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Specialists: Amulsar Not Newly Detected Mine
16:28 November 11, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Specialists: Amulsar Not Newly Detected Mine
According to the presented project (Amulsar) and the concluded contract, only gold and silver will be extracted in the mine. The project submitted to expertise should either have completely excluded the presence of other elements and naturally studies should have been carried out in this direction or submitted information about their possible presence. Naturally, if there are other elements, they should be extracted in heap leaching, if extraction is not ensured, they are classified as losses and these losses must be
Kapan Mayor Going to Cycle To Work
16:18 November 10, 2015 | Cities | Syunik
Kapan Mayor Going to Cycle To Work Video
Kapan Mayor Ashot Hayrapetyan expressed his readiness to cycle to work, as he said at the presentation of “Bicycle Kapan: Introduction of Sustainable Vehicles into Kapan Town Community” project workpackage
“Regional Monitoring Institute” NGO Has Issued Claim Against Nature Protection Ministry to Administrative Court of Armenia
17:35 November 06, 2015 | Waste | Syunik
“Regional Monitoring Institute” NGO Has Issued Claim Against Nature Protection Ministry to Administrative Court of Armenia
“Regional Monitoring Institute” NGO has issued a claim to Administrative Court against Nature Protection Ministry, which says, “On 23 October “Regional Monitoring Institute” NGO has filed a claim to Administrative Court against
Kapan-based 'Regional Monitoring Institute' NGO Addressed A Letter to EBRD Top Managers
17:14 October 27, 2015 | Water | Syunik
Kapan-based 'Regional Monitoring Institute' NGO Addressed A Letter to EBRD Top Managers
. “Armenian Water and Sewerage Company” CJSC and the Municipality of Kapan assure that in 2015 the residents of Kapan will have all day long and high quality water supply system. After the launch of the aforementioned programs a great number of issues arose
Araks River Water Not Sufficient for Constructing Meghri HHP with 130 MW Capacity
17:02 October 23, 2015 | Officials | Syunik
Araks River Water Not Sufficient for Constructing Meghri HHP with 130 MW Capacity
The water in Araks River is not sufficient to construct Meghri HPP with 130 MW capacity: the reason is the construction of reservoirs on the Araks River by Turkey, as Energy and Natural Resources Deputy Minister Hayk Harutyunyan said
Freshwater Springs Getting Dry in Sisian Region
14:57 October 23, 2015 | SOS | Syunik
Freshwater Springs Getting Dry in Sisian Region
There are 5 SHPPs in our area, both in our area and in Sarnakunq. We don’t even know who’s who: our land areas are attached to each other. We can see that all the spring and rivers are getting dry
Who Who Must Neutralize Kavart Derelict Mine Hazards (Photos
15:21 October 21, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Who Who Must Neutralize Kavart Derelict Mine Hazards (Photos Video
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) civic initiative has received an alarm signal that the river flowing through the neighborhood
"Armgyughshinnakhagits" LLC's Clarification Addressed to Asian Development Bank Director
17:18 October 20, 2015 | Water | Syunik
"Armgyughshinnakhagits" LLC's Clarification Addressed to Asian Development Bank Director
"Armgyughshinnakhagits" LLC has addressed a letter to David Dole, Country Director of Asian Development Bank, which is reply to the letter by Arshavir Khalapyan, President of “Regional Monitoring Institute” NGO, addressed to David Dole
If Needed, Vorotan Buyer Can Take Out Loan Pledging Reservoir Dams in Hydrocascade
13:32 October 15, 2015 | Water | Syunik
If Needed, Vorotan Buyer Can Take Out Loan Pledging Reservoir Dams in Hydrocascade
The new owner of Vorotan Hydropower Plant Complex, "Contour Global" Company, can take out loans by pledging the reservoir dams in the hydrocascade, as the company Armenian Representative Ara Hovsepyan mentioned
Vorotan Hydropower Plant Complex Will Increase Electricity Price Sold to ENA by 4 AMD (Photos)
17:45 October 13, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Syunik
Vorotan Hydropower Plant Complex Will Increase Electricity Price Sold to ENA by 4 AMD (Photos)
Vorotan Hydropower Plant Complex will increase the price of the electricity sold to ENA by 4 AMD, as “Contour Global” Armenian representative Ara Hovsepyan, the new owner of Vorotan Hydropower Plant Complex
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” Going to Make Qajaran Copper and Molybdenum Mining Volumes Annually 22 Million Tons
16:21 October 13, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” Going to Make Qajaran Copper and Molybdenum Mining Volumes Annually 22 Million Tons
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC is planning to increase mining volumes of Qajaran copper and molybdenum mine and make it annually 22 million tons. In this regard, the company will hold a public discussion on changing the mining project of Qajaran copper and molybdenum mine reserves, Syunik Region, (including change in mining volumes expansion of mine galleries, prolongation of permit duration) at 15:00 on
Tree Felling in Shikahogh State Reserve
13:53 October 12, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
Tree Felling in Shikahogh State Reserve
Over 50 trees have been cut down in 1500 cum areas included in “Shikahogh” state reserve, a part of “Zangezour” biospheric complex and its adjacent areas
Alarm Signal: Illegal Tree Felling in Shikahogh State Reserve
14:18 October 07, 2015 | Biodiversity | Syunik
Alarm Signal: Illegal Tree Felling in Shikahogh State Reserve
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) civic initiative has beaten an alarm signal that illegal tree felling has been carried out
What Is Left From Armenian Forests?
12:20 October 01, 2015 | Forest | Lori | Syunik
What Is Left From Armenian Forests? Video
Studies in forest sector in recent 10 years are few, while figures contradict each other starting from the forest cover: so far the official figure is from 1991 – 11.2% forest-covered area. Some official documents say this figure is 8%, but according
Syunik-Based NGO Considers that Funds of Asian Development Bank Not Spent Effectively
18:18 September 29, 2015 | Water | Syunik
Syunik-Based NGO Considers that Funds of Asian Development Bank Not Spent Effectively
“Regional Monitoring Institute” local NGO has sent a letter to David Dole, the Asian Development Bank resident representative in Armenia. The letter says,
Very “Responsible Mining” by “Cronimet”
17:48 September 29, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Very “Responsible Mining” by “Cronimet”
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) civic initiative’s video shooting in the area of Artsvanik tailing dump owned by ZCMC showed once again that the wastewater from
Death in "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" Company
14:41 September 29, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Death in "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" Company
On 23 September an accident took place in the surface area of southern section of Shahumyan mine owned by "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" Company, which caused
Geghanush Tailing Dump Claim Causing More and More Concerns
15:48 September 28, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Geghanush Tailing Dump Claim Causing More and More Concerns
Another conflict between “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” CJSC and the environmental society took place on 23 September during the public discussions on the Geghanush tailing dump
Kavart Dead Pit: Time Bomb
10:54 September 23, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Kavart Dead Pit: Time Bomb Video
Kavart dead pit is one of the environmental hazards jeopardizing Kapan Town and other adjacent settlements, the water of which rich in heavy metals get mixed with surface and ground waters in different ways thus turning into time bomb for environment and people
Tracing Felled Down Forests 2 - Syunik (Photos)
16:11 September 22, 2015 | Forest | Syunik
Tracing Felled Down Forests 2 - Syunik (Photos) Video
The short trip made on 20 September 2015 to Kapan forestry enterprise of “ArmForest” SNCO convinced us that organized illegal tree felling is carried

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