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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
Armenian Economy Minister Karen Tchshmarityan's Response to Amulsar Project Investments
18:54 December 03, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Armenian Economy Minister Karen Tchshmarityan's Response to Amulsar Project Investments
It should be mentioned that Amulsar project will be implemented in Lake Sevan Basin area, next to Jermuk resort town and heap leaching method will be used to extract gold from Amulsar ore, which poses great risks for Lake Sevan,
Lydian Announced Value Engineering Results and Financing For Amulsar Project
18:17 December 03, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Lydian Announced Value Engineering Results and Financing For Amulsar Project
Lydian International Limited, the 100% shareholder of Geoteam CJSC has announced that it has arranged a $325 million construction financing package to be provided by Orion Mine Finance (“Orion”) and Resource Capital Funds (“RCF”).
Canadian «Centerra Gold» Mining Company Came to Armenia
18:10 December 02, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Canadian «Centerra Gold» Mining Company Came to Armenia
““Kapuyt” mine is located close to the springs of Gomq and Artavan communities drinking water and any mining will destroy them,”
Mining Pressure on "Zangezur" Biosphere Complex Increasing
15:54 November 24, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Mining Pressure on "Zangezur" Biosphere Complex Increasing
Mining pressure on "Zangezur" Biosphere Complex is increasing. "Geghi Gold" and "Ler-Ex" companies intend to dig for minerals in the basin of the River Geghi on the territory of "Zangezur" state reserve.
Experts Continue to Present the Gaps in Amulsar Project
11:30 November 24, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Experts Continue to Present the Gaps in Amulsar Project
The impact on the quality of crops and fertility is not assessed. I have an environment survey of another similar mine situated on the same height when the dust scattering from the mine and tailing dump contaminated the harvest of orchards
"The Exploited Mines and Tailing Dumps Became Interesting Places for Tourists", Lori Regional Governor
15:45 November 23, 2015 | Mining | Lori
"The Exploited Mines and Tailing Dumps Became Interesting Places for Tourists", Lori Regional Governor
"The exploited mines and tailing dumps became interesting places for tourists, but, of course, after being recultivated. Thus, we also work on it", said Lori regional governor
"Agarak Copper and Molybdenum Combine" CJSC Asked RA Prime Minister for Support
11:03 November 23, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
"Agarak Copper and Molybdenum Combine" CJSC Asked RA Prime Minister for Support
RA Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan met the management of "Agarak Copper and Molybdenum Combine" CJSC during his working visit
Mining Questions were Discussed with RA Prime Minister
17:52 November 18, 2015 | Mining
Mining Questions were Discussed with RA Prime Minister
The Minister of Economy of the RA Karen Chshmaritian stated that in this field playing a great role in the economy of Armenia economic growth was recorded in the current
Specialists: Amulsar Not Newly Detected Mine
16:28 November 11, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Specialists: Amulsar Not Newly Detected Mine
According to the presented project (Amulsar) and the concluded contract, only gold and silver will be extracted in the mine. The project submitted to expertise should either have completely excluded the presence of other elements and naturally studies should have been carried out in this direction or submitted information about their possible presence. Naturally, if there are other elements, they should be extracted in heap leaching, if extraction is not ensured, they are classified as losses and these losses must be
New Violations of Armenian Legislation Detected for Amulsar Gold Mining Project
12:42 November 03, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
New Violations of Armenian Legislation Detected for Amulsar Gold Mining Project
New violations of the Armenian legislation in case of Amulsar gold mining project have been detected, as Environmental Lawyer Nazeli Vardanyan, Chairman of “Forests of Armenia” NGO said during
Construction Project of Arjut Gold Ore Processing Plant with Sodium Cyanide Issued Positive Opinion
14:25 October 23, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Construction Project of Arjut Gold Ore Processing Plant with Sodium Cyanide Issued Positive Opinion
'Environmental Expertise' SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry has issued a positive opinion to the construction project of Arjut Gold Ore Processing Plant with sodium cyanide. Arjut mine and ore processing plant will be develooped
Who Who Must Neutralize Kavart Derelict Mine Hazards (Photos
15:21 October 21, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Who Who Must Neutralize Kavart Derelict Mine Hazards (Photos Video
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) civic initiative has received an alarm signal that the river flowing through the neighborhood
Armenian President on Teghout Combine
14:53 October 21, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Armenian President on Teghout Combine
I would just urge the regional administration to work closely with the combine to address not only economic, but also social and ecological issues.
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” Going to Make Qajaran Copper and Molybdenum Mining Volumes Annually 22 Million Tons
16:21 October 13, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” Going to Make Qajaran Copper and Molybdenum Mining Volumes Annually 22 Million Tons
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC is planning to increase mining volumes of Qajaran copper and molybdenum mine and make it annually 22 million tons. In this regard, the company will hold a public discussion on changing the mining project of Qajaran copper and molybdenum mine reserves, Syunik Region, (including change in mining volumes expansion of mine galleries, prolongation of permit duration) at 15:00 on
Jermuk Residents: One of Main Issues Is Combating Against Amulsar Project
12:10 October 12, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Jermuk Residents: One of Main Issues Is Combating Against Amulsar Project
Unlike the local administration Jermuk resort town residents Vayots Dzor Region don’t want to sacrifice their town to mining industry. “One of our main issues is combating against Amulsar project,” Jermuk
IFC Annual Visit to Amulsar
11:39 October 12, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
IFC Annual Visit to Amulsar
International Finance Corporation team (“IFC” part of the World Bank Group) visited Armenia and Amulsar area from September 28 – to October 1, as part of its annual supervisory visit

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