Grassroots Resistance to Mining in Macedonia

MINEX Forum | August 7, 2018
img0 “For fifteen years now my family and I have been investing in organic agriculture, working the land together with my children to build a better life for them in our homeland,” says Dimche Baleski, an organic producer from the municipality of Valandovo, during a public debate on proposed amendments to the Law on Minerals held ...

Swiss Solway 2017 results for its Buchim Copper Mine in Macedonia

MINEX Forum | June 29, 2018
img0 Steady improvement of this facility’s operational efficiency was the key driver for ensuring the sustainability of production that resulted in the historically stable performance of the Cu segment of the Group with the 2017 EBITDA margin at 49% at Solway-owned DOO Buchim Radovish, which is Macedonia’s largest copper mine. Management of the Group is commencing ...

Macedonia terminates concession agreement for Kazandol mining project

MINEX Forum | March 30, 2018
img0 The Macedonian government decided on March 27 to annul the agreement on the construction of Kazandol mining complex in the south of the country, after environmental concerns were raised. Sardich MC, a company set up with British and Ukrainian capital, signed a concession deal with the Macedonian authorities on the exploration of copper, gold and ...

Central Asia Metals – a diversified producer with assets in Kazakhstan and Macedonia

MINEX FORUM | November 15, 2017
img0 LONDON (Reuters) – Central Asia Metals (CAML), which has just bought a lead and zinc mine in Macedonia, would consider further purchases but not for six months, its chairman said on Monday. The $402.5 million acquisition of Lynx Resources, completed on Nov. 6, adds diversity to a miner that until now based its revenues on ...