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/

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

Firm asked to pay fine for illegally mining in K Speu

Kampong Speu provincial authorities will once again allow Sok Chanly Co Ltd to mine marble in Oral district’s Trapaing Chor commune if the company pays a fine of 50 million riel ($12,500) after the authorities earlier detained five individuals who were caught mining without a ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/firm-asked-pay-fine-illegally-mining-k-speu

Five nabbed over marble quarrying in protected area

Kampong Speu provincial police yesterday arrested three Cambodians and two Vietnamese nationals who allegedly quarried for marble in a protected area in Oral district.​ ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664280/five-nabbed-over-marble-quarrying-in-protected-area/

Illegal marble miners detained in Kampong Speu

Kampong Speu provincial authorities on Friday arrested five individuals suspected of illegally mining marble at Kbal Damrey village in Oral district’s Trapaing Chor commune. Provincial governor Vei Samnang said on Monday that the suspects included three Cambodians and two Vietnamese nationals. “We are drafting a ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/illegal-marble-miners-detained-kampong-speu

Ministry of Mines and Energy calls for responsible mining

Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem called on companies operating mining projects to ensure the communities and environment are not affected by related activities. On Friday, the ministry announced to open for four mining locations in three provinces to apply for an exploration licence. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-mines-and-energy-calls-responsible-mining

Japan gov’t group signs agreement for metal mine in Kampong Speu province

Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem signed another memorandum of agreement on Thursday with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp (Jogmec) to study and explore a metal mine in Kampong Speu province. Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Yos Monirath told The Post ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/japan-govt-group-signs-agreement-metal-mine-kampong-speu-province

Kratie authorities crack down on illegal mining

Specialists from the Kratie provincial Department of Mines and Energy cracked down on an illegal mining site in O’Tron area, Sambor district again last week. The operation was carried out after a complaint from Chinese company Hing Yuan Hanng Yeak Co Ltd. Local authorities said ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kratie-authorities-crack-down-illegal-mining

Japanese mining firm granted copper exploration licence

Japanese mining company Nittetsu Mining (Cambodia) Ltd on April 25 obtained a three-year copper exploration licence for Stung Treng province, Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Yos Monirath said. The firm is set to begin exploration early next year and is currently conducting an environmental ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/japanese-mining-firm-granted-copper-exploration-licence

Gold production to begin this year, Ministry says

The Ministry of Mines and Energy yesterday said two mining firms will begin producing gold in upcoming months. Peng Navuth, under-secretary of state at the ministry, said Indian-owned Mesco Gold will begin extracting this year, while Australia’s Renaissance Minerals is likely to begin in 2020. Mr ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50592785/gold-production-to-begin-this-year-ministry-says/

Ten K Speu mining companies allowed to resume operations

Some 10 of the 90 Kampong Speu province mining companies ordered to stop have been permitted to resume operations after meeting guidelines laid out by authorities, a Ministry of Mines and Energy official told The Post on Tuesday. The firms were earlier ordered to cease ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ten-k-speu-mining-companies-allowed-resume-operations

Ministry suspends licences of 90 mining companies

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has suspended the licences of 90 mining companies across Kampong Speu province for a week for failing to properly repair and water roads, tormenting residents with clouds of dust. Yos Monirath, General Department of Mineral Resources director-general at the ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-suspends-licences-90-mining-companies

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

Cambodian-Czech mining co-op

Cambodian and Czech Republic officials agreed on Monday to set up a working coalition to boost cooperation in the mining sector and facilitate the exchange of information, said a Cambodian Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman on Monday. ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodian-czech-mining-co-op

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/

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