January 07, 2013 Tirex Receives All Mining Licenses
Tirex Receives all six Mining Licenses from National Licensing Center as previously approved by the Ministry of Environment, Trade and Energy
Tirex also receives from the National Licensing Center all the Environmental Permits as previously approved by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Water Administration
Tirex has invested more than $25 million in Mirdita to date
Tirex Resources Ltd. ("Tirex") is pleased to announce that it has received all the mining and environmental licenses or permits and all the required documentation from Albania's National Licensing Centre to allow for mining operations in the six mining areas.
The licenses received by Tirex are Fushe Arrez: PN-4714-01-2013, Tuc: PN-4715-01-2013, Paluce: PN-4716-01-2013, Qafe Bari: PN-4717-01-2013, Gurth 1 and Gurth 2 (Central Gurthi and Koshaj): PN-3435-04-2012, Gurth 3 and Letitna (South Gurthi and Letitna): PN-3436-04-2012.
The mining licenses have been issued to Tirex by the National Licensing Center based on prior clearance issued by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy (METE) for all the previous six exploration permits to transition to exploitation (mining) as previously announced by Tirex in Q4 2012.
As part of the permitting process, Tirex applied for and have also received the Environmental Permits for all the six mining areas from the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Water Administration that allow for mining operations to commence.