14:54 March 28, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | Kotayk“Khosrov Forest” Issues Discussed with Neighboring Community Heads
On the initiative of Nature Protection Ministry an extraordinary consultation tool place at “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve together with the National Assembly Standing...
12:48 March 20, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | KotaykHrachya Hovakimyan – Khosrov Reserve Director, Khachik Hakobyan – Chairman of Management Board of “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve
By Nature Protection Ministry Aram Harutyunyan’s orders dated on 18 March 2013, Deputy Nature Protection Minister Khachik Hakobyan was appointed as a Chairman of...
17:35 March 15, 2013 | Biodiversity | Ararat | KotaykNature Protection Ministry Surprise at Contest for Khostov Reserve Director
Despite its own promises, the Nature Protection Ministry didn’t allow the public representatives to attend the contest for the position of ‘Khosrov Forest’...
19:58 March 14, 2013 | Officials | KotaykCandidate Programs for Khosrov Reserve Director Position: Part 2
Before implementing the core program, first of all, to conduct monitoring, inventory, to reveal not only reasons for poaching
19:10 March 14, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | KotaykCandidate Programs for Khosrov Reserve Director Position
EcoLur held an interview with the candidates for the position of “Khosrov Forest” Reserve. Reminder: the contest committee will have the selection of the candidates on 15
18:03 March 13, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | KotaykNature Protection Ministry Willing to Ensure Presence of Public Representatives in Contest for Khosrov State Reserve Director
The Nature Protection Ministry is willing to ensure the presence of public representatives in the contest for the vacant position of “Khosrov Forest” State Reserve Director...
15:26 March 07, 2013 | Biodiversity | Ararat | KotaykPan-Armenian Environmental Front Demanding from Nature Protection Ministry Data about Khosrov Reserve Director Vacancy
On 15 March, at 15:00, a competition will be held at Nature protection Ministry for the vacant position of "Khosrov Forest"...
14:14 February 07, 2013 | Officials | KotaykNew Contest for Position of Khsorov Reserve Director
Nature Protection Ministry is announcing a new contest for the vacant position of 'Khosrov Forest State Reserve' SNCO to be held on
13:02 February 04, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | KotaykMotion about Removing Drawbacks of Khosrov Reserve
Senior Investigator of Special Criminal Investigative Department of Sardaryan Division made a motion to Nature Protection Minister Aram Harutyunyan about necessary measures directed to removing causes of poaching in Khosrov Reserve, in regard of
17:06 February 01, 2013 | Elections...Politics...Ecology | KotaykSerzh Sargsyan Didn’t Address Environmental Problems of Hrazdan
On 31 January presidential candidate, incumbent president Serzh Sargsyan visited an ecological hot spot, Hrazdan Town. Hrazdan is environmentally unfavorable town polluted with the emissions of the cement plant, Hrazdan thermal power plant plus the mining
00:54 January 31, 2013 | Mining | Kotayk“Healthy Hrazdan” Initiative Proposes Mining Strategy to Serzh Sargsyan
“Healthy Hrazdan” civic initiative intends to propose to Serzh Sargsyan to develop a strategy on mining industry. They have addressed a letter to the president, which particularly says, “...At least ten licenses for opencast development and geological prospecting
17:53 January 29, 2013 | Mining | KotaykWho Wants to Sell Package on Tezhsar Mine?
The official website of the Nature Protection Ministry, www.mnp.am, informs that the documentation package on the project of developing Tezhsar nepheline-syenite mine has been sent for refinement. Starting from May 2011 “Alumina Corporation” Company has been persevering in its intention to get
15:18 January 28, 2013 | Officials | KotaykProject of Cyanic Plant in Meghradzor Dispatched to Health Ministry
The Nature Protection Ministry has dispatched the project of Meghradzor Gold Corporation on the construction of a cyanic plant in Meghradzor for the consideration of the Health Ministry. As the ministry
18:53 January 24, 2013 | Mining | Kotayk | YerevanMeghradzor Residents to Hold Protest Demonstration in Front of Armenian President’s Seat
Meghradzor villagers and “NO to Cyanide in Meghradzor” civic initiative will organize a protest demonstration in front of the Armenian President’s seat to oppose to the construction of a cyanic plant in Meghradzor at 12:00 on 25 January. The application addressed to the President
12:08 January 23, 2013 | Officials | KotaykCulture Ministry Possesses No Information about Cyanic Plant in Meghradzor
The reply letter of the Culture Ministry to EcoLur says that the Culture Ministry of Armenia hasn’t received the construction project of a cyanic plant in Meghradzor for consideration. “The Culture Ministry of Armenia doesn’t possess any
12:22 January 22, 2013 | Mining | Kotayk“NO to Cyanide in Meghradzor” Civic Initiative Launched Collecting Signatures against Construction of Cyanic Plant in Meghradzor
A new civic initiative group “NO to Cyanide in Meghradzor” has been set up, which has launched the collection of signatures against the construction of a cyanic plant in Meghradzor. The circulated text says, “A cyanic plant is intended to
15:56 January 21, 2013 | Mining | KotaykWho Will Arrive in Tsaghkadzor, If They See Mines Nearby?
If they see on the map, that molybdenum, aluminum, iron is mined next to Tsaghkadzor, who will come here? Nobody and never…Who will assess losses? We will lose both the investments and working places. The government
11:25 January 21, 2013 | Mining | KotaykHealth Ministry Intends to Examine Documents on Construction of Cyanic Plant in Meghradzor
The Health Ministry of Armenia intends to examine the environmental impact assessment documents on the project of cyanic plant construction submitted by “Meghradzor Gold” LLC. This is what the Health Ministry letter
17:03 January 14, 2013 | Officials | Ararat | KotaykKhosrov Reserve To Be Focused by Supervisory Chamber for One Year
The monitoring will be conducted by the end of the year, for example, the Supervisory Chamber Chairman has highlighted the examination of the Khosrov reserve to exclude any activities in the reserve, which will violate
15:13 January 10, 2013 | Mining | KotaykWhat Governmental Experts Will Say About Cyanide in Meghradzor?
As substantiation, we bring an extract from the article by Sh. Amiryan, A. Karapetyan entitled “Mineralogical-geochemical characteristics of Meghradzor gold mine ores”, Bulletin of Academy of Sciences of Armenian SSR, XVII, N2, 1964. “...The content of gold was established in ores in spectral manner from 0.03% to 0.1 %, silver – from 0.1% to 0.3%, mercury – 0.01%, arsenic – over 10%