fbpx

Protests and demonstrations a key concern for extractive companies

Protests and demonstrations pose a serious security threat to the oil and gas industry as well as mining sector in Myanmar, a recent poll among industry players showed. Yangon-based Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) organised workshops aiming to raise awareness of the relevance of Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPSHR) for Myanmar’s […]

PanAust Secures New Exploration License in Myanmar

PanAust is pleased to announce that it has secured three new exploration licenses in Myanmar on Thursday 5 July 2018, following approval by the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on 21 June 2018. The licenses are the first awarded under the Myanmar Union government’s new mineral regulations. PanAust’s headquarters is in […]

Australia-based mining company granted three blocks

Australian PanAust Group has been granted exploration licences for three mining blocks in Myanmar, becoming the first foreign firm to receive the green light after a new mining law was passed last December. A subsidiary of Chinese state-owned Guangdong Rising Assets Management, PanAust will have the right to explore and produce mineral resources in Hel […]