6/15/2012 1
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Ministry of Mines
Current Mining Activities
in Myanmar
Presented by U Kya...
• administration of mineral policy and planning,
• mineral legislation,
• mine inspection and safety,
• mineral conservati...
Department of Geological
Survey & Mineral Exploration
Country wide geological mapping, Mineral
prospecting and exploration...
No.(1) Mining Enterprise
Responsible for production of -
Lead Iron
Zinc Antimony
Silver Nickel
Copper Chromite
According t...
No.(2) Mining Enterprise
Tin
Concentrates
Wolfram
Concentrates
Tin-Wolfram-
Scheelite
mixed
Concentrates
Refined gold Refi...
No.(3) Mining Enterprise
Responsible for the production of
Coal Manganese
Limestone Barite
Gypsum Dolomite
Fluorite Benton...
Myanmar Gems Enterprise
taking supervision
and allowing permit
for local private companies .
Responsible for -
Moreover, a...
Myanmar Pearl Enterprise
Responsible for -
prodiction a large quantity of good-quality
cultured pearls,
as well as to coll...
Myanmar Salt & Marine Chemical Enterprise
Responsible for supervision and allowing permit for
Solar Salt Potassium chlorid...
6/15/2012 10
VvariousVvariousVvariousVvarious changes in legislationchanges in legislationchanges in legislationchanges in...
6/15/2012 11
MINERAL POLICY
To boost up present production
to fulfill the growing domestic needs
to increase foreign excha...
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(a) to implement the Mineral Resources Policy of the Government;
(b) to fulfill the domestic requirements and...
Gemstones such as Rubies, Sapphire,
colored gemstone and Jade are also
exported.
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The best rubies and sapphire in the world are produced from Mogok,
Upper Myanmar known as the Land of Rubies since 13 Cent...
Jade
Jadeite jade is produced from the Kachin State in
upper Myanmar. There are three Gems & Jade
Emporiums per year .Jade...
Cathode Copper
Produced from S & K Mine, Monywa
annual production at present is 25000 tons.
operated by Myanmar Yang Tse C...
Mawchi mine
Tanintharyi division
Heinda Kanbauk and Kalonta
All tin and tungsten mines have been privatized.
At present th...
Mining operation in Namtu- Bawdwin
Lead- Zinc Mine.
Other Lead- Zinc mines - Yadanar Theingi
and Bawsaing mines.
Gold
Kyaukpahto gold mine situated in Kawlin
township, Sagaing division and
other five large scale gold mines are Modi -
M...
Coal
Practicing production sharing contract system in which 100%
percent of investment is borne by the private companies a...
Barytes
One Barytes powdering plant in Thazi, near
Mandalay.
The powdered product is supplied for drilling wells
under Mya...
Iron and Steel
No.1 Iron and Steel Plantat Pyin Oo Lwin
The products are consumed locallyfor construction works.
At Presen...
Iron Ore Exploration
To study Iron ore deposit at kathaing Taung ,
DGSE and Kunming Henglong Architecture
Mechanical Const...
Limestone
Two types of limestone are produced in
Myanmar
high calcium content with no outstanding
physical appearance
with...
Fireclay,
Yellow ochre,
China clay ,
Asbestos ,
Bentonite,
Felspar
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Ferro Nickel Production
Myanmar CNICO and ME(3)
PSC at Tagaung Tang (Mandalay Region)
US$ 787 – 899 million.
The mine is o...
North Mining Investment Co.,Ltd & DGSE
At Mwe Taung,
Already signed to do the feasibility study on 6.6.2012.
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Myanmar practice the production sharing contract (P.S.C)
system.
In the production sharing types of agreement the investor...
No. of FDI
There are (7) FDI with Australia, China, Russia,
Thailand and Vietnam in production of Zinc,
Iron, Ferronickel,...
Issued Mining Permits for Local Companies.
Ministry of Mine already issued 1355 mining permits
since 31.3.2012 for citizen...
