AltMapCambodia reveals a newly leaked map of South Laos mineral concessions, proposed and in progress as of 2007.The Lao government maintains a website about mineral concessions and provides a spreadsheet of companies engaged in concessions, and gives a difficult-to-read map of concession areas. This map overlaps that provided the Laotian government, but includes some not disclosed by these materials, including numerous proposed concessions.Small JPEG 319k
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Green rectangles indicate concessions acknowledged by the Government of Laos. (For the Government's own map, click here; the Law: Lao Mining Law of 1997).
Lao-China Oriental Minerals Development Co Ltd, Lane Xang Development, Chaleunxokxay Construction, South Asia Economic & Technical, Lao Service Incorporation, CEIEC & CEIECSC, Lao Aluminum Industry, Viet Phuong, XJ International, Quanbinh Industrial Trading SR, Chongya Exi, Santi Trading Ltd., Phonepaseuth, Sinlong Ltd., Savane Gypsum, Aries Mining Ltd., Lane Xang Mineral, Sengchan Mining, Enterprise Gypsum, VINA Chem, Viet-Lao Corporation, Xaylatana Kosag, Yunnan Machinery Import & Export Co. Ltd., Tienchingchongchi Ltd., Mining Development Company Ltd., Lanxang Development Corporation, Magnum Fertilizers Company, Lao-China Gold Mining Industry, Khamkeut Mining.