The Asia Miner

OCT-DEC 2015

The ASIA Miner - Reporting Important Issues to Mining Companies in the Asia Pacific Region

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October-December 2015 | ASIA Miner | 1 Features China's amended Environmental Protection Law (EPL) will make it more diffcult for enterprises to skirt envi- ronmental laws and for offcials to fail to enforce the law without being subject to public scrutiny. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 China Australia has benefted greatly from China's transformation in the past decade and the China Australia Free Trade Agreement represents a key step forward in Australia's quest to beneft from China's new consumer era. . . . . . . . . . . 8 Chinese Investment Abroad China continues to have a role to play in global development of mining and associated infrastruc- ture. Zijin Mining Group, the world's biggest gold producer by market value, has been a big player and intends to push ahead with further deals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Leading Developments Asia-Pacifc The mining sector shows early signs of adjustment to future conditions underpinned by signs of stabilizing prices over the next year, but is exercising even greater caution in operations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Central Asia China Nonferrous Gold is on track for frst production at the Pakrut Gold Project in Tajikistan during this quarter. The company has targeted completion of the processing plant in September and the smelter in October. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Around the Region China Extra processing capacity at CSH Gold Project is credited for a rise in production. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Indonesia First gold pour was expected at the Tembang project by the end of September. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Erdene starts new drilling program at Altan Nar Gold Polymetallic Project. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Philippines Solid progress is being made with the production ramp-up at Siana Gold Project. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Papua New Guinea Nautilus Minerals continues to award seafoor mining contracts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 India NSL Consolidated is set to develop phase two of its Kurnool iron ore facilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Vietnam Asian Mineral Resources has increased nickel production at Ban Phuc project. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Cambodia A PFS has demonstrated excellent economics for the Okvau Gold Project. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Australia gold KBL has started processing ore from the Pearse open cut mine in NSW. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Kazakhstan Australian mineral sands miner Iluka Resources has started exploration. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 As part of China's transformation changes are taking place which are sometimes diffcult for the west to comprehend. For the global min- ing industry China's evolution has played a major role in infuencing what and how much is produced but this is changing and mining has to adapt. In China the changes mean new emphasis on safety and environmental protection with Ca- nadian company Silvercorp Metals providing a prime example with its new GC mine. See page 24. Photo courtesy Silvercorp Metals. DEPARTMENTS Advertisers' Index . . . . . . . . . . 67 Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . 45 Exploration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 From the Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Legally Speaking . . . . . . . . . . . 56 On the Move . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Product News . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Supplier News . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Subscription Form . . . . . . . . . . 67 Eastern Dragon build resumes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 OT sets new production records ...........................32 Record overburden removal at Portia ..................43 October-December 2015 | Volume 12 | Issue 4 | Industry Technical Information | 矿业技术信息 Changing China 变化中的中国 聚焦中国 保护中国的环境 Chinese investment abroad 中国的海外投资

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