EBRD to help Kyrgyzstan to rehabilitate uranium production sites

MINEX FORUM | April 5, 2017
img0 A joint delegation from the European Union and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has held talks with the government of Kyrgyzstan on addressing the environmental legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia, said world-nuclear-news.org. Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan formed an important uranium-producing region in the former Soviet Union, and more than 9000 tonnes ...

Agris Preimanis was appointed new EBRD Director for Kazakhstan

MINEX FORUM | March 30, 2017
img0 The EBRD has appointed Agris Preimanis new Director for Kazakhstan, one of the Bank’s largest countries of operations where it has invested more than US$ 8 billion to date, said the bank. The announcement was made today in Almaty, the country’s largest city, during a high-level visit led by EBRD First Vice President Phil Bennett.Agris Preimanis, ...

Uranium mining legacy fund, Precondition for EBRD project implementation in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

MINEX FORUM | January 26, 2017
img0 Image: ekathimerini.com The EBRD’s latest nuclear safety fund is making progress. Framework agreements have been signed with the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan which will provide the legal basis for implementation of projects in these countries. The purpose of the “Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia” is to support measures to deal with the legacy of Soviet-era uranium ...

Centerra Gold found co-creditor for its Öksüt gold project

MINEX Forum | August 12, 2016
img0 Image: http://oksutmadencilik.com.tr/ Centerra Gold Inc. reports that the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) joins UniCredit Bank AG in the US$150 million project financing term loan facility for the Öksüt Project in Turkey. EBRD to investUS$75 million. It is the bank’s first mining investment in Turkey. The loan was initially fully underwritten and signed by UniCredit on April ...