Romania wants to place Rosia Montana under UNESCO protection and block gold mining project at this site

Anastasia Bogdanova | February 12, 2020
img0 The final deadline for submitting the application for UNESCO Heritage List is February 1, 2021. Culture minister Bogdan Gheorghiu announced that Romania will resume the procedure for listing the Rosia Montana site in the list of UNESCO World Heritage. “Following the analysis and consultations, we decided that the procedure of listing the Roşia Montană site ...

Romania renews license for controversial gold mining projects, sets higher royalties

MINEX Forum | June 27, 2019
img0 Rosia Montană Gold Corporation (RMGC), the developer of the gold mining project at Roşia Montană, in western Romania, obtained from the country’s mineral resources agency ANRM an addendum to the concession license for the gold exploitation. The document extends the validity of the license for another five years and increases the fee charged by the ...