Finland swaps coal for atom

MINEX FORUM | September 5, 2017
img0 The director general of Finland’s energy department, Riku Huttunen, announced that the country will introduce legislation to phase out coal and increase carbon taxes, said mining.com. The new rules, which Huttunen said would “leave room for manoeuvre,” are expected to be in place by 2018 and the goal is to get rid of coal by 2030. Flexibility ...

Aurion Resources completed the purchase of two gold projects in Finland

MINEX FORUM | March 21, 2017
img0 Aurion Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:AU) reported it has completed the purchase of the Kaaresselkä and Kiekerömaa gold projects from Tertiary Minerals plc, following the transfer of the Exploration Licences from Tertiary to Aurion by the mining division of the Finnish Safety and Chemical Agency (Tukes) and exchange approval by the TSX-V. The projects were purchased for ...