Georgian Manganese

Georgian Manganese lawyer arrested on corruption charges

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

The ferro-alloy plant in Zestaponi and other Georgian Manganese facilities are linked to the Miami, Florida based Georgian American Alloys. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A lawyer working for Georgian Manganese was arrested for corruption on Tuesday. Mirian Bichikashvili is accused of commercial bribery, the Finance Ministry said. Georgian Manganese owns mines in the small town of Chiatura as well as the ferro-alloy plant […]

Georgian Manganese loses lawsuit over GEL 200 million tax penalty

By | April 14th, 2016|Categories: Economy|Tags: , , |

(DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The company Georgian Manganese, which owns manganese mines in Chiatura and a ferro-alloy plant in Zestaponi, lost a court case against the government on Tuesday and must pay a 200 million laris (USD over  88.2 million) tax penalty […]

Laid off Chiatura miners demand help from government

By | January 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Tamaz Dolaberidze/Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Mine workers in Chiatura, a town in western Georgia, are protesting against a decision by their employer, Georgian Manganese, to halt mining work for four months due to failing demand. The workers have been temporarily laid off for […]

Georgian Manganese halts mining work due to failing market demand

By | January 12th, 2016|Categories: Economy|Tags: , , , |

(DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian Manganese is temporarily shutting down its mines western Georgia for four months due to a low demand for manganese. GM owns the mines in Chiatura, a mountain town in the western Imereti province. According to a statement issued […]