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

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

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

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/

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/

Gold mine extraction expected this year with more than 40 exploration licences issued

Extraction of the first gold mines in Cambodia has been confirmed to be made within this year, as more than 40 exploration licences on non-mantel mines including gold have been issued to private companies. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716170/gold-mine-extraction-expected-this-year-with-more-than-40-exploration-licences-issued/

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. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/emerald-resources-sprott-enter-credit-agreement

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. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50690819/hopes-for-a-glittering-future-ministry

Okvau gold project funding to add $51M

Australian-listed mining firm Emerald Resources NL on Monday announced plans to raise A$75 million (US$51 million) in funds for its Mondulkiri-based Okvau gold project with two placements of 1.875 billion new shares. The first is an unconditional placement for approximately A$30.5 million and the second ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/okvau-gold-project-funding-add-51m

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. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679846/public-bidding-for-mining-licences-starts

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 ...

Khuon Narim
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664306/kratie-authorities-inspect-gold-mine-following-fish-deaths/

Council of Ministers greenlights Australian firm’s gold mine

Tuesday’s approval from the Council of Ministers has given Renaissance Minerals, a subsidiary of Australia-listed Emerald Resources, the go-ahead to commence mining for gold next year, following the signing of a Minerals Investment Agreement (MIA). ...

Gerald Flynn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664413/council-of-ministers-greenlights-australian-firms-gold-mine/

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. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/contaminated-stream-leads-water-scarcity

Four provinces open for gold mine exploration

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has called on local and international companies to apply for licences to study and explore gold mining in four provinces believed to be rich in gold. According to a statement signed on November 9 by Mines and Energy Minister ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50663635/four-provinces-open-for-gold-mine-exploration/

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