Conclusion
We hope there’ll be more cooperation between
Myanmar and Your Country
in the near future.
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  1. 1. 6/15/2012 1 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Mines Current Mining Activities in Myanmar Presented by U Kyaw Thet Director Department of Mines
  2. 2. • administration of mineral policy and planning, • mineral legislation, • mine inspection and safety, • mineral conservation and mining related environmental control. Responsible for
  3. 3. Department of Geological Survey & Mineral Exploration Country wide geological mapping, Mineral prospecting and exploration using geological, geochemical, geophysical and exploratory drilling techniques. Responsible for
  4. 4. No.(1) Mining Enterprise Responsible for production of - Lead Iron Zinc Antimony Silver Nickel Copper Chromite According to market oriented policy and leading to privatization, the deposits are being worked on Joint-Venture basis with local and Foreign Companies.
  5. 5. No.(2) Mining Enterprise Tin Concentrates Wolfram Concentrates Tin-Wolfram- Scheelite mixed Concentrates Refined gold Refines tin Responsible for production of -
  6. 6. No.(3) Mining Enterprise Responsible for the production of Coal Manganese Limestone Barite Gypsum Dolomite Fluorite Bentonite Industrial Clay Dimension stones
  7. 7. Myanmar Gems Enterprise taking supervision and allowing permit for local private companies . Responsible for - Moreover, also encourages gemstone and jewellery shops and allows permit.
  8. 8. Myanmar Pearl Enterprise Responsible for - prodiction a large quantity of good-quality cultured pearls, as well as to collect mother - of - pearl oysters from the sea.
  9. 9. Myanmar Salt & Marine Chemical Enterprise Responsible for supervision and allowing permit for Solar Salt Potassium chloride Iodated salt Oral rehydration salt Magnesium chloride Marine chemicals Magnesium sulphate Soda ash
  10. 10. 6/15/2012 10 VvariousVvariousVvariousVvarious changes in legislationchanges in legislationchanges in legislationchanges in legislation 1988 Union of Myanmar Foreign Investment Law Rules relating to the Union of Myanmar Foreign Investment Law 1994 Myanmar Citizens Investment Law 1994 Union of Myanmar Mines Law 1994 Rule relating to Mines Law 1995 The Myanmar Gemstone Law 1995 Myanmar Pearl Law 1994 Rule relating to Gemstones Law 1992 The Salt Enterprise Law
  11. 11. 6/15/2012 11 MINERAL POLICY To boost up present production to fulfill the growing domestic needs to increase foreign exchange earnings To invite participation in terms of technical know-how and investment from sources within the country and abroad Mineralwise emphasis to be given for development Copper Gold Lead/Zinc Iron and Steel Coal Nickel Construction-related industrial minerals cement making minerals dimensionstones aggregates
  12. 12. 6/15/2012 12 (a) to implement the Mineral Resources Policy of the Government; (b) to fulfill the domestic requirements and to increase export by producing more mineral products; (c) to promote development of local and foreign investment in resp- ect of mineral resources; (d) to supervise, scrutinize and approve applications submitted by person or organization desirous of conducting mineral prospec- ting, exploration or production; (e) to carry out for the development of, conservation, utilization and research work of mineral resources; (f) to protect the environmental conservation works that may have detrimental effect due to mining operation.
