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Attempt To Legalize Amulsar Rpoject Failed (Photo)
12:28 October 31, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Attempt To Legalize Amulsar Rpoject Failed (Photo) Video
Attempt To Legalize Amulsar Rpoject Failed
Teghout Support Group's Open Letter to Gndevaz, Gorayq and Saravan Communities
16:42 October 30, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Teghout Support Group's Open Letter to Gndevaz, Gorayq and Saravan Communities
Teghout Support Initiative has addressed an open letter to Gndevaz, Gorayq and Saravan communities in Vayots Dzor Region as represented by community heads Harapet Mkrtchayn, Arustam Arustamyan and Simon Babayan
Statement of the civil initiative S.O.S. Amulsar
16:26 October 30, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Statement of the civil initiative S.O.S. Amulsar
The Initiative S.O.S Amulsar issued a statement to the organizers and participants of the discussion of Amulsar project. The statement says,
Protest Demonstration  - No To New Mining in Armenia
11:00 October 30, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Protest Demonstration - No To New Mining in Armenia
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front is holding a protest demonstration on 30 October under the slogan ' No To New Mining in Armenia '. The protest demonstration is organized
Jermuk Development Center Refused from Participation in the Discussion on Amulsar Project Proposed by REC Caucasus
17:13 October 29, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Jermuk Development Center Refused from Participation in the Discussion on Amulsar Project Proposed by REC Caucasus
On October 3 the Caucasus Armenia is organizing a round table on Amulsar open pit mining project and the construction of a heap leach facility in the frames of “Local Action Plan on Nature Protection in Jermuk Town” program. In reply to the invitation for participation, 'Jermuk Development Center' NGO expressed
REC Caucasus Armenia Replied to PEF’s Call to Refuse from Participation in Discussions on Amulsar
16:59 October 29, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
REC Caucasus Armenia Replied to PEF’s Call to Refuse from Participation in Discussions on Amulsar
EcoLur has received a letter from the director of REC Caucasus Armenia Nune Harutyunyan, which says, 'In reply to EcoLur's article entitled ' PEF Calling to Refuse Invitations to Discuss Amulsar Project'' dated on 28 October, we would like to ask
PEF Will Sue Nature Protection Ministry, if Ministry Issues Positive Opinion to Meghrasar Mining Project
15:42 October 29, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
PEF Will Sue Nature Protection Ministry, if Ministry Issues Positive Opinion to Meghrasar Mining Project Video
Panarmenian Environmental Front stated that PEF will sue the Ministry of Nature Protection if the latter realizes Meghrasar mining project.
Gold Will be Exported Leaving Poison Collected in Tailing Dump to Our People
13:51 October 27, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Gold Will be Exported Leaving Poison Collected in Tailing Dump to Our People
The reserves of Amulsar mine were last established in December, 2013. In the article “Half a billion investments in gold mining” published in the weekly newspaper “Delovoy Express” (19.09.2014) Hayk Aloyan, the chief director
IFC and EBRD Running PR Campaign in Support of Amulsar Project
16:06 October 24, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
IFC and EBRD Running PR Campaign in Support of Amulsar Project
The International Finance Corporation, IFC, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, are running a PR campaign in support of Amulsar open pit mining project and heap leach mining. IFC and EBRD are the main
3.8 Billion Hidden Tax Detected Due to Examinations
15:25 October 24, 2014 | Officials | Syunik
3.8 Billion Hidden Tax Detected Due to Examinations
The examinations at “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” CJSC resulted in recorded additional tax obligations of 3, 809,000,000 AMD (or around 9.5 million AMD). The company has
Meghrasar Mining Causing Great Damage to Arevik National Park and Water Resources
14:46 October 24, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Meghrasar Mining Causing Great Damage to Arevik National Park and Water Resources
The project doesn’t say anything about possible presence of the uranium in the mine and radiation risks. But the article authored by G.P. Aloyan and entitled “Uranium Capacity and Geological Formations of Armenia” says, “The characteristic geotype of Megri open pit is
Governmental Unprecedented Resolution to Transfer Red-Listed Species from Amulsar
14:06 October 24, 2014 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Governmental Unprecedented Resolution to Transfer Red-Listed Species from Amulsar
Environmental groups in Armenia are in an uproar over a July 2014 government decision they say will allow a mining company to remove and replant endangered flora species and thus circumvent Armenian domestic law and the country’s international
Economy Ministry Replied to SOS Amulsar Initiative's Open Letter
18:14 October 22, 2014 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Economy Ministry Replied to SOS Amulsar Initiative's Open Letter
EcoLur has received a letter from Economy Ministry in reply to SOS Amulsar Initiative's open letter addressed to Minister Karen Tcshmarityan, which particularly says, “Your open letter addressed
SOS Amulsar Initiative’s Open Letter to Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan
12:58 October 17, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
SOS Amulsar Initiative’s Open Letter to Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan
At the press conference on 15 October you stated that the factual implementation of Amulsar open pit mining project will be launched in early 2015 and presented certain
Honey Vs Mine: Alternative is REAL
18:32 October 16, 2014 | Mining | Lori | Syunik
Honey Vs Mine: Alternative is REAL Video
On 7 September 2013 “Teghout Support” civic initiative held a fair of honey and other goods in Shnogh community, Lori Region. The main aim of the fair was to show that the factual development of Teghout is connected not with destructive mining, but sustainable development
ZCMC Tailing Dumps Costing 10 Billion USD To Be Processed
17:30 October 16, 2014 | Officials | Syunik
ZCMC Tailing Dumps Costing 10 Billion USD To Be Processed
‘Aylotig’ LLC intends to become the owner of the reclaimed Voghji and Pukhrut tailing dumps currently owned by “Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC, as well as Artsvanik tailing dump after is reclaiming and to
International Finance Corporation Ombudsman's Office Representatives Arrived in Armenia to Examine Gndevaz Villagers' Complaint on Amulsar Project
14:25 October 14, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
International Finance Corporation Ombudsman's Office Representatives Arrived in Armenia to Examine Gndevaz Villagers' Complaint on Amulsar Project
From 9 October to 12 October the CAO team visited Armenia again, this time to examine Gndevaz Villagers’ complaint on Amulsar open pit mining and heap
Four Regions in Armenia Vulnerable In Viewpoint of Natural Disasters
17:15 October 13, 2014 | Officials | Kotayk | Lori | Shirak | Syunik
Four Regions in Armenia Vulnerable In Viewpoint of Natural Disasters
13 October – International Day for Disaster Reduction was marked in Yerevan with the launch of “Reducing Risks in Armenia” project. The aim of this
Around 60Percent of Meghrasar Open Gold Mine in Arevik National Park
16:02 October 08, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Around 60Percent of Meghrasar Open Gold Mine in Arevik National Park
Around 60% of Meghrasar open gold mine is located in the area of Arevik National Park, as WWF Armenia Head Karen Manvelyan told EcoLur. Under him, the geoprospecting area of the mine makes up
Collecting Signatures against Surik Khachatryan's Appointment as Syunik Regional Head
15:07 October 02, 2014 | Elections...Politics...Ecology | Syunik
Collecting Signatures against Surik Khachatryan's Appointment as Syunik Regional Head
“Kapan” civic movement initiated a signature collection on www.change.org against Surik Khachatryan’s reappointment as Syunik Regional Head. “In the Soviet period

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