Eldorado Gold updated Greek mine plan reduces ‘footprint’

MINEX Forum | April 9, 2018
img0 Canada’s Eldorado Gold filed a new technical report for its contentious Skouries gold mine project, in Greece, on Thursday, which said it “significantly” reduces the development’s environmental footprint. The miner, which also filed updated reports for projects in Turkey and Canada, took a tough stand with Greece in November, freezing investment and suspending operations in ...

Resource nationalism has reached Greece

MINEX FORUM | September 15, 2017
img0 Canadian miner Eldorado Gold’s threat this week to freeze investments in Greece after years of frustrating and costly permit delays highlighted the risks the industry faces when it strays away from mining-friendly countries, said miningweekly.com. After moving into higher-risk countries in recent years to mine new deposits, companies are being forced to seek safe havens during a rise in so-called ...

Eldorado Gold could get permits for its Olympias project in the next few days

MINEX FORUM | September 13, 2017
img0 Greece will grant Canada’s Eldorado Gold outstanding permits for its Olympias project this week, its Energy Minister George Stathakis said on Wednesday. Dozens of Eldorado Gold workers rallied outside the energyministry in Athens on Wednesday to protest against potential job losses after the Canadian company threatened to suspend investment at its Greek mines, demanding permits and clarifications on an upcoming arbitration process, said miningweekly.com with reference ...