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Nature Protection Minister's Reply to Question 'To What Extent Ecotourism and Mining Are Compatible in Armenia'?
17:05 June 09, 2015 | Mining
Nature Protection Minister's Reply to Question 'To What Extent Ecotourism and Mining Are Compatible in Armenia'?
Recently the journalists asked Nature Protection Minister to what extent ecotourism and mining are compatible in Armenia: the question
Red-Listed Species Habitat, Urtsasar, Victim of Travertine Mine (Photos)
12:28 June 09, 2015 | Mining | Ararat | Vayots dzor
Red-Listed Species Habitat, Urtsasar, Victim of Travertine Mine (Photos)
Travertine mine is developed in Urtsasar, which is the birthplace of Armenian moufflon and habitat of red-listed species, as Eleonora Gabrielyan, Dr. in Biological Sciences, Professor, said
Fioletovo Residents' Enquiry to Nature Protection Ministry: Why Negative Opinion Isn't Issued to Fioletovo Mining Project?
14:24 June 04, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Fioletovo Residents' Enquiry to Nature Protection Ministry: Why Negative Opinion Isn't Issued to Fioletovo Mining Project?
Fioletovo Village residents, Lori Region, have addressed a letter to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan in regard with Fioletovo gold mining project. The letter says
“Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Alleging For Residents’ Understanding: Alaverdi Town To Be Exposed to Intensive Impact of Chlorofluorocarbon for 45 Days
18:16 June 03, 2015 | Mining | Lori
“Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Alleging For Residents’ Understanding: Alaverdi Town To Be Exposed to Intensive Impact of Chlorofluorocarbon for 45 Days
Alaverdi Town will stay for 45 days under the intensive impact of chlorofluorocarbons, as 45 days are needed to accomplish planned rehabilitation of the chimney and newly-built smoke pipe of Alaverdi copper smelting plant. In this regard, “Armenian Copper Program” CJSC Director
Smog in Alaverdi Town: Copper Smelting Plant Chimney Not Working
17:17 June 03, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Smog in Alaverdi Town: Copper Smelting Plant Chimney Not Working
Dense smog has covered Alaverdi Town for several days. The chimney located on the top of Koshaberdsar, Alaverdi Copper Smelting Plant owned
Amulsar Gold Mining Project, Heap Leach Facility and "EcoPharm"
15:32 June 02, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Gold Mining Project, Heap Leach Facility and "EcoPharm"
On 29 May the Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan took part in the opening ceremony of “EcoFarm” LLC in Gndevaz Village. This livestock complex is designed for cattle breeding and production of raw milk and cheese. The complex is
Syunik Residents Opposing to Geoprospecting in Khachaqar-Paravan Polymetallic Mine Field
18:22 June 01, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Syunik Residents Opposing to Geoprospecting in Khachaqar-Paravan Polymetallic Mine Field Video
The public representatives in Syunik are opposing to conducting geoprospecting works in Khachaqar-Paravan polymetallic mine filed, as they expressed their approach
One of the Reasons for Womens' Reproductive Health Issues in Lori Region is Mining
15:35 June 01, 2015 | Mining | Lori | Shirak
One of the Reasons for Womens' Reproductive Health Issues in Lori Region is Mining
The research team eventually found that the odds of having a stillbirth was 2.38 times higher, the odds of having an induced abortion due to medical indications 2.67 times higher, and the odds of having early prenatal mortality 2.67 times higher for women living in Alaverdi compared with
Lydian in Search for Funding for Amulsar Project, EBRD Made No Decision Yet
14:24 June 01, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Lydian in Search for Funding for Amulsar Project, EBRD Made No Decision Yet
We will consider this statement from the position of Lydian’s main shareholders, EBRD and International Finance Corporations (IFC). The question is that Lydian President most probably hurried to make such a statement
Soil Management Land Areas Increased by 1460 ha At Expense of Agricultural Land Areas Within One Year
18:39 May 29, 2015 | Mining
Soil Management Land Areas Increased by 1460 ha At Expense of Agricultural Land Areas Within One Year Video
The most dangerous and painful thing is that mining and soil management land areas are getting expanded: 1460 ha in 2013-2014 and this figure is related with agricultural land areas, which is a very negative tendency
