Mining

Working in Laos: Lisa Harmony, Phu Bia Mining

Working in Laos: Lisa Harmony, Phu Bia Mining

5 by / on 27/05/2013, 9:53 am / in Business, Mining, Work

Lisa Harmony is an Australian expatriate working and living in Laos. She is employed by the Australian mining company, PanAust as Recruitment and Workforce Planning Superintendent. Lisa shares her experiences moving to Laos and the challenges and rewards faced by an expatriate joining the workforce here.  WLL: Lisa, we understand you grew up in Queensland, Australia where you attended university […]

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Phu Bia Strikes Gold in Phonsavan

Phu Bia Strikes Gold in Phonsavan

2 by / on 20/09/2012, 11:40 am / in Business, Mining

Phu Bia, one of the largest miners operating in Laos, has expressed satisfaction over the discovery of copper and gold ore in Phonsavan district, Xieng Khuang province. PanAust, the parent company of Phu Bia, announced this week it had discovered about six to seven million tonnes of ore at its Phonsavan project, which will lead to a new mining project in the district. At present, the company operates two mines at Phu Kham and […]

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Vietnam Opens Mining Operation in Vientiane

Vietnam Opens Mining Operation in Vientiane

0 by / on 21/07/2012, 8:50 am / in Business, Mining

Senior Lao officials, joined by a high-level Vietnamese delegation attended the opening of the Sakai Mining Joint Venture Company in Sangthong district, Vientiane on Thursday. From now until the end of the year, the factory will mine 250 tonnes raw material per day from which they will extract gold and silver, aiming to double production by the end of 2013. […]

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