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Destruction of Kut Village Costs 18 Thousand Dollars
12:09 July 03, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Destruction of Kut Village Costs 18 Thousand Dollars
"DRAGHEG Metal" LLC intends to carry out gold geoprospecting in the drainage basin of Lake Sevan 1 km away from Kut village. According to preliminary data, the area is the continuation of Sotq auriferous mineral field and separate samples contain gold from
Millions Explosives To Be Imported to Armenia for Mining
16:06 June 26, 2015 | Mining
Millions Explosives To Be Imported to Armenia for Mining
On 25 June “Aparazh” LLC was issued a permit from the executive to import explosives and explosion items into Armenia
Three Public Hearings on Gold Prospecting Expected in Geharkounik and Syunik In Near Future
15:40 June 23, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik
Three Public Hearings on Gold Prospecting Expected in Geharkounik and Syunik In Near Future
Three public hearings will be held late in June and early in July, all three on the geological prospecting in gold
Gold Mine and Ecofarm Next to Each Other
12:19 June 19, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Gold Mine and Ecofarm Next to Each Other Video
Arkadi Mkrtchyan is the General Manager at “Ecofarm” farm: he says they have already imported 330 cows from Germany, process milk and
New Tailing Dump of Zangezour Combine As If Tailing Dump Processing Investment Program
18:02 June 18, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
New Tailing Dump of Zangezour Combine As If Tailing Dump Processing Investment Program
The National Assembly, with enthusiasm, discusses a business project, which is supposed to have multimillion-dollar investments. It is an unprecedented program that will comprehensively solve
Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan Welcomes Investments into Amulsar Project Still Not Confirmed
16:53 June 18, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan Welcomes Investments into Amulsar Project Still Not Confirmed
Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan received Howard Stevenson, President and CEO of British Lydian International, and discussed
Gndevaz Village: How to Become a Millionaire
14:18 June 17, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Gndevaz Village: How to Become a Millionaire Video
Gndevaz Village, Vayots Dzor Region, is in fever in regard with the sale of land areas to Lydian International Company as represented by its subsidiary – “Geoteam” CJSC. The company is planning to construct a heap leach facility on these land
Kaputan Launched Signature Collections against Abovyan Iron Mine Development
14:17 June 12, 2015 | Mining | Kotayk
Kaputan Launched Signature Collections against Abovyan Iron Mine Development
Kaputan community residents, Kotayk Region, have launched a signature collection against the development of Abovyan iron mine, as Pan-Armenian Environmental Front Member Levon Galstyan
Most Communities Don’t Benefit from Environmental Fees by Companies
13:36 June 12, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Most Communities Don’t Benefit from Environmental Fees by Companies
“Sagamar” Company doesn’t pay any environmental fees. The company doesn’t have to make environmental fees, as it’s not included in the list of
Amulsar Project May Lead to Acidic Disaster in Sevan
18:33 June 10, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Project May Lead to Acidic Disaster in Sevan
Meanwhile dumps can’t be “temporarily hidden from rains” with water-proof mud pads, as the ground water will in any case have the oxidative drainage of tails into Sevan.
Four Tailing Dumps and Derelict Non-Metallic Mines Planned To Be Reclaimed
16:22 June 10, 2015 | Mining
Four Tailing Dumps and Derelict Non-Metallic Mines Planned To Be Reclaimed
The Nature Protection Ministry has submitted a proposal to the Armenian Government on reclaiming 4 tailing dumps and derelict
Geoteam Replied to Syunik NGO's Questions on Amulsar
18:53 June 09, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Geoteam Replied to Syunik NGO's Questions on Amulsar
Syunik-based “Union for Protection of Employees’ Rights” NGO President Arthur Ghazaryan has sent an enquiry to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan and “Lydian International” Company, which is
Nature Protection Minister's Reply to Question 'To What Extent Ecotourism and Mining Are Compatible in Armenia'?
17:05 June 09, 2015 | Mining
Nature Protection Minister's Reply to Question 'To What Extent Ecotourism and Mining Are Compatible in Armenia'?
Recently the journalists asked Nature Protection Minister to what extent ecotourism and mining are compatible in Armenia: the question
Red-Listed Species Habitat, Urtsasar, Victim of Travertine Mine (Photos)
12:28 June 09, 2015 | Mining | Ararat | Vayots dzor
Red-Listed Species Habitat, Urtsasar, Victim of Travertine Mine (Photos)
Travertine mine is developed in Urtsasar, which is the birthplace of Armenian moufflon and habitat of red-listed species, as Eleonora Gabrielyan, Dr. in Biological Sciences, Professor, said
Fioletovo Residents' Enquiry to Nature Protection Ministry: Why Negative Opinion Isn't Issued to Fioletovo Mining Project?
14:24 June 04, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Fioletovo Residents' Enquiry to Nature Protection Ministry: Why Negative Opinion Isn't Issued to Fioletovo Mining Project?
Fioletovo Village residents, Lori Region, have addressed a letter to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan in regard with Fioletovo gold mining project. The letter says
“Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Alleging For Residents’ Understanding: Alaverdi Town To Be Exposed to Intensive Impact of Chlorofluorocarbon for 45 Days
18:16 June 03, 2015 | Mining | Lori
“Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Alleging For Residents’ Understanding: Alaverdi Town To Be Exposed to Intensive Impact of Chlorofluorocarbon for 45 Days
Alaverdi Town will stay for 45 days under the intensive impact of chlorofluorocarbons, as 45 days are needed to accomplish planned rehabilitation of the chimney and newly-built smoke pipe of Alaverdi copper smelting plant. In this regard, “Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Director
Smog in Alaverdi Town: Copper Smelting Plant Chimney Not Working
17:17 June 03, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Smog in Alaverdi Town: Copper Smelting Plant Chimney Not Working
Dense smog has covered Alaverdi Town for several days. The chimney located on the top of Koshaberdsar, Alaverdi Copper Smelting Plant owned
Amulsar Gold Mining Project, Heap Leach Facility and "EcoPharm"
15:32 June 02, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Gold Mining Project, Heap Leach Facility and "EcoPharm"
On 29 May the Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan took part in the opening ceremony of “EcoFarm” LLC in Gndevaz Village. This livestock complex is designed for cattle breeding and production of raw milk and cheese. The complex is
Syunik Residents Opposing to Geoprospecting in Khachaqar-Paravan Polymetallic Mine Field
18:22 June 01, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Syunik Residents Opposing to Geoprospecting in Khachaqar-Paravan Polymetallic Mine Field Video
The public representatives in Syunik are opposing to conducting geoprospecting works in Khachaqar-Paravan polymetallic mine filed, as they expressed their approach
One of the Reasons for Womens' Reproductive Health Issues in Lori Region is Mining
15:35 June 01, 2015 | Mining | Lori | Shirak
One of the Reasons for Womens' Reproductive Health Issues in Lori Region is Mining
The research team eventually found that the odds of having a stillbirth was 2.38 times higher, the odds of having an induced abortion due to medical indications 2.67 times higher, and the odds of having early prenatal mortality 2.67 times higher for women living in Alaverdi compared with

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