TAES Minister: 94% Syunik Residents, 64% Lori Residents and 74% Tavush Residents Said Yes to Optimalization
13:02 May 29, 2015 | Mining | Lori | Syunik | Tavush
TAES Minister: 94% Syunik Residents, 64% Lori Residents and 74% Tavush Residents Said Yes to Optimalization
Syunik, Lori and Tavush will implement a community optimalization project, as Territorial Administration and Emergency States Minister Armen Yeritsyan said at the press conference held on 26 May. ‘94% of Syunik residents, 64% Lori residents and 74% Tavush residents said
Nature Protection Minister: In Future Pilot Projects of Old Mine Reclaiming Will Be Implemented
18:55 May 22, 2015 | Mining | Aragatsotn
Nature Protection Minister: In Future Pilot Projects of Old Mine Reclaiming Will Be Implemented
Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan has paid a working visit to Aragatsotn Region, where a regional consultation was held with the participation of Regional Head Sargis Sahakyan, regional divisions
Drinking Water To Be Poisoned if Abovyan Iron Mine is Developed
13:12 May 22, 2015 | Mining | Kotayk
Drinking Water To Be Poisoned if Abovyan Iron Mine is Developed
It should be mentioned that according to hydrogeologist Ruben Yadoyan the iron in Hrazdan mine is on surface, while in case of Abovyan the mine is located underneath the waters,
Executive Recognized Eminent Domain over 491.8093 ha Land Areas in Artsvanik. Sevaqar, Achanan, Chapni and Syunik Communities for Expansion of ZCMC Tailing Dump
17:31 May 21, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Executive Recognized Eminent Domain over 491.8093 ha Land Areas in Artsvanik. Sevaqar, Achanan, Chapni and Syunik Communities for Expansion of ZCMC Tailing Dump
The Urban Development Ministry gave its consent to this resolution, if normative distance of 300 meters is ensured between Chapni and Atchanan communities and the planned tailing dump
Nature Protection Minister on Issuing Positive Opinion to Amulsar Project
13:39 May 20, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Nature Protection Minister on Issuing Positive Opinion to Amulsar Project
The Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan expressed his position in his interview with EcoLur on issuing a positive environmental expertise opinion on Amulsar open pit gold mining project. He particularly
Amulsar Project Discussed at EBRD Special Session (Photos)
13:31 May 19, 2015 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar Project Discussed at EBRD Special Session (Photos) Video
The questions connected Amulsar open pit mining project and the construction of a heap leach facility in Armenia were raised at special session “EBRD Projects and Nature Recourses” held on 14 May. The session was organized in the frames of the EBRD Annual Meeting
Government Decided to Introduce "Tailing Dump" and "Soil Management Wastes" Concepts into Code on Subsoil
14:26 May 15, 2015 | Mining
Government Decided to Introduce "Tailing Dump" and "Soil Management Wastes" Concepts into Code on Subsoil
At last the Armenian Government adopted a resolution to introduce “tailing dump” and “soil management wastes” concept into the code on subsoil. So far tailing dumps were considered man-made mines, but now the tailing dump
Unlimited License to “Aparazh” LLC
15:25 May 14, 2015 | Mining
Unlimited License to “Aparazh” LLC
On 14 May the executive made a decision to issue unlimited license to “Aparazh” LLC for the production of explosives and explosion
Where Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine Will Dump Its Wastes, When Artsvanik Tailing Dump Is Reclaimed?
16:40 May 13, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Where Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine Will Dump Its Wastes, When Artsvanik Tailing Dump Is Reclaimed?
The Armenian Government decided to make a law “Investment Program for Processing Industrial Dumps Accumulated and Accumulating Because of Activities of “Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC and accumulated and accumulating
Lydian International Company Senior Vice President Didier Jean Claude Fohlen Versus EcoLur
14:33 May 11, 2015 | Mining | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
Lydian International Company Senior Vice President Didier Jean Claude Fohlen Versus EcoLur Video
As Mr. Folen left the room without waiting for the reply to the allegations addressed to Inga Zarafyan, EcoLur has to submit reply comments in writing

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