Cabo de Gata golf course planning permission denied

The Junta has refused planning permission for a new golf course in the Cabo de Gata area. ‘Promociones y Propiedades Inmobiliarias SA wanted to build 2,500 homes, 1000 hotel rooms and a 27 hole golf course in Nijar. The Junta, however, says that this would “favour a new urban settlement to the detriment of the natural area”. How times change…

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