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Ministry of Mines and Energy

Cambodia steps up renewable energy push

Cambodia is accelerating its transition to renewable energy to meet the growing energy demand and combat climate change, making clean energy a good investment option as well. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501515050/cambodia-steps-up-renewable-energy-push/

Cambodia imports oil products worth $2.17 bln in 2023

Cambodia’s imports of diesel fuel and petroleum oil declined by 7.6 percent in 2023, according to a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501423161/cambodia-imports-oil-products-worth-2-17-bln-in-2023/

Cambodia extracts 9.5 tonnes of gold ore

Cambodia extracted 9,500 kilograms of gold ore, a semi-finished product, since commercial mining began in June 2021, a report by the Ministry of Mines and Energy showed. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501418104/cambodia-extracts-9-5-tonnes-of-gold-ore/

Cambodia’s cost of electricity to industrial users highest in region

Cambodia’s cost of electricity to industrial users remains highest in the region, which in turn is contributing towards the increased cost of doing business, a World Bank study has pointed out.​​ ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501415854/cambodias-cost-of-electricity-to-industrial-users-highest-in-region/

Gold mine looks to expand into Tbong Khmum

Australian mining company Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Ltd is seeking to expand their gold mining operations beyond Mondulkiri province, with the Ministry of Mines and Energy urging them to look into Tbong Khmum’s Memot district. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gold-mine-looks-to-expand-into-tbong-khmum

Work on new hydropower plant in Cambodia goes smoothly

Construction work on a the Upper Tatay Hydropower Station, with a designed capacity of 150-megawatts (MWs) has been 31.5 percent completed so far, officials said on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501400180/work-on-new-hydropower-plant-in-cambodia-goes-smoothly/

PM: No more mining licences in Prey Lang sanctuary

Prime Minister Hun Manet has designated the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary as a “red zone”, meaning he will not allow new any mining licences to be issued for the area, and would not allow the expansion of existing operations. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-no-more-mining-licences-in-prey-lang-sanctuary

ASEAN to promote sustainable mineral investment and development

ASEAN Ministers of Mines have agreed to jointly promote the ASEAN region to become a sustainable mining investment destination and continue cooperation on improvement of mining development with governance, economy, society and environment. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501397702/asean-to-promote-sustainable-mineral-investment-and-development/

ADB and Cambodia set priority areas for energy sector partnership

Cambodia and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently held a meeting to discuss their ongoing engagement and strategic priorities for the future, with a particular focus on the energy sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501386794/adb-and-cambodia-set-priority-areas-for-energy-sector-partnership/

Petrol prices decline, diesel remains steady

Retail petrol prices have experienced a slight decrease after reaching their highest levels in a year, with regular gasoline now at 4,550 riel per litre, down from 4,750 riel in the previous 10 days. Diesel prices remain unchanged at 4,850 riel per litre. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/petrol-prices-decline-diesel-remains-steady

Gold export booms in first semester

Cambodia saw a jump increase in gold exports in the first semester of this year, as more domestic gold refinery plants started commercial products. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501368438/gold-export-booms-in-first-semester/

Cambodia produces over 8.28 tonnes of gold so far

Cambodia has produced more than 8.28 tonnes of dore bars with 90 percent pure gold solution since commercial mining started in June 2021, a senior official said on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501366552/cambodia-produces-over-8-28-tonnes-of-gold-so-far/

Factories get power tariff relief up to 20%

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) decided to reduce electricity prices by 10 to 20 percent for industrial and agricultural consumers. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363959/factories-get-power-tariff-relief-up-to-20/

Ministry of Mines and Energy announces a reduction in electricity prices for industrial and agricultural consumers

The Ministry of Mines and Energy on Sep 20, issued a press release on the reduction of electricity prices for industrial and agricultural consumers. The immediate solution came on the advice of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet yesterday in Takeo province during a meeting with ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363680/ministry-of-mines-and-energy-announces-a-reduction-in-electricity-prices-for-industrial-and-agricultural-consumers/

Cambodia imports oil, and gas products worth $2.28 billion in the first eight months of the year

Cambodia’s imports of oil and gas products totaled $2.28 billion during the January-August period this year, down 9.5 percent from last year, according to a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501362703/cambodia-imports-oil-and-gas-products-worth-2-28-billion-in-the-first-eight-months-of-the-year/

ASEAN Green Transport Rally held in Indonesia to support Net Zero target

The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, together with the ASEAN Center for Energy (ACE), held the ASEAN Green Transport Rally (GTR) to support Indonesia’s chairmanship in 2023 and its net zero emissions target. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501346328/asean-green-transport-rally-held-in-indonesia-to-support-net-zero-target/

Kingdom makes EE labels must for electrical appliances

Cambodia has made energy efficiency (EE) labels issued by the Ministry of Mining and Energy (MME) mandatory for all electrical appliances manufactured, imported or sold in the country through a new regulation. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501343447/kingdom-makes-ee-labels-must-for-electrical-appliances/

Cambodia, UN discuss mine clearance cooperation

Cambodian Senior Minister and First Vice President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) Ly Thuch has met with Mrs. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501291988/cambodia-un-discuss-mine-clearance-cooperation/

State revenues from gold production top $15M

Cambodia has netted more than $15 million from gold production as of end-December, which has yielded over 5.3 tonnes of dore bars – a semi-finished product that is smelted at a mine, usually at about 90 per cent purity – since the first commercial gold ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/state-revenues-gold-production-top-15m

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