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Protest in Thessaloniki Against Gold Mining Projects

2012-11-24  About 3,000 protesters have marched in the northern Greek city in protest against what they claim are environment-threatening gold mining projects. Riot police barred the protesters’ intended route to the Canadian Consulate on Saturday, but no incidents were reported. Canadian company Eldorado Gold Corp. is involved in four gold mining projects, all in northern Greece.

Protest in Thessaloniki Against Gold Mining Projects

2012-11-24  About 3,000 protesters have marched in the northern Greek city in protest against what they claim are environment-threatening gold mining projects. Riot police barred the protesters' intended

Thousands march in Greece against Eldorado Gold

Thousands of protesters marched Saturday in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki against what they believe are environment-threatening gold mining projects, owned by Canadian Eldorado Gold Corp

Thousands Protest Greek Gold Mining Project Gold

2021-2-22  AROUND 15,000 people have marched in protest through Greece's second biggest city Thessaloniki against plans by Vancouver-based gold mining firm Eldorado Gold Corp to set up a gold mine in the region, according to press reports. The activists say the gold mine will harm tourism and pose an environmental risk, releasing toxic substances, a claim denied by Eldorado, which is currently

Eldorado Gold Protests In Greece Prompt Vancouver

AP Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest in Thessaloniki on Saturday March 9, 2013. More than 10,000 people took to the streets to protest against a planned gold mine operation by Canadian

As protests continue against Canada’s Eldorado Gold

2013-5-31  Protesters at a rally in the northern Greek port city of Thessaloniki, May 30, 2013. More than 1,000 people demonstrated against a planned gold mine operation by Canadian company Eldorado Gold

Thousands protest against Canadian gold mine

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest in Thessaloniki on Saturday March 9, 2013. More than 10,000 people took to the streets to protest against a planned gold mine operation by Canadian

Stopping Eldorado Gold Mining Struggle in Greece

With its acquisition of the Canadian European Goldfields in 2012 and the Australian Glory Resources in 2013, Eldorado Gold now owns all gold-mining projects in Greece. The corporation operates in Greece, in a context of a severe debt crisis and ensuing

Eldorado Gold Corp. Archives GreekReporter

Protest in Thessaloniki Against Gold Mining Projects. A. Makris-November 24, 2012. About 3,000 protesters have marched in the northern Greek city in protest against what they claim are environment-threatening gold mining projects. Riot police barred the protesters' intended route to the Canadian Consulate on Saturday, but no incidents were

Thousands of Greeks protest planned Canadian gold

Eldorado Gold Corp., based in Vancouver, Canada, has been granted the rights to the gold mine in Halkidiki peninsula, east of Thessaloniki. The company has established a camp employing 1,200

Thousands protest 'toxic' gold mine in Greece

2021-1-26  More than 5,000 people took to the streets of Greece's second-largest city on Saturday, police said, to protest against a controversial gold mine that has frayed relations in a northern village.

Thousands Protest Greek Gold Mining Project Gold

2021-2-22  AROUND 15,000 people have marched in protest through Greece's second biggest city Thessaloniki against plans by Vancouver-based gold mining firm Eldorado Gold Corp to set up a gold mine in the region, according to press reports. The activists say the gold mine will harm tourism and pose an environmental risk, releasing toxic substances, a claim denied by Eldorado, which is currently

Thousands protest against Canadian gold mine

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest in Thessaloniki on Saturday March 9, 2013. More than 10,000 people took to the streets to protest against a planned gold mine operation by Canadian

Stopping Eldorado Gold Mining Struggle in Greece

With its acquisition of the Canadian European Goldfields in 2012 and the Australian Glory Resources in 2013, Eldorado Gold now owns all gold-mining projects in Greece. The corporation operates in Greece, in a context of a severe debt crisis and ensuing subjection to a shock therapy by its European creditors and the IMF since 2010. Although the Greek economy would badly need the money, their

Vancouver's Eldorado defends controversial gold mine

Vancouver's Eldorado defends controversial gold mine project The Canadian Press Published Sunday, March 10, 2013 3:56PM EDT Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest in Thessaloniki on Saturday

Urgent Call for Solidarity Stop Gold Mining in NE

In March of 2012, hundreds of mine workers were ordered to attack and evict the local activists from the mountain, destroying the mountain house. Despite being offered hundreds of thousands of euros to clear cut the forest for the mine, the local union of forestry workers refused in protest against Eldorado Gold’s open pit mining plans.

