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. ...
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 ...
Angkor Gold exploring oil and gas potential in Cambodia
Cambodia-focused mineral exploration company Angkor Gold is actively pursuing oil and gas opportunities in Cambodia in addition to its current roster of mineral exploration projects. The Canadian-listed explorer has been in operation in the Asian nation since 2012, closing 10 deals with a combined value of US$19.50 million within ...
Canadian miner renews five licences, drops two
Canadian mining firm Angkor Gold has received approval from the Ministry of Mines and Energy to extend its exploration licences for five tenements for an additional three years with the option of extending another four years after, the company said in a press release. ...
Angkor Gold approves mining payout scheme
Cambodian mining firm Angkor Gold has agreed to accept payment by instalment on Mesco Gold’s final tranche for the purchase of its Phum Syarung gold mine in northeastern Cambodia, the company said in press release. ...
Angkor Gold share restored
Canadian exploration company Angkor Gold announced on Tuesday that it agreed to buy back all shares sold to investors in 2014, through its net smelter rights (NSR) scheme in the Kingdom’s first commercial underground gold mine in Phum Syarung, in Rattanakiri’s O’Yadaw district – now ...
First mine licensed to draw gold
In a milestone for Cambodia’s nascent mining industry, the government has issued the first commercial mining licence to Mesco Gold, giving the Indian mining firm a green light to extract and process ore at its gold project in Ratanakkiri province, industry sources said yesterday. The landmark ...
Indian mining firm prepares to dig deep in Ratanakiri
The Ministry of Mines and Energy is set to issue the country’s first commercial underground mining license to Indian company Mesco Gold in two weeks, despite opposition by residents of two villages concerned about compensation and environmental damage. The company plans to break ground on its ...
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JOGMEC to explore for gold in Ratanakkiri
Canadian mining firm Angkor Gold has entered into a joint exploration agreement with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp (JOGMEC) to explore Angkor’s Oyadao South licence in Ratanakkiri province, the company said in a press release yesterday. ...
Locals block gold exploration
Fearing the loss of their water source, hundreds of villagers of the Jarai ethnic minority last week continued to block an Australian gold mining company from accessing a plot of land in Ratanakkiri’s Andong Meas district that is licensed for exploration.Angkor Gold Company, which first ...
Policeman allegedly running illegal mine
A Ratanakkiri provincial police officer was yesterday questioned over his alleged ownership of an illegal gold mine in Lumphat district, which was forced to close on Wednesday by the authorities. ...
Police seek official, VN nationals over mine
Authorities in Ratanakkiri province are searching for four Vietnamese nationals and a local official who were discovered to be operating an illegal gold mine in an area allotted to an Australian exploration firm. ...
Angkor Gold announces next step forward for Cambodia's first commercial gold mine
ANGKOR GOLD CORP. (ANK) (“ANGKOR” or “ANGKOR GOLD”) announces that approval from Cambodia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy has been received to proceed with an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on Cambodia’s first royalty-generating gold mine at Phum Syarung. The total area of 12 sq km ...
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Canada couple bring Chinese, Indians into Cambodia gold company
Mike Weeks and Delayne Weeks of Canada had a dream five years ago: create a gold mine. Do it in a nation that has never produced gold commercially. Use the process to educate and enrich an impoverished population. The country is Cambodia. The mine is in northeast ...
Angkor finds visible gold in Ratanakkiri
Canadian miner Angkor Gold has found “visible gold in the soil samples” in the Otray prospect in Ratanakkiri province, which hints at possibly larger reserves, said CEO and chairman Mike Weeks in a press release published on Wednesday. ...
Firm to Develop Gold Mine in Ratanakkiri
A subsidiary of Indian firm Mesco Steel has arrived in Cambodia to begin developing a gold mine in Ratanakkiri province, according to an investor involved in the deal. Mesco Gold has paid a fee of $1.2 million to Canada-listed exploration firm Angkor Gold to develop a ...
Extraction ahead of schedule
Mesco Gold has established drilling and exploration resources at the Phum Syrang prospect in Ratanakkiri province, targeting extraction by late 2014, three to six months ahead of schedule, according to a statement released by Angkor Gold, which holds the land concession. The statement said Mesco had ...
Mesco, Angkor to mine gold
Mesco Gold, an associated company of India-based Mesco Steel, will sign an agreement with Angkor Gold to mine the Phum Syrang prospect on one of its economic land concessions in Ratanakkiri province. “We’ve been exploring the area since 2006. We’ve been drilling holes and there’s ...
Cambodia: Mineral, Metal and Fuel Resources
Cambodia, with a total population of 14,952,665 as of July 2010, is located in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos. The country mostly has a tropical climate and covers a total area of 181,035 km2 Cambodia’s key natural resources include ...
Unexplored Cambodia Shines For Angkor Gold
On top of impressive growth, the Royal Government is opening the country to international investment As for mining: the country is now open for international business. The stable, democratic government passed anti-corruption laws in 2011 and has dedicated itself to working with private business The most active ...