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S.O.S Alarm Signal from Vayots Dzor: Intentions to Build Ore Dressing Plant of Azatek Mine Next to Many Gardens (Photos)
14:12 November 21, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
S.O.S Alarm Signal from Vayots Dzor: Intentions to Build Ore Dressing Plant of Azatek Mine Next to Many Gardens (Photos) Video
“Vayq Gold” Company wants to construct Azatek gold-polymetallic ore dressing plant in a distance of several hundred meters from Arin Village, Vayots Dzor Region, as Arin villagers beat an alarm signal to EcoLur. Recently they saw
If Fee Is Set for Tailing Dumps, Armenian Budget Will Be Supplemented by Annually 100 Million USD
11:44 November 21, 2014 | Mining | Yerevan
If Fee Is Set for Tailing Dumps, Armenian Budget Will Be Supplemented by Annually 100 Million USD Video
We shall know the extent of the toxic substances in these wastes, the wastes shall have passports and classified, while fees shall be paid according to classes. Some estimates show that annually around US $ 100 million escape the state budget, as the waste neutralizes, but it occupies area
Alarm Signal from Kajaran: Our Children in Hospital Because of Dust (Photos)
15:47 November 19, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Alarm Signal from Kajaran: Our Children in Hospital Because of Dust (Photos) Video
A resident of Kajaran town in Syunik region of the RA alerts that the town is totally in dust 3-4 hours a day. According to the resident the dust arises from Kajaran
Attempts to Legalize Amulsar Project Don’t and Won’t Succeed
13:23 November 19, 2014 | Mining
Attempts to Legalize Amulsar Project Don’t and Won’t Succeed
The public representatives have addressed an open letter on Amulsar project to the Ombudsman Offices of International Finance Corporation, IFC, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD.
Illegal Soil Management in Lori Region
19:29 November 18, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Illegal Soil Management in Lori Region
The Lori Regional Division of RA Criminal Investigation Department finished the preliminary investigation of the criminal case on violating soil management
Part of Documents of Amulsar Project Remaining Closed for Public
15:54 November 17, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Part of Documents of Amulsar Project Remaining Closed for Public
It's already three months that Aarhus center in Yeghegnadzor hasn't been able to receive the record of public hearings on Amulsar project
“Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC Called Upon Court for Additional Tax of 3 Billion 809 Million AMD
17:46 November 13, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
“Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC Called Upon Court for Additional Tax of 3 Billion 809 Million AMD
Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC is not going to pay the additional tax of 3 billion 809 million AMD (or US $ 9.5 million) imposed by Finance
“AT Metals” Respond to Environmental Society Concerns
16:55 November 13, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
“AT Metals” Respond to Environmental Society Concerns
In my opinion, this is favourable for some Western forces, so as Armenia to be poor, not to construct anything and not to do anything. It’s my personal opinion as a Russian
Armenia, the Custom Price of Copper Ore and Concentrate Decreased by 22.6 %
15:35 November 13, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Armenia, the Custom Price of Copper Ore and Concentrate Decreased by 22.6 %
Within one year the taxes paid by ZCMC decreased by about 13.6 million dollars or more than twice. It is directly connected with deterioration of the financial and economic indicators of the leading company
"Vayk Gold" Implementing an Illegal Activity in Azatek Mine
13:05 November 13, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
"Vayk Gold" Implementing an Illegal Activity in Azatek Mine
"Vayk Gold" LLC is implementing works of reassessing reserves in Azatek polymetallic mine without submitting any document to the RA Ministry of Nature Protection
Public Respresentatives Applied to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and WWF Armenia for Meghrasar Mine
17:54 November 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Public Respresentatives Applied to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and WWF Armenia for Meghrasar Mine
Public representatives have addressed an open letter to Nature Protection Ministry, KfW Bank and WWF Armenia for Meghrasar mining project. The letter says, “On 31 July the EIA of Meghrasar open pit mining was submitted to Nature Protection
Syunik's Governor, "There are serious plans for exploiting new mines in Syunik"
17:25 November 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Syunik's Governor, "There are serious plans for exploiting new mines in Syunik" Video
"There are serious plans for exploiting new mines in Syunik. The main development of the southern part of Syunik will
Armenian Society Calls the Diaspora not to Support Amulsar Project
12:49 November 10, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Armenian Society Calls the Diaspora not to Support Amulsar Project
Operation of Amoulsar Gold Mine is Yet Another Disaster to Armenia Call Upon All Armenians To Reject Any Support For Mining in Amoulsar
They are now begging the Diaspora for money to exploit Amulsar mine
17:27 November 07, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
They are now begging the Diaspora for money to exploit Amulsar mine Video
The heads of “Lydian International”, a company registered in the UK’s Channel Islands, and its Armenian affiliate “Geoteam” held a meeting with the Los Angeles Armenian community on October 2nd, where they called on people to invest in the Amulsar gold mine. A similar meeting is scheduled on November 7th in New York
The Workers of “Base Metals” Preparing for a Protest Action
13:45 November 07, 2014 | Mining
The Workers of “Base Metals” Preparing for a Protest Action
within the last 2-3 months the company reduced the workers’ salaries in the amount of 50-60 thousand AMD reasoning that the gold value
Radiation Background Found out in Vayk and Azatek
15:27 November 06, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Radiation Background Found out in Vayk and Azatek
As a result of monitoring realized in Vayk town, Azatek community and Azatek gold and polymetallic deposit high background measurements of radiation significantly
New Arguments About Riska of Meghrasar Gold Mine Project
13:54 November 04, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
New Arguments About Riska of Meghrasar Gold Mine Project
The ecologists continue to express their anger and negative opinion of Meghrasar gold opencast mining project. "AT Metals" Armenian-Russian joint enterprise Ltd wants to exploit the mine. Now Meghrasar project is under environmental
Radiation Background Measurements in Vayq Town, Azatek Community and Azatek Mine (Photo)
14:03 October 31, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Radiation Background Measurements in Vayq Town, Azatek Community and Azatek Mine (Photo) Video
“It’s hazardous for human people, and we will oppose to having jobs at the expense of our health: let them open factories, otherwise, we will get money in the uranium mine, but the whole nation will be harmed,”
Attempt To Legalize Amulsar Project Failed (Photo)
12:28 October 31, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Attempt To Legalize Amulsar Project Failed (Photo) Video
The attempt to legalize Amulsar project has failed, either by its international standards, or the domestic legislation or not allowing the stakeholders to attend the discussion on Amulsar project. On 30 October the protest demonstration against Amulsar gold mining project was accompanied
Teghout Support Group's Open Letter to Gndevaz, Gorayq and Saravan Communities
16:42 October 30, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Teghout Support Group's Open Letter to Gndevaz, Gorayq and Saravan Communities
Teghout Support Initiative has addressed an open letter to Gndevaz, Gorayq and Saravan communities in Vayots Dzor Region as represented by community heads Harapet Mkrtchayn, Arustam Arustamyan and Simon Babayan

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