15:25 August 18, 2014 | Mining | SyunikDay of Public Hearings in Meghrasar Gold Mine Development Project Known
The project plans to develop three open pits consecutively. The estimated reserves of the mine are as follows: ore – 345,392 tons, gold – 1602.9 kg, silver – 4496.52 kg. Annually 50,000 tons of ore will
12:06 August 15, 2014 | SOS | Syunik“Arevik” SHPP Make Tashtoun River Get in Disastrous Condition
The length of the Tashtoun River is only 13 km, and “Arevik” SHPP will pipe 22.69% of the river
14:34 August 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzorEBRD and IFC Proceeded to Examining Complaints on Amulsar Project in Real Earnest
The International Finance Corporation, IFC, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, have proceeded to the examination of the complaints on Amulsar
18:53 August 07, 2014 | Mining | SyunikMeghri Region Faces New Environmental Hazard: Meghrasar Open Pit Mining
The mine will be developed via explosions. Under the project, one of the unfavourable factors for Tashtoun and Litchq Villages is the noise during mining. Besides the noise, people’s health will be undermined with mining dust rich in toxic substances and harmful gases, as well as increase in radiation
01:35 August 06, 2014 | Officials | SyunikKapan-Based Social Activist and Lawyer Arshavir Khalapyan Accusing Local “Authorities” of His Arrest
Kapan-based social activist and lawyer Arshavir Khalapyan informed about his detention at the Criminal Investigation Department of Syunik Region, as
13:49 August 05, 2014 | Officials | Syunik"Zangezour Copper and Milybdenum Comine" CJSC To Import Devices Containing Radioactive Materials into Armenia
"Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine" CJSC will import devices containing radioactive materials into Armenia. On 31 July the executive reached
15:28 August 04, 2014 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots dzorGeoteam Promising To Examine Gndevaz Villagers’ Complaint
Geoteam Company developing Amulsar gold mine in Gndevaz Village, Vayots Dzor Region, promises to examine the villagers’ complains and to take proper measures, as Geoteam
12:38 August 04, 2014 | Officials | SyunikNature Protection Minister Recorded Problems at Syunik Mining Companies
During his visit to Syunik Region, Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan recorded a number of problems at Agarak copper and
14:45 July 29, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzorSensational Statement: Over 200 Gndevaz Villagers Demanding to Stop Amulsar Project
Gndevaz Villagers, Vayots Dzor Region, has made a sensational statement, while their village is considered to be the foothold in Amulsar open pit mining. Geoteam Company
17:57 July 03, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzorHakob Sanasaryan: Amulsar Fever Enhancing
Hakob Sanasaryan, Chairman of Greens Union of Armenia, has addressed a letter to Thomas Lubeck, IFC Regional Manager for the South Caucasus in regard with Amulsar gold
14:28 June 19, 2014 | Mining | SyunikAfter Rains Kapan Streets Are Flooded with Yellow Waters from Derelict Mines
After the rains the streets in Davit Bek area, Kapan Town, are flooded with the yellow waters of derelict underground mines. The front metallic gate is ...
16:53 June 18, 2014 | Officials | SyunikVorotan HPP Electricity Production License Prolonged
The Public Services Regulatory Committee has prolonged the electricity production license of 'Vorotan HPP Complex' till ...
10:28 June 18, 2014 | Water | SyunikAll Streets in Meghri Flooded
Meghri Town in Syunik Region is in emergency state. On 16 June the rain, which lasted ...
16:15 June 12, 2014 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Kotayk | Syunik | Vayots dzorEminent Domain To Be Recognized Over A Number of Objects For Construction of Electrical Communication Line of Hrazdan TTP
2760 trees will be cut down in the section next to Kamo substation (Gavar Town). The total area of tree felling is 13800 square meters
17:27 June 11, 2014 | Sevan | Gegharkunik | Kotayk | Syunik | Vayots dzorHrazdan TPP Electrical Communication Line Rehabilitation Project Has High Environmental Risks
Under the project, the high-voltage electrical communication line will be completely rehabilitated from Hrazdan substation to...
13:22 May 28, 2014 | Mining | SyunikPolice Refused PEF to Initiate Criminal Case against ‘Ler X’
Though the waters emitted from the tailing dump of the ore dressing plant developed by ‘Ler X’ LLC are dumped into the Geghi River, water pollution didn’t occur, as...
11:49 May 27, 2014 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzorIf ‘Jermuk’ National Park Is Founded, One Way to Include Amulsar Mine Territory into National Park
As Amulsar mine territory is rented by Lydian International company, its inclusion into ‘Jermuk’ national park is almost impossible. Only in one case it’s feasible, if...
11:10 May 27, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzorEBRD President Heard Much about Amulsar
The Bank categorized Amulsar project in Category B, whereas the project bears many risks threatening to...
13:43 May 22, 2014 | Mining | SyunikWhat Is Happening in Qajaran Combine?
he State Revenue Committee has recently published the list of 1000 top tax payers and thaxes they paid. Under this information, 'Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine' CJSC paid...
15:30 May 16, 2014 | Officials | SyunikQuake in Qajaran and Kapan
On 16 May, at 01:23 a.m., the Seismological Network of Seismic Protection Service of Ministry for Emergency States recorded a quake of...