Mining regulation makes it to space

MINEX FORUM | July 14, 2017
img0 The small country of Luxembourg has become the first European nation to pass a space mining law, which recognises that private owners have rights to the resources extracted in space. The new law, which will enter into force on August 1, also establishes procedures for authorising and supervising space exploration missions, miningweeekly.com notes. The passing of the law is a key action in ...

Macron to try to accommodate environmentalists and miners

MINEX FORUM | July 13, 2017
img0 Central to Macron’s strategy to win over the doubters are ambitious labour law reforms aimed at kick-starting France’s economy. What role, if any, does mining play in the new president’s plans? mining-technology.com asks. In his previous position as Minister of Industry and Economic Affairs, Macron approved a number of domestic mineral exploration projects and supported plans ...

Uzbekistan approved the list of deposits and perspective areas for foreign investors

MINEX FORUM | June 19, 2017
img0 The prime minister of Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulla Aripov has signed a deсree which establishes selection criteria of perspective areas and deposits of strategically important types of solid minerals, for geological exploration and industrial development of which foreign investments are attracted. On selection of perspective areas: Absence of approved long-term state programs for the development ...

Tethyan Resources received approval for drilling on the Suva Ruda project

MINEX FORUM | June 13, 2017
img0 Tethyan Resources plc announced that it has signed an access agreement with the Municipality of Raska (the “Agreement”) for the use of roads, and received regulatory approval for all drilling pads required for the 2017 drilling campaign on the Company’s Suva Ruda project, located in Southern Serbia. Access permissions have been granted to Tethyan for ...

Romania’s National Agency for Mineral Resources to discuss approval for Rovina Valley

MINEX FORUM | June 12, 2017
img0 Euro Sun Mining Inc. (TSX:ESM) reported that in accordance with Romania’s public administration transparency laws, the National Agency for Mineral Resources (“NAMR”) will host a public meeting to discuss the draft Government decision approving the mining license of the Company’s Rovina Valley Project at its headquarters on June 19, 2017. G. Scott Moore, President and ...