Albania Mining News

Albanian Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy issues order to grant all six mining exploitation licenses to Tirex Resources Ltd.

Albanian Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy issues order to grant all six mining exploitation licenses to Tirex Resources Ltd.

Tirex Resources moves from exploration to production in Albania

Not very often you hear about a company moving from exploration into production, but Canadian Tirex Resources (CVE:TXX) is doing just that. The Vancouver-based firm announced Monday it has received official notification from Albania's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy (METE) relating to its applications to transition six areas from exploration licenses to 25 year mining permits.

Golden Touch Resources Corp.: High Priority Drill Targets Identified by Geophysical Surveys at the Rubik Gold Project (PEL 1124)

Golden Touch" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GOT)(FRANKFURT:0GT) is pleased to announce that a significant number of high priority drill targets have been identified by induced polarisation geophysical surveys at the Rubik Gold Project (PEL 1124). VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 1, 2012) - Golden Touch Resources Corp. ("Golden Touch" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GOT)(FRANKFURT:0GT) is pleased to announce that a significant number of high priority drill targets have been i...

$25 million spent in Albania by Tirex Resources going a long way

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Albania inviting bids for 151 mining licences

Reuters reports that Albania is inviting bids for 151 mining licences this year, with 20 of them to be allocated through weekly competitions.

Albania miners' underground hunger strike enters day three

Balkan Insight reports that thirty miners have fasted for the last three days in a gallery 1,400m below the surface and 260m below sea level inside the chromium mine in the town Bulqiza, Albania. The hunger strike is an escalation of a three-week shutdown, as roughly 700 miners press Albanian Chrome, the largest employer in the country, to meet their requests of a 20% wage hike. The Bulqiza chromium deposit has been continuously mined since 1948. The Balkan state has the lowest GDP per capita in Europe.