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Kavart Dead Pit: Time Bomb
10:54 September 23, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Kavart Dead Pit: Time Bomb Video
Kavart dead pit is one of the environmental hazards jeopardizing Kapan Town and other adjacent settlements, the water of which rich in heavy metals get mixed with surface and ground waters in different ways thus turning into time bomb for environment and people
Executive Set Environmental Fee for Shorzha Tractolite-Perodite Mine Ores
14:29 September 18, 2015 | Mining | Gegharkunik
Executive Set Environmental Fee for Shorzha Tractolite-Perodite Mine Ores
The Armenian Government has set the size of environmental fee for the exhausted reserves of tractolite-peridotite ores considered for the production
Finally Government Considered Soil Management Wastes as Wastes
14:42 September 16, 2015 | Mining
Finally Government Considered Soil Management Wastes as Wastes
The executive and legislative finally acknowledged that the mining industry generates soil management wastes which are kept in the tailing dumps.
"It Won't Work and That's It" Meliqgyugh Villagers Once Again Rejected Tukhmanuk Mining Project  (Photos)
13:40 September 10, 2015 | Mining | Aragatsotn
"It Won't Work and That's It" Meliqgyugh Villagers Once Again Rejected Tukhmanuk Mining Project (Photos) Video
“Here you poison the people and don’t allow them to live… you blocked the aqueduct and, as a result, 60 families left their places…You mislead the people. No tailing dump will
Experts Issued Negative Opinion to Tukhmanuk Mining Project
13:13 September 09, 2015 | Mining | Aragatsotn
Experts Issued Negative Opinion to Tukhmanuk Mining Project
The experts - lawyer Nazeli Vardanyan, geologist Harutyun Movsisyan and the employees of the YSU Center for Sustainable Development issued their expert opinion on three main components of Tukhmanuk gold mining project
"Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC Intends To Significantly Increase Geghanush Tailing Dump Capacity
15:53 September 07, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
"Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC Intends To Significantly Increase Geghanush Tailing Dump Capacity
"Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" CJSC intends to significantly increase the capacity of Geghanush tailing dump. The public hearings on
'Dundee Precious Metals Kapan' CJSC Intends To Reinforce Northern Dam of Geghanush Tailing Dump and To Construct Drainage System
15:18 September 02, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
'Dundee Precious Metals Kapan' CJSC Intends To Reinforce Northern Dam of Geghanush Tailing Dump and To Construct Drainage System
'Dundee Precious Metals Kapan' CJSC intends to reinforce the northern dam of Geghanush tailing dump and to construct a drainage system to reduce accident risks and to overcome large seismic phenomena
Population in Mining Town Shamlugh Reduced 4-5 Times (Photos)
14:11 September 02, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Population in Mining Town Shamlugh Reduced 4-5 Times (Photos)
Despite the currently operating mining enterprise – Akhtala Ore Dressing Combine (AODC), the population in Shamlukh Town has reduced by 4-5 times. If over 5000 people used to live in Shamlugh before the collapse of the USSR, their current number is about 1000 people
Upcoming Mining Project Divided Tsaghkashat into Two Parts
13:11 September 02, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Upcoming Mining Project Divided Tsaghkashat into Two Parts Video
Tsaghkashat village, a village surrounded with forests, is currently discussing about opencast copper mining project by “Vallex” Company, which should stretch from Teghut from Tsaghkashat.
