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Akhtala River Resembling a Tailing Pipe Because ofAccumulation of Akhtala ODC Dumps
15:10 April 17, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Akhtala River Resembling a Tailing Pipe Because ofAccumulation of Akhtala ODC Dumps Video
Akhtala River Resembling a Tailing Pipe Because ofAccumulation of Akhtala ODC Dumps
Shnogh River will Never Be the Same
13:51 April 17, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Shnogh River will Never Be the Same
The activities of “Teghut” CJSC, one of the many companies of opaque Vallex Group, illegally exploiting Teghut as a copper mine, continue to have a negative impact on Shnogh river. Photos taken on April 13
Eurasian Development Bank Interested in Mining Projects in Armenia
13:39 April 16, 2015 | Mining
Eurasian Development Bank Interested in Mining Projects in Armenia
The Eurasian Development Bank is interested in the implementation mining projects in Armenia, as Dmitry Pankin, Chairman of EDB's Management Board,
"Teghout" CJSC Already Getting Concentrate from Teghout
15:22 April 15, 2015 | Mining | Lori
"Teghout" CJSC Already Getting Concentrate from Teghout
The development of Teghout copper and molybdenum mine was launched in January 2015. In January and February 481,000 tons of ore
AUA Studies on Lead Concentration in Children's Blood in Akhtala and Alaverdi Should First of All Shock Health Ministry
13:20 April 15, 2015 | Mining | Lori
AUA Studies on Lead Concentration in Children's Blood in Akhtala and Alaverdi Should First of All Shock Health Ministry
In 2013 the American University of Armenia conducted studies on revealing lead in the children’s blood in two mining towns – Alaverdi and Akhtala, Lori Region, Armenia. For comparison, studies were held in Erebuni community, Yerevan. In total, 169 children aged
Ombudsman Addressed Qajaran Dust Problem In Report
16:07 April 14, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Ombudsman Addressed Qajaran Dust Problem In Report Video
One of the Nature Protection Ministry’s dereliction of duties is non-performance of dust monitoring in Qajaran
Not Pleased with Nature Protection Ministry Reply
14:10 April 13, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Not Pleased with Nature Protection Ministry Reply
Acting Staff Head of Nature Protection Ministry Khazhak Aghabekyan replied to the letter of Mets Ayrum community residents in regard with the construction of a new tailing dump by “Akhtala OCD” CJSC. The Ministry
Sotq Gold Thief Detained
18:10 April 10, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Sotq Gold Thief Detained
Vardenis Division police officers have arrested Khoren S, born in 1961, when he was coming out
Armenian Government Allowed “Teghut” CJSC To Import Radioactive Substances
17:30 April 10, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Armenian Government Allowed “Teghut” CJSC To Import Radioactive Substances
On 9 April the Armenian Government issued a license to import devices containing radioactive substances to “Teghout” CJSC for
Legal Opinion on Amulsar Gold Mining Project
16:02 April 10, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Legal Opinion on Amulsar Gold Mining Project
The environmental expertise of Amulsar gold mining project developed by “Geoteam” CJSC has been carried out with a number of violations of the Armenian legislation.
Karen Tchshmarityan: Ready to Accept Chinese for Constructing Copper Smelting Plant in Armenia
12:27 April 10, 2015 | Mining
Karen Tchshmarityan: Ready to Accept Chinese for Constructing Copper Smelting Plant in Armenia
The Armenian Government is ready to accept any Chinese Company to regulate the construction of a copper smelting plant in Armenia, as Economy Minister Karen Tchshmarityan at Q&A session with
Armenian National Congress Joined SOS Mets Ayrum Campaign
17:11 April 09, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Armenian National Congress Joined SOS Mets Ayrum Campaign
National Assembly “Armenian National Congress” Faction Head Levon Zurabyan replied to the letter addressed by Mets Ayrum community residents, as wwwilur.am website informs. The reply particularly says, “The Armenian National Congress together with its faction
MP and Minister Q&A: Health Ministry Implementing Expertise of Mining Projects?
15:52 April 09, 2015 | Mining
MP and Minister Q&A: Health Ministry Implementing Expertise of Mining Projects? Video
If to speak about Lori Region, it holds the fourth place. The first place goes to Yerevan followed by Kotayk region, while Tavush and Lori share
RA Ombudsman's Report "Examinations by State Environmental Inspection Delayed in "Teghout" CJSC Without Any Lawful Grounds"
16:02 April 08, 2015 | Mining | Lori
RA Ombudsman's Report "Examinations by State Environmental Inspection Delayed in "Teghout" CJSC Without Any Lawful Grounds"
Armenian Ombudsman Karen Andreasyan considers not holding inspections by Nature Protection Ministry in “Teghout” CJSC as dereliction of duties. In this regards, Ombudsman report
Amulsar Open Gold Pit Mining and Its Heap Leach Facility Caused Litigation
15:05 April 03, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Open Gold Pit Mining and Its Heap Leach Facility Caused Litigation Video
Amulsar open pit gold mining project and the construction of a heap leach facility caused litigation in court. Reminder: the project is implemented by Lydian International with the financial support of IFC, International Finance
S.O.S Mets Ayrum Public Campaign Inviting Journalists and Green Activists to Media Campaign
14:43 April 03, 2015 | Mining | Lori
S.O.S Mets Ayrum Public Campaign Inviting Journalists and Green Activists to Media Campaign
Through the network of Aarhus Centers S.O.S Mets Ayrum public campaign is inviting journalists and green activists to visit those areas
In response to the questions addressed to Geoteam
14:07 April 03, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
In response to the questions addressed to Geoteam
To wrap-up the discussion of cyanide and to dispel the doubts on the “million tons” used in Amulsar, we’d like to say that IN TOTAL only 1.1 million tons of sodium cyanide annually is produced all over the world, with only 6% of this used in the mining industry worldwide. The remaining 94% is used in production of
Public Hearings on Armanis Mine Expansion and Open Pit Mining
14:58 March 31, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Public Hearings on Armanis Mine Expansion and Open Pit Mining
The villagers complained that each time they face the horror of the quake, when they feel the shaking. They insisted they need land for cultivation and keeping animals, thus they are not ready
Time for Armenia to choose: Mining for Development or Systematic Plunder?
17:48 March 30, 2015 | Mining | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Time for Armenia to choose: Mining for Development or Systematic Plunder?
We urge the citizens of Armenia and our compatriots living abroad not to be indifferent towards this destructive process and realize that time has come for all of us to make a decision - either side with the exploitation of the mines for the sake of our country’s “development” or systematic plunder of the natural resources belonging
S.O.S. Ayrum Campaign getting New Strength
15:58 March 30, 2015 | Mining | Lori
S.O.S. Ayrum Campaign getting New Strength Video
"Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine” CJSC intends to construct a new tailing dump in the area of Tchotchkan and Mets Ayrum communities in Lori Region using 40 ha of agricultural land areas in the communities. It will be the second tailing dump for these communities, which will be closer to the transboundary Debed River and Armenia-Georgia

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