Government and unions reached a deal that will see €250 million invested in mining regions over the next ten years,
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The activists expressed their complaints at the European Parliament.
The Aviles and La Coruna plants were two of the least productive due to intrinsic structural problems such as inefficient technology and high fixed costs.
The project, which would become the European Union's only open-cast uranium mine if given the go-ahead, has faced local opposition since it was proposed.
Pan Global’s subsidiary Minera Águilas has received the necessary permits to start its exploration campaign on the first two sections of the Águilas project.
They are demanding hazard pay for subcontractors.
The company says it will become a key supplier of fuel as governments recognize the role nuclear power will play in efforts to promote ways to generate power that cause less pollution.
The activists protested against the Salamanca project, Berkeley Energia’s flagship mine located on the Retortillo-Santidad uranium deposit.
Orvana Minerals’ subsidiary in Spain has plans to reopen the Carlés gold mine, located in the Salas municipality of the Principality of Asturias.
The Sí a la Tierra Viva platform rejects the miner's proposal.
The company has entered into an agreement to buy Aurenere, a project located in the northern Spanish province of Lleida.
The Madrid-based firm signed a $20-million-dollar contract.
The leader of the Villavieja de Yeltes municipality is planning to rent buses so that people can attend the rally.
A study of Roman coins has shown how the defeat of Hannibal and the Carthaginian empire led to coinage spreading across the Roman Empire from silver mines in Spain.
Aussie Highfield Resources has added grid electricity supply to the growing list of infrastructure items ticked for its flagship Muga Potash Mine in northern Spain.
The contract has been awarded to a consortium headed by Grupo Mexico, the same company responsible of a major toxic spill in Sonora last year.
The existence of 2,000-year-old gold mines was confirmed by an aerial survey done last week above the northwestern province of León, using laser technology.
The dispute dates back four years. Some locals still refuse to use certain shops in the village because their owner has taken one side or another regarding a proposal by Canadian company Asturgold to mine one of Europe’s last major gold reserves.
Despite European hostility toward “dirty” oil from Canada, refiners there may look more to Alberta for supply as price differentials and sanctions on Russia whet their appetite.
Prices go from $136,000 to $272,000, depending on the size.
The historic Rio Tinto copper mine is located in Spain’s region of Andalucia.
Spain's production of liquid fuels and natural gas is practically zero but the country could be the next shale producer.
Solid Resources Spanish property is probably the closest you can come to a turnkey project in the world of iron mining.
Trade unions call on Spain's entire mining sector to suspend work on Tuesday.
Disagreement over whether there is the technical expertise and financial ability to see the project through.