MNN Awards: Lamb shepherds reactivation of historical Bawdwin mine

MYANMAR Metals CEO and chairman John Lamb is standing on the shoulders of giants as he seeks to revive what was once the British Empire’s richest mine. The Bawdwin mine in Myanmar’s mountainous northern Shan state was the world’s largest source of lead before WWII, and was established by former US president and mining engineer […]

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 […]

Top End Minerals closing in on zinc acquisition

Top End Minerals (ASX:TND) has successfully completed its technical due diligence on the Lashio zinc refinery in Myanmar. In late November 2016, Top End acquired the option to purchase a 60% interest in the Longh Keng zinc mine and Lashio zinc refinery in Myanmar for US$43 million. Corporate due diligence and financial due diligence is […]

Ministry of Mines to invite open tender for Cathode Copper & other mixed; Closing Date: December 1st, 2014

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list INVITATION FOR OPEN TENDER No(1) Mining Enterprise, Ministry of Mines invites to submit the tender quotation open tender in the United States Dollars. Cathode Copper (99.99%) (400) M/T – Yangon Branch Antimonial Ore and other mixed – Hpa Ahn Zinc, Chromium Concentrate and Other mixed, Iron Ore and […]