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Greek Council of State Cancels Govt Recall of Hellas Gold Mining Study Permit

The controversy over mining projects in northern Greece continues as the Greek Council of State cancelled the Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy Ministry's decision to recall the...

Chalkidiki Miners Meet with Local Authorities to Discuss Suspension of Mine Development

Miners in Chalkidiki, northern Greece, met with authorities from the municipality of Arnaia on Wednesday to discuss the Greek government's decision to suspend Hellas Gold's development of a...

30 Greek Protesters Remain Enclosed in Skouries Mine

Miners in Skouries, northern Greece started protesting against the government’s decision to suspend the Hellas Gold construction project in the area. On Monday, some...

Anti-Mining Protesters Clash with Police in Greece, Miners Block Streets

About 1,000 anti-mining protesters on Sunday clashed with police at Kakkavos in northern Greece with the authorities arresting 78 people, while mine workers are...

Eldorado Gold Suspends Mining and Development Activities in Northern Greece

Eldorado Gold confirmed that Hellas Gold, a Greek subsidiary of the company, will undertake actions to suspend all its mining and development activities in...

Greek PM Tsipras: ‘Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way’

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras congratulated Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy Minister Panos Skourletis on Wednesday on his efforts to protect the environment following...

Greek Environment Minister Announces Stoppage of Skouries Goldmine Development

Greek Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy Minister Panos Skourletis announced on Wednesday that there will be a temporary stop on the ongoing gold mining...

Greek Court Rules in Favor of Eldorado Gold

The Council of State, Greece's supreme court on administrative and environmental interest matters, has issued two court decisions in favor of Hellas Gold SA,...

Greek Police Fear Clash Between Mine Workers and Activists in Athens

About 4,000 mine workers and their families protested on Thursday outside the Ministry of Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy in Athens over the Greek...

Citizen Protection Min: We Might Have Deaths in Skouries If We Don’t Act Properly

"People may get killed in Skouries if we don't deal properly with the issue," said Citizen Protection Minister Yiannis Panousis after new clashes between...

Goldmine Area Tree-cutting License ‘Found Legally Compliant’ and Will Be Restored, Ministry Says

The productive reconstruction, environment and energy ministry confirmed the legality of the licenses for tree-cutting in the goldmine area of Karatzas in the northern...

‘Hellas Gold’ and Miners in ‘War’ with Greek Govt over Skouries Goldmine

Hellas Gold SA (part of Canadian Eldorado Gold Corp.) and the mining workers employed in the company's goldmines in Skouries, Chalkidiki, Northern Greece, appear...

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