Monday, January 30, 2012

Gabriel’s Gold Mine Triggers Protests in Romania, Bursa Reports

Gabriel Resources Ltd (GBU).’s Rosia Montana gold-mine project triggered protests in Romania during the weekend, both in support of the project and opposition to it, Bursa newspaper reported today.

Hundreds of Romanians took to the streets on Saturday in the Rosia Montana village, in the center of the country, to support the Canadian company’s project, saying it will create jobs in the region, according to the Bucharest-based newspaper. Another few hundred people protested in the capital Bucharest and in Cluj-Napoca city against the project because of the use of cyanide to extract the gold.

To contact the reporter on this story: Andra Timu in Bucharest at atimu@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James M. Gomez at jagomez@bloomberg.net

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