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Visit Roșia Montană: locals of Rosia await guests for Easter and the 1st of May

2014-04-17 06:00:00

April 17th, 2014 - Alburnus Maior in partnership with București Association organise two short holidays this spring on the Easter occasion (18-21 April) and 1st May holiday (1-4 May), as part of the tourist promotion campaign „Visit Roșia Montană!”. More than 100 people are expected to spend the holidays in this village in the Western Carpathians. Read more... about Visit Roșia Montană: locals of Rosia await guests for Easter and the 1st of May

Rosia Montana vs. Gabriel Resources GBU - 2:0. Two vital permits for the mine proposal are annulled by court

2014-04-16 10:45:00

Rosia Montana/Romania, 16. April 2014 – Two judgments, both of which are very important for Rosia Montana, were released yesterday. The first relates to the annulment of the environmental avis for ‘RMGC’s modified Zoning Plan for the Industrial Development area.’ The second rejected an appeal submitted by the project owner about suspending the archaeological discharge for Rosia Montana’s Carnic Massif. Read more... about Rosia Montana vs. Gabriel Resources GBU - 2:0. Two vital permits for the mine proposal are annulled by court

RMGC loses crucial approval setting a 8 years regress

2014-04-15 11:30:00

April 15th, 2014 - One of the crucial permits necessary for further continuation of the approval procedure for the cyanide mining project in Rosia Montana has been anulled by court today. The Sibiu Regional Environmental Protection Agency's decision (REPA ) had issued an environmental permit for the "Modified Zoning Plan for the Industrial Development Area of RMGC" that is, as of today, not valid anymore. Read more... about RMGC loses crucial approval setting a 8 years regress

Evasion and money laundering investigation, the price of bribery for the cyanide Referendum

2014-04-10 07:00:00

April 10th, 2014 - The mining company Rosia Montana Gold Corporation is under investigation for complicity in money laundering in Romania. Millions of euros invested in an extensive PR campaign, meant to convince the public of the investors' seriousness and respect for national and European laws, once again turns out to be useless. Read more... about Evasion and money laundering investigation, the price of bribery for the cyanide Referendum

Apusenii Liberi newspaper: Transylvania, a mine field

2014-03-19 12:30:00

The current issue of the Apusenii Liberi newspaper, printed in 30,000 copies, reveals information on numerous gold mining projects in Transylvania.

The fourth edition of the newspaper concentrates on revealing the new proposed mining projects in Transylvania, all very similar to the one in Rosia Montana. The articles expose the irregularities and the lack of transparency under which 13 new mining projects go through fast approval procedures. Read more... about Apusenii Liberi newspaper: Transylvania, a mine field

Visit Roșia Montană! – spring touristic offers for Easter and 1st of May

2014-03-13 13:15:00

Alburnus Maior together with Bucharest Association are pleased to lauched today, March, 13th, the touristic offer „Visit Roșia Montană!”, the spring session, inviting all Roșia Montană lovers to spend the Easter and 1st of May celebrations at Roșia Montană. Read more... about Visit Roșia Montană! – spring touristic offers for Easter and 1st of May

The 4th edition of the Forum Against Unnecessary Imposed Mega Projects will be hel in Rosia Montana

2014-03-09 13:00:00

We are pleased to announce the 4th edition of the Forum Against Unnecessary Imposed Mega Projects. After the Susa Valley in Italy in (2011), Notre-Dame-des-Landes (2012) in France and Stuttgart (2013) in Germany, the Forum against Unnecessary Imposed Mega Projects will be held in Roșia Montană, between 8th and 11th of May 2014. Read more... about The 4th edition of the Forum Against Unnecessary Imposed Mega Projects will be hel in Rosia Montana

Open letter to the Romanian Minister of the Environment and Climate Change

2014-03-10 10:15:00

Open letter to the Romanian Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and to the Technical Analysis Commission for the Rosia Montana project

Dear Mr. Attila Korodi,
Dear members of the Technical Analysis Commission for the Rosia Montana project, Read more... about Open letter to the Romanian Minister of the Environment and Climate Change

True transparency is more precious than gold

2014-02-10 14:00:00

Transparency International: a coalition against corruption?

Berlin, Germany 10/02/2014 –Today at 13:00 German and Romanian volunteers of the "Save Rosia Montana!" campaign will protest in front of the Berlin headquarters of ‘Transparency International. With this action, the activists want to draw attention toa controversial project of this NGO in Romania. Read more... about True transparency is more precious than gold

Roşia Montană’s 1883rd anniversary celebrated by thousands of people all over the world

2014-02-10 08:30:00

Roşia Montană Day was celebrated on 6 February 2014 in more than 40 cities in Romania and worldwide, bringing together thousands of participants. This cultural event was organised by Alburnus Maior and Bucureşti Association to celebrate 1883 years since the first documentary evidence of Roşia Montană.

Roşia Montană Day aimed to promote the existing natural and cultural heritage of Roşia Montană and to emphasise the need to preserve and spotlight it by including the Romanian village in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Read more... about Roşia Montană’s 1883rd anniversary celebrated by thousands of people all over the world

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