Flashfloods in north of province

Heavy storms last night in the north of the province have resulted in several rivers starting to flow at this unusual time of year, and a flash flood. The river Nacimiento was full as it flowed past the villages of Abla and Fiñana this morning, after rain in the Sierra de los Filabres. Several cortijos have been cut off after their fords were washed away but nobody has been injured. In some narrow areas the Continue reading Flashfloods in north of province

Company gets gold mine exploration license

The Junta has issued an exploration license to Basti Resources, a mineral company, to hunt for gold reserves in the Abla / Tres Villas areas. Basti intends to examine a number of the old mineral mines in the area to see if the old mines can be opened up again using modern technology. Although not permitted to open the mine under this license, if they found anything they would have first shout at the paperwork. Continue reading Company gets gold mine exploration license