Mining

Ardvi Community Has Huge Potential for Ecotourism Development
11:45 August 03, 2017 | Mining | Lori
We are currently running negotiations with a tourist organization to lay here a path with special signs and to establish an observation site on the top of the mountain. Rural guesthouses will also be established so as to develop culture and to show the advantages of the organic food. We will try to recover and show Lori traditions, rites and holidays together with
Ardvi Community Addressed A Letter to Armenian Government Demanding to Reject 'Miram' Company's Project on Shekaghbyur Gold-Polymetallic Mine
17:02 August 02, 2017 | Mining | Lori
Ardvi community residents, Lori Region, are demanding to reject 'Miram' Company's project on the geological prospecting of Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine. On 2 August 2017 the community residents sent a letter signed by 94 community residents to Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan, RA Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan and Ashot Manukyan, RA Ministry for Energy Infrstructures and Natural Resources. The letter says
81% of Geological Information Already Digitized
15:43 August 02, 2017 | Mining
Already 81% of all the geological information available in 'Republican Geological Foundation' has been digitized: all the databases will be available online by the end of this year
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

20:22 July 28, 2017 | Mining
The mining boom in Armenia promoted the establishment of new companies: one of them is 'Miram' mining company. According to Legal Entity State Register of RA Ministry of Justice, 'Miram' LLC was recorded on 10 May 2017, i.e. only two months ago established
Failed Hearings of Shekaghbyur and Violations of Ardvi Residents' Rights (Photos)
20:03 July 28, 2017 | Mining | Lori
On 26 July Ardvi community residents blocked the road running to their community not allowing 'Miram' Company to hold public hearings on Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine geoprospecting. The area of Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine occupies an area of 200 ha, out of which 146 ha is in the administrative area of Ardvin community, while the remaining 54 ha is located in Mgharti. The residents
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
21 Soil Management Permits Issued
14:26 July 25, 2017 | Mining
In the first half of this year, RA Ministry for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources has issued 21 permits, of which 10 are for exploitation and 11 for geological prospecting. Mining exploitation permits only production

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