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Bitter Consequences of Teghout Mine
17:23 February 08, 2016 | Mining | Lori
Bitter Consequences of Teghout Mine Video
The wastewater flowing out of Teghout Mine goes into the Shnogh River thus becoming a serious source of pollution. It doesn’t matter how much
Around 35 Organizations Implementing Mining Activities in Lori Region
16:08 February 03, 2016 | Mining | Lori
Around 35 Organizations Implementing Mining Activities in Lori Region
Around 35 organizations deal with mining activities in Lori Region, which has 3798 square km, out of which 5 mines are metallic ones. Regional Municipality Agriculture and Environmental Department Head has presented
Geghanush Discussions Didn't Give Desirable Results
18:24 January 29, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
Geghanush Discussions Didn't Give Desirable Results Video
On 22 January “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” Company held a meeting with Geghanush villagers, Syunik Region, in regard with their claim on damage caused by Geghanush tailing dump. The claim had been signed by
In 2015 Environmental Fee Paid from Ore Mining to State Budget Made Up 21 Billion 992 Million AMD
17:56 January 29, 2016 | Mining
In 2015 Environmental Fee Paid from Ore Mining to State Budget Made Up 21 Billion 992 Million AMD
In the republic currently there are 494 permits issued for mining of natural resources, out of which 29 licenses have been issued for metallic mines, 439 for non-metallic mines and 26 for mineral water
"Geoteam" CJSC Amending Amulsar Mine Project
13:45 January 29, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
"Geoteam" CJSC Amending Amulsar Mine Project
Subsidiary company of “Lydian International”, “Geoteam” CJSC, has filed a new claim to Nature Protection Ministry, which proposes
Mining and Destiny of Meghri River Basin
17:49 January 27, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
Mining and Destiny of Meghri River Basin
The quality of the water in the Meghri River is of high class (II) with the exception of three-kilometer-long exception in the middle reach of the river – the section flowing from Tkhkout Village to Vardanidzor Village, where in spring and summer poor water
Who Armenian Government Cares About, If It Doesn’t Notice Contradictions in Its Own Statements?
14:05 January 27, 2016 | Mining
Who Armenian Government Cares About, If It Doesn’t Notice Contradictions in Its Own Statements?
Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan made a statement that the mining industry is facing hard times and invited the mining companies to have a meeting on 26 January to discuss how to help them
USAID Provides Financial Support to Armenian Government for EITI
12:38 January 25, 2016 | Mining
USAID Provides Financial Support to Armenian Government for EITI
The USAID will provide financial support to the Government of Armenia for the implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
On 22 January Dundee Precious Metals Kapan  Company Discussing Compensation of Damages To Health and Environment in Geghanush Village
16:50 January 22, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
On 22 January Dundee Precious Metals Kapan Company Discussing Compensation of Damages To Health and Environment in Geghanush Village Video
On 22 January Dundee Precious Metals Kapan invited Geghanush villagers to discuss the problems with Geghanush tailing dump
What Is Expecting to Zangezour Biosphere Complex?
18:33 January 15, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
What Is Expecting to Zangezour Biosphere Complex?
“Zangezour Biosphere Complex” is facing the challenge of mining industry. In this complex of specially protected areas of nature, the number of people wanting to deal with mining and geoprospecting works is getting more and more
Geghanush Residnets Demanding to Compensate Damages Caused by Geghanush Tailing Dump
14:18 December 28, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Geghanush Residnets Demanding to Compensate Damages Caused by Geghanush Tailing Dump
184 residents of Geghanush village have sent a letter to Mr. Hratch Jabrayan, General Manager of “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” CJSC
Supervision in Mining Gradually Getting Focused in Government Staff
12:47 December 25, 2015 | Mining
Supervision in Mining Gradually Getting Focused in Government Staff
The supervision in mining is gradually getting focused in the government staff. Last time the Nature Protection Ministry conducted mining-related
ZCMC May Leave Whole Region without Water
16:57 December 23, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
ZCMC May Leave Whole Region without Water
Qajaran copper and molybdenum ore mining volume expansion project will inevitably lead to problems with water. “Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC (ZCMC) is going to make mining volumes 22 million
Three Companies To Import Explosives Legally
16:18 December 14, 2015 | Mining
Three Companies To Import Explosives Legally
On 10 December the Armenian Government allowed "Bekor", "Aparazh" and "Vanda-Sa" CSJC companies
Mining Lands and Tailing Dumps Increased in Armenia
18:31 December 10, 2015 | Mining
Mining Lands and Tailing Dumps Increased in Armenia
In 2020 it’s planned to assess the impact of mining on biodiversity and ecosystem services and to develop and introduce mitigation action plan. This measure is planned
Impressions of Iranian Delegation from Agarak Copper and Molybdenum Combine
18:59 December 09, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Impressions of Iranian Delegation from Agarak Copper and Molybdenum Combine
The delegation headed by Deputy Nature Protection Minister Khachik Hakobyan had a working meeting with the delegation having arrived from the Islamic Republic of Iran in Agarak Town, Syunik Region, headed by Senior Advisor to Energy Minister
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on Amulsar Program
16:49 December 08, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on Amulsar Program
Turning to the Amulsar gold mine exploitation issue he said
Voghji River May Disappear Because of Mining (Photos)
17:47 December 07, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Voghji River May Disappear Because of Mining (Photos) Video
The Voghji River, Syunik Region, has left almost without water, as EcoLur’s camera fixed on 28 November during its visit to Syunik Region
Armenian Government Legalizes Obsidian Mining Field
17:15 December 07, 2015 | Mining
Armenian Government Legalizes Obsidian Mining Field
The Armenian Government has decreased the rate of state duty by 100 times set for the development of obsidian mines. On 4 December the executive approved
Expert: A Group of People Make Money in Toronto Stock Exchange At Expense of Amulsar Project
17:23 December 04, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Expert: A Group of People Make Money in Toronto Stock Exchange At Expense of Amulsar Project
Because of its geographical location Amulsar mining project will affect the whole population in Armenia, and not only one residential area, as geographer

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