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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

Gold processing to begin next year

Following the recent approval of its environment and social impact assessment by the Ministry of Environment, the kingdom’s first gold-processing plant will begin operations next year, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Mines and Energy said on Monday. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5096661/gold-processing-begin-next-year/

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

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 ...

Aisha Down and Kang Sothear
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/indian-mining-firm-prepares-dig-deep-ratanakkiri-117474/

Villagers worry despite mining company promises

An Indian company planning to extract 500 tons of rock per day from beneath Pheak village in O Yadauv, Ratanakiri this year has promised locals, again, that their digging will have little effect on the mine’s surrounding forest and homes, and that they will replace ...

Aisha Down
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/20549/villagers-worry-despite-mining-company-promises/

Villagers, mining firm settle land dispute

Villagers in Ratanakkiri province’s O’Yadav district have accepted compensation offers from an Indian company seeking a licence to mine gold in the area. ...

Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/villagers-mining-firm-settle-land-dispute

Community mulling mining co’s proposal

Following talks with indigenous villagers over the weekend, which saw promises of jobs and English language lessons, there are high hopes that a foreign company looking to extract gold in Ratanakkiri will be awarded the first-ever mining licence in the province. Representatives of Mesco Gold met ...

Alice Cuddy and Phak Seangly
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/community-mulling-mining-cos-proposal

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 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030861824/Business/extraction-ahead-of-schedule.html

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 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013011860848/Business/mesco-angkor-to-mine-gold.html

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