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Balkan Mining, Heavy Industry and Environment Sectors in Regional Development

This page contains all coverage of the mining sector, Critical Raw Materials, energy projects and other heavy industry investment, as well as various environmental aspects to the overall regional development sectors affecting local and international investors.

Relevant coverage is linked below contain all relevant coverage going back to 2004, in reverse chronological order.


After Acquisition by Adriatic, Canada’s Tethyan Continues Serbian Holdings with Silver-Lead-Zinc Mine Plan (May 30. 2020)

The Waste-Management Industry and the EU’s ‘Green Deal’ in Greece: Update 2020 (March 10, 2020)

Notable Developments in the Balkan Mining Sector: 2020 Year-Ahead (February 16, 2020)

High-level MINEX Europe Conference in Macedonia Indicates Growing Interest in Balkan Mining Investment (July 15, 2018)

China Eyes Greece Investment as a Staging Post for EU Operations (November 13, 2014)

Cyprus Looks to Rebuild Economy with Ambitious Energy Sector Investments (October 15, 2014)

Business Development in Turkey: Interview with Eskişehir Chamber of Commerce Chairman Metin Güler (September 17, 2014)

In London, Greece Promotes New Offshore Hydrocarbons Investment Potential (July 11, 2014)

After Two Years of Undersea Surveying, Greece Readies for Marathon of Hydrocarbons Exploration (May 18, 2014)

Greek Minerals Sector Potential in 2013 and Beyond: an Overview (April 14, 2013)

Bulgaria Upgrades its Regional Energy Role (November 11, 2012)

Expecting a Boom in Demand, Greek Shipowners Turn to LNG Tanker Acquisition (April 10, 2012)

Albania Oil Industry Enjoys Revival, but Investor-Government Relations Remain a Question (February 5, 2012)

The Levantine Basin: A Mediterranean Hydrocarbon Saga Begins for Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and Israel (January 13, 2012)

In Greece, Renewed Interest in Exploratory Oil Research in 2012 and Beyond (December 13, 2011)

The Energy Community and the Balkans: Interview with Mr Slavtcho Neykov (December 13, 2011)

Reducing Energy Transit through the Turkish Straits: Solutions Postponed? (November 15, 2011)

Transformations in the Greek Natural Gas Market: EU Strategy, Azerbaijan, and a Regional Role for DEPA (November 1, 2011)

Creating Romania’s Foreign Trade: Interview with Ambassador Adrian Constantinescu (July 3, 2011)

Greece’s Energy Plans, Projects and Key Actors: 2011 and Beyond (April 26, 2011)

The Greek Energy Sector in 2011: Corporate Profiles of the Major Players (March 20, 2011)

The Danube and the Energy Future of the Balkans (February 24, 2011)

reek Companies Step Up Offshore Oil Exploration, Large Reserves Possible (December 8, 2010)

Greek Natural Gas Developments: LNG, Prospective Expansion, and the New Joint Venture of Two Energy Giants (October 29, 2010)

The Hidden Benefits of Southeast European Pipeline Projects (September 21, 2010)

The South Stream Pipeline and the Environmental Factor (July 18, 2009)

Emerging Water Industries in Greece (June 14, 2009)

Bio-fuel Business Catching On in Greece (March 29. 2009)

The Lucrative Electricity Trade in Greece: Profits and Problems (February 1, 2009)

Greeks and Italians Developing Southeastern European Regional Electricity Trade (December 22, 2008)

The Greek Energy Sector: Developments and Opportunities (January 25, 2008)

Eastern Mediterranean Oil Politics: the Emerging Role of Cyprus (July 5, 2007)

South European Gas Ring Project: The Role of Turkey and Greece (May 6, 2007)

Projects and Possibilities: Turkey’s Future Role as a Transit Country for Central Asian and Caspian Natural Gas to the EU (February 28, 2007)

Turkey: Europe’s Emerging Energy Corridor for Central Eurasian, Caucasian and Caspian Oil and Gas (January 20, 2007)

The Greek Manufacturing Sector: Upcoming Prospects for the Key Players (January 8, 2006)

Balkan Gold: Intrigue, Enrichment and Danger, Part 2 (September 21, 2004)

Balkan Gold: Intrigue, Enrichment and Danger, Part 1 (September 20, 2004)


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