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Frontier Markets Investment Portfolio: A Mining Site in Northern Myanmar

Asia Frontier Capital’s Regional Investment Analyst Scott Osheroff recently traveled to northern Myanmar to visit the mine site of one of its portfolio companies. Myanmar – Liberalization begins to unfold The National League for Democracy (NLD) seems to have potentially finally come to the realization that the economy is suffering and therefore that their party […]

Myanmar Metals confirms Bawdwin JV as world’s largest lead resource

Perth-based Myanmar Metals has increased the indicated resource at the Bawdwin joint venture project by 50 per cent with the release of a project update. This revision confirms the project in eastern Myanmar as the world’s largest primary lead resource, as well as the ninth largest silver resource. The news comes at a time when […]

Strong geophysical targets for Myanmar at Bawdwin

ASX listed base metal developer Myanmar Metals has reported outstanding results from a ground-based gradient array induced polarisation geophysical survey at its flagship Bawdwin deposit in central Myanmar. Interpretation of the survey data has given very strong indications of relatively shallow new zones of conductive sulphide mineralisation outside of Bawdwin’s existing base metal and silver […]

Myanmar unveils Bawdwin ‘starter pit’ scoping study

A SX-listed junior Myanmar Metals has unveiled the results of a scoping study for the Bawdwin polymetallic mine, in Myanmar, demonstrating the viability of developing a 13-year “starter pit” that will fund the life-of-mine infrastructure. Based on the indicated and inferred resources from the China lode of Bawdwin, the CSA Global-prepared scoping study demonstrates the […]

Systematic exploration underway at Bawdwin for Myanmar

ASX listed base metals developer Myanmar Metals is shifting gear in Myanmar as the company kicks off a major regional exploration program ahead of its highly anticipated drilling campaign due to commence later this year. The ASX listed multi-mineral developer is undertaking a comprehensive site-wide exploration program across its highly prospective Bawdwin lead/zinc/copper and silver […]

Myanmar upgrades lead zinc resource

ASX listed Myanmar Metals has added more certainty to its world-class Bawdwin polymetallic deposit in central Myanmar, increasing its indicated mineral resource by 23% to 24.8 million tonnes grading 5.1% lead, 2.8% zinc, 0.2% copper and 134 grams per tonne silver. The global resource at the project has also been updated to 82Mt @ 4.8% […]

Myanmar Metals to revive forgotten lead-zinc treasure – the Baldwin Mine

Perth-based Myanmar Metals is working hard to create a new chapter in the life of one of the worlds most fabled lead-zinc mines, the Bawdwin deposit in northeast Myanmar, where drilling began this week. A 5,000-metre drilling program is now underway to boost confidence in an already impressive estimate for the potentially world class lead/zinc […]

Bombs aimed at scaring foreign investors away from lucrative areas of country

YANGON – A series of bomb blasts in Myanmar over the past week was intended to scare away foreign investments in the country, authorities said on Friday. Since Oct 9, there have been at least 10 small explosions or attempted bombings that have killed two people and injured several, including an American woman who sustained […]