Economy

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:

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The gift of natural resources

An interview with Dr. Corina Hebestreit, the director of Euromines, the representative body for the European mining industry.

‘Resource efficiency isn’t just about trade: it’s about making the very best of what we have, whether it’s sourced in Europe or imported.’

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Economy and Environment: no compromise in a new era for Romanian Mining

By Dragos Tanase, General Manager of the Roşia Montană Gold Corporation

Jobs, economic growth, the revival of our moribund mining sector – and the highest environmental and safety standards.

That’s what the Roşia Montană project will bring to Romania.

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The Finnish mining perspective

By Seppo Maula, the former mayor of Kittala, Finland, where one of Europe’s largest gold mines started commercial production in 2009.

“Romania has a tradition of mining going back to the Romans. This is a chance for that industry to have a new start.”

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Major investment will lead to much needed jobs

By Gordon Walker, regional general manager of ALS Minerals in Romania.

Technology transfer, training and tax dollars are just some of the benefits the Rosia Montana gold mine will bring to Romania. And jobs, too: lots of them.

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