Extractive Industries

Minerals and mineral products

New firm starts gold extraction in Kratie Province

A new gold extraction firm Xing Yuan Kanng Yeak Co., Ltd, has started commercial gold extraction operation in its licensed areas in Kratie province, with a capacity of 20 kilogrammes of gold doré a month in the first stage, according to the Ministry of Mines ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501166679/new-firm-starts-gold-extraction-in-kratie-province/

Jan-Aug iron, steel imports up 20% on-year

Cambodia imported $244.754 million worth of “iron and steel” in the first eight months of 2022, up 19.97 per cent from the $204.018 million recorded over the same time in 2021, according to Customs. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/jan-aug-iron-steel-imports-20-year

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501130203/new-gold-mining-company-starts-trial-operation-in-preah-vihear-province/

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. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/australian-miners-find-gold-in-mondulkiri

Cambodian gold production tops 3.5 tonnes in early Aug

Cambodia’s two gold producers have pumped out 252 semi-refined gold bars weighing 3,563kg as of the beginning of this month, according to a senior mining official on August 9. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodian-gold-production-tops-35-tonnes-early-aug

Canada firm mulls offshore oil extraction in Kingdom’s Block A

Canadian-owned company EnerCam Resources Co Ltd (EnerCam) is studying the possibility of investing in oil extraction from Cambodia’s offshore Block A after the government terminated an agreement with Singapore-based KrisEnergy Ltd, after the oil and gas exploration company went bankrupt last year. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/canada-firm-mulls-offshore-oil-extraction-kingdoms-block

Indonesian Embassy holds batik, jewellery workshops in Siem Reap

The Indonesian Embassy in Cambodia introduced the art of batik making and Indonesian jewellery styles by hosting two major workshops in Siem Reap. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501080405/indonesian-embassy-holds-batik-jewellery-workshops-in-siem-reap/

Japan to help Cambodia with roadmap to carbon neutrality

The Ministry of Mines and Energy and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on April 29 on the implementation of a project to prepare the Kingdom’s transition to clean energy and a roadmap to carbon neutrality. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-help-cambodia-roadmap-carbon-neutrality

An industry first as Canadian mineral exploration firm helps indigenous communities

Angkor Resources Corp., a Canadian company engaged in mineral and oil/gas exploration in the Kingdom, has reported that implementation of its industry-first, precedent-setting agreement with the indigenous Jarai communities in northeastern Cambodia is off to a ‘good start’. ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50977878/an-industry-first-as-canadian-mineral-exploration-firm-helps-indigenous-communities/

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

Mondulkiri gold mine gets go ahead despite environmental risks

Fears that history may repeat itself and lead to yet more contamination of Cambodia’s rivers has been offset by the estimated $40 million the government will receive annually from Renaissance Minerals. ...

Phoung Vantha
https://cambodianess.com/article/mondulkiri-gold-mine-gets-go-ahead-despite-environmental-risks

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. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-gets-over-21m-fees-royalties-mining-sector

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

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​ក្រុមប្រឹក្សា​ និង​ពិគ្រោះ​យោបល់​ភាគី​ទី​បី​ NSAI​ ដែល​បាន​ជួល​ឱ្យធ្វើ​ការ​វិភាគ​អណ្តូងប្រេង​អប្សរា​បាន​បង្ហាញ​ថា​ អណ្តូងប្រេង​ចំនួន​ ៥​ របស់​ក្រុមហ៊ុន​ KrisEnergy​ នៅ​ឯ​ឆ្នេរសមុទ្រ​ក្រុងព្រះសីហនុ​មានឱកាស​តិចតួច​ក្នុង​ការ​ផលិត​ប្រេង​។​  ...

Brian Badzmierowski
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50847572/nsai-report-little-to-zero-chance-of-apsara-crude-production-will-improve/

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

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