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End toxic mines in Europe!

2014-09-29 09:15:00

Bang! Ban Cyanide campaign

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Historic Moment: Slovakia banned cyanide based mining

2014-09-24 07:30:00

On 12 September 2014 Slovak MP's adopted an amendment to the Act on Mining. Cyanide leaching technology for gold processing in mining industry is finally banned with no option for local plebiscit to decide on cyanide leaching technology.

[Ongoing action] Victor Ponta, the cyanide candidate

2014-09-12 15:15:00

12th of Septembrie 2014, Alba Iulia - “Victor Ponta, the cyanide candidate” is written on a banner displayed by anti-mining activists in Alba-Iulia, as a “welcoming” message for the Romanian prime-minister, present in Alba-Iulia for the National Congress of Social Democrat Party. Read more... about [Ongoing action] Victor Ponta, the cyanide candidate

Rosia Montana lives and breathes solidarity!

2014-08-20 13:15:00

Historic moment in Rosia Montana. Social movements and campaigns from Spain, Turkey, Finland, Germany, UK, France and Romania joined forces. Read more... about Rosia Montana lives and breathes solidarity!

A rotten déjà-vu? Two gold mines - one designer

2014-08-07 13:15:00

Cluj-Napoca, 7 august 2014 – One of the worst mining accidents in recent years occurred in Canada where the tailings dam (TMF) of the Mount Polley gold and copper mine failed. Since 4 August, over 10 million cubic meters of water and 4.5 million tons of toxic slurry have been escaping into river and lakes situated in B.C’s Cariboo district. The town of Likely, at the head of Quesnel Lake, is situated near the mine. Authorities have declared a state of emergency. Read more... about A rotten déjà-vu? Two gold mines - one designer

Rosia Montana's new urbanism plans – a new threat for RMGC mine proposal in Romania (TSX:GBU)

2014-08-06 13:00:00

August 6th 2014, Rosia Montana – Rosia Montana’s City Hall recently announced that it would put in place a new general urbanism plan (PUG), as its predecessor which was adopted in 2002, expired in spring. According to legislation applicable both in Romania and within the EU, the approval procedure for any urbanism plans ensures access to information and public participation opportunities. Read more... about Rosia Montana's new urbanism plans – a new threat for RMGC mine proposal in Romania (TSX:GBU)

Roşia Montană should become a model of sustainable development in Europe

2014-06-19 14:30:00

PRESS RELEASE - issued by the joint mission of Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute, arrived in Romania for a mission dedicated to Roşia Montană, listed as one of ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ heritage sites in Europe in 2013, upon nomination made by Pro-Patrimonio Foundation.

 

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"ROȘIA MONTANĂ – EUROPEAN HERITAGE SITE" Press Conference

2014-06-18 10:45:00

PRESS CONFERENCE INVITATION

Dear members of the press,

ProPatrimonio Foundation and ARA Association are pleased to invite you at the "ROȘIA MONTANĂ – EUROPEAN HERITAGE SITE" Press Conference, on Thursday, the 19th of June – 14.00 at the Romanian Order of Architects, Arthur Verona 19, Bucharest. Read more... about "ROȘIA MONTANĂ – EUROPEAN HERITAGE SITE" Press Conference

Europa Nostra / Four-day mission in Romania for Rosia Montana

2014-06-17 07:30:00

PRESS NOTE / Roşia Montană, 16 June 2014 - Experts from the leading European heritage organisation Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute have arrived today in Romania for a four-day mission related to Roşia Montană, listed as one of ‘The 7 Most Endangered’ heritage sites in Euro Read more... about Europa Nostra / Four-day mission in Romania for Rosia Montana

Parliament says NO to Gabriel Resources

2014-06-04 06:00:00

Rosia Montana/Romania, 03.06.2014 - The bill on measures related gold-silver ore exploitation at Rosia Montana and to stimulate and facilitate the development of mining activities in Romania, also known as the “special law” was rejected today by Romania’s Lower House with 301 votes “for”, 1 vote “against” and 3 “abstentions.“ This marks the final rejection of a bill initiated by the Ponta Government which sent it for debate to Parliament last September 2013. Read more... about Parliament says NO to Gabriel Resources

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