Burma Mining News

Myanmar to review existing mining and energy contracts

The move comes as the nation gets ready to sign up to the Norway-based Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

Myanmar: No incendiary weapons used on copper mine protest crackdown

The country rejected Saturday an independent report claiming security forces used white phosphorus in a crackdown on a Chinese-backed copper mine protest last November.

Aung San Suu Kyi intervenes following clashes at copper mine

Burmese opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner vows to find a peaceful solution to dispute

Burmese police break up copper mine protests with flare guns, dozens injured by camp fires

Police resort to use of water cannons and flare guns

Burma keeps copper project running as government 'afraid of China'

Senior minister says copper mine closure could trigger Chinese interference in Burma's domestic affairs

Fatal earthquake collapses gold mine in northern Myanmar

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit northern Myanmar on Sunday, collapsing a gold mine, a bridge, damaging several old Buddhist pagodas and leaving as many as 12 people feared dead.

Myanmar poised to become new mining Mecca for Chinese investors

Chinese companies are seeking the wealth of mining opportunities that neighbouring Myanmar (ex-Burma) has to offer, as the country opens its economy to foreign investment after more than half a century of military ruling.

Australian miners seek a wealth of opportunities in a new Myanmar

Australian exploration and mining firms are readying themselves for forays into Myanmar following the end of decades of military rule earlier this year and the country's opening up to foreign investment.

Myanmar: what investors need to know

American based sanctions removed, over $2 billion invested and host to the South Asian Games.