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/

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

Gov’t calls for new mining exploration bids

The Mine and Energy Ministry has called on local and foreign companies to bid for mining exploration licences. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50705869/govt-calls-for-new-mining-exploration-bids/

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

Dredging suspended in Banteay Srei district

Sand-dredging was suspended in Siem Reap province’s Banteay Srei district on Monday after it was found that unlicensed operations had polluted creeks, leaving fish dead and impacting residents. Banteay Srei district governor Khim Finan told The Post on Tuesday that it had been found that ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dredging-suspended-banteay-srei-district

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/

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

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