Southeast Asia





Timely acquisitions set B2Gold on growth path

VANCOUVER — B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE-MKT: BTG) is a story of savvy gold acquisitions and operational reliability in challenging jurisdictions. The company avoided writedowns and executive turnover…



Asiamet Resources’ vice-president of exploration Stephen Hughes (centre, sunglasses) with the BKM copper project team in Indonesia.  Credit: Asiamet Resources

Asiamet defines BKM in Indonesia

Asiamet Resources (TSXV: ARS) hasn’t let changes to Indonesia’s mining law in 2014 impact its vision for an open-pit, heap-leachable copper mine at its Beruang…



Aldridge likes what it sees at PNG discovery

When Aldridge Minerals (AGM-V) acquired a 450-sq.-km licence in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in February 2009, it fielded three requests from majors to joint-venture the property even before any samples were taken.


A vessel at Nautilus Minerals' Solwara 1 copper-gold project in the Bismarck Sea. Photo by Nautilus Minerals

Nautilus secures deep-sea mining lease (February 07, 2011)

A pioneering deep-sea mining operation is a big step closer to reality after the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government granted a mining lease to Nautilus Minerals (NUS-T, NUS-L) for its Solwara 1 copper-gold project in the Bismarck Sea.