Masan High-Tech Materials asserts leading position of Vietnam’s mining industry

Masan High-Tech Materials asserts leading position of Vietnam’s mining industry

Masan High Tech Materials Corporation was highlighted as a model to follow at the eighth AMMin and related meetings on October 6-8.
Duc Giang Chemical to develop $521 million project in Thanh Hoa

Duc Giang Chemical to develop $521 million project in Thanh Hoa

Duc Giang Chemical Group JSC plans to develop the Duc Giang-Nghi Son chemical complex with the total investment capital of VND12 trillion ($521.74 million).
15 killed in north China mine blast

15 killed in north China mine blast

A coal mine explosion killed 15 people in north China's Shanxi province, state media reported on Tuesday (Nov 19).
Lack of finances forces Bong Mieu gold mine to close

Lack of finances forces Bong Mieu gold mine to close

Despite officially going bankrupt, Bong Mieu Gold Mining Co., Ltd. (BMGMC) has yet to close the mine and restore the area due to a lack of finances.
Scuffle at mining site of Vietmindo

Scuffle at mining site of Vietmindo

One Indonesian staff of PT Vietmindo Energitama was injured in a scuffle between the company and Tan Viet Bac’s workers at Vietmindo's mining site.
Besra proves a comprehensively successful investor

Besra proves a comprehensively successful investor

The presence of Besra, known previously as Olympus Pacific Mineral - one of the first foreign investors of Vietnam in gold mining and exploration industry in Quang Nam province, has not only brought significant economic values to the country, but also contributed remarkable social ones to the two mountainous districts of Phu Ninh and Phuoc Son.
Mineral extraction put under State Audit’s radar

Mineral extraction put under State Audit’s radar

Vietnam is naturally blessed with bountiful mineral resources. But loose controls, inspections and audits of mining activities are being blamed for depleting resources and seriously damaging the environment.
Minerals management a rough diamond

Minerals management a rough diamond

Poorpolicies and laws have led to uncontrolled minerals exploitation.
Vietmindo’s  BCC bad energy

Vietmindo’s BCC bad energy

An Indonesia-backed mining business cooperation contract is showing signs of violating contract terms with potential threat to national energy security.
Gold rush sweeps Latin America, Amazon suffers

Gold rush sweeps Latin America, Amazon suffers

A new gold rush is sweeping through Latin America with devastating consequences, ravaging tropical forests and dumping toxic chemicals as illegal miners fight against big international projects.
Australian firms seek business opportunities in Vietnam

Australian firms seek business opportunities in Vietnam

Australian mining service companies have gathered at the 2012 Vietnam Mining Exhibition and Conference held in Hanoi on March 7-9 for the first time.
Cameroon villagers hope diamonds bring development

Cameroon villagers hope diamonds bring development

Electricity lines that carry no current are strewn across the village of Mparo in eastern Cameroon, but residents hope a long-promised diamond mine will help turn on the lights.
Mining plans to fall into hole

Mining plans to fall into hole

Investors seeking mining opportunities may have to shelve their plans indefinitely after a government decision to temporarily halt all new projects.
Price rises fire German mining revival

Price rises fire German mining revival

A gaping hole in a mountain stands out in the otherwise picturesque landscape here near the Czech border, heralding an unexpected rebirth of industrial mining in Germany.
Writing on the wall for mines

Writing on the wall for mines

Industry insiders warn proposed high initial auction rates will drive investors away from mining projects in Vietnam.
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