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Nature Protection Minister: In Future Pilot Projects of Old Mine Reclaiming Will Be Implemented
18:55 May 22, 2015 | Mining | Aragatsotn
Nature Protection Minister: In Future Pilot Projects of Old Mine Reclaiming Will Be Implemented
Nature Protection Minister: In Future Pilot Projects of Old Mine Reclaiming Will Be Implemented
Drinking Water To Be Poisoned if Abovyan Iron Mine is Developed
13:12 May 22, 2015 | Mining | Kotayk
Drinking Water To Be Poisoned if Abovyan Iron Mine is Developed
Drinking Water To Be Poisoned if Abovyan Iron Mine is Developed
Executive Recognized Eminent Domain over 491.8093 ha Land Areas in Artsvanik. Sevaqar, Achanan, Chapni and Syunik Communities for Expansion of ZCMC Tailing Dump
17:31 May 21, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Executive Recognized Eminent Domain over 491.8093 ha Land Areas in Artsvanik. Sevaqar, Achanan, Chapni and Syunik Communities for Expansion of ZCMC Tailing Dump
The Urban Development Ministry gave its consent to this resolution, if normative distance of 300 meters is ensured between Chapni and Atchanan communities and the planned tailing dump
Nature Protection Minister on Issuing Positive Opinion to Amulsar Project
13:39 May 20, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Nature Protection Minister on Issuing Positive Opinion to Amulsar Project
The Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan expressed his position in his interview with EcoLur on issuing a positive environmental expertise opinion on Amulsar open pit gold mining project. He particularly
Amulsar Project Discussed at EBRD Special Session (Photos)
13:31 May 19, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Project Discussed at EBRD Special Session (Photos) Video
The questions connected Amulsar open pit mining project and the construction of a heap leach facility in Armenia were raised at special session “EBRD Projects and Nature Recourses” held on 14 May. The session was organized in the frames of the EBRD Annual Meeting
Government Decided to Introduce "Tailing Dump" and "Soil Management Wastes" Concepts into Code on Subsoil
14:26 May 15, 2015 | Mining
Government Decided to Introduce "Tailing Dump" and "Soil Management Wastes" Concepts into Code on Subsoil
At last the Armenian Government adopted a resolution to introduce “tailing dump” and “soil management wastes” concept into the code on subsoil. So far tailing dumps were considered man-made mines, but now the tailing dump
Unlimited License to “Aparazh” LLC
15:25 May 14, 2015 | Mining
Unlimited License to “Aparazh” LLC
On 14 May the executive made a decision to issue unlimited license to “Aparazh” LLC for the production of explosives and explosion
Where Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine Will Dump Its Wastes, When Artsvanik Tailing Dump Is Reclaimed?
16:40 May 13, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Where Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine Will Dump Its Wastes, When Artsvanik Tailing Dump Is Reclaimed?
The Armenian Government decided to make a law “Investment Program for Processing Industrial Dumps Accumulated and Accumulating Because of Activities of “Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC and accumulated and accumulating
Lydian International Company Senior Vice President Didier Jean Claude Fohlen Versus EcoLur
14:33 May 11, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Lydian International Company Senior Vice President Didier Jean Claude Fohlen Versus EcoLur Video
As Mr. Folen left the room without waiting for the reply to the allegations addressed to Inga Zarafyan, EcoLur has to submit reply comments in writing
PEF: 100 Million $ Gift to Amulsar Gold Mining Project of Lydian International Company from Armenian Government
17:12 May 08, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
PEF: 100 Million $ Gift to Amulsar Gold Mining Project of Lydian International Company from Armenian Government
Lydian International Limited Company registered in offshore zone, British Jersey Island, published a press release, which says there is a possible significant reduction in operating costs of up to $100 million over the life of mine. It turns out this opportunity was granted
“Zangezour” Biospheric Complex: Question With No Answers
14:02 May 07, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
“Zangezour” Biospheric Complex: Question With No Answers Video
the communities don’t know what the conservation regime of the specially protected areas is and which activities comply with the environmental legislation of Armenia
Administrative Court Partially Turned Down Claim Issued Against Amulsar Project
16:14 May 06, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Administrative Court Partially Turned Down Claim Issued Against Amulsar Project
The Administrative Court has partially turned down the claim issued against Amulsar open pit mining project and construction of a heap leach facility
Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine Fined for 5.19 Million AMD
13:40 April 30, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine Fined for 5.19 Million AMD
The Nature Protection Ministry has imposed a fine for 5.19 million AMD on Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine. Under the official website of Nature Protection Ministry, the act has
Tashtoun Residents Disappointed with Meghrasar Gold Mining Project
16:50 April 29, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Tashtoun Residents Disappointed with Meghrasar Gold Mining Project Video
“AT-Metals” Armenian-Russian Joint Enterprise is not developing Meghrasar gold mine located in Syunik Region. As Tashtoun Community Head Henrik Gabrielyan informed Ecolur, the company was not able to apply the extraction technology
People Stealing 4 Bags of Gold Ore Caught
13:14 April 29, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
People Stealing 4 Bags of Gold Ore Caught
Vardenis Division police officers detained Arthur Kh., born in 1983 and Khachatur E., born in 1992, for committing a theft in the area of one of Sotq gold mine galleries
Finance Ministry Responding to "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC General Manager Hrach Jabrayan's Statements
12:12 April 29, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Finance Ministry Responding to "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC General Manager Hrach Jabrayan's Statements
The Finance Ministry has responded to "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC General Manager Hrach Jabrayan's statements. Information and Public Relations Department of the Ministry in its response sent
Dundee Precious Metals Appealing 3.8 Billion Fine of Finance Ministry in Court
13:03 April 28, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Dundee Precious Metals Appealing 3.8 Billion Fine of Finance Ministry in Court
“Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” CJSC has issued a claim to court to appeal the fine of 3.8 billion AMD imposed by Finance Ministry, as General Manager Hrach Jabrayan said in his interview with
Serj Tankian: Needing Harsh Environmental Policy in This  Country
16:42 April 27, 2015 | Mining
Serj Tankian: Needing Harsh Environmental Policy in This Country
At the press conference held on 25 April in Armenia Serj Tankian touched upon the ecological situation of the RA and beat an alarm about damage caused
SOS Amulsar Initiative Received Response from IFC CAO Office
15:23 April 27, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
SOS Amulsar Initiative Received Response from IFC CAO Office
The CAO (Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman) produced a compliance appraisal report on the complaint on Amulsar open pit mining project and the construction of a heal peach facility implemented by
"Ban Producing Harvest": Mets Ayrum Community Head (Photo Report)
12:49 April 20, 2015 | Mining | Lori
"Ban Producing Harvest": Mets Ayrum Community Head (Photo Report) Video
“If you substantiate that the harvest is toxic, ban producing any harvest”: this was Mets Ayrum Village Head Sahak Nazaryan's response to expert

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