up slightly from the previous year. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-gets-over-21m-fees-royalties-mining-sector

Mineral exploration firm to work with ethnic minorities

Canada-based Angkor Resources Corp – formerly Angkor Gold Corp – has entered into a “ground-breaking” collaborative engagement with Ratanakkiri province’s Jarai minority ethnic communities on the Andong Meas licence. “The agreement covers exploration through mining and also includes reclamation,” Angkor said in a May 4 press ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mineral-exploration-firm-work-ethnic-minorities

របាយការណ៍​របស់​ NSAI៖​ ឱកាស​តិចតួច​បំផុត​ដែល​ការ​ផលិត​ប្រេង​ឆៅ​អប្សរា​នឹង​ប្រសើរ​ឡើង​

​ក្រុមប្រឹក្សា​ និង​ពិគ្រោះ​យោបល់​ភាគី​ទី​បី​ NSAI​ ដែល​បាន​ជួល​ឱ្យធ្វើ​ការ​វិភាគ​អណ្តូងប្រេង​អប្សរា​បាន​បង្ហាញ​ថា​ អណ្តូងប្រេង​ចំនួន​ ៥​ របស់​ក្រុមហ៊ុន​ KrisEnergy​ នៅ​ឯ​ឆ្នេរសមុទ្រ​ក្រុងព្រះសីហនុ​មានឱកាស​តិចតួច​ក្នុង​ការ​ផលិត​ប្រេង​។​  ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50847572/nsai-report-little-to-zero-chance-of-apsara-crude-production-will-improve/

Gold production expected later this year

In the wake of oil production starting in Cambodia, the nation is also placing high hopes of becoming a gold producing country, with the first mining of the precious metal due to start later this year than originally planned. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50807498/gold-production-expected-later-this-year/

Two firms get priority rights to mines

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has given the nod to two companies to continue their exploration licence approval processes for some 207sq km of gold-polymetallic mining areas in Tbong Khmum and Ratanakkiri provinces. The areas are 107.10sq km in the Memot area in Tbong ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/two-firms-get-priority-rights-mines

Exploration permits for gold-polymetallic mines offered

The Ministry of Mines and Energy on Monday put on offer concession licences for some 207sq km of gold-polymetallic mining areas in Tbong Khmum and Ratanakkiri provinces. It said the areas of tenement are 107.10sq km in Tbong Khmum’s eastern Memot district and 100sq km ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/exploration-permits-gold-polymetallic-mines-offered

Applications for mining rights open

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has opened applications for both national and international companies to apply for licensing rights in two mining concession areas. ...

Huon Dina
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762061/applications-for-mining-rights-open/

Student workshop on potential mining sector

Students from the Institute of Technology of Cambodia have been learning about the Kingdom’s potential mining sector as the country is stepping up efforts to extract its first drop oil at the end of this year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760232/student-workshop-on-potential-mining-sector/

National commitee probes gold mining operations in Kratie

The National Committee for Prevention and Crackdown on Natural Resource Crimes targeted an illegal gold mining operation in Kratie, marking the fourth such investigation in the area within a week. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-commitee-probes-gold-mining-operations-kratie

First gold production is to proceed despite pandemic

Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Ltd, a subsidiary of Australia-listed Emerald Resources NL, has reiterated that its first gold production will go as planned despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50733884/first-gold-production-is-to-proceed-despite-pandemic/

Ministry to give mining rights for four coal sites

The Ministry of Mines and Energy is set to review applications soon for rights to four coal mining concession areas – totalling 794sq km – it opened late in March in the Kingdom’s north. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-give-mining-rights-four-coal-sites

Further gold production on horizon for Cambodia

Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Ltd, a subsidiary of Australia-listed Emerald Resources NL, said it has raised more funds during the first quarter of the year, with more development activities towards gold production next year. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50718690/further-gold-production-on-horizon-for-cambodia/

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