Rosia Montana (Romania)

Type: City
Name: Rosia Montana (Romania)
Country: Romania
Latitude: 46.299999
Longitude: 23.129999
population: 3,776
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Campact concerned CETA will make Rosia Montana ISDS challenges commonplace

Juergen Maier, the managing director with Forums Umwelt & Entwicklung (Forum for Environment and Development) warns about the investor-state provision in the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the United States-European ... [Published Council of Canadians - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Orca Confirms New High Grade Zone at Block 14

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/10/14 -- . (TSX VENTURE: ORG) ("Orca" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on exploration at its Galat Sufar South ("GSS") prospect on its 7,000km2 Block 14 mineral license in Sudan. Orca ... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Orca Gold : Increases Interest in Block 14 to 70%

- Orca Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ORG) ("Orca" or the "Company") is pleased to advise that it now has made the third and final option payment to secure an effective 70% interest in the Block 14 mineral license in Sudan.On March 1, 2012 Orca acquired the right ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Stop the gold rush!

Hey, big spender! China’s first gold vending machine – it dispenses coins and bars – landed in busy Wangfujing Street, Beijing, in 2011. Each withdrawal is capped at a million yuan (about US$162,000) worth of gold. Imagechina/CorbisWeird stuff, gold. ... [Published New Internationalist - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rosia Montana: Short report on three activities that took place around the International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners (Romania)

Here is a short report on three activities that took place around the International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners during a gathering of radicals in Rosia Montana, Romania. http://www.rhythms-of-resistance.org/spip.php?page=news-big&id_article=126&lang=en ... [Published 325 - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Europe and beyond: the resistance against mega-projects (A-Radio Berlin)

Dear all, We would like to present an interview the Anarchist Radio Berlin ( aradio.blogsport.de ) made with Bogdan, an activist from Rumania. The main topic is the recent 4th Forum against unnecessary imposed mega-projects, a network of major struggles ... [Published 325 - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Romania and Bulgaria: occupy the transition!

Last year’s mass protests in Romania and Bulgaria gave citizens a taste of how together they can transform public life. Some are asking for more. Thousands protest against the Bulgarian government in Sofia. Demotix/Johann Brandstätter. All rights ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Crowdfunding Our Natural Resources: A Way to Ethical Mining? #crowdfundmining

By David Drake   Natural resources, which include  minerals, metals, oil or gas, occupy a central role in our everyday life. Minerals are essential to our economic development. The minerals, particularly the metals, have specific properties such ... [Published HedgeCo.Net - Jun 17 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

European bison returns to rewild Romania's remote valleys

T he crowd surges forward against the barrier, cameraphones are held aloft, children are hoisted on to shoulders. The celebrities, the first European bison about to set their hooves in this remote Romanian valley in the southern Carpathian mountains for ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 21 2014]

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As the Council of Canadians has noted  previously, "Whitehorse-based Gabriel Resources is preparing an international arbitration case against the Romanian government because it rejected the proposed Rosia Montana gold and silver mine. This massive open-pit mine in the Carpathian mountains would use cyanide to mine about 314 tons of ton of gold and 1,500 tons of silver. It would involve destroying mountainsides, displacing about 2,000 villagers, and creating a 300-hectare toxic tailings pond. The company has previously threatened it may seek up to $4 billion 'for multiple breaches of investment treaties' if the mine were blocked."
Commenting, Simon Jackson, President and CEO, said, "Block 14 continues to justify our decision to operate in the north of Sudan. In a very short time our work on Block 14 has developed from reconnaissance exploration to discovery, to resource definition and now to resource expansion. At the same time, continued generative exploration has resulted in a new discovery, 60 km away from GSS, still on Block 14. The prospectivity of the Nubian Shield continues to impress and this geological setting clearly has the potential to be a new world class gold region. In the current challenging gold price environment the focus has to be on grade. The GSS deposit has both grade and significant size potential, as demonstrated by the results of our work this summer. We continue to be excited by the results at both GSS and EG3.2 and look forward to reporting a revised resource estimate in Q1 2015." Orca Gold Inc. is a Canadian resource company focussed on exploration opportunities in Africa...
We Save "), created in the first days of September and skillfully managed"
...However, a Romanian forestry expert said the "trend was already a history in Romania” as international investors buy up land."

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Campact concerned CETA will make Rosia Montana ... [Published Council of Canadians - Sep 19 2014]
Orca Confirms New High Grade Zone at Block 14 [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 10 2014]
Orca Gold : Increases Interest in Block 14 to 70% [Published 4 Traders - Sep 02 2014]
Stop the gold rush! [Published New Internationalist - Sep 01 2014]
Rosia Montana: Short report on three activities... [Published 325 - Aug 25 2014]
Europe and beyond: the resistance against mega-... [Published 325 - Jul 15 2014]
Romania and Bulgaria: occupy the transition! [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Jun 25 2014]
Crowdfunding Our Natural Resources: A Way to Et... [Published HedgeCo.Net - Jun 17 2014]
European bison returns to rewild Romania's remo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 21 2014]
Gabriel Resources Ltd.: Archaeological Discharg... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jan 30 2014]
New anti-gold mine protest downtown Bucharest b... [Published Romania Business Insider - Oct 14 2013]
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Rosia Montana: Short report on three activities... [Published 325 - Aug 25 2014]
Here is a short report on three activities that took place around the International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners during a gathering of radicals in Rosia Montana, Romania. http://www.rhythms-of-resistance.org/spip.php?page=news-big&id_article=126&lang=en ...
Europe and beyond: the resistance against mega-... [Published 325 - Jul 15 2014]
Dear all, We would like to present an interview the Anarchist Radio Berlin ( aradio.blogsport.de ) made with Bogdan, an activist from Rumania. The main topic is the recent 4th Forum against unnecessary imposed mega-projects, a network of major struggles ...
Crowdfunding Our Natural Resources: A Way to Et... [Published HedgeCo.Net - Jun 17 2014]
By David Drake   Natural resources, which include  minerals, metals, oil or gas, occupy a central role in our everyday life. Minerals are essential to our economic development. The minerals, particularly the metals, have specific properties such ...
Gabriel Resources Ltd.: Archaeological Discharg... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Jan 30 2014]
TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Jan. 30, 2014) - Gabriel Resources Ltd. ("Gabriel" or the "Company") (TSX:GBU) reports that a ruling of the Suceava Tribunal (the "Tribunal") in Romania today has admitted a request for the temporary suspension of the ...
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