• PanAust work seeks drill targets

    A PROGRAM of geochemical sampling and mapping as well as data analysis continues at PanAust’s exploration licences in Myanmar. The company hopes this program will identify potential drill targets by the end of the year.

  • Eumeralla expects exploration permit

    EUMERALLA Resources expects the exploration permit for its tungsten project in Kayah State to be granted by Myanmar’s Union Government by the end of the year. The company expects this will be the final step in the approval process.

  • Deadly jade waste landslide in Myanmar

    More than 100 people have died in a landslide at a remote jade mining area in northern Myanmar early on Saturday which buried about 70 huts housing artisanal miners and their families.

  • Licence process for Myanmar project

    Eumeralla Resources’70%-owned Myanmar subsidiary Mawsaki Mining continues discussions with Myanmar’s Department of Geological Survey and Mineral Exploration (DGSE) aimed at finalizing the exploration permit for its Mawchi Tin and Tungsten Project.

  • MYANMAR - Unions set mine safety goals

    Mining unions in Myanmar intend to set up health and safety committees at every mining operation in the country. The pledge follows a joint IndustriALL Global Union workshop earlier this month in the city of Monywa, Sagaing.

  • Claims of human rights abuses

    AMNESTY International is calling for investigations into potential human rights abuses and illegal activity relating to the Monywa copper mining operation. The human rights advocate claims large-scale forced evictions and serious pollution linked to the operation have destroyed livelihoods and exposed thousands to health risks.

  • Asia Pacific granted Shan licence

    ASIA Pacific Mining has received full approval of its AP-4 mineral exploration licence in Shan state, becoming the first Western-led mining development company to be granted a 100%-owned exploration licence in Myanmar. The licence covers 649sqkm northwest of the town of Namtu, which is about 40km northwest of the major regional centre and airport at the city of Lashio. The area is prospective for lead, zinc and silver.

  • MYANMAR - Centurion raises funds

    Centurion Minerals has closed a second and final tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement and issued 1.52 million units priced at Can$0.05 for proceeds of $76,000. Proceeds from this financing shall be used to advance its Myanmar gold project strategy and for general corporate purposes.

  • Asia Pacific granted Shan licence

    ASIA Pacific Mining has received full approval of its AP-4 mineral exploration licence in Shan state, becoming the first Western-led mining development company to be granted a 100%-owned exploration licence in Myanmar. The licence covers 649sqkm northwest of the town of Namtu, which is about 40km northwest of the major regional centre and airport at the city of Lashio. The area is prospective for lead, zinc and silver.

  • Centurion identifies Slate Belt targets

    CENTURION Minerals has completed a reconnaissance exploration program on the Slate Belt concession in central Myanmar and continues to compile historical geological and exploration information. The company has identified six priority exploration targets that will be the focus of a phase 2 exploration program.

  • MYANMAR - Centurion to raise funds

    Centurion Minerals has arranged a non-brokered private placement of up to 5 million units for total gross proceeds of up to $250,000. Each unit will consist of one common share and one warrant.

  • MYANMAR - High grade discovery at AP-4

    The first month of exploration activity on Asia Pacific Mining Limited's AP-4 licence in Shan State has yielded significant discoveries of massive sulphide silver-lead-zinc mineralization. Samples have returned 305 grams/tonne silver, 56.9% lead and 4.1% zinc.

  • MYANMAR - Slate Belt priority targets identified

    Centurion Minerals has completed a reconnaissance exploration program on the Slate Belt concession in central Myanmar and continues to compile historical geological and exploration information. The company has identified six priority exploration targets that will be the focus of a phase 2 exploration program.

  • MYANMAR – Asia Pacific granted licence

    Asia Pacific Mining has received full approval of its AP-4 mineral exploration licence in Shan State, becoming the first Western-led mining development company to be granted a 100%-owned exploration licence in Myanmar.

  • Centurion begins Slate Belt exploration

    CENTURION Minerals has initiated a phase 1 reconnaissance exploration program on its Slate Belt concession in central Myanmar. The program includes geological mapping, stream sediment geochemistry and evaluation of historical gold occurrences.

  • PT Timah tin mining plan

    PT Timah, one of Indonesia’s biggest mining companies, says it is close to receiving a 10,000 hectare concession to mine tin and tungsten reserves in southern Myanmar’s Tenasserim province. The state-owned company says it plans to complete exploration in six months and begin mining in 2015, and that it also plans to build a US$12 million smelter facility.

  • Lead refining plan

    Sichuan Henglu Industrial Company from China and Myanmar’s Good Plus Star Mining Company have formed a joint venture company named GPS Joint Venture to refine lead in Kalaw Township, Taunggyi district of Shan province.

  • Bukit Asam plans power plant

    Publicly-listed Indonesian coal miner PT Bukit Asam plans to build a steam power plant in Myanmar and another in Vietnam. President director Milawarma is optimistic that the plan will boost Bukit Asam’s reputation as a world-class energy company.

  • TPJ gains access to Newmont database

    TRIPLE Plate Junction (TPJ) has signed a licence agreement with Newmont Exploration, a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation, which grants TPJ access to Newmont’s proprietary database covering various exploration activities in Myanmar, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia and Cambodia. TPJ also intends to change its name to Aurasian Minerals plc.

  • Opportunities for all in South East Asia

    SOUTH East Asia is a diverse region which means there is something for everyone in terms of opportunities, particularly in the mining and energy industries, according to a Vietnam-based Austrade senior trade commissioner.

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