Phichit

Gold rush crawls to a standstill

Date of Release: 
Dec 6 2015

It was a billion-baht aerial survey of potential mineral deposits that sparked an enthusiastic start to gold mining in Thailand 32 years ago. Foreign investors were wooed and local communities were excited about the idea of new roads leading into their villages.

Digging deep: Akara has invested billions of baht in its gold mining operations, including this mine which covers vast areas in Phichit’s Thap Khlo district and Phetchabun’s Wang Pong district.

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