Foreign firms’ future in Myanmar mining hangs on details

A new amendment has the potential to fundamentally alter the economics of mining in Myanmar and draw a new round of foreign companies to the country. But with commodity prices dropping firms are searching for the most favourable fiscal regimes, and the outlook for Myanmar rests heavily on regulations now being drawn up. A long-awaited […]

AIM listed AuM applies for mineral exploration licences in Myanmar – Aurasian Minerals continues to make good progress with its south-east Asia exploration programme. The group delivered three applications for mineral exploration licences to the Myanmar Mining Authorities in December. It says: “We have since been advised by the authorities that AuM’s applications to explore for copper, gold and silver mineralization have been registered […]