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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 ...

Cam McGrath
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/first-mine-licensed-draw-gold

Ethnic community rejects mineral exploration

Exploration company Angkor Gold Corp is working with NGOs to educate residents of Pate commune’s Plang village in Ratanakiri’s Ou Ya Dav district after villagers refused to give the company permission to explore for gold on their land. ...

Ven Rathavong
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/25519/ethnic-community-rejects-mineral-exploration/

Mesco set to draw first gold from Ratanakkiri mine

Mesco Gold has established the required surface-level infrastructure and is awaiting government approval to begin the extraction of gold at its Phum Syarung mine in Ratanakkiri province, the company’s director said yesterday.The Indian mining firm is poised to become the first operational commercial mine in ...

Cam McGrath
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mesco-set-draw-first-gold-ratanakkiri-mine

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 ...

Market Watch News Staff
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/angkor-gold-announces-next-step-forward-for-cambodias-first-commercial-gold-mine-2014-12-03?reflink=MW_news_stmp

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