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Real Problems of SHPPs in Armenia and Its Development Prospects
15:26 March 11, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
Real Problems of SHPPs in Armenia and Its Development Prospects
The Yeghegis Rivr is a vivid example, where you can observe SHPP-related problems. The Yeghegis River flows in the Vayots Dzor Region and has several small brooklets. 17 SHPPs have been constricted on
Gndevaz Villager about Amulsar Project: "People Not Realizing About Real Size of Disaster"
16:54 March 04, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Gndevaz Villager about Amulsar Project: "People Not Realizing About Real Size of Disaster"
On 3 March the public discussions on the amendments to Amulsar gold mining project were held in Gndevaz Community, Vayots Dzor Region. As EcoLur was informed from Gndevaz, the hearings were held in
“Jermuk 2” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
14:24 February 18, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
“Jermuk 2” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos) Video
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Jermuk 2” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
A Question: Whether IFC CAO Investigation Will Affect on New Investments into Amulsar Project
13:26 February 15, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
A Question: Whether IFC CAO Investigation Will Affect on New Investments into Amulsar Project
In spring 2016 the delegation of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) will arrive in Armenia to initiate the investigation
18 Million AMD To Be Spent on Capital Reconstruction of “Arpa-Sevan” Tunnel Damaged Sections
17:27 February 11, 2016 | Officials | Gegharkunik | Vayots dzor
18 Million AMD To Be Spent on Capital Reconstruction of “Arpa-Sevan” Tunnel Damaged Sections
The State Committee on Water Industry will spend 18 million AMD in 2016 for the capital reconstruction of the damaged sections
“Her-Her-1” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
18:42 February 10, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
“Her-Her-1” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos) Video
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Her-Her 1” SHPP.
“Her-Her-1” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photo)
12:38 February 09, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
“Her-Her-1” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photo) Video
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Her-Her 1” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
“Arpa” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
17:51 February 02, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
“Arpa” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos) Video
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Arpa” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
“Artavan 1” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
15:46 January 29, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
“Artavan 1” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos) Video
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Artavan 1” SHPP. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out:
"Geoteam" CJSC Amending Amulsar Mine Project
13:45 January 29, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
"Geoteam" CJSC Amending Amulsar Mine Project
Subsidiary company of “Lydian International”, “Geoteam” CJSC, has filed a new claim to Nature Protection Ministry, which proposes
Magel Cave Endangered with Governmental Resolution
17:09 December 24, 2015 | Officials | Vayots dzor
Magel Cave Endangered with Governmental Resolution
The Armenian Government has adopted resolution 'On Approving Action Plan Aimed to Ensure Effective Use of Caves for Tourism Purposes', which poses great danger for Bears, Mozrov and Magel Caves
Armenian River Ecosystem Endangered: SHPP Program Outcomes Presented
14:35 December 16, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Armenian River Ecosystem Endangered: SHPP Program Outcomes Presented Video
On 15 December the first outcomes of “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” project implemented with the support of
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on Amulsar Program
16:49 December 08, 2015 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on Amulsar Program
Turning to the Amulsar gold mine exploitation issue he said
Expert: A Group of People Make Money in Toronto Stock Exchange At Expense of Amulsar Project
17:23 December 04, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Expert: A Group of People Make Money in Toronto Stock Exchange At Expense of Amulsar Project
Because of its geographical location Amulsar mining project will affect the whole population in Armenia, and not only one residential area, as geographer
Armenian Economy Minister Karen Tchshmarityan's Response to Amulsar Project Investments
18:54 December 03, 2015 | Officials | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Armenian Economy Minister Karen Tchshmarityan's Response to Amulsar Project Investments
It should be mentioned that Amulsar project will be implemented in Lake Sevan Basin area, next to Jermuk resort town and heap leaching method will be used to extract gold from Amulsar ore, which poses great risks for Lake Sevan,
Lydian Announced Value Engineering Results and Financing For Amulsar Project
18:17 December 03, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Lydian Announced Value Engineering Results and Financing For Amulsar Project
Lydian International Limited, the 100% shareholder of Geoteam CJSC has announced that it has arranged a $325 million construction financing package to be provided by Orion Mine Finance (“Orion”) and Resource Capital Funds (“RCF”).
Canadian «Centerra Gold» Mining Company Came to Armenia
18:10 December 02, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Canadian «Centerra Gold» Mining Company Came to Armenia
““Kapuyt” mine is located close to the springs of Gomq and Artavan communities drinking water and any mining will destroy them,”
Experts Continue to Present the Gaps in Amulsar Project
11:30 November 24, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Experts Continue to Present the Gaps in Amulsar Project
The impact on the quality of crops and fertility is not assessed. I have an environment survey of another similar mine situated on the same height when the dust scattering from the mine and tailing dump contaminated the harvest of orchards
What to Expect for Arpa after New SHPP Construction
16:48 November 18, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Vayots dzor
What to Expect for Arpa after New SHPP Construction
As a result of exploiting "Arpa 2" and "Arpa 3", "Jermuk HPP-2" SHPPs the Arpa River together with its stream will appear under load of SHPPs on an area of 10734 m especially if we take into account the fact
IFC Ombudsman's Office Published Report on Amulsar Complaint
13:25 November 12, 2015 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
IFC Ombudsman's Office Published Report on Amulsar Complaint
IFC CAO (Compliance Advisor Ombudsman) released its appraisal on incompliance of Amulsar open gold mining project funded by Lydian International to IFC principles and standards of social and environmental responsibility.

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