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"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
Open Letter: 'Teghut' CJSC Trying to Eliminate Future of Our Community
14:29 October 09, 2015 | Mining | Lori
Open Letter: 'Teghut' CJSC Trying to Eliminate Future of Our Community
The residents of Tsahgkashat Community have addressed an open letter to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and PM Hovik Abrahamyan
Very “Responsible Mining” by “Cronimet”
17:48 September 29, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Very “Responsible Mining” by “Cronimet”
The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PEF) civic initiative’s video shooting in the area of Artsvanik tailing dump owned by ZCMC showed once again that the wastewater from
Death in "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" Company
14:41 September 29, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Death in "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" Company
On 23 September an accident took place in the surface area of southern section of Shahumyan mine owned by "Dundee Precious Metals Kapan" Company, which caused
Geghanush Tailing Dump Claim Causing More and More Concerns
15:48 September 28, 2015 | Mining | Syunik
Geghanush Tailing Dump Claim Causing More and More Concerns
Another conflict between “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” CJSC and the environmental society took place on 23 September during the public discussions on the Geghanush tailing dump
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

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