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23 May 2016. Thailand's military regime has ordered the shutdown of the country's gold mining and exploration industry, including the Australian-owned Chatree mine 280 kilometres north of Bangkok.

"They are still unable to confirm that the gold mine causes heavy-metal and cyanide contamination in the environment and people's sickness but in the interests of people around the gold mine and resolving the conflict, we made a decision to close the mine by the end of the year," Thailand Industry Minister said.

THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

http://www.smh.com.au/business/mining-and-resources/thailand-to-close-all-gold-mine-operations

At industryabout.com:

Chatree Gold Mine

World - Gold Mining Map

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