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Vayq Town Residents Are Frightened to Death: Hazard of Town Pollution from Azatek Mine
13:43 October 20, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Vayq Town Residents Are Frightened to Death: Hazard of Town Pollution from Azatek Mine
Vayq Town residents are frightened to death: Azatek mine geoprospecting works have launched directly above their houses, while the mine contains uranium, as old villagers insist. They say they will have to run away
Armenian Government Adopted Illegal Resolution
12:53 October 20, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Armenian Government Adopted Illegal Resolution
It should be mentioned that simultaneously with adopting this decision, Lydian International Company submitted the EIA of Amulsar mining project for the environmental
“Baktek Eco” LLC Director, Liska and Arjut Gold Mine
12:04 October 20, 2014 | Mining | Lori
“Baktek Eco” LLC Director, Liska and Arjut Gold Mine
“Environmental Expertise” SNCO of Nature Protection Ministry has issued a positive opinion to Arjut gold mining project submitted by “Baktek Eco” LLC. The opinion
SOS Amulsar Initiative’s Open Letter to Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan
12:58 October 17, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
SOS Amulsar Initiative’s Open Letter to Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan
At the press conference on 15 October you stated that the factual implementation of Amulsar open pit mining project will be launched in early 2015 and presented certain
Honey Vs Mine: Alternative is REAL
18:32 October 16, 2014 | Mining | Lori | Syunik
Honey Vs Mine: Alternative is REAL Video
On 7 September 2013 “Teghout Support” civic initiative held a fair of honey and other goods in Shnogh community, Lori Region. The main aim of the fair was to show that the factual development of Teghout is connected not with destructive mining, but sustainable development
ZCMC Tailing Dumps Costing 10 Billion USD To Be Processed
17:30 October 16, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
ZCMC Tailing Dumps Costing 10 Billion USD To Be Processed
‘Aylotig’ LLC intends to become the owner of the reclaimed Voghji and Pukhrut tailing dumps currently owned by “Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine” CJSC, as well as Artsvanik tailing dump after is reclaiming and to
Environmentalists Calling for International Finance Corporation to Direct Funds not to Amulsar Project, But To Establishing Jermuk National Park
14:00 October 16, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Environmentalists Calling for International Finance Corporation to Direct Funds not to Amulsar Project, But To Establishing Jermuk National Park
The nature protectors having signed a complaint on Amulsar project lodged to the CAO are calling for directing the funds not to Amulsar mining project, but developing Jermuk National Park. This proposal was voiced
Lalvar Nature Before Teghut Project and Now (Photos)
15:36 October 15, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Lalvar Nature Before Teghut Project and Now (Photos)
We are presenting the photos before the launch of Teghut project, during its launch and the photos made by ‘Vallex’ Group, when all the project
International Finance Corporation Ombudsman's Office Representatives Arrived in Armenia to Examine Gndevaz Villagers' Complaint on Amulsar Project
14:25 October 14, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
International Finance Corporation Ombudsman's Office Representatives Arrived in Armenia to Examine Gndevaz Villagers' Complaint on Amulsar Project
From 9 October to 12 October the CAO team visited Armenia again, this time to examine Gndevaz Villagers’ complaint on Amulsar open pit mining and heap
Whether MES Opinion Taken into Consideration For Mining Projects
13:51 October 14, 2014 | Mining
Whether MES Opinion Taken into Consideration For Mining Projects
What is the role of the Ministry for Emergency States in giving permissions to mining and tialing dump projects in highkly seismic zones? EcoLur had an interview with MES Deputy Minister
IFC Will Continue Implementing Projects in Mining and Energy Fields
12:35 October 13, 2014 | Mining
IFC Will Continue Implementing Projects in Mining and Energy Fields
World Bank Group member International Finance Corporation (IFC) will continue implementing projects in Armenia and would continue to help the Government implement various
Three Tailing Dumps in Armenia Classified as Highly hazardous
14:11 October 10, 2014 | Mining
Three Tailing Dumps in Armenia Classified as Highly hazardous
Because of mining, 8000 ha of land areas are disturbed in Armenia, and another 1500 ha of land areas are located under tailing dumps. Around 1 billion ton wastes of mining enterprises have been
Around 60Percent of Meghrasar Open Gold Mine in Arevik National Park
16:02 October 08, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Around 60Percent of Meghrasar Open Gold Mine in Arevik National Park
Around 60% of Meghrasar open gold mine is located in the area of Arevik National Park, as WWF Armenia Head Karen Manvelyan told EcoLur. Under him, the geoprospecting area of the mine makes up
Martz-Prvashen-Budaghidzor Gold Polymetallic Mine Demonstration Rich in Gold and Silver Reserves
17:56 October 06, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Martz-Prvashen-Budaghidzor Gold Polymetallic Mine Demonstration Rich in Gold and Silver Reserves Video
We will draw up rationale. We are definitely for not damaging the nature and closed mining, if it is economically benefitial. Here we have rather good resukts ; 2,700,000 tons of ore, 11 tons of gold reserve, around 30 tons of silver and around
Lori Region Proceeded to Mine Demonstrations from Mines
15:32 October 02, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Lori Region Proceeded to Mine Demonstrations from Mines
Martz-Prvashen-Budaghidzor gold-polymetallic mine demonstration is located in Tumanyan area, Lori Region, on the right slope of Martz river valley and occupies 830 ha area. The center is located in a distance of 5 km from Martz village
Minister Karen Tchshmarityan, Mining and Amulsar Project
13:25 September 30, 2014 | Mining | Lori | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Minister Karen Tchshmarityan, Mining and Amulsar Project
Karen Tchshmarityan’s wish to open as many gold and copper-molybdenum mines as possible in Armenia is not new. During his
Environmental Expertise Must Turn Down Amulsar Project
16:00 September 26, 2014 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Environmental Expertise Must Turn Down Amulsar Project
Despite the volume of the documentation – 440 pages of the EIA, 25 appendices and closed mining project, the EIA doesn’t reflect real risks for health and environment, while the public
Yazidis Applied to OSCE Yerevan Office Head for Tukhmanuk Tailing Dump
11:20 September 25, 2014 | Mining | Aragatsotn
Yazidis Applied to OSCE Yerevan Office Head for Tukhmanuk Tailing Dump
Ambassador Andrey Sorokin, the Head of the OSCE Office in Yerevan, received “Sinjar” Yezidi National Unity representatives and discussed the construction
Miners Spent 22 Million USD in Canada to Save Turtles, Armenia Spent 0 Dram for People's Health
16:00 September 22, 2014 | Mining
Miners Spent 22 Million USD in Canada to Save Turtles, Armenia Spent 0 Dram for People's Health Video
Foreign small and medium mining companies refuse from developing soil in their countries, as it’s too expensive. These companies arrive in Armenia to develop mine demonstrations in Armenia, as mining conditions
National Assembly Expert: Mego Gold LLC Implementing Illegal Activities
16:47 September 17, 2014 | Mining | Aragatsotn
National Assembly Expert: Mego Gold LLC Implementing Illegal Activities Video
Hermine Poghosyan, Expert at the National Assembly Standing Committee on Agriculture and Environment, stated that “Mego Gold” LC is implementing illegal activities. She made this statement at

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