  13. 13. Gemstones such as Rubies, Sapphire, colored gemstone and Jade are also exported. 6/15/2012 13
  14. 14. The best rubies and sapphire in the world are produced from Mogok, Upper Myanmar known as the Land of Rubies since 13 Century. The ruby mines are situated about 150 miles to the north east of Mandalay in Mandalay division . Sale of precious stones is done through tri-annually held gem emporiums, gem trading centers and gems marts and by private license holders. 6/15/2012 14
  15. 15. Jade Jadeite jade is produced from the Kachin State in upper Myanmar. There are three Gems & Jade Emporiums per year .Jade are mainly soled by these emporiums. 6/15/2012 15
  16. 16. Cathode Copper Produced from S & K Mine, Monywa annual production at present is 25000 tons. operated by Myanmar Yang Tse Copper Limited, MYTCL, 6/15/2012 16
  17. 17. Mawchi mine Tanintharyi division Heinda Kanbauk and Kalonta All tin and tungsten mines have been privatized. At present there is no state operated tin tungsten mine apart from one tin smelter in Myanmar. 6/15/2012 17
  18. 18. Mining operation in Namtu- Bawdwin Lead- Zinc Mine. Other Lead- Zinc mines - Yadanar Theingi and Bawsaing mines.
  19. 19. Gold Kyaukpahto gold mine situated in Kawlin township, Sagaing division and other five large scale gold mines are Modi - Momei work site (A),(B),(C) ,(D),(E) in Yamethin township Mandalay division and Phayoungtaung gold mine in Patheingyi township Mandalay division.
  20. 20. Coal Practicing production sharing contract system in which 100% percent of investment is borne by the private companies and the agreed split ratio is shared between the two parties. There is no more production of coal by state sector after privatization of Kalewa in Sagaing Division and Namma in Northern Shan state to the private companies in 2010. As of 30 September 2011, 43 coal production licenses issued to 32 local privatecompanies. 6/15/2012 20
  21. 21. Barytes One Barytes powdering plant in Thazi, near Mandalay. The powdered product is supplied for drilling wells under Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) and also for oil wells operating under joint venture agreement with MOGE. 6/15/2012 21
  22. 22. Iron and Steel No.1 Iron and Steel Plantat Pyin Oo Lwin The products are consumed locallyfor construction works. At Present, the plant is operated by Ministry of Defense. 6/15/2012 22
  23. 23. Iron Ore Exploration To study Iron ore deposit at kathaing Taung , DGSE and Kunming Henglong Architecture Mechanical Construction Co.,Ltd 6/15/2012 23
  24. 24. Limestone Two types of limestone are produced in Myanmar high calcium content with no outstanding physical appearance with inclusions giving rise to beautiful texture and color are used as decoration limestone, known as dimension stones. 6/15/2012 24
  25. 25. Fireclay, Yellow ochre, China clay , Asbestos , Bentonite, Felspar 6/15/2012 25
  26. 26. Ferro Nickel Production Myanmar CNICO and ME(3) PSC at Tagaung Tang (Mandalay Region) US$ 787 – 899 million. The mine is opened on 27.3.2011 and production will start soon. 6/15/2012 26
  27. 27. North Mining Investment Co.,Ltd & DGSE At Mwe Taung, Already signed to do the feasibility study on 6.6.2012. 6/15/2012 27
  28. 28. Myanmar practice the production sharing contract (P.S.C) system. In the production sharing types of agreement the investor shall have to contribute 100% of investment in which case the government would expect a share of the production and a production sharing will be signed with sharing ratio to be agreed upon between the parties. 6/15/2012 28
  29. 29. No. of FDI There are (7) FDI with Australia, China, Russia, Thailand and Vietnam in production of Zinc, Iron, Ferronickel, Gold, Tin and Marble. 6/15/2012 29
  30. 30. Issued Mining Permits for Local Companies. Ministry of Mine already issued 1355 mining permits since 31.3.2012 for citizens and can classified by following: Exploration Permit - 551 Nos Small Scale Mining Permit - 520 Nos Large Scale Mining Permit - 129 Nos Subsistence Mining Permit - 20 Nos Small Processing Permit - 135 Nos 6/15/2012 30 and mainly for Tin – Tungsten, Copper, Antimony, Iron, Coal , Industrial Minerals, Marbles, Granite , Magnesia dioxide, Goal and lime stone.
  31. 31. Conclusion We hope there’ll be more cooperation between Myanmar and Your Country in the near future. 6/15/2012 31

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