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Sensational Statement: Over 200 Gndevaz Villagers Demanding to Stop Amulsar Project
14:45 July 29, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Sensational Statement: Over 200 Gndevaz Villagers Demanding to Stop Amulsar Project
Gndevaz Villagers, Vayots Dzor Region, has made a sensational statement, while their village is considered to be the foothold in Amulsar open pit mining. Geoteam Company
Nature Protection Ministry Pleased with Works at Teghout Mine
01:51 July 25, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Nature Protection Ministry Pleased with Works at Teghout Mine
Nature Protection Minister is pleased with the works carried out at Teghout mine. 'We could eye witness mining process organized with latest technologies in
Nature Protection Minister Detected that Tchotchkan Tailing Dump Operated with Violations and Drawbacks
10:41 July 24, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Nature Protection Minister Detected that Tchotchkan Tailing Dump Operated with Violations and Drawbacks
During his visit to Lori Region Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan visited the area of Tchotchkan tailing dump owned by 'Akhtala ODC' and detected a
Arjut Gold Mining Project Not Assess Main Risks
10:24 July 24, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Arjut Gold Mining Project Not Assess Main Risks Video
'The project is missing the environmental impact assessment. It doesn't have anything else but impact on atmosphere...There are no studies on flora and fauna, water resources, it's like a master's thesis...This project should have
Arjut Gold Mining Project Poses Risks to Local Drinking Springs
19:06 July 22, 2014 | Mining | Lori | Yerevan
Arjut Gold Mining Project Poses Risks to Local Drinking Springs
The project says, 'There are many mountainous springs in the studied area of the mine, the water of which is used for drinking. The area also has different miner water springs.' It should be mentioned that the project doesn't assess the risks
“Teghout” CJSC Inviting for Discussions
13:16 July 17, 2014 | Mining | Lori
“Teghout” CJSC Inviting for Discussions
“Teghout” CJSC Inviting for Discussions
Fioletovo Open Pit Gold Mining Project Submitted for Environmental Expertise
16:24 July 15, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Fioletovo Open Pit Gold Mining Project Submitted for Environmental Expertise
Under the project, Fioletovo gold mine demonstration is located in the administrative area of Fioletovo community, Lori Region. The gold concentration in the mines varies from 2.5-
Hakob Sanasaryan: Amulsar Fever Enhancing
17:57 July 03, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Hakob Sanasaryan: Amulsar Fever Enhancing
Hakob Sanasaryan, Chairman of Greens Union of Armenia, has addressed a letter to Thomas Lubeck, IFC Regional Manager for the South Caucasus in regard with Amulsar gold
Arjut Community Doesn’t Oppose to Mine Development
11:23 June 30, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Arjut Community Doesn’t Oppose to Mine Development Video
Arjut villagers have concerns, in case the mine is developed, they will lose their ...
Teghout Supporters: Teghout Won't Become a Mine: Doesn't Matter Through Peace or War
14:50 June 27, 2014 | Mining
Teghout Supporters: Teghout Won't Become a Mine: Doesn't Matter Through Peace or War Video
On 26 June the Teghout supporters have disseminated a vido, which presented the main issue of...
Arjut Gold Mine Will Be Developed
14:27 June 20, 2014 | Mining
Arjut Gold Mine Will Be Developed
On 26 June, at 12:00, the public hearings of Arjut gold mining project will be held at...
After Rains Kapan Streets Are Flooded with Yellow Waters from Derelict Mines
14:28 June 19, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
After Rains Kapan Streets Are Flooded with Yellow Waters from Derelict Mines
After the rains the streets in Davit Bek area, Kapan Town, are flooded with the yellow waters of derelict underground mines. The front metallic gate is ...
81% of Armenian Territory Degraded, 32% - Exposed to Desertification
22:19 June 17, 2014 | Mining
81% of Armenian Territory Degraded, 32% - Exposed to Desertification Video
I would like to hear concrete figures and concrete facts from our officials. I have heard this figure of 81.9% of soil degradation in Armenia for...
"Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" Trying to Improve Relations With Nature Protection Ministry"
10:54 June 10, 2014 | Mining
"Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" Trying to Improve Relations With Nature Protection Ministry"
On 9 June Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan received “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” CJSC Director General Richard House and...
Jermuk Residents Oppose to Amulsar, But Elected Mayor Supporting Mine Development
10:44 June 10, 2014 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
Jermuk Residents Oppose to Amulsar, But Elected Mayor Supporting Mine Development
On 8 June member of Republican Party Vardan Hovhannisyan was re-elected as Mayor of Jermuk resort town, he had...
What CAO Experts Learnt about Amulsar Project in Yerevan
19:14 June 09, 2014 | Mining
What CAO Experts Learnt about Amulsar Project in Yerevan
The Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman experts Scott T. Adams and Alyona Gorova carried out investigation of facts in Armenia based on the complaint about Amulsar gold mine project risks developed by...
Aram Harutyunyan: 'Parties Should Apologize Reciprocally Which I Did'
15:37 June 09, 2014 | Mining
Aram Harutyunyan: 'Parties Should Apologize Reciprocally Which I Did'
In reply to Ex Minister’s statement, activist Apres Zohrabyan, whom the Minister offended, said...
Aspiration System of Alaverdi Copper Smelting Plant With Defaults
11:35 June 06, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Aspiration System of Alaverdi Copper Smelting Plant With Defaults
Alaverdi residents can see that the 20-meter-long pipes on the top of Koshaberd Mountain 100-meter-long pipes located in the...
EcoLur Recognized Best Partner for WWF
18:07 June 05, 2014 | Mining
EcoLur Recognized Best Partner for WWF
“We would like to grant EcoLur this certificate and prize as the best and most active partner for WWF,” said ...
World Bank Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman Initiated investigation on Amulsar Project
18:13 June 03, 2014 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
World Bank Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman Initiated investigation on Amulsar Project
The complainants highlight concerns about project impacts on the local water basins' quality, red-listed species and...

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