Turkey

Miner killed in Turkish coal mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | September 2, 2014
Miner killed in Turkish coal mine

Mining accidents are common in Turkey, where poor safety conditions have cost 3,000 lives since 1941.

Soma mine was death trap, report shows

IndustriALL Global Union | October 2, 2014
Soma mine was death trap, report shows

A scathing official report into the Soma mining disaster in Turkey has revealed a catalogue of negligent practices and a complete disregard for worker safety.

Low-cost transcontinental gold

Turkey has seen steady growth in gold production over the last decade or so. It is now host to 7 commercial-scale mines.

Turkish miner, Lonmin to explore for gold, silver in Ireland

Today.Az | July 10, 2014

Turkish gold miner Koza Altın has established a wholly owned subsidiary in Britain to undertake mining activities abroad.

First Nevada now Turkey discovery boosts Pilot Gold shares

Frik Els | June 11, 2014
Newstrike surges after strong Mexico PEA

Vancouver junior's stock pops after discovering new copper-gold porphyry in Turkey, bringing gains this year to 74%.

Turkish mine disaster: Town under uprising lockdown, dozens arrested

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 18, 2014
Turkish mine disaster: Town under uprising lockdown, dozens arrested

At least 36 people were arrested over the weekend in connection Turkey's worst-ever mining disaster.

Turkey mine explosion: Grief, anger, violence mount as death toll climbs

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 15, 2014
Soma mine was death trap, report shows

Attempts to rescue trapped miners after a fire in a Turkish mine continue Thursday morning after a break of four hours. So far there are at least 282 people dead and 142 remain unaccounted for.

Turkey mine explosion: Over 230 dead, smoke hindering rescue efforts

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 14, 2014
Turkey mine explosion: over 230 dead, smoke hindering rescue efforts

Fire is still blazing inside the mine, 18 hours after the blast, and hundreds remain trapped underground.

20 dead and hundreds trapped after explosion in Turkish coal mine

Cecilia Jamasmie | May 13, 2014
Zonguldak coal mine

The accident was triggered by an explosion in a power distribution unit, which caused the mine's elevator to stop working.

Turkey's gold imports drop 93% in February

Ana Komnenic | March 9, 2014
Turkey gold imports drop

Drop attributed to higher gold price, end of gas-for-gold deal with Iran.

Eldorado Gold plans to build mines in Greece not likely to happen before May

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 16, 2014
Eldorado Gold plans to build gold mines in Greece not likely to happen before May

The company's Perama Hill project still needs approval to begin construction, while its larger Skouries project keeps facing opposition.

Turkey's 2013 gold and silver imports skyrocket

Ana Komnenic | January 3, 2014
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government under fire

Import levels questioned as government faces political scandal over trade deal with Iran.

Iran resumes gold trade with Turkey

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 29, 2013
Iran resumes gold trade with Turkey

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has a few reasons to smile.

300 coal miners barricade themselves inside Turkish mine

Ana Komnenic | November 22, 2013
Zonguldak coal mine

Zonguldak – Turkey's coal capital – has a grim history of coal mining accidents.

Ariana Resources up 53 pct

Michael Allan McCrae | September 23, 2013
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Silver-rich zone identified returning grades of up to 383 g/t Ag + 1.5 g/t Au and 234 g/t Ag + 1.7 g/t Au.

Pilot Gold reports 93.0 g/t silver over 122.7 metres at KCD, TV Tower

MINING.com Editor | May 16, 2013
Turkey mining

“We are extremely pleased"

Turkish gold mining showing some shine

Anthony Halley | February 26, 2013
Turkish mining

Turkish mining sector reform continues to bear certain fruits.

US sanctions crossed out gold-for-gas trade between Iran and Turkey: report

Cecilia Jamasmie | February 15, 2013
U.S. sanctions crossed out gold-for-gas trade between Iran and Turkey: report

The Turkey-Iran gold-for-gas exchange can be considered dead as tighter US sanctions imposed on Tehran have already stopped Turkish Halkbank from processing other countries’ energy payments to the OPEC oil producer.

Centerra becomes sole owner of promising gold project in Turkey

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 24, 2013
Stimulus marathon' good for gold price

Oksut gold project went through the million-ounce mark in February last year.

Canada's Eldorado Gold to spend almost $100 million on exploration in 2013

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 9, 2013
Canada's Eldorado Gold to spend almost $100 million on exploration in 2013

The Vancouver-based miner posted its 2012 results Wednesday.

Turkish gold exports up 800% on Iranian demand

Mineweb for MINING.com | January 4, 2013

Turkish gold exports rose to $12.7bn in the first eleven months of 2012 compared to the $1.47bn exported in the whole of the previous year.

Centerra makes junior’s Christmas, becomes sole owner of gold project in Turkey

Cecilia Jamasmie | December 12, 2012
Gold hits 3-week high on disappointing U.S. jobs data

London-based explorer Stratex (LON:STI) got an early Christmas present this year, as Canadian Centerra Gold (TSX:CG) paid the junior and partner in the Turkey’s Oksut project a noteworthy $40 million for its 30% stake in the venture.

Turkey says Iran buys gold to evade U.S. sanctions

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 29, 2012
U.S. sanctions crossed out gold-for-gas trade between Iran and Turkey: report

Turkey's deputy minister said on Thursday that Iran has evaded U.S. economic sanctions in the last six months by using Turkish payments for energy to import gold.

IMF should switch to gold, says Turkey

Michael Allan McCrae | November 14, 2012
turkey prime minister gold IMF

Bullion is an "international constant" and has "maintained its honor throughout history."

Silvermet shares drop 26% after shutting down Turkish ops

MINING.com News | July 19, 2012
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Silvermet Inc. (TSX-V: SYI) shares dropped 26% on Thursday after the Toronto-based company announced that operations have been halted due to a strike by unionized personnel at the Waelz kiln facility located in Iskenderun, Turkey.

Eurasian Minerals drills 26.1 meters averaging 4.47 g/t gold and 16.39 g/t silver at the Akarca JV project, northwest Turkey

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – July 19, 2012) – Eurasian Minerals Inc. (the "Company" or "EMX") (TSX VENTURE:EMX)(NYSE MKT:EMXX)(NYSE Amex:EMXX)(FRANKFURT:6E9) is pleased to announce mid-year exploration results from the Akarca gold-silver project in northwestern Turkey.

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