Laos to See Mineral Earnings of USD 463 Million in Fourth Quarter

There are 124 mining companies operating 209 projects including exploration and processing of minerals, with 14 companies now constructing new facilities. From 2021 to 2025, Laos is expected to produce mineral products valued at USD 7.832 billion, increasing by four percent from the previous five ...

Latsamy Phonevilay

Mining officials dig deeper into mineral processing methods

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Government officials from the mining sector at central and local levels are attending a training course to broaden their knowledge of mineral processing.The training course on techniques in mineral resource processing began yesterday in Vientiane and will run until September 23 ...

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Gold mining operation kicks off in Xaysomboun

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – A feasibility study of exploration and processing at a 234.6 square kilometre gold mining site at Naty village area in Longchaeng district, Xaysomboun province, has begun after the government gave the green light.The project is a partnership between the Jo Bounmy ...

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Phu Bia Mining hoping to extend concession in Xaysomboun

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Phu Bia Mining Company Limited hopes to continue their concession for an open-pit mine in Anouvong district, Xaysomboun province, which will come to an end in 2021.The company has extracted samples from a new exploration site for analysis with the results ...

Souksamai Boulom

Energy and mining projects need careful study: Lao PM

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has called for the energy and mining sector to make greater use of natural resources to maximise sustainable incomes from various projects nationwide.Along with greater benefits from energy and mining projects, the premier also told officials in ...

Bounfaeng Phaymanivong

Experienced team sustainably developing Lao mining

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Entrepreneurs and business owners in Laos are now able to utilise the vast expertise of Ortus Mining Laos to develop mining projects.Ortus Mining Laos, a subsidiary of Ortus Mining Capital, told Vientiane Times recently that they are focused on the development ...

News Desk

Phu Bia Mining reports an excellent start to 2019

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Phu Bia Mining is very pleased to report strong results across all key business metrics during its March quarter 2019.The Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation produced 19,820 tonnes (t) of copper in concentrate at a C1 cost of US$1.14/lb after precious metal ...

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Mining sector’s contribution to Lao economy slides

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The mining sector’s contribution to the Lao economy is expected to continue to reduce this year as gold and copper production for export drops.Some of Laos’ main mining projects will close early and mineral prices on the world markets are expected ...

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Revenue from mining predicted to fall by 1.93 per cent in 2019

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The value of mineral production is expected to drop by 1.93 per cent this year, attributed to the fact that some large mines are slowing production in anticipation of closure next year.   Last year the government set the target for mining ...

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VN implements biggest mining project in Laos

VIENTIANE — The Lao Government and Việt Phương Group (VPG) from Việt Nam on Tuesday signed a contract for exploiting and processing bauxite ore and building an alumina factory in Laos’ Sekong province. With total investment of about US$650 million, this will be Việt Nam’s biggest ...


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