Mine concession sale planned in Ratanakkiri

Astra Resources, parent company of Australia’s Astra Mining, will finalise within two months the acquisition of a 222-square-kilometre gold concession in Cambodia’s Ratanakkiri province, the company announced yesterday. Astra, which listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange September 30, is aiming for large and speedy gold production ...


Brighton grows in Mondulkiri

Mining concession buy-outs will make Brighton Mining Limited one of the Kingdom’s largest miners by concession size in Cambodia’s Mondulkiri province, according to a company statement released yesterday. Brighton, an ASX-listed company, has completed negotiations with Summer Gold Investment Pty Limited for mining concessions in Mondulkiri ...


Chinese company given license to go for gold in Kratie

The government has given a Chinese mining company the right to extract gold from 28 square km of land in Kratie province’s Sambor district, a provincial official said yesterday. On July 5, the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy granted Hing Yuan Hanng Yeak Co Ltd ...

Kuwait-India JV to explore for gold, iron in Cambodia

Kuwait’s Pima International Co and D&D Pattnaik Group of India have jointly established Pima D&D International Co to explore for gold and iron in Cambodia The firm plans to invest between US$10 million and $15 million in gold and iron exploration in Kampong Chhnang, Kratie and ...


Mining Firm Hit With Fines for Illegal Exports

A mining company owned by the wife of RCAF Major General Nim Meng has been ordered by the government to pay fines and unpaid taxes after the firm was found to have illegally exported minerals from Cambodia, a report released yesterday by the Cambodian Investment ...

Digging deep outside the law

Weak enforcement of mining laws excludes local communities from the decision-making process and smudges the revenue transparency, said George Boden, a campaigner at watchdog group Global Witness. Weak enforcement of mining laws excludes local communities from the decision-making process and smudges the revenue transparency, said ...


Sand for Singapore's Growth Comes at Environmental Cost to Poorer Neighbors

KOH KONG, Cambodia (AP) — Round a bend in Cambodia’s Tatai River and the virtual silence of a tropical idyll turns suddenly into an industrial nightmare. Lush jungle hills give way to a flotilla of dredgers operating 24 hours a day, scooping up sand and piling ...


OZ Minerals Future in Cambodia Still Unclear

OZ Minerals, the Australian mining company is reviewing its assets in Cambodia and is so far not planning any further work in the country. Their assessment of gold reserves in the country will be updated by the end of the year at which time the ...

Indochine announces positive gold results

Indochine Mining Ltd an Australian mining company has released the results from its initial test of its Kratie North concession. Indications are that there is the possibility for a large deposit though the company has not made any claims so far. Cambodia is relatively unexplored ...


‘Encouraging’ gold prospects in Kratie

Initial yields from deposits in Kratie province have prompted Indochine Mining Limited to announce that they were ‘encouraging.’ Results from the drilling will be released in two weeks. The drilling was focused on two target sites within Kratie province. ...

OZ Knew of Gold at M'Kiri Site, Report Shows

OZ Minerals has details revealing the size of gold resources available at its Mondolkiri site and has had them for nearly a year. For withholding the information OZ Minerals could face legal action in Australia. Keo Seima, a partner organization was bought out in 2009 ...

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