Canada firms exploring Andong Bor copper-gold licence

Toronto-listed Angkor Resources Corp last week announced that it has begun exploring and developing the 100sq km Andong Bor copper-gold porphyry licence, which straddles the districts of Banteay Ampil and Chong Kal in Oddar Meanchey province’s southwest as well as Phnom Srok in northeastern Banteay ...

May Kunmakara

Angkor confirms 108 mts of 0.53% copper equivalent at Andong Bor, Cambodia

Angkor Resources Corp. has announced Cambodia, assays from its newest copper/gold license in western Cambodia, confirming a copper-gold porphyry system on the Thmei North prospect with similar results on Thmei South prospect.  The license is due west of Ratanakiri province and straddles two provinces, Oddar ...

Khmer Times Staff

Japanese mining firm granted copper exploration licence

Japanese mining company Nittetsu Mining (Cambodia) Ltd on April 25 obtained a three-year copper exploration licence for Stung Treng province, Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Yos Monirath said. The firm is set to begin exploration early next year and is currently conducting an environmental ...

Thou Vireak

Japanese companies to begin mineral extraction in Northeast

The Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (Jogmec) on Tuesday announced plans to exploit copper and zinc deposits in Stung Treng province, in the country’s northeast. Jogmec, an incorporated administrative agency of Japan’s Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, will be extracting the minerals in ...

Chhut Bunthoeun

Window closes for deal on mine project in Kratie

A deadline for an earn-in agreement involving Australian-listed Medusa Mining and Sea Resources to explore the Prek Kampi region of Kratie province passed on Thursday with no deal being reached, according to a UK-based news website. ...

Post Staff

Mining exploration set for region home to endangered river dolphins

Australian mining firm Medusa Mining has announced plans to begin exploration for gold, copper and oil in Kratie province’s Prek Kampi commune, about 35 kilometres west of a stretch of the Mekong River that is home to endangered river dolphins. ...

Robin Spiess and Brendan O’Byrne

Mining firms sign agreement on Prek Kampi

Sea Resources Pty Ltd and its subsidiary Sovann Resources Co., Ltd recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Australia-based Medusa Mining on exploration rights in the Prek Kampi district in Kratie province. ...

Sum Manet

Copper found at Angkor Gold mining site in Ratanakkiri

Canadian mining firm Angkor Gold Corp has discovered a new copper system during exploratory drilling of its Oyadao South licence in Ratanakkiri province, the company said in a press release. ...

Post Staff

Four mining licences put up for bids

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has publicly announced that companies can bid for four mining exploration permits in both Kratie and Kampot provinces, marking the first time since the ministry was formed in 2013 to issue fresh licences for private companies to investigate mineral ...

Kali Kotoski

Firms found guilty of illegal copper mining

The owners of two Chinese mining companies that attempted to transport illegally mined copper from Siem Reap province to Phnom Penh have been fined and handed suspended prison sentences, the Ministry of Mines and Energy announced on Thursday.   ...

Aun Pheap

Geopacific reports solid year at Kou Sa project

Australian mining firm Geopacific Resources Ltd completed a successful and productive drilling season last year at its Kou Sa gold and copper project in northern Cambodia, the firm said in its annual report, released yesterday.   ...

Post Staff

Chinese mining firm suspended after attempted illegal export

The Siem Reap provincial department of mines and energy on Thursday ordered the temporary suspension of operations of a Chinese copper-mining firm that was caught transporting 40 tons of copper to Phnom Penh, though their licenses expired more than a year ago.   ...

Aun Pheap

Siem Reap copper mine shut down

A copper mine in Siem Reap province’s Chi Kreng district was closed down last Thursday over allegations that its parent company has been running the site with an expired license. The investigation into Meng Xin Hong Fa (Cambodia) Resources Investment Co. Ltd. is being led ...

Chea Vannak

Geopacific Resources could have unearthed major gold copper system in Cambodia

Geopacific Resources’ (ASX: GPR) may have discovered a major gold and copper system from drilling in Cambodia which on the results could yet get bigger. Standout results from preliminary gold assays from follow-up RC drilling at the 150 Prospect have extended the strike length of high ...

Proactive Investors News Staff

Geopacific Resources hits copper in first hole at Kou Sa, Cambodia

Geopacific Resources (ASX: GPR) has revealed results from the first drillhole at its untested Northern Porphyry prospect at Kou Sa in Cambodia. Copper sulphide mineralisation of 3.9 metres at 3.13% copper, with 0.06 metres at 5.2%, from 33.4 metres was intersected in a new area of the ...

Proactive Investors

Geopacific Resources to update capital raising for copper project in Cambodia

Geopacific Resources (ASX: GPR) is in pre-open following the ASX granting the company a trading halt, pending an announcement regarding a proposed capital raising in the form of a placement to sophisticated investors. Geopacific is focused on the highly prospective Kou Sa copper project in Cambodia, ...

John Phillips

Geopacific Resources outlines rights issue, funds to advance copper project in Cambodia

Cambodian-focused Geopacific Resources (ASX: GPR) has now released its 10 for 17 non-renounceable rights issue which will raise up to A$3.0 million at $0.05, and forms part of a larger funding package. In August GPR outlined a funding package which will include an equity placement of ...

Proactive Investors Australia News Styaff

Australian company finds 'significant' mineral deposits in Preah Vihear

Australia’s Geopacific Resources NL said Thursday it had found “significant” amounts of gold, copper and molybdenum at its Kou Sa project in Preah Vihear. In a statement, the mineral explorer said the results of the first phase of its soil-sampling program had also found “associated multi-element ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

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