Tumad Gold Mines Development Loan (EBRD-49041)

Countries
  • Turkey
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Canakkale and Balikesir
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Financial Institutions
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Project Status
Proposed
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Bank Risk Rating
A
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Voting Date
Nov 29, 2017
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Borrower
umad Madencilik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
Sectors
  • Mining
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 40.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 289.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ EBRD website

Updated in EWS Oct 27, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 29, 2017


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Project Description
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This project provides financing to Tumad Madencilik Sanayi ve Ticaret for the development of the Lapseki and Ivrindi gold mines located in the Canakkale and Balikesir provinces of Turkey, respectively.
Investment Description
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TUMAD MADENCILIK SANAYI VE TICARET AS Tumad was established in 1989 originally to supply construction materials (i.e. aggregate, concrete and plastering) for the Sponsor's construction business. Between 2012 and 2014, Tumad expanded into the metals mining sector by acquiring several mineral exploration licences in Balikesir, the Black Sea region, Gumushane and Ankara. Earlier this year Tumad divested its construction materials business has focused entirely on the metals mining.

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Hasan Yucel, General Director hasan.yucel@tumad.com.tr (0.312) 4551610 (0.312) 4551601 www.tumad.com.tr Bugday Sokak No: 9 Cankaya Ankara ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF EBRD The Project Complaint Mechanism (PCM) is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who have been or are likely to be adversely affected by an European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the PCM, it may assess compliance with EBRD's own policies and procedures to prevent harm to the environment or communities or it may assist you in resolving the problem that led to the complaint through a dialogue with those implementing the project. Additionally, the PCM has the authority to recommend a project be suspended in the event that harm is imminent. You can contact the PCM at pcm@ebrd.com or you can submit a complaint online using an online form, http://www.ebrd.com/eform/pcm/complaint_form?language=en. You can learn more about the PCM and how to file a complaint at http://www.ebrd.com/work-with-us/project-finance/project-complaint-mechanism.html.

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