Keep up to date with news and developments about the proposed Roşia Montană mine. The links below lead to interviews with and articles from guest contributors and perspectives on commentary from around the web, including:
- Catalin Hosu on a CNN report about Finnish mining, its positive effect on the local communities and how the Roşia Montană Project could have the same positive impact
- Titus Capilnean on the impact of mining on the supply chain, local suppliers and its contribution to economic development
- Joe Zammit-Lucia on a very significant and welcome shift in mindset around how and why we want to conserve our heritage
- Catalin Hosu on an Eastern and Central European mining potential article in the Mining Journal
- Catalin Hosu on a set of examples from EU member states regarding mineral resource policies and industrial developments
- Catalin Hosu on responsible mining examples from all over the world, featuring Finland, Sweden, New Zealand and the US
- Mike Armitage (Chairman of SRK Consulting) on the Rosia Montana data and sees no evidence of any additional minerals or elements that can be recovered commercially from its ore bodies.
- N. Ishwaran and J. Zammit-Lucia, in a series of four articles (I, II, III, IV), on a constructive approach regarding mining and heritage at Rosia Montana
Paul Rübig is Austria’s longest serving MEP and has led a distinguished business career. His parliamentary work includes co-chairing the Business and…
Roşia Montană could be the standard bearer for a revitalised, modern mining industry in Romania, providing local communities with much needed reasons to stay.
The Roşia Montană mine will catapult Romania to the top of the gold producing countries in Europe. The Romanian Government has secured a good and fair deal, in terms of both royalty and state ownership.
The 11th November 2013 may well be regarded as a significant day for the future of mining in Romania. Let’s be clear: the Special Commission’s rejection of the Draft Law was not a rejection of the Rosia Montana mining project.
Romania has an economy with an enormous upside. But whether Romania can harness that potential depends in part on whether the country will open itself up to major foreign investment projects that will generate employment and grow the national GDP.
Sir Martin Sorrell thinks Romania could become one of Europe’s economic powerhouses. The Roşia Montană gold mine can help it get there.
Raluca Besliu’s recent article is typical of the misinformation and misinterpretations being put forward by activists opposing the Roşia Montană gold mine. The project will benefit, not harm, the region.
Given the Roşia Montană gold mine’s established environmental safeguards, the project will “maintain and even enhance the region’s biodiversity,” according to a recent article by the President of the European Parliament’s Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity & Sustainable Development.
Gold is much more than a luxury item – its use is critically important in fields like medicine and nanotechnology.
An independent US think tank has published a report which states that Romania could become an economic powerhouse – if it allows progressive economic projects like the Roşia Montană gold mine to go forward.