• 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.

  • MYANMAR - Ex-Im Bank to open

    The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im) will open for business in Myanmar to help finance short-term and medium-term US export sales.

  • Mining body appoints legal advisor

    THE Myanmar Federation of Mining Association (MFMA), an organization which aims to promote the mining sector and its role in Myanmar’s economy, has appointed international law firm Stephenson Harwood to be its honorary legal advisor. Stephenson Harwood is the first and only firm to hold this role.

  • Centurion granted exploration concessions

    Centurion Minerals’ concessions fall within the major gold and associated mineral belts that strike through central Myanmar.

    Centurion Minerals’ Myanmar partner has confirmed that the Slate Belt and Bandi mineral exploration concession applications have been accepted by the Myanmar Ministry of Mines. The company has initiated a property-wide exploration reconnaissance program while it seeks approval from the regional government.

  • MYANMAR - Green light for Centurion licences

    Two mining exploration concession applications and associated land packages owned by Centurion Minerals have been accepted for processing by the Myanmar Mining Ministry. Canadian-based gold explorer Centurion and its local Myanmar partner Crown Minerals own the Slate Belt and Bandi gold concessions which are within the major gold mineral belt that spans central Myanmar.

  • MYANMAR - Timah establishes new tin subsidiaries

    Indonesian tin mining company PT Timah will set up two new subsidiaries to support its Myanmar operations. One of the subsidiaries will operate the company’s tin mine in Tanithary province and the other will market the locally-produced tin.