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ON THE INITIATIVE OF RAKITA, A LECTURE ON TRAFFIC SAFETY FOR STUDENTS IN BRESTOVAC AND METOVNICA WAS HELD

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Apart from education, primary school students received a set of reflective accessories that contribute to visibility and increase traffic safety. Lectures for students of higher grades will follow, as well as for students in Slatina. The initiative will include 172 students of primary schools. On the occasion of the start of the new school year, […]

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NEWS RELEASE

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Zijin Mining Offers to acquire Nevsun Resources, operator of the Cukari Peki exploration project in Bor and Bisha Mine in Eritrea, for 1.41 billion American dollars. Board of Directors unanimously recommends Nevsun shareholders ACCEPT the Offer, which is still subject to approval by relevant Canadian and Chinese authorities and a minimum tender requirement of 66⅔% […]

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PROTECTION OF RIVERS AND ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

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Barriers stopping surface runoff are regarded as one of the best practices in mining and construction, and building them is one of Rakita’s priorities. To prevent the construction material runoff, a protective soil embankment was built with a temporary canal that collects wastewater into temporary tanks or directs it through the openings on the embankment. […]

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CLEANER RIVERS, HEALTHIER VILLAGES 2018 [VIDEO]

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Brestovac, Metovnica,  One hundred volunteers from Brestovac, Metovnica and Bor responded to the call to clean up the banks of the river Brestovačka in June. The event “Cleaner Rivers, Healthier Villages” was organised by Rakita. The event was carried out with the participation, support and cooperation of the Environmental Protection Office of Bor Municipality, local […]

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GEOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF ČUKARU PEKI UPPER ZONE CONTINUES

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The Ministry of Mining and Energy has granted Rakita permission to extend geological exploration of copper mineralisation and of associated ore mineralisation at the Brestovac‒Metovnica site (Timok Magmatic Complex). Encouraged by the positive results achieved so far, Rakita continued the surface exploration drilling in June 2018, in accordance with the Ministry’s Decision. Further exploration will […]

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SAFETY ASPECTS OF BLASTING AT EXPLORATION DECLINE

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As part of the construction of the exploration decline, blasting operations started on 13 June. The contractor is the construction company Strabag. Blasting lasts three hours and is carried out once in three to five days. When in progress, surrounding roads and access to the site are temporarily closed. The Brestovac–Metovnica road is closed off […]

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FISHERMEN CLEAN UP THE LAKEFRONT OF BORSKO LAKE

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Celebrating the World Environment Day, Bor’s Association of Sports Fishermen Rudar, with the support of Rakita, organised a clean-up of the lakefront of Borsko lake. Having spent an active day out under the slogan “For a Cleaner Borsko Lake”, the fishermen cleaned up not only on the lakefront but also the surrounding area. They say […]