Asian Mineral Resources (AMR) was established to develop mining opportunities in Vietnam.
Over the past decade, AMR has focused on developing the Ban Phuc Project Area, a massive sulphide nickel resource located 160 km west of Hanoi in Son La Province, in north-western Vietnam.
2014 – AMR secures exploration licenses over highly prospective region of the Song Da drift.
2013 – AMR opens Vietnam’s first nickel mine
2012 – Pala Investments acquires a strategic interest in the Company. Project construction recommences
2009 – Resolving uncertainties regarding Vietnamese government policies on nickel concentrate exports, export tariffs and royalties, AMR secures new funding and reopens Ban Phuc. Finalises optimization studies and documentation.
2008 - AMR commences underground development and site construction. The Vietnamese Government increases export tariffs. Combined with the worldwide slide in metal prices, construction of Ban Phuc is suspended and put into care and maintenance.
2006-2007 - intense drilling and evaluation programme in Ban Phuc culminate detailed design for an underground mine and completion of a full feasibility study. AMR receives a mining licence.
2005 - preliminary assessment and feasibility studies of the area support the development of the massive sulphide resource by underground methods.
2004 – Listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, Canada