Romania: The Court of Appeal has put an end to the Eldorado Gold mine project

MINEX Forum | October 7, 2019
img0 The gold mine development project, implemented by Canada’s Eldorado Gold in Certei, central Romania, through Deva Gold, has been permanently blocked by the Court of Appeal in Cluj. This upheld the Basic Court’s decision canceling the Zoning Plan (PUZ) for the entire mining project. “This decision invalidates any approvals that Deva Gold has received from ...

Savannah Resources to extract quartz, glass-making ceramic at lithium mine in Portugal

MINEX Forum | September 26, 2019
img0 Multi-commodity developer Savannah Resources (AIM:SAV) is looking into maximizing value at its Mina do Barroso lithium project in Portugal by identifying other products present in the concession. Unveiling a maiden resource for elements other than lithium, the London-based company said that the Grandao deposit, which is part of its lithium project, contains 4.79 million tonnes ...

Impressive recoveries from Adriatic’s Bosnia & Herzegovina zinc polymetallic project

MINEX Forum | September 26, 2019
img0 Zinc polymetallic explorer and developer Adriatic Metals PLC announced results from a preliminary metallurgical test work program on samples of ores from the Rupice deposit and the Veovača deposit. The deposits are part of its 100% interest in the Vareš Project that is located close to the mining town of Vareš in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...

Chaarat completes joint venture with Çiftay for Kyrgyz Republic projects

MINEX Forum | September 24, 2019
img0 Gold mining company Chaarat has concluded a joint venture (JV) agreement with Turkish company Çiftay İnsaat Tahhüt ve Ticaret for Kyrgyz Republic projects. The agreement conclusion follows the announcement made in March, when Chaarat signed a binding term sheet to enter a JV with Çiftay to collaborate on the Tulkubash and Kyzyltash projects in the ...

Huge expansion project at Kaz Minerals Copper Mine, Kazakhstan

MINEX Forum | September 2, 2019
img0 As part of $1.2 billion (€1.08 billion) expansion project at its copper mine in Aktogay, earlier this year, Kaz Minerals turned to Genie for an equipment solution adapted to steel construction assembly work performed in conjunction with Terex cranes. Terex equipment providers Korund Group of Companies based in Oskemen, Kazakhstan, supplied 18 Genie machines for ...

Chinese venture to start mining battery metal antimony in Tajikistan

MINEX Forum | August 29, 2019
img0 A Chinese joint venture will start mining antimony, a flame-proof metal used in batteries, in Tajikistan next year with the statemining company, aiming eventually to produce a tenth of global output. TALCO Gold, jointly owned by Tajik state aluminium firm TALCO and China’s Tibet Huayu Mining Co, is developing the Konchoch deposits in the Western part of the mountainous ex-Soviet ...