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/

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
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/window-closes-deal-mine-project-kratie

Plots given to some in land dispute with gold mining firm

Officials with the Preah Vihear Land Management Department last week measured plots of land for 16 of the 56 families who last month filed a petition seeking intervention in a land dispute with gold mining firm Delcom. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/plots-given-some-land-dispute-gold-mining-firm

Families dispute mine land in Preah Vihear

Officials from the Preah Vihear provincial Land Management Department and Rovieng district yesterday inspected a piece of land at the centre of a dispute between gold mining company Delcom and 56 families following a petition the families filed last month at the Ministry of Land ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/families-dispute-mine-land-preah-vihear

Illegal gold mine shafts in Kratie province filled in

Eleven illegal gold mine shafts in Kratie province – including two in which several deaths occurred – are being filled in by authorities after villagers repeatedly ignored orders to cease operations there, officials said today. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-gold-mine-shafts-kratie-province-filled

Geopacific strikes gold

Geopacific Resources this week announced the discovery of new gold deposits within its Kou Sa project, located in prospect area 181 in Preah Vihear province. The 2,320-metre exploration diamond drilling yielded intercepts of 11.5 metres, graded at 3.14 grams/tonne, for gold, and 14 metres at 109.48 ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50103111/geopacific-strikes-gold/

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
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mining-exploration-set-region-home-endangered-river-dolphins

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
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50102013/mining-firms-sign-agreement-on-prek-kampi/

Villagers seek help in land dispute with mining firm

Seven villagers from Preah Vihear travelled to Phnom Penh to deliver a petition on Friday asking the government to intervene in a dispute involving gold mining company Delcom, with local authorities turning up to question the wife of one of those delivering the petition shortly ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-seek-help-land-dispute-mining-firm

Illegal mine may be filled in

A task force to curb natural resources crimes has cracked down on an illegal mine in Kratie province and is proposing to fill it in after there were four deaths at the site last year. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-mine-may-be-filled

Gold processing to begin next year

Following the recent approval of its environment and social impact assessment by the Ministry of Environment, the kingdom’s first gold-processing plant will begin operations next year, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Mines and Energy said on Monday. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5096661/gold-processing-begin-next-year/

Emerald expects licence after sanctuary rezoning

Emerald Resources, the Australian-listed mining firm behind Cambodia’s Okvau gold project in Mondulkiri province, is one step closer to receiving an industrial mining licence after it signed an environmental contract with the Ministry of Environment (MoE), the firm announced yesterday. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/emerald-expects-licence-after-sanctuary-rezoning

Jet’s mints first gold collateral plan

Local diversified company Jet’s Group has launched a new collateral option that allows would-be homeowners to buy gold bullion from Hong Kong that can be used to secure investments in its Cambodian property developments, a company executive said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/jets-mints-first-gold-collateral-plan

Riversgold to use IPO proceeds in its search for Mondulkiri gold

Riversgold, an Australian gold exploration startup, will use the proceeds of its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) to acquire and develop mineral exploration projects in Australia, the US and Cambodia, according to a company prospectus. ...

Cam McGrath
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/riversgold-use-ipo-proceeds-its-search-mondulkiri-gold

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
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/four-mining-licences-put-bids

Emerald’s gold prospects improve

The Australian-listed mining firm behind Cambodia’s Okvau gold project in Mondulkiri province released its definitive feasibility study (DFS) yesterday, confirming its predictions of 1.14 million ounces in gold reserves while reducing its projected investment costs for extraction. ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/emeralds-gold-prospects-improve

Emerald to issue Okvau feasibility study soon

Australian mining firm Emerald Resources is on track to complete its definitive feasibility study for its Okvau gold project in Mondulkiri province by the end of this month, the company reported in a filing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/emerald-issue-okvau-feasibility-study-soon

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