Coronish Gold Mine

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An application to extract gold and silver from a location near Tyndrum, within the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, has been turned down.

The Application

Scotgold Resources Ltd, a company financed in Australia had applied to open th UKs only commercial gold mine on the site of the old Coronish gold mine, which it owns. The application would have seen underground mining along with a processing site above ground spanning 39 hecters.

Rejected

The application was rejected by the National Park's Board by 12 votes to 10. The Director of Planning and Rural Development for Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park had recommended that the application be refused.

Appeal

Scotgold resources say they are likely to appeal the Coronish desicsion to Scottish Ministers. They have 3 months to do this.

Beinn Udlaidh

Scotgold Resources have also been issued with a number of exploration licences, which they plan to continue with

“We remain committed to exploration at our other prospects located outside the National Park’s boundaries at Beinn Udlaidh and others areas,”

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