Protestors against gold mining in Greece demand

2021-2-4  Protestors against gold mining in Greece demand alternatives to austerity The region of Chalkidiki in northern Greece has become the center of a growing protest movement against the government’s economic policies and foreign investment. Local people have taken to the streets to demonstrate their opposition to investments that threaten to

VIDEO: Canadian ambassador defends destructive

In November 2012, the Associated Press reported, "About 3,000 protesters have marched in the northern Greek city (of Thessaloniki) in protest against what they claim are environment-threatening gold mining projects. Riot police barred the protesters’ intended route to the Canadian Consulate on (November 24), but no incidents were reported.

Eldorado Gold says Greece blocking construction at

Eldorado Gold says environment officials in Greece have revoked approval for its Greek subsidiary, Hellas Gold S.A., to complete final construction of the processing plant at its Skouries project.

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Thousands protest against Canadian gold mine

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest in Thessaloniki on Saturday March 9, 2013. More than 10,000 people took to the streets to protest against a planned gold mine operation by Canadian

Thousands protest 'toxic' gold mine in Greece

2021-1-26  More than 5,000 people took to the streets of Greece's second-largest city on Saturday, police said, to protest against a controversial gold mine that has frayed relations in a northern village.

Stopping Eldorado Gold Mining struggle in Greece

No Mention of Cyanide. The project has serious risks. In a recent report by the Hellenic Mining Watch, strong evidence is given about the inadequacy of the environmental impact assessment study submitted by Eldorado Gold, which has lead to misguided decision of environmental permission by the Ministry of Environment in 2011.

Stopping Eldorado Gold Mining Struggle in Greece

With its acquisition of the Canadian European Goldfields in 2012 and the Australian Glory Resources in 2013, Eldorado Gold now owns all gold-mining projects in Greece. The corporation operates in Greece, in a context of a severe debt crisis and ensuing subjection to a shock therapy by its European creditors and the IMF since 2010. Although the Greek economy would badly need the money, their

Vancouver's Eldorado defends controversial gold mine

Vancouver's Eldorado defends controversial gold mine project The Canadian Press Published Sunday, March 10, 2013 3:56PM EDT Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest in Thessaloniki on Saturday

NEWS: 1,500 march in Athens against Canadian gold

Xinhua reports, "Greek citizens took to the streets of Athens on Tuesday to protest against a gold mining investment in northern Greece. Nearly 1,500 demonstrators marched to the parliament, shouting slogans against the project run by Canadian company Eldorado Gold, claiming that it

Urgent Call for Solidarity Stop Gold Mining in NE

In March of 2012, hundreds of mine workers were ordered to attack and evict the local activists from the mountain, destroying the mountain house. Despite being offered hundreds of thousands of euros to clear cut the forest for the mine, the local union of forestry workers refused in protest against Eldorado Gold’s open pit mining plans.

Eldorado Gold says Greece blocking construction at

Eldorado Gold says environment officials in Greece have revoked approval for its Greek subsidiary, Hellas Gold S.A., to complete final construction of the processing plant at its Skouries project.

VIDEO: Canadian ambassador defends destructive

In November 2012, the Associated Press reported, "About 3,000 protesters have marched in the northern Greek city (of Thessaloniki) in protest against what they claim are environment-threatening gold mining projects. Riot police barred the protesters’ intended route to the Canadian Consulate on (November 24), but no incidents were reported.

Mining interests trump local democracy in Greece

2013-10-9  Eldorado Gold plans to extract roughly 380 million tonnes of ore over the life of the mine, over 10 times as much as has been mined in the region in the past two millennia. The company estimates it will need to clear cut 180 hectares of ancient forest and farmland in order to put the mine into full production, a process that is already underway.