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Gladzor Mine and Hazards for Health
18:27 July 31, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Gladzor and Vernashen residents, Vayots Dzor Region, assess risks for their health to be caused with Gladzor poly-metallic mining as extremely high. Gladzor mine is intended to be developed by Vayq Metal Company. The first project was issued a negative opinion by Environmental
AEF. According to international acclaimed experts gold project in Amulsar should not start։ What has Lydian hidden and what the Armenian government has been “unaware” of
14:27 July 27, 2017 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Now international acclaimed experts in the field have also joined Armenian experts and based on the proposal of the US-based Harout Bronozian, they presented results of three different expertises on this gold project. The results of these researches once again confirm the statement voiced for many years that gold project in Amulsar should not be launched since the assessment carried out by Lydian are extremely incomplete, while the government
Civil Society Doesn't Agree with IFC Ombudsman's Office Conclusions on Complaint of Incompliance of Amulsar Project with IFC Standards
16:07 July 25, 2017 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The Ombudsman's Office of the International Finance Corporation, CAO/IFC (World Bank Group) sent the initial results of the audit on the complaint of incompliance of Amulsar open gold mining project with IFC standards, so as the IFC refused from funding the project. The complaint was submitted to CAO by two residents
Yeghegis Community Head: Fish Disappearing Because of SHPPs
18:27 June 09, 2017 | Small HPPs, Energy | Vayots dzor
Two SHPPs have been constructed in the administrative area of Yeghegis Community, Vayots Dzor Region. According to Yeghegis Community Head Yurik Mkrtchyan, currently one SHPP is operation, while the non-operating SHPP have been constructed illegally
Environmentalists: Main Challenge in Armenia Is Mining
18:08 June 03, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
'What are we losing in case of Amulsar – Jermuk, where investments of millions have been made and Lake Sevan, which is a guarantee of national safety, Vorotan-Arpa water basin, Kechout, Spandaryan reservoirs, and in case of Gladzor mine we are losing our
Court Found in Favour of
11:39 May 30, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
On 30 May RA Administrative Court found in favour of 'Vayq Metal' LLC against RA Ministry for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources and annuled the Ministry's rejection of soil management permit for Gladzor polymetallic

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