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/

Gold mining to begin next year: Ministry

Renaissance Minerals, a subsidiary of Australia-listed Emerald Resources, is expected to begin extracting gold in Cambodia’s Mondulkiri province next year, according to a high-ranking official at the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661319/gold-mining-to-begin-next-year-ministry/

Gold-in-soil anomaly test in Mondulkiri yields positive results

A drill programme aimed at testing the gold-in-soil anomalies at the Koan Nheak license in Mondulkiri province has yielded positive results, increasing the likelihood that the area has substantial gold deposits. ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50660695/gold-in-soil-anomaly-test-in-mondulkiri-yields-positive-results/

Kratie authorities clamp down on eight illegal gold mining operations

Eight goldmines in O’Tron village in Kratie province’s Sambor district were filled in by a provincial sub-committee taskforce on Friday and Saturday as part of a crackdown on the illegal extraction of natural resources. Kratie provincial deputy governor Khan Chamnan, who led the task force, ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kratie-authorities-clamp-down-eight-illegal-gold-mining-operations

Preah Vihear authorities crack down on illegal mining sites

A Preah Vihear provincial joint force has cracked down on seven illegal mining sites in Romdeng village in Rovieng district’s Romtom commune and shut down five of the locations while preparing to send two cases to court. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-authorities-crack-down-illegal-mining-sites

Mining group closer to gold

Indian mining firm Mesco Gold (Cambodia) has moved a step closer to producing gold in Cambodia with the installation of a processing plant at its Phum Syarung mine in Ratanakkiri province, remaining on schedule to start refining gold later this year, the firm said on ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mining-group-closer-gold

Twelve gold mines inspected, two shut down in Preah Vihear

Twelve gold mines have been inspected by the Preah Vihear provincial authorities, with two found to be operating illegally and told to shut down, provincial Department of Mines and Energy director You Chendayuth told The Post on Thursday. The two offending mines were found to ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/twelve-gold-mines-inspected-two-shut-down-preah-vihear

Kratie bans mining operation

Seven gold mine shafts in Kratie province’s Sambo district were dismantled and filled completely on Wednesday following a complaint from a Chinese-owned mining company. Provincial mines and energy department director Sok Kiriroth said the shafts in Kbal Domrey commune legally belong to Xing Yuan Kanng ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kratie-bans-mining-operation

Kratie authority bans gold mining operation

The Kratie provincial department of mines and energy warned on Tuesday of legal action against O’droun villagers who illegally dug gold mines in Sambor district’s Kbal Damrey commune. The warning came shortly after department director Sok Kirirath led a task force on a field visit ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kratie-authority-bans-gold-mining-operation

Advocacy group raises questions about Cambodia's gold imports

Cambodia imported about $15 billion worth of gold during five years from Singapore, according to government statistics compiled by nongovernmental organization Mother Nature Cambodia — a figure so large, corruption monitor groups say it raises alarms about potential financial crimes, particularly smuggling. ...

David Boyle and Malis Tum
https://www.voanews.com/a/advocacy-group-raises-questions-about-cambodia-gold-imports/4599968.html

Angkor finds gold-in-soil anomaly

Angkor Gold Corp reported the discovery of a new gold-in-soil anomaly at Angkor’s Koan Nheak license in Cambodia, according to the company’s statement released last week. The anomaly extends over 700 metres from north to south, and up to 300 metres east to west. ...

Sum Manet
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50521746/angkor-finds-gold-in-soil-anomaly/

Australian firm gets mining license for Mondulkiri

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has granted a mining license to Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia), a subsidiary of Australia-based Emerald Resources NL, to extract gold in Mondulkiri province.​ ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50510664/australian-firm-gets-mining-license-for-mondulkiri/

Community miners out of work

The Chong Phlas Gold Mining Community, where more than 800 families mine on 43 hectares of land in Mondolkiri, has been shuttered, leaving dozens without jobs. Officials with the Environment and Mines Ministries descended upon the community in the wake of 13 people dying in Kratie ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50503789/community-miners-out-of-work/

Chong Phlas miners ordered to shutdown

Authorities in Mondolkiri province have given more than ten gold mining sites within the Chong Phlas Mining Community 15 days to shut down operations after concluding that they were not following the law. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50496723/chong-phlas-miners-ordered-to-shutdown/

Battambang gold mines busted with cyanide

A joint task force including the Military Police, officials from the mining and environment ministries, and local authorities in Battambang over the weekend uncovered 20 barrels of cyanide at four illegal gold mines operating in Phnom Proek district. Phnom Proek district Military Police commander Leng ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/battambang-gold-mines-busted-cyanide

Villagers push gold mining demands

More than 500 families from Mondulkiri province’s Keo Seima district protested on Saturday in a renewed call to be allowed to mine for gold at depths of more than 20 metres. The families, rallying in Chong Plas commune, also accused a Chinese firm of destroying ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50491728/villagers-push-gold-mining-demands/

Second strike for gold prospector

Australia-listed Geopacific Resources announced yesterday it had made a second gold discovery in the Prospect 181 area of the Kou Sa project in the northern Preah Vihear province. The discovery in the Chep district near the Laos border came about three months after the first ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50302967/second-strike-for-gold-prospector/

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