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Eldorado Gold Postpones Decision to Suspend Skouries Mine Operation

Eldorado Gold Corp on Thursday said it had decided to temporarily postpone its decision to place its Chalkidiki assets on care and maintenance. The company also said it entered into dialogue with Greece's Ministry of Energy and Environment to develop...

Miners Protest while Greek Gov't Continues Tiff with Eldorado Gold

Hundreds of miners from the Chalkidiki region gathered outside the Ministry of Environment and Energy on Thursday to protest against the State's unwillingness to provide certain permits to their employer, Eldorado Gold. The Canadian mining company has given an ultimatum...

Eldorado Gold Miners Descent to Athens Demanding Government Issue Permits

Workers from the Eldorado Gold mines in Chalkidiki, northern Greece, have announced that they will travel to Athens again, to demand that the government issues the necessary permits for the company to continue its operations. The Canadian company has set...

Eldorado Miners Storm Greek Ministry (video)

Miners from the Eldorado Gold mine in Chalkidiki, stormed the Greek Ministry of Environment in Athens, demanding that the government provides the necessary permits for the Canadian company to continue its operations in northern Greece. Dozens of miners descended to...

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 government's expressed intention to stop works of the Hellas Gold mining operation in Skouries, northern Greece. The...

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 miners and local residents on Sunday resulted in several injuries. Later at night protesters threatened...