Gold prices unchanged at B18,200

Thailand’s Gold Traders Association have announced buying prices at 17,843.32 baht per baht weight for gold ornaments. Keep reading ...

Vietnam destroys 60 illegal gold mines in central region

Quang Ngai Province’s Military Command announced 27 July they had destroyed 60 illegal gold mines within 6 days, by one week earlier than previously planned.   Government agencies have coordinated with Engineer Corps to carry a ton of explosives to the sites.   Keep reading ...

Gold diggers: Thai gold mine causes environmental and health problems

A major Geographical investigation looks at the devastating environmental and debilitating health effects a Thai gold mine is having on a village in Loei, and at how a group of determined villagers are fighting back This idyllic valley is the stage for the violent suppression of popular protests in the ...

Indian miner sets 2016 target for extraction of gold in Cambodia's R’kiri

Indian mining firm Mesco Gold will begin mining a gold field in Cambodia’s northeastern Ratanikiri province by early 2016, according to a company statement released yesterday. If it begins extracting successfully, Mesco Gold, which is owned by the Indian company Mesco Steel, would effectively become Cambodia’s ...

Cambodia mine on track for 2016 start-up

India’s Mesco Gold (Cambodia) presented to the Cambodian Ministry of Mines and Energy that its Phum Syarung underground mine, in the northeastern province of Ratanakiri will start with initial capacity of 500 tons per day with a recovery rate of 85%. Angkor Gold discovered the epithermal gold deposit ...

Australian-controlled Thai gold mine faces ​accusations​ of polluting water supply

An Australian-controlled gold mine in central Thailand is facing fresh accusations of polluting local water supplies with villagers demanding a new investigation into the mine’s operations. The Akara (Chatree) mine is controlled by Sydney-based Kingsgate Consolidated limited and located 280km north of Bangkok. The accusations follow earlier charges ...

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