Canada’s Erin boron exploration in Serbia shows serious mining potential

MINEX Forum | August 27, 2018
img0 Canada-based mineral exploration and development company Erin Ventures’ exploration activities in Serbia show the country has a significant boron mining potential, a Serbian government aide has said. “The research indicates that there is good potential, but still there is no verification so we cannot precisely say what the reserves are,” Ivan Jankovic, an advisor to ...

Rio Tinto invests $100 mln in Jadar project in Serbia since 2004

MINEX Forum | August 7, 2018
img0 British-Australian mining corporation Rio Tinto has invested $100 million (86.3 million euro) in the development of the Jadar lithium borate discovery in Serbia since 2004, the Serbian government said. “As Jadar can significantly influence the development of Loznica and the whole region, the government has established an inter-ministerial working group to cooperate with the investor ...

Serbia anticipates investors from China

MINEX FORUM | July 12, 2017
img0 In the 19th century mansion in central Belgrade where bureaucrats plan some of Serbia’s important overseas projects, 64-year-old Ivan Mrkic is busy unpacking boxes teeming with the books, research papers and maps he needs to become an instant expert on China. Mrkic, a one-time Foreign Minister, anticipates investors from Hong Kong and Beijing will pour tens of millions of euros into eastern Europe and he wants Serbia — among ...

The 2nd MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum was held on 14-16 June 2017 in Belgrade

MINEX FORUM | June 28, 2017
img0 MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum offered vibrant platform for dissemination of innovative technologies and promoting investment opportunities for mining and exploration across Eastern, Central and Southern Europe. The Forum brought together over 170 delegates from 24 countries representing mining and technical projects, European and Global mine operators, Practitioners from consulting companies, Equipment suppliers and software providers, ...

Tethyan Resources received approval for drilling on the Suva Ruda project

MINEX FORUM | June 13, 2017
img0 Tethyan Resources plc announced that it has signed an access agreement with the Municipality of Raska (the “Agreement”) for the use of roads, and received regulatory approval for all drilling pads required for the 2017 drilling campaign on the Company’s Suva Ruda project, located in Southern Serbia. Access permissions have been granted to Tethyan for ...

Serbia launchs the Cadaster of Mining Waste

MINEX FORUM | March 31, 2017
img0 Image: ytimg.com Instruments for Pre-Accession Assistance helps economically weak countries in Europe to develop their infrastructure, rural infrastructure, industry and provide their citizens with better living conditions. In Serbia, the Ministry of Mining and Energy of the Republic of Serbia has commenced with the implementation of first such project. lexology.com noted. The goal of the Cadaster of Mining ...

IMF discussed its Stand-By Arrangement with Serbia

MINEX FORUM | March 7, 2017
img0 Image: cloudfront.net An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by James Roaf, visited Belgrade during February 27-March 6, 2017 to discuss progress in implementation of commitments under Serbia’s precautionary Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) with the IMF. A full mission for the seventh review under the new semi-annual SBA review schedule, combined with the 2017 Article IV ...

Serbia need a restructuring plan for loss-making state mines to get the IMF loan

MINEX FORUM | January 18, 2017
img0 Image: energovg.rs Serbia hopes to discuss a new loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund in the spring, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Wednesday. Serbia’s 1.2 billion-euro loan agreement with the IMF is due to end in February 2018, oann.com reported with reference to Reuters. “We were very satisfied with the results we achieved through that ...