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Alarm Signal from Kajaran: Our Children in Hospital Because of Dust (Photos)
15:47 November 19, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Alarm Signal from Kajaran: Our Children in Hospital Because of Dust (Photos) Video
A resident of Kajaran town in Syunik region of the RA alerts that the town is totally in dust 3-4 hours a day. According to the resident the dust arises from Kajaran
An Accident, A Man Drowned in Artsvanik Tail Pipe
14:15 November 17, 2014 | SOS | Syunik
An Accident, A Man Drowned in Artsvanik Tail Pipe
On November 17 a man was drowned in Artsvanik tail pipe.
After SHPP Construction Only Sewage to Be Left in the River Meghri, Resident of Lehvaz
16:47 November 14, 2014 | Water | Syunik
After SHPP Construction Only Sewage to Be Left in the River Meghri, Resident of Lehvaz Video
Ecolur's question whether the river has a sanitary function for the people, the residents answered, "All the sewage of the upper villages fall into the river, and only the sewage will be left in the river".
“Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC Called Upon Court for Additional Tax of 3 Billion 809 Million AMD
17:46 November 13, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
“Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC Called Upon Court for Additional Tax of 3 Billion 809 Million AMD
Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC is not going to pay the additional tax of 3 billion 809 million AMD (or US $ 9.5 million) imposed by Finance
“AT Metals” Respond to Environmental Society Concerns
16:55 November 13, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
“AT Metals” Respond to Environmental Society Concerns
In my opinion, this is favourable for some Western forces, so as Armenia to be poor, not to construct anything and not to do anything. It’s my personal opinion as a Russian
Armenia, the Custom Price of Copper Ore and Concentrate Decreased by 22.6 %
15:35 November 13, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Armenia, the Custom Price of Copper Ore and Concentrate Decreased by 22.6 %
Within one year the taxes paid by ZCMC decreased by about 13.6 million dollars or more than twice. It is directly connected with deterioration of the financial and economic indicators of the leading company
Public Respresentatives Applied to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and WWF Armenia for Meghrasar Mine
17:54 November 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Public Respresentatives Applied to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and WWF Armenia for Meghrasar Mine
Public representatives have addressed an open letter to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and WWF Armenia for Meghrasar mining project. The letter says, “On 31 July the EIA of Meghrasar open pit mining was submitted to Nature Protection
Syunik's Governor, "There are serious plans for exploiting new mines in Syunik"
17:25 November 11, 2014 | Officials | Syunik
Syunik's Governor, "There are serious plans for exploiting new mines in Syunik" Video
"There are serious plans for exploiting new mines in Syunik. The main development of the southern part of Syunik will
Armenian Society Calls the Diaspora not to Support Amulsar Project
12:49 November 10, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Armenian Society Calls the Diaspora not to Support Amulsar Project
Operation of Amoulsar Gold Mine is Yet Another Disaster to Armenia Call Upon All Armenians To Reject Any Support For Mining in Amoulsar
They are now begging the Diaspora for money to exploit Amulsar mine
17:27 November 07, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
They are now begging the Diaspora for money to exploit Amulsar mine Video
The heads of “Lydian International”, a company registered in the UK’s Channel Islands, and its Armenian affiliate “Geoteam” held a meeting with the Los Angeles Armenian community on October 2nd, where they called on people to invest in the Amulsar gold mine. A similar meeting is scheduled on November 7th in New York
New Arguments About Riska of Meghrasar Gold Mine Project
13:54 November 04, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
New Arguments About Riska of Meghrasar Gold Mine Project
The ecologists continue to express their anger and negative opinion of Meghrasar gold opencast mining project. "AT Metals" Armenian-Russian joint enterprise Ltd wants to exploit the mine. Now Meghrasar project is under environmental
Famous authors of “Meghri-1” SHP Excluding the Negative Influence on Environment
17:36 November 03, 2014 | Water | Syunik
Famous authors of “Meghri-1” SHP Excluding the Negative Influence on Environment
It is stated that the SHP will be exploited for 11 months or 330 days per year. They didn’t take into consideration the fact that in summer the river Meghri gets too shallow and the water of the river isn’t enough for irrigation.
Attempt To Legalize Amulsar Project Failed (Photo)
12:28 October 31, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Attempt To Legalize Amulsar Project Failed (Photo) Video
The attempt to legalize Amulsar project has failed, either by its international standards, or the domestic legislation or not allowing the stakeholders to attend the discussion on Amulsar project. On 30 October the protest demonstration against Amulsar gold mining project was accompanied
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

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