Almost No Schoolchildren Left in Regional Schools in Armenia (Photos)
17:42 August 31, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Almost No Schoolchildren Left in Regional Schools in Armenia (Photos)
The school in Litchq village, Meghri area, has only 5 pupils. Neighboring Tashtun village has 3 pupils, out of which two left the village for their holidays, and if they don’t return, the village will have only one pupil
Tsaghkashat-Akhetq Copper and Molybdenum Mine Field Public Hearings Date Changed
15:38 August 27, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Tsaghkashat-Akhetq Copper and Molybdenum Mine Field Public Hearings Date Changed
The date and place of the public hearings of Tsaghkashat-Akhetq copper and molybdenum mine field has been changed. As the Nature Protection Ministry reminder, the public hearings will be held on
'Mego Gold' LLC Intends to Unite Three Tailing Dumps of Tukhmanuk Gold Mine
14:47 August 27, 2015 | Mining | Aragatsotn
'Mego Gold' LLC Intends to Unite Three Tailing Dumps of Tukhmanuk Gold Mine
On 9 September, at 12:00, the public hearings of “Re-equipment of Ore Dressing Plant of Tukhmanuk Gold Mine Mining Complex, Aragatsotn Region, protection dam of the tailing dump and temporary dry warehouse of tails” project submitted by 'Mego Gold' LLC will
Dubious Hazards of German “CRONIMET” Company and Qajaran Company in 'Berliner Zeitung' Magazine
13:01 August 27, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Dubious Hazards of German “CRONIMET” Company and Qajaran Company in 'Berliner Zeitung' Magazine
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) civic initiative presents the translation of the article published in German “Berliner Zeitung” newspaper on
Court Decided to Suspend Teghut Case
16:58 August 25, 2015 | Mining | Lori | Yerevan
Court Decided to Suspend Teghut Case
Today, on 25 August, a court ruling was reached at the court hearing presided by Judge Samvel Hovakimyan in Administrative Court, which suspended the Teghut case considering exhaustion of dispute on the merits
'LV GOLD MINING' Planning to Search for Gold Next to 'Arevik' National Park
15:54 August 25, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
'LV GOLD MINING' Planning to Search for Gold Next to 'Arevik' National Park
'LV GOLD MINING' CJSC is planning to search for gold, silver and copper in the area of Litchqvaz-Tey gold mine, Syunik Region. The public hearings on Litchqvaz-Tey gold mining project will be held at Lehvaz Rural Municipality, Syunik Region
Environmentalist on Suspension of Inspections: 'Serzh Sargsyan Has Direct Relation Here'
11:44 August 25, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Environmentalist on Suspension of Inspections: 'Serzh Sargsyan Has Direct Relation Here' Video
The Ministry wanted to carry out inspection from 30 June to 4 August in the mine, but the government suspended it. The representative of the governmental body made a reference to the governmental decision dated on
"Tatstone" LLC Wants to Prospect for Copper and Molybdenum in "Arevik" National Park Area
17:59 August 24, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
"Tatstone" LLC Wants to Prospect for Copper and Molybdenum in "Arevik" National Park Area
“The area of Aygedzor copper and molybdenum mine, where the geoprospecting works are planned to be carried out, partially coincides with the area of “Arevik” National Park,” says Aygedzor copper and molybdenum mining project
Vallex Group Intends to Expand its Areas in Lalvar Forest
16:20 August 24, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Vallex Group Intends to Expand its Areas in Lalvar Forest
“Teghout” CJSC, a part of Vallex Group Company, intends to prospect for copper and molybdenum in the basin of Shnogh River, forest areas of Lori Region. The public hearings of Tsaghkashat-Akhtenq copper and molybdenum mine field will be held in the area of Teghut mountainous complex located in
Pressure Exercised on Villagers Protesting Against Litchq Copper Mine Development
16:12 August 21, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Pressure Exercised on Villagers Protesting Against Litchq Copper Mine Development
Robert Melqonyan, Ex Deputy Yerevan Police Head, currently Head of “Tatstone” Company Security Service, regularly approached the villagers protesting against the mining and abruptly
Litchq Copper Mine and Zangezour Biospheric Complex Incompatible
14:34 August 21, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Litchq Copper Mine and Zangezour Biospheric Complex Incompatible
Syunik-based ‘Workers Rights Protection Union' NGO expressed its strong concerns with the development of Litchq copper mine by 'Tatstone' LLC

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