Extractive Industries

Minerals and mineral products

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

Applications for mining rights open

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has opened applications for both national and international companies to apply for licensing rights in two mining concession areas. ...

Huon Dina
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762061/applications-for-mining-rights-open/

Student workshop on potential mining sector

Students from the Institute of Technology of Cambodia have been learning about the Kingdom’s potential mining sector as the country is stepping up efforts to extract its first drop oil at the end of this year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760232/student-workshop-on-potential-mining-sector/

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/

Ministry to give mining rights for four coal sites

The Ministry of Mines and Energy is set to review applications soon for rights to four coal mining concession areas – totalling 794sq km – it opened late in March in the Kingdom’s north. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-give-mining-rights-four-coal-sites

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/

Cambodia nets $21M from mining

Cambodia collected $21 million in non-tax revenue from the mining sector last year, up five per cent from 2018, said a Ministry of Mines and Energy senior official. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-nets-21m-mining

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/

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/

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