Macedonia: There is no decision about Ilovica without harmonizing the views of all stakeholders

MINEX Forum | November 19, 2018
img0 Macedonian Government spokesman, Mile Bošnjakovski, said that the decision about the Ilovica mine would not be adopted until the views of all stakeholders have been aligned. Responding to a journalist’s question after a regular press conference of the Government, Bošnjakovski stressed that the government would not do anything to the detriment of citizens. “The Government ...

Russian minister says $7.5 billion windfall tax off the table for now

MINEX Forum | August 23, 2018
img0 Russian government ministries have agreed a proposed windfall tax on metals, mining and chemical companies is “inappropriate” for now, Industry Minister Denis Manturov said on Wednesday. “With colleagues from other ministries, we reached a common position that as of today it’s inappropriate,” he told reporters on the sidelines of a military forum outside Moscow, adding ...

Ukraine approves 26 large enterprises for privatization in 2018

MINEX Forum | May 12, 2018
img0 The Ukrainian government has approved a list of large enterprises for privatization in 2018. It includes 26 enterprises: five regional electricity supply companies, Centrenergo, Odesa Port-Side Plant, Turboatom, Zaporizhia Titanium and Magnesium Combine, United Mining-Chemical Company and Sumykhimprom. “We are selling them to make investments and enterprises work efficiently. We need to attract qualified advisers ...