By Don Weinland
A mining outfit in Battambang province will begin copper and silver extraction within two years, the company’s chief executive said yesterday.
Wild Bull Resources, an Australian firm partnering with local miner Angkor Thumopich Resources (ATR), would join a small group of companies claiming a quick turnaround in an industry that has yet to see extraction.
A high-level government adviser holds a management position and a stake in ATR.
Wild Bull has applied for an exploration licence and will explore the open pit mine in Battambang’s Don Tret area for at least six months, CEO Paul Menere said. More…