Gold refines reach 5.3 tons in 2022, paying nearly $10M in tax
Cambodia’s four gold companies refined around 5,300 kg of gold ore, a semi-finished product that is smelted at a mine, as of 2022, paying royalties of $8 million and $1.5 million as tax income, a report from the Ministry of Economy and Finance showed yesterday. ...
Ministry plans issuance of mining licence for cement
The Ministry of Mines and Energy plans to issue an exploration licence to a locally registered firm, which intends to assess the suitability of northern Kampot province as a source for the minerals used in cement production. ...
Mine clearance project in Thbong Khmum province 70 percent complete
The mine clearance project in Thbong Khmum province have so far been about 70 percent complete. ...
Khmer Times Staff
New gold mining company starts trial operation in Preah Vihear province
Delcom Campuchea Plc., a joint venture between local and Chinese investors, has started its trial operation in Preah Vihear northern province since early August, extracting about 20 kilogrammes of gold ore. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Australian miners find gold in Mondulkiri
Australian mining company Renaissance Minerals has produced its first gold in Cambodia’s Mondulkiri province, earning the Cambodia government $5.1 million in taxes, a senior government official said on Tuesday. ...
Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) acquires metal mining license in Memot district
Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Limited, based in Australia, has obtained a search and explore license of 107.10 square kilometers of metal mining in Memot district, Tbong Khmum province. According to a senior official of the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...
Kuoy families in Preah Vihear worry over land issue
More than 250 indigenous Kuoy families in Preah Vihear province have refused to accept compensation from a gold mining company that has offered them just $500 per hectare of land. ...
Six people arrested for operating illegal marble mining
Stung Treng authorities have cracked down on illegal marble mining and arrested six people in Thala Boriwat district. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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
Gov’t calls for new mining exploration bids
The Mine and Energy Ministry has called on local and foreign companies to bid for mining exploration licences. ...
Emerald Resources, Sprott enter credit agreement
Australia-listed Emerald Resources NL has entered into an investment committee approved term sheet with Sprott Private Resource Lending II LP to provide a $60 million facility that will be used to finance the Okvau Gold Project in Mondulkiri. ...
Hopes for a glittering future: Ministry
Renaissance Minerals, a subsidiary of Australia-listed Emerald Resources, is scheduled next year to begin mining gold in Cambodia’s Mondulkiri province, according to the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...
Dredging suspended in Banteay Srei district
Sand-dredging was suspended in Siem Reap province’s Banteay Srei district on Monday after it was found that unlicensed operations had polluted creeks, leaving fish dead and impacting residents. Banteay Srei district governor Khim Finan told The Post on Tuesday that it had been found that ...
Public bidding for mining licences starts
The Ministry of Mines and Energy announced public bidding for mine exploration, calling on local and foreign companies to apply. The move is made as the first commercial gold mine extraction is scheduled this year. ...
Kratie authorities inspect gold mine following fish deaths
The Kratie Provincial Mines and Energy Department yesterday inspected a Chinese gold mining company following reports of dead fish found in a nearby river. Villagers believe that the fish died after toxic sludge from the mine in Sambor district flowed into the river following heavy rain ...
Contaminated stream leads to water scarcity
Some 100 families are left with no access to clean water after fish were spotted dead at their water sources – the O’Droun and O’Kles Klork streams – in Sambor district’s Kbal Damrei commune, Kratie province, O’Por village chief Sok Yoeun said on Tuesday. ...