Corruption perceptions index 2017

MINEX Forum | February 23, 2018
img0 This year’s Corruption Perceptions Index highlights that the majority of countries are making little or no progress in ending corruption, while further analysis shows journalists and activists in corrupt countries risking their lives every day in an effort to speak out. The index, which ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public ...

Chinese Gold Mining company fired 370 Kyrgyz workers

MINEX Forum | January 12, 2018
img0 Full Gold Mining fired 370 Kyrgyz workers after they refused new contracts that included a 30 percent salary cut. Chinese mining company fired 370 miners in southern Kyrgyzstan after their contracts expired. The miners, who worked at the Ishtamberdi mines in the Jalal-Abad region, reportedly had refused to accept amendments to their employment contracts which would have ...

Nordgold to participate in a public discussion regarding the Montagne d’Or project

MINEX FORUM | August 16, 2017
img0 Montagne d’Or (the “Company”), owner of the Montagne d’Or mining project (the “Project”) in French Guiana, announces its intention to start a public consultation during the fourth quarter of 2017. The objective will be to gather feedback from all stakeholders involved in the project to ensure transparency and collaboration, Nordgold’s press service reported. The consultation will aim to ...

Euro Sun Mining holds public meeting to discuss its Rovina Valley Project

MINEX FORUM | June 26, 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”) hosted a public meeting to discuss the draft Government decision approving the mining licence of the Company’s Rovina Valley Project at its headquarters today, June 26, 2017. The meeting was originally scheduled for ...

The local band supports the Cameco’s mining operations in northern Saskatchewan

MINEX FORUM | June 19, 2017
img0 The Lac La Ronge Indian Band (LLRIB) and Cameco Corporation announced the signing of a collaboration agreement that enhances and sustains their existing relationship and commercial ventures. The agreement confirms LLRIB’s support for Cameco’s mining operations in northern Saskatchewan, the parties’ commitment to protecting the environment and ensures LLRIB will continue to benefit from employment, ...

Historic buildings relocate in Swedish Kiruna due to miner activity

MINEX FORUM | May 29, 2017
img0 The entire Swedish city of Kiruna has begun a long-planned and quite challenging relocation to an area situated about 3km (2miles) east, after ground fissures created by iron ore mining activity weakened the ground beneath it, said mining.com. The decision, however, didn’t take any local by surprise. In fact, mining company Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB (LKAB) has ...

Memorial to miners dead in the largest England mine disaster was opened in Barnsley

MINEX FORUM | May 8, 2017
img0 Image:yorkshirepost.co.uk The explosion made the ground shake for miles around, and flames erupted from 300 yards below. All around Barnsley – it was just before Christmas – “black snow” and burning wood fell out of the sky. The apocalyptic scenes of December 1866 claimed 361 lives in England’s worst coal-mining disaster, yorkshirepost reported. The Oaks ...