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Belgrade, 08 June 2021, dtt-net.com – A non-governmental organization in Serbia has launched a petition calling the government to halt the massive lithium mining and metal processing project in west of the country by the British-Australian Rio Tinto company over environmental concerns.


Belgrade, 26 May 2021, dtt-net.com – USA officials today told Serbian government members that American companies are showing interest to invest in energy and mining sector in Serbia.


Belgrade, 20 May 2021, dtt-net.com – The Luxembourg-based European Investment Bank (EIB) signed today a loan to Serbia worth of  €25 million for construction of a Serbia section of gas inter-connector with the EU member, Bulgaria, after the grant of nearly €50 million agreed by European bloc so far for the project.


Belgrade, 23 April 2021, dtt-net.com – EU official signed today a grant package for Serbia worth over 86 million Euros aimed at supporting the candidate country in protecting the environment – in particular safe drinking water, supporting the tourism sector and to support small and medium sized enterprises.


Belgrade, 21 April 2021, dtt-net.com – Serbian parliament approved new laws aiming at stimulating investments and boosting production of renewable energy and at the same time more use of its mineral resources in the service of economy.


Belgrade, 12 April 2021, dtt-net.com – The governments of Montenegro and Serbia today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of energy with the electricity interconnection as part of the Trans-Balkan corridor at the core of the cooperation.


Skopje, 31 March 2021, dtt-net.com –  North Macedonia’s energy companies today signed a MoU  with Greek counterparts paving the way for joint undertaking and investments in the LNG terminal in Greek port of Alexandroupoli and a gas power plant in the city both to be supplied with the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the USA exporters.


Sarajevo, 27 March 2021, dtt-net.com – Bosniak and Croat members of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) today accused Croatia of illegal construction of gas pipeline to a oil refinery in BiH’s Serb entity which passes under Sava river separating the two countries.


Podgorica, 25 March 2021, dtt-net.com – Eni and Novatek started today offshore exploratory drilling at a depth of 6,525 meters, in the sea between Bar and Ulcinj, expected to last up to six months.


Sarajevo, 16 March 2021, dtt-net.com – Companies of Bosnia’s Serb entity and Serbia today signed an agreement for construction of a 325 km-long gas inter-connector from the border with Serbia across the territory of the entity to the border with Croatia.