Phu Bia Mining Logistics

Phu Bia Mining Logistics haulage route

Phu Bia Mining (PBM) Logistics manages the Company’s employee transport, concentrate haulage and in-bound freight and consumables activities in Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. This includes two port facilities in Thailand and Vietnam.

PBM Logistics prides itself on exceptional product stewardship including the safe storage and transport of concentrate from gate to port through to the delivery of product that meets customer specifications and in-country requirements. 

The operations

Concentrate is transported from our Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation through to the Sriracha port in Thailand and the Hon La port in Vietnam.

Within Laos, PBM operates its own fleet of prime movers and trailers for in-country haulage and for haulage to Hon La port in Vietnam of copper concentrate.

A strategically located logistic centre located 124 kilometres from the Phu Kham Operation at Ban Thouay, facilitates the transfer of goods between contractor-operated trucks and company-operated trucks. 

A second facility is located at Langkhang approximately 380 kilometres from Ban Thouay where PBM trucks deliver concentrate direct to Hon La port.

The Logistics team operate a warehouse within a Freezone located near the Laem Chabang port in Thailand. All inbound international freight and Thailand domestic freight is consolidated at the warehouse before being dispatched by road to PBM operations in Laos.

Phu Bia Mining driver in front of a fleet of Scania trucks

We average...


Kilometres of travel with the Phu Bia Mining haulage fleet (excluding contractors)


Truckloads of inbound general freight, consumables and dangerous goods to our Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation and Ban Houayxai Gold-Silver Operation


Litres of diesel for transportation to our Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation


Passenger movements monthly on our bus fleet (excludes on-site transport) between the capital of Laos, Vientiane, and our operations at Phu Kham and Ban Houayxai


Jet boat passenger movements monthly between our Ban Houayxai Gold-Silver Operation and Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation


Return barge trips a month for the transport of equipment and freight between our Ban Houayxai Gold-Silver Operation, Phu Kham Copper-Gold Operation and Exploration sites.

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Logistics activities

Mr Lei Feng

Non Executive Director

Mr Lei Feng has over 20 years of financial management experience in various sectors including printing, packaging, shipbuilding, grain trading, mining and finance.

Mr Feng began his career in 2004 as a Financial Accountant at C & C Joint Printing Co., (Guangdong) Ltd., after completing a Masters of Business Administration degree between 2002 and 2004 at Sun Yat-Sen University.

After five years, in 2009, Mr Feng was appointed as Financial and Executive Manager at Heshan Innopak Co., Ltd. Since 2013, Mr Feng has held senior financial positions with various Guangdong state-owned companies regulated under the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.

In 2013, Mr Feng took up a new appointment as Financial Controller, at Guangxin Shipbuilding and Heavy Industry Co., Ltd and was appointed in 2016, as the Financial Controller with Donlink Group Co., Ltd.

In 2018, Mr Feng joined Guangdong Rising Holdings Group Co. Ltd., (GRHG) as the Deputy General Manager of the Finance Department and later in 2020 he was appointed as General Manager of Finance. In early 2022, Mr Feng took on his current position of General Manager of Guangdong Rising Investment Development Co., Ltd, with GRHG.

Mr Feng became a Non-executive Director of the PanAust Limited Board of Directors on 10 May 2022.