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In Myanmar's gold rush, not all that glitters is gold ...

In a report to Myanmar's parliament, obtained by Ricochet, the mining company National Prosperity Gold Production Group says that Aung San Lin owes it almost 2.3 million Myanmar Kyat (about $2,600) because he continued to mine the land after authorities claimed the land for the company. Land grabs in the new Myanmar


Jul 16, 2015· Wednesday, 09 December 2009 Mining for gold at the predicted flood zones of the Myitsone dam project in Irrawaddy River in Burma's northern Kachin State, has been given the go ahead by the military junta, said local sources close to gold mining firms. There are 22 working gold mines in Myanmar, according to the mine department.

Gold Mining, Conflict Threaten Myanmar's Indawgyi Lake

Jan 10, 2016· The unstable security situation and lack of government regulation of gold mining operations are undermining Burma's bid to get Indawgyi Lake Wildlife Sanctuary listed as a Word Heritage site, said Htay Win, an officer working at the sanctuary, as Unesco requires that certain conservation measures are put in place before a site can be listed.

Is Myanmar about to experience an ... - AusIMM Bulletin

An antiquated mining industry. Myanmar's contemporary mining industry is modest, producing small amounts of copper, gold, lead, nickel, tin, tungsten and zinc (Fong-Sam, 2014). The industry still relies on antiquated geological data, much of which dates back to the colonial era.

Gold Mining in Kachin State, Burma -

A devastating "gold rush" is ongoing in Kachin State. Gold mining companies operate along all the major rivers and also on-land where gold yielding sediments are found (see map). The main mining centers appear to be along the Irrawaddy River north of the state capital Myitkyina and the areas around Tanai and the Chindwin River.

Security Concerns Hamper Tackling Illegal Gold Mining ...

May 31, 2017· RANGOON — Burma's environmental ministry said it could not effectively take action against illegal gold mining around Indawgyi Lake in Kachin State's Mohnyin Township due to the proximity of clashes between government forces and ethnic …

Overview of Myanmar's Mining Industry - SES Professionals

The government of Myanmar once owned all of the country's gold mines, but following the fall of the junta in 2011, many of them were sold off to private owners. Following five decades of rule by socialist and military governments, under which the country became one of the least developed countries in the world, a new chapter of Myanmar's ...

Gold in Myanmar - Rich Mineral Resources -

Sep 14, 2015· Responsible gold mining ensures economic development in a host countries, not just those which have active mining. Myanmar, though its production of gold is not that high, is still considered to have considerable opportunities for exploration and mining of gold. Gold and Mineral Sources . Myanmar is strategically located at the advantageous ...

Myanmar's approach to mining needs a rethink | The Myanmar ...

SWIA of Limestone, Gold and Tin Mining in Myanmar Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business "The entire approach to mining in Myanmar needs a rethink. Our field team observed so many negative impacts when undertaking the research for this assessment. Most of the harms were felt by workers – including women and children - and born by the ...

Myanmar - Wikipedia

Myanmar (English pronunciation below; မြန်မာ Burmese: ), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, and also known as Burma, is a country in Southeast Asia.Myanmar is bordered by India and Bangladesh to its west, Thailand and Laos to its east and China to its north and northeast. Myanmar is the largest of the mainland Southeast Asian states.


According to the revised Myanmar Mining Law, gold bullion from Myanmar can be exported to foreign countries; however, there is a need to change the Myanmar gold measurement system to the international gold standards and measuring systems, gold traders say.

Mining in Myanmar -

Advising on Myanmar's Mining Sector. Charltons advises on mining in Myanmar including foreign investment in Myanmar mining joint ventures and the application of Myanmar's mining rules and regulations. Myanmar is endowed with world-class mineral resources including copper, gold, lead, zinc, silver, tin and nickel.

history of gold production - Myanmar

Gold production did not change in 2004 and stayed at 100.00 Kg . The highest level history of gold production was reached in 1997 at 181.00 Kg, the lowest level in 1990 at 26.00 Kg. You will find here below the latest values, and you can add the following graph into your website by inserting the html code located below the graph.

Is Myanmar about to experience an exploration boom ...

An antiquated mining industry. Myanmar's contemporary mining industry is modest, producing small amounts of copper, gold, lead, nickel, tin, tungsten and zinc (Fong-Sam, 2014). The industry still relies on antiquated geological data, much of which dates back to the colonial era.

Myanmar Gold Mine - YouTube

May 18, 2015· MOGOK(MYANMAR):THE FAMOUS MARBLE RUBY MINE OF "KADOKE TAT" ALSO CALLED BY LOCALS"THE BLACK HOLE" - Duration: 11:19. Federico Barlocher 39,381 views

Myo AUNG Myanmar -

MYANMAR GOLD PROJECT | Myanmar known until recently as Burma, is slowly but steadily starting to attract foreign investment, driven mainly by international resource firms eager to tap into the ...

Photos Of The Day: Gold Mining In ... - The Velvet Rocket

Photographs by Juan Pablo Cardenal and Heriberto Araujo… ***** BURMA: At a gold mine some 30 miles from the town of Myitkyina, dozens of Burmese miners, some as young as 14, work from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The technology is very rudimentary, and the work is hard: BURMA: This mining site, like others along the Irrawaddy River, is a concession given by Burma's ruling military junta to ...