Gabriel Resources

Thursday, December 5, 2013

(Ottawa, December 5, 2013) MiningWatch Canada, Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, the Council of Canadians, and Earthworks join the call of Romanian and Canadian protesters to request the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Members of Parliament for: (1) introduction of legislation to make Canadian corporations, particularly extractive industry corporations, accountable for proposed projects and actual operations abroad and (2) withdrawal of Canadian Government support for Gabriel Resources’ mining project in Romania at Roşia Montană. The the open letter is attached below.

Monday, September 16, 2013

In 2006 independent hydrogological consultant Robert E. Moran undertook an assessment of Gabriel Resources' EIA report for its Rosia Montana project in Romania on behalf of Alburnus Maior and funded by Staples Trust, U.K. and the Open Society Foundation, Romania.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

By Payal Sampat, International Campaigns Director for EARTHWORKS and originally posted on their EARTHblog.

Rosia Montana Valley. Photo: BAS Photography on Pbase.

Transylvania, Romania, is known for its fictional vampires – this is the region where Bram Stoker set his classic vampire novel, Dracula, in 1897. Over a century later, the region is threatened not by fictional vampires but a very real – and far scarier – monster: the Rosia Montana mine.

Thursday, June 14, 2007
An independent documentary which shows the truth about Rosia Montana, a magnificent Romanian village with a two thousand year history, threatened with destruction by Canadian company Gabriel Resources in order to make way for Europe's largest open cast gold mine. Film maker Tibor Kocis has spent over three years in Rosia Montana putting together a profound and insightful documentary, ...
Wednesday, February 21, 2007

The Canadian mining map was produced by the Halifax Initiative during the National Roundtables on Corporate Social Responsibility and the Canadian Extractive Industry in Developing Countries. The Roundtables, which took place between June and November of 2006, fulfilled one of the recommendations made in the groundbreaking report, Mining in Developing Countries and Corporate Social Responsibility, tabled by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade (SCFAIT) in June 2005.

Tuesday, January 23, 2007


Alburnus Maior * MiningWatch Canada * EARTHWORKS * Friends of the Earth * Greenpeace in Romania *

Friday, January 27, 2006

Alburnus Maior
Str. Berk 361 517 615 Rosia Montana
Alba County Romania .
Tel/ Fax: +40 (0) 258 859 328 Mobile: +40 (0) 740 342 104

Wednesday, September 7, 2005
Former Canadian ambassador Raphael Girard – now a Director of the Board of Gabriel Resources – stated on a company webcast August 9, 2005 that the Canadian government is actively lobbying in support of the Rosia Montana Gold Mine. We need your help to ensure that the Canadian government DOES NOT SUPPORT this mine, which will displace 1800 people and threaten a fragile eco-system ...
Saturday, November 20, 2004

Rosia Montana/Romania, 20 November 2004 – According to a media release issued by Budapest-based Radio Kossuth, Ms. Speranta Ianculescu, Romania’s Minister for the Environment and Water Management (MMGA) confirmed yesterday, during a meeting with her Hungarian counterpart Miklós Persányi that the Romanian Government does not support the realization of the mining exploitation at Rosia Montana.

Friday, October 8, 2004

Rosia Montana/Romania, October 8, 2004 -- Alburnus Maior in association with eleven Romanian and international NGOs is pleased to present Anticipating Surprise: Assessing Risk, an investors' guide to Gabriel Resources' Rosia Montana mine proposal (TSX:GBU). The report released today highlights the speculative and unsustainable nature of this development and as such aims to send a strong and serious warning signal to investors.