Alburnus Maior and the Mining Watch Romania network express their deep concern regarding your statement that: "We have agreed, in principle, that Romania and Canada will identify ways to exchange information on the procedures for environmental impact assessment, in the case of large mining projects". Read more... about Open letter to the Romanian Minister of the Environment
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.
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
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.