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Cause of Boom in Cancer Diseases - Not Within Interests of Government
12:00 December 19, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Cause of Boom in Cancer Diseases - Not Within Interests of Government
Cause of Boom in Cancer Diseases - Not Within Interests of Government
Conflict Maturing in Fieolotovo Village Connected with Fieolotovo Gold Mining
15:34 December 18, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Conflict Maturing in Fieolotovo Village Connected with Fieolotovo Gold Mining
Pressures are exercised on the residents of Fieolotovo village so as the villagers give their consent to Fieolotovo gold mining
Shnogh Villagers Demanding from Danish Export Credit Fund to Annul Agreements Signed with 'Teghout' CJSC
14:30 December 18, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Shnogh Villagers Demanding from Danish Export Credit Fund to Annul Agreements Signed with 'Teghout' CJSC
Shnogh villagers have sent a letter of protest to Danish Export Credit Fund aginst Teghout project. The letter says
Millions of Explosives To be Imported to Armenia To Explode Soil in Armenia
13:43 December 17, 2014 | Mining
Millions of Explosives To be Imported to Armenia To Explode Soil in Armenia
The Armenian Government will allow “Aparazh” LLC to import explosives to explode the Armenian mountains. The agenda of the executive
Nature Protection Ministry Turned Down Tukhmanuk Mining Project
18:29 December 15, 2014 | Mining | Aragatsotn
Nature Protection Ministry Turned Down Tukhmanuk Mining Project
“Environmental Expertise” SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry issued a negative opinion to the amended project
102 Acts Imposed on 102 Soil Managers Out of 192
17:32 December 15, 2014 | Mining
102 Acts Imposed on 102 Soil Managers Out of 192
In 2014 around 192 soil managers underwent inspections, which resulted in drawing up 102 acts on exceeding the soil management limits, as Samvel Mkrtchyan, Head of State Inspection of Soil of Energy
Amulsar: Profitable or Lethal Cyanide
16:16 December 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar: Profitable or Lethal Cyanide
The people interested in the ecological problems in Armenia once again got convinced that the environmental expertise in our country doesn’t serve
Artsvanik tailing Dumps Has Life of Two Years
14:27 December 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Artsvanik tailing Dumps Has Life of Two Years
“After two years it will reach its maximum height. Where will these tails be taken? The combine will continue its operation, moreover, it’s increasing its capacities
Karen Chshmarityan Opposes to Taxation of Mining Wastes
14:09 December 11, 2014 | Mining
Karen Chshmarityan Opposes to Taxation of Mining Wastes
The Nature Protection Ministry initiated making amendments and supplements to RA Law “On Environmental Fees”, which seeks to set at least minimum
“Lake Sevan, Gegharkounik Region, Littoral Area representatives Complaint Addressed to EBRD and IFC
13:16 December 11, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
“Lake Sevan, Gegharkounik Region, Littoral Area representatives Complaint Addressed to EBRD and IFC
The opinion says that the project area is a direct impact zone of Lake Sevan (requirement 1: “RA Law “On Lake Seva”, Article 8 says that the zone of direct impact of Lake Sevan basin is an object of special regulation, and when implementing
Soil Managers Getting Nearer and Nearer to Lake Sevan
16:32 December 09, 2014 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Soil Managers Getting Nearer and Nearer to Lake Sevan
The Nature Protection Ministry issued a positive opinion to the geological prospecting of Masrik gold mine, Gegharkounik Region, submitted by “Alluvial Gold Mining” CJSC
Araqs River To Be Monitored So As Miners Won't Change Riverbed
17:10 December 05, 2014 | Mining | Armavir
Araqs River To Be Monitored So As Miners Won't Change Riverbed
To avoid change in the riverbed of the Araqs River because of the sand mining in the basin of Aras River and to exclude any transboundary impact
Environmentalists: Amulsar Project Implemented under Political and Financial Pressures
18:25 December 02, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Environmentalists: Amulsar Project Implemented under Political and Financial Pressures Video
The passions around Amulsar open pit mining and the construction of a heap leach facility have become tenser and tenses. The reason is the positive opinion issued to the project by “Environmental Expertise” SNCO of Nature
When Fulfilling Requirements of Expertise, Impelemntation of Amulsar Project is Infeasible
16:44 December 01, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
When Fulfilling Requirements of Expertise, Impelemntation of Amulsar Project is Infeasible
The complex program of Amulsar open pit mining and the construction of a heap leach facility was issued a conditional positive opinion by the environmental expertise of Nature Protection
Nature Protection Ministry Gave Green Light to Meghrasar Gold Mining Project
16:45 November 27, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Nature Protection Ministry Gave Green Light to Meghrasar Gold Mining Project Video
On 18 November “Environmental Expertise” SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry issued a positive opinion to Meghrasar open pit mining project. On 11 November the public sector applied to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and
Permission to Import Explosives for Soil Management
15:38 November 27, 2014 | Mining
Permission to Import Explosives for Soil Management
On 27 November the Armenian Government reached a decision to allow “VAND-SA” LLC to import explosives and explosive substances
Mining Comprises 2.8% of GDP
13:19 November 26, 2014 | Mining
Mining Comprises 2.8% of GDP
The Economy Ministry of Armenia once again announced that the mining is a priority in economy. The report of the Ministry says that the priority sector made up 2.8% of GDP in the second quarter of 2014. In the same time period
144 Patients, 3 of Them Incurable, in the Community Influenced by Geghanush Tailing Dump (Photos)
16:30 November 25, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
144 Patients, 3 of Them Incurable, in the Community Influenced by Geghanush Tailing Dump (Photos)
Every year Geghanush tailing dump in Syunik region of the RA occupies 10 ha of new areas. They are mainly the administrative areas of Geghanush community. According to Geghanush residents a new agreement will be signed between
What are Mining Companies Complaining of
14:16 November 24, 2014 | Mining
What are Mining Companies Complaining of
The mining companies in Armenia aren't satisfied with the unprecedented privileges assigned by the state. They pay nothing
S.O.S Alarm Signal from Vayots Dzor: Intentions to Build Ore Dressing Plant of Azatek Mine Next to Many Gardens (Photos)
14:12 November 21, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
S.O.S Alarm Signal from Vayots Dzor: Intentions to Build Ore Dressing Plant of Azatek Mine Next to Many Gardens (Photos) Video
“Vayq Gold” Company wants to construct Azatek gold-polymetallic ore dressing plant in a distance of several hundred meters from Arin Village, Vayots Dzor Region, as Arin villagers beat an alarm signal to EcoLur. Recently they saw

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