Eumeralla expects mining permit this year

Australian mining firm Eumeralla Resources expects to receive a permit to explore for tin and tungsten in Kayah State by September of this year – three years after it first applied, the firm announced this week. The company expects the exploration permit to be granted in the second or third quarter of this year, it […]

Mandalay marble miners protest planned wildlife sanctuary

Marble miners have hit back against a bid to establish a wildlife sanctuary that they say could close down one of the country’s major export industries. The Yatkansintaung religious association is advocating for quarries to be closed and replaced by a wildlife reserve, while the Myanmar Federation of Mining Associations (MFMA) says the mines in […]