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What Did Gndevaz Village Head Agree with PM Hovik Abrahamyan about Amulsar Project?
16:55 August 28, 2014 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
What Did Gndevaz Village Head Agree with PM Hovik Abrahamyan about Amulsar Project? Video
What Did Gndevaz Village Head Agree with PM Hovik Abrahamyan about Amulsar Project?
The Youth from Gndevaz Village Organizing Protest Demonstration against Amulsar Project
15:20 August 28, 2014 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
The Youth from Gndevaz Village Organizing Protest Demonstration against Amulsar Project
The Youth from Gndevaz Village Organizing Protest Demonstration against Amulsar Project
Why Did Gndevaz Villagers Get Angry?
08:43 August 26, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Why Did Gndevaz Villagers Get Angry? Video
Gndevaz villager were angry with the fact though the hearings were held in Gndevaz Village, where the heap leach plant will be constructed, there was no room in the hall for Gndevaz villagers even to stand
Nature Protection Ministry Issued Positive Opinion to Project of Third Tailing Dump Submitted by 'Mego Gold' It Refused Previously
17:29 August 25, 2014 | Mining | Aragatsotn
Nature Protection Ministry Issued Positive Opinion to Project of Third Tailing Dump Submitted by 'Mego Gold' It Refused Previously
On 30 June the Nature Protection Ministry issued a positive opinion to the working project of the new tailing dump of Tukhmanuk gold dressing plant
Scandal at Public Hearings of Amulsar Project
11:26 August 25, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Scandal at Public Hearings of Amulsar Project
On 25 August, at 10:00 a.m., the public hearings of Amulsar gold mining project and EIA accountability held in Gndevaz Community, Vayots Dzor Region started with scandal. The project authors just started presenting the project, when a Gndevaz villager asked
Meghrasar Mine In Territory of "Arevik" National Park?
22:21 August 22, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Meghrasar Mine In Territory of "Arevik" National Park? Video
Levon Galstyan mentioned that he searched and saw that the mine area is included in the territory of “Arevik” National Park
“Mego Gold” LLC Has Intentions for Open Pit Mining Central Area of Tukhmanuk Gold Mine
01:37 August 21, 2014 | Mining | Aragatsotn
“Mego Gold” LLC Has Intentions for Open Pit Mining Central Area of Tukhmanuk Gold Mine
“Mego Gold” LLC has intentions for open pit mining in the central area of Tukhmanuk gold mine. The company
Which Violations of Tailing Dumps Made Companies Liable?
14:06 August 19, 2014 | Mining
Which Violations of Tailing Dumps Made Companies Liable?
On 14 August 2014 EcoLur addressed an enquiry to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan about the tailing dumps in Armenia. The enquiry say
Day of Public Hearings in Meghrasar Gold Mine Development Project Known
15:25 August 18, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Day of Public Hearings in Meghrasar Gold Mine Development Project Known
The project plans to develop three open pits consecutively. The estimated reserves of the mine are as follows: ore – 345,392 tons, gold – 1602.9 kg, silver – 4496.52 kg. Annually 50,000 tons of ore will
If Mining Companies Don't Solve Problems with Tailing Dumps, Nature Protection Ministry Will Stop Their Operation
13:50 August 12, 2014 | Mining
If Mining Companies Don't Solve Problems with Tailing Dumps, Nature Protection Ministry Will Stop Their Operation Video
The problem here is complicated, as we didn’t see proper closed areas for animals not to
EBRD and IFC Proceeded to Examining Complaints on Amulsar Project in Real Earnest
14:34 August 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
EBRD and IFC Proceeded to Examining Complaints on Amulsar Project in Real Earnest
The International Finance Corporation, IFC, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, have proceeded to the examination of the complaints on Amulsar
Vallex Group invests $320 million in exploration and development of Teghout deposit in Armenia
14:08 August 11, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Vallex Group invests $320 million in exploration and development of Teghout deposit in Armenia
Teghout CJSC has been created to engage in exploitation of the Teghout deposit. The company will launch activity by the end of the year.
Meghri Region Faces New Environmental Hazard: Meghrasar Open Pit Mining
18:53 August 07, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Meghri Region Faces New Environmental Hazard: Meghrasar Open Pit Mining
The mine will be developed via explosions. Under the project, one of the unfavourable factors for Tashtoun and Litchq Villages is the noise during mining. Besides the noise, people’s health will be undermined with mining dust rich in toxic substances and harmful gases, as well as increase in radiation
European Court for Human Rights Started Examining Shnogh and Teghout Villagers' Complaint vs. Armenia
18:39 August 07, 2014 | Mining | Lori
European Court for Human Rights Started Examining Shnogh and Teghout Villagers' Complaint vs. Armenia
The European Court for Human Rights has begun examining the complaint lodged by Shnogh and Teghout Villagers vs. Armenia, as
"Zangezour Copper and Milybdenum Comine" CJSC To Import Devices Containing Radioactive Materials into Armenia
13:49 August 05, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
"Zangezour Copper and Milybdenum Comine" CJSC To Import Devices Containing Radioactive Materials into Armenia
"Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine" CJSC will import devices containing radioactive materials into Armenia. On 31 July the executive reached
Why Gndevaz Villagers Opposed to Amulsar Project?
15:30 August 04, 2014 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
Why Gndevaz Villagers Opposed to Amulsar Project?
We also worked at Amulsar, the mine is not open yet, but we worked during the geoprospecting…For example, I took part in the geoprospecting in Amulsar for one year, I worked for Geoteam Company. They drilled thousands of wells, and whoever worked there had problems with their health. For example, I had
Geoteam Promising To Examine Gndevaz Villagers’ Complaint
15:28 August 04, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Geoteam Promising To Examine Gndevaz Villagers’ Complaint
Geoteam Company developing Amulsar gold mine in Gndevaz Village, Vayots Dzor Region, promises to examine the villagers’ complains and to take proper measures, as Geoteam
Most Damage Caused to Environment Because of Mining and Tree Felling
14:45 August 04, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Most Damage Caused to Environment Because of Mining and Tree Felling
From 21.07.2014 to 25.07.2014 the State Environmental Inspection detected violations during inspections it carried out, which resulted in drawing up 21 decisions on
Nature Protection Minister Recorded Problems at Syunik Mining Companies
12:38 August 04, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Nature Protection Minister Recorded Problems at Syunik Mining Companies
During his visit to Syunik Region, Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan recorded a number of problems at Agarak copper and
Sensational Statement: Over 200 Gndevaz Villagers Demanding to Stop Amulsar Project
14:45 July 29, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Sensational Statement: Over 200 Gndevaz Villagers Demanding to Stop Amulsar Project
Gndevaz Villagers, Vayots Dzor Region, has made a sensational statement, while their village is considered to be the foothold in Amulsar open pit mining. Geoteam Company

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