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IFC and EBRD Running PR Campaign in Support of Amulsar Project
16:06 October 24, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
IFC and EBRD Running PR Campaign in Support of Amulsar Project
The International Finance Corporation, IFC, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, are running a PR campaign in support of Amulsar open pit mining project and heap leach mining. IFC and EBRD are the main
3.8 Billion Hidden Tax Due to Examinations
15:25 October 24, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
3.8 Billion Hidden Tax Due to Examinations
3.8 Billion Hidden Tax Due to Examinations
Meghrasar Mining Causing Great Damage to Arevik National Park and Water Resources
14:46 October 24, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Meghrasar Mining Causing Great Damage to Arevik National Park and Water Resources
Meghrasar Mining Causing Great Damage to Arevik National Park and Water Resources
Governmental Unprecedented Resolution to Transfer Red-Listed Species from Amulsar
14:06 October 24, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Governmental Unprecedented Resolution to Transfer Red-Listed Species from Amulsar
Environmental groups in Armenia are in an uproar over a July 2014 government decision they say will allow a mining company to remove and replant endangered flora species and thus circumvent Armenian domestic law and the country’s international
Gold Mining in Armenia Increased 5 Times
12:03 October 23, 2014 | Mining
Gold Mining in Armenia Increased 5 Times
If gold mining in 2008 and 2009 made up 720 and 499 kg of gold, respectively, in 2013 gold and poly-metallic ore mining volume made up
Economy Ministry Replied to SOS Amulsar Initiative's Open Letter
18:14 October 22, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Economy Ministry Replied to SOS Amulsar Initiative's Open Letter
EcoLur has received a letter from Economy Ministry in reply to SOS Amulsar Initiative's open letter addressed to Minister Karen Tcshmarityan, which particularly says, “Your open letter addressed
Environmental Expertise Shall Reject Tukhmanuk Gold Mining project
14:52 October 21, 2014 | Mining | Aragatsotn
Environmental Expertise Shall Reject Tukhmanuk Gold Mining project
Environmental Expertise Shall Reject Tukhmanuk Gold Mining project
Vayq Town Residents Are Frightened to Death: Hazard of Town Pollution from Azatek Mine
13:43 October 20, 2014 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
Vayq Town Residents Are Frightened to Death: Hazard of Town Pollution from Azatek Mine
Vayq Town residents are frightened to death: Azatek mine geoprospecting works have launched directly above their houses, while the mine contains uranium, as old villagers insist. They say they will have to run away
Armenian Government Adopted Illegal Resolution
12:53 October 20, 2014 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
Armenian Government Adopted Illegal Resolution
It should be mentioned that simultaneously with adopting this decision, Lydian International Company submitted the EIA of Amulsar mining project for the environmental
“Baktek Eco” LLC Director, Liska and Arjut Gold Mine
12:04 October 20, 2014 | Mining | Lori
“Baktek Eco” LLC Director, Liska and Arjut Gold Mine
“Environmental Expertise” SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry has issued a positive opinion to Arjut gold mining project submitted by “Baktek Eco” LLC. The opinion
SOS Amulsar Initiative’s Open Letter to Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan
12:58 October 17, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
SOS Amulsar Initiative’s Open Letter to Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan
At the press conference on 15 October you stated that the factual implementation of Amulsar open pit mining project will be launched in early 2015 and presented certain
Honey Vs Mine: Alternative is REAL
18:32 October 16, 2014 | Mining | Lori | Syunik
Honey Vs Mine: Alternative is REAL Video
On 7 September 2013 “Teghout Support” civic initiative held a fair of honey and other goods in Shnogh community, Lori Region. The main aim of the fair was to show that the factual development of Teghout is connected not with destructive mining, but sustainable development
ZCMC Tailing Dumps Costing 10 Billion USD To Be Processed
17:30 October 16, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
ZCMC Tailing Dumps Costing 10 Billion USD To Be Processed
‘Aylotig’ LLC intends to become the owner of the reclaimed Voghji and Pukhrut tailing dumps currently owned by “Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC, as well as Artsvanik tailing dump after is reclaiming and to
Environmentalists Calling for International Finance Corporation to Direct Funds not to Amulsar Project, But To Establishing Jermuk National Park
14:00 October 16, 2014 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
Environmentalists Calling for International Finance Corporation to Direct Funds not to Amulsar Project, But To Establishing Jermuk National Park
The nature protectors having signed a complaint on Amulsar project lodged to the CAO are calling for directing the funds not to Amulsar mining project, but developing Jermuk National Park. This proposal was voiced
Lalvar Nature Before Teghut Project and Now (Photos)
15:36 October 15, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Lalvar Nature Before Teghut Project and Now (Photos)
We are presenting the photos before the launch of Teghut project, during its launch and the photos made by ‘Vallex’ Group, when all the project
International Finance Corporation Ombudsman's Office Representatives Arrived in Armenia to Examine Gndevaz Villagers' Complaint on Amulsar Project
14:25 October 14, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
International Finance Corporation Ombudsman's Office Representatives Arrived in Armenia to Examine Gndevaz Villagers' Complaint on Amulsar Project
From 9 October to 12 October the CAO team visited Armenia again, this time to examine Gndevaz Villagers’ complaint on Amulsar open pit mining and heap
Whether MES Opinion Taken into Consideration For Mining Projects
13:51 October 14, 2014 | Mining
Whether MES Opinion Taken into Consideration For Mining Projects
What is the role of the Ministry for Emergency States in giving permissions to mining and tialing dump projects in highkly seismic zones? EcoLur had an interview with MES Deputy Minister
IFC Will Continue Implementing Projects in Mining and Energy Fields
12:35 October 13, 2014 | Mining
IFC Will Continue Implementing Projects in Mining and Energy Fields
World Bank Group member International Finance Corporation (IFC) will continue implementing projects in Armenia and would continue to help the Government implement various
Three Tailing Dumps in Armenia Classified as Highly hazardous
14:11 October 10, 2014 | Mining
Three Tailing Dumps in Armenia Classified as Highly hazardous
Because of mining, 8000 ha of land areas are disturbed in Armenia, and another 1500 ha of land areas are located under tailing dumps. Around 1 billion ton wastes of mining enterprises have been
Around 60Percent of Meghrasar Open Gold Mine in Arevik National Park
16:02 October 08, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Around 60Percent of Meghrasar Open Gold Mine in Arevik National Park
Around 60% of Meghrasar open gold mine is located in the area of Arevik National Park, as WWF Armenia Head Karen Manvelyan told EcoLur. Under him, the geoprospecting area of the mine makes up

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