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Vernashen Community against Gladzor Polymetallic Mine Development
14:23 May 24, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Vernashen Community against Gladzor Polymetallic Mine Development
Vernashen Commuity, Vayots Dzor Region, is against the development of Gladzor polymetallic mine. Community Head Miqayel Baghdasaryan addressed a letter to
Gladzor Polymetallic Mine Arises Numerous Questions
18:00 May 20, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Gladzor Polymetallic Mine Arises Numerous Questions
On 23 May 2016, at 10:30, the public hearings on the EIA of Gladzor polymetallic mine submitted by “Vayq Metal” LLC will be held
Alarm Signal: Waters Collected in Qajaran Mine Intended to Direct to Voghji River
19:41 May 18, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
Alarm Signal: Waters Collected in Qajaran Mine Intended to Direct to Voghji River
The waters collected from the precipitation and snow melting in the caves of Qajaran mine are planned to be directed to the Voghi River through the aqueduct, Hakob Sanasaryan, a chemist and chairman of Greens Union of Armenia, is beating
Government Recognizes Eminent Domain over Gndevaz Land Areas for Amulsar Project
12:57 May 18, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Government Recognizes Eminent Domain over Gndevaz Land Areas for Amulsar Project
At the meeting of 19 May the Armenian Government is going to recognize eminent domain over 0.975 ha of agricultural land area owned by
Meeting of CAO/IFC with SOS Amulsar Group in Yerevan
11:34 May 11, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Meeting of CAO/IFC with SOS Amulsar Group in Yerevan
What are the investment funds of Amulsar gold mine project spent? This question was raised at the meeting of CAO/IFC (the Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman) experts with SOS Amulsar group in Yerevan, who had arrived to investigate
Armenian PM: Vallex Group Has Financial Problems
14:04 May 06, 2016 | Mining | Lori
Armenian PM: Vallex Group Has Financial Problems
“Vallex” Group Company is experiencing financial problems because of the decrease in international prices of copper concentrate. On 4 May the Prime Minister visited the Teghut copper-molybdenum mine, where he
Gndevaz Villagers Think Reduction in Amulsar Project Costs Will Occur Due to Ecology
14:47 May 05, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Gndevaz Villagers Think Reduction in Amulsar Project Costs Will Occur Due to Ecology
Annually 4 million tons of cyanide solution will be used - it’s an open area available both for rains and snow. How can the leaks be zero? Where will 100 million tons of solution be dumped? These are our questions.
Gndevaz Villagers Were Denied to Be Insured against Amulsar Program Risks
18:51 May 02, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Gndevaz Villagers Were Denied to Be Insured against Amulsar Program Risks
We demanded all the risks to be insured – risks for water, land areas, orchards, animals, human health.
Apricot Orchards Felled Down in Gndevaz Village for Construction of Heap Leach Plant (Photos)
13:19 April 28, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Apricot Orchards Felled Down in Gndevaz Village for Construction of Heap Leach Plant (Photos)
The apricot orchards in Gndevaz Village, Vayots Dzor Region, are felled down for the construction of a heap leach plan in the frames of Amulsar open pit mining project. Here they get ripe one month later
Invisible Chain Hazard
14:40 March 22, 2016 | Mining | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Invisible Chain Hazard Video
There are already evidences of river water pollution in Teghout, Gndevaz villagers have sold apricot orchards in regard with Amulsar, Geghanush residents are protesting in Syunik Region for the protection
Canadian Companies Presented Their Investment Interests in Armenian Mining Sector
15:19 March 18, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
Canadian Companies Presented Their Investment Interests in Armenian Mining Sector
The representatives of the Canadian Companies presented their investment interests into the mining sector of Armenia during their meeting with Energy and Natural Resources
Effect of Teghut Mine of Quality of Shnogh River: Seyran Minasyan's Research
16:15 March 09, 2016 | Mining | Lori
Effect of Teghut Mine of Quality of Shnogh River: Seyran Minasyan's Research
Besides the destruction of ancient forest ecosystem, Teghout mine also caused other serious negative consequences, one of which is extreme deterioration of the river water flowing in the areas adjacent to the mine. Solid proofs of this
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
"Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC Sold to Russian Polymetal International
18:49 March 02, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
"Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC Sold to Russian Polymetal International
"Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC has been sold to Russian “Polymetal International” at a price of US $ 25 million. In regard with this
Scientist Beating Alarm Signal That Whole Biosphere May Change in Syunik
14:54 March 02, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
Scientist Beating Alarm Signal That Whole Biosphere May Change in Syunik
“At “one magnificent” moment “environmental chain reaction” may take place, which will change the whole bionvironment. The science can’t anticipate the moment of its generation, while
Aram Manukyan: Mining Sector Recorded Highest Indicator of Electricity Payments for 2015
11:46 February 26, 2016 | Mining
Aram Manukyan: Mining Sector Recorded Highest Indicator of Electricity Payments for 2015
'Last year the only sector where high indicator of electricity payments was fixed is mining, where the electricity payments are about 30% more,' said
Nature Protection Ministry Response Addressed to Teghout Support Group Open Letter
17:14 February 24, 2016 | Mining | Lori
Nature Protection Ministry Response Addressed to Teghout Support Group Open Letter
In reply to the open letter addressed to Nature Protection Ministry by Teghout Support Group, the Ministry informs that the examination carried out by Lori Territorial Division of State Environmental Inspection of Nature Protection Ministry showed that because of drastic climate changes
Teghout Supporters Applying to Nature Protection Ministry To Hold Inspections in Teghout Mine
12:46 February 23, 2016 | Mining | Lori
Teghout Supporters Applying to Nature Protection Ministry To Hold Inspections in Teghout Mine
“Teghout Support” civic initiative has addressed an open letter to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan to check the extent of Shnogh River pollution and to carry out inspections in Teghout copper and molybdenum mine
Gold Search in Sotq Going Down and Down Reaching Lake Sevan
14:07 February 16, 2016 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Gold Search in Sotq Going Down and Down Reaching Lake Sevan
“RAM GROUP” LLC intends to increase gold prospecting area in Lake Sevan drainage basin. The company, which has the permission to study the sediments of Tigranaget Tributary of Sotq River
Mining Growth Has Exclusively Extensive Nature
15:52 February 15, 2016 | Mining
Mining Growth Has Exclusively Extensive Nature
Out of 26 metallic mines in Armenia, which have licenses for mining, only ten give production (data for 2014). The largest is Qajaran mine, which ensured 60% of mining in Armenia and 80% of budget income from mining

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