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Mets Ayrum Community Residents' LetterAddressed To All Competent Bodies
13:47 March 27, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Mets Ayrum Community Residents' LetterAddressed To All Competent Bodies
Mets Ayrum Community Residents' LetterAddressed To All Competent Bodies
Amulsar Mine Dust Can Get Spread Over 30 Km Distanc
17:38 March 26, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Mine Dust Can Get Spread Over 30 Km Distanc
Amulsar Mine Dust Can Get Spread Over 30 Km Distanc
Communities Adjacent to Lake Sevan - Amulsar Mine Project Affected Communities
17:27 March 26, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Communities Adjacent to Lake Sevan - Amulsar Mine Project Affected Communities
Communities Adjacent to Lake Sevan - Amulsar Mine Project Affected Communities
Nature Protection Minister Conducting Wide-Scale Inspections in Akhtala ODC
14:43 March 24, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Nature Protection Minister Conducting Wide-Scale Inspections in Akhtala ODC
Based on EcoLur’s “Alarm Signal from Mets Ayrum: Pasture Hill Owned by Community Destroyed for Unknown Reasons” article, the State Environmental Inspection of Nature Protection Ministry carried out inspection in the area mentioned
Results of Amulsar Gold Mining Document Study Results: Conclusions and Proposals
15:27 March 23, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Results of Amulsar Gold Mining Document Study Results: Conclusions and Proposals
This time it’s Harutyun Movsisyan, PhD in Geological Sciences, Associate Professor, who submitted his assessment on the official website of Aarhus Centers, www.aarhus.am, which particularly says: “The EIA submitted by the company mentions heap leach facility with a capacity of 106 million tons and says nothing that this volume is wastes to be collected in the tailing dump, which needs technical conditions, special project
Around 24 Million Ton Ore Produced Instead of 43 Million Ton Prescribed by Contract
14:42 March 23, 2015 | Mining
Around 24 Million Ton Ore Produced Instead of 43 Million Ton Prescribed by Contract
“Only 10 out of 27 companies having been issued the right to soil management have launched business activities, but not to a complete extent. The other companies do nothing. Contractual obligations are not performed, investments
Annually 681.100 Cum Wastewater from Mining Companies Dumped into Voghji River Basin
15:35 March 20, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Annually 681.100 Cum Wastewater from Mining Companies Dumped into Voghji River Basin
Annually 681,100 cum wastewater is annually dumped into the water resources of the Voghji River basin because of mining activities. “Zagezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC developing
Geoprospecting Works Not Implemented by 90% in Armenia
13:04 March 19, 2015 | Mining
Geoprospecting Works Not Implemented by 90% in Armenia
The geoprospecting works are not carried out in Armenia by 90%. Estimates show, only 10% of the financial investment for 24 billion AMD has been carried out in regard with the prospecting 55 metallic
43% of Armenian Area Exposed to Desertification: National Focal Point of UN Convention to Combat Desertification
13:20 March 18, 2015 | Mining
43% of Armenian Area Exposed to Desertification: National Focal Point of UN Convention to Combat Desertification Video
Mining land areas account for 36,400 ha and they increased by about 8000 ha within 7 years. It’s known that one ha pollutes about 10 ha of adjacent area in case open pit mines and
Armenian President to Solve Fioletovo Gold Mining Problem
12:23 March 18, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Armenian President to Solve Fioletovo Gold Mining Problem
The situation in Fioletovo community, Lori Region, is tense again. As it turns out, Fioletovo gold mining is on the agenda again. This it’s not the competent ministries
Lydian Seeking to Attract Investments into Amulsar Project Bearing High Investment Risks
16:00 March 17, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Lydian Seeking to Attract Investments into Amulsar Project Bearing High Investment Risks
Lydian International Company is seeking to attract shareholders into the development of Amulsar gold mine Armenia. Lydian International Company presented Amulsar project at PDAC-2015 in Canada. The CEO of Lydian International Company Howard Stevenson stated
Open Letter to "Geoteam" Company from Residents Concerned with Future of Gndevaz and Vayots Dzor
19:01 March 13, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Open Letter to "Geoteam" Company from Residents Concerned with Future of Gndevaz and Vayots Dzor
You mention that in the heap leach facility the PH of the sodium cyanide shall be 11 and over in order not to have hydrogen cyanide leak, the small amount of which is lethal. We would like to get clarifications how this process will be implemented in the area of 134 ha with 4 million tons of solution under temperature fluctuations from -30 to +30 degrees in the rain or snow or what
Lydian International Company Planning to Proceed to Amulsar Mine Construction Stage
15:02 March 11, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Lydian International Company Planning to Proceed to Amulsar Mine Construction Stage
President and CEO of “Lydian International” Company Howard Stevenson said that “Lydian International” Company plans to ensure the complete financing of Amulsar project and to proceed to the mine construction stage in 2015
Annually 1,607,000 cum Industrial Wastewater Dumped into Meghri River
14:45 March 11, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Annually 1,607,000 cum Industrial Wastewater Dumped into Meghri River
Because of mining annually 1,607,000 cum industrial wastewater is dumped into the water resources of Meghri River basin. Agarak Copper and Molybdenum Combine developing Agarak copper and molybdenum mine annually dumps 1.5 million cum industrial wastewater, while “Sipan-1” LLC developing
Armanis Gold-Polymetallic Mining project Public Discussions Appointed
12:00 March 10, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Armanis Gold-Polymetallic Mining project Public Discussions Appointed
The public hearings on Armanis gold-polymetallic mining project will be held on 24 March, at
Minister Yervand Zakharyan's Reply to NGO's Enquiry on Soil Management and SHPPs
15:02 March 09, 2015 | Mining
Minister Yervand Zakharyan's Reply to NGO's Enquiry on Soil Management and SHPPs
Energy and Natural Resources Ministry and KfW German -Armenian Fund didn’t sign any documents on “Support to Renewable Energy” project, as Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan's reply says to the enquiry filed
Minister Yervand Zakharyan Met with Heads of "Lydian International", "Dundee Precious Metals", "Centerra Gold Inc" Companies in Toronto
16:40 March 05, 2015 | Mining
Minister Yervand Zakharyan Met with Heads of "Lydian International", "Dundee Precious Metals", "Centerra Gold Inc" Companies in Toronto
Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan had a meeting with the heads of "Lydian International", "Dundee Precious Metals", "Centerra Gold Inc" companies carrying out mining activities in Armenia, where they discussed the attraction of investments in the mining
Why Yervand Zakharyan Closed Data on Soil?
10:47 March 04, 2015 | Mining
Why Yervand Zakharyan Closed Data on Soil?
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) has sent a written enquiry to Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan, where they demanded to post some information on the official website of the ministry
S.O.S Mets Ayrum: Join Photo Action Against Construction of Tchotchkan Tailing Dump
16:30 March 03, 2015 | Mining | Lori
S.O.S Mets Ayrum: Join Photo Action Against Construction of Tchotchkan Tailing Dump
A photo action has been launched in the social networks directed against the construction of Tchotchkan tailing dump in the area
Ex Minister Vardan Ayvazyan's Surprising Comments to Chinese Company's Future Plans
17:09 March 02, 2015 | Mining | Kotayk
Ex Minister Vardan Ayvazyan's Surprising Comments to Chinese Company's Future Plans
Ex Nature Protection Minister Vardan Ayvazyan (2001-2007) urges that Chinese “Fortune Oil” Company hasn’t refused from the iron mines in Armenia, the assets of which it purchased in 2011 through the shares of “Nagin” Company owned by the Ex Minister. During “R-Evolution” program on 01.03.2015 I his interview

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