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If Mining Companies Don't Solve Problems with Tailing Dumps, Nature Protection Ministry Will Stop Their Operation
13:50 August 12, 2014 | Mining
If Mining Companies Don't Solve Problems with Tailing Dumps, Nature Protection Ministry Will Stop Their Operation Video
The problem here is complicated, as we didn’t see proper closed areas for animals not to
EBRD and IFC Proceeded to Examining Complaints on Amulsar Project in Real Earnest
14:34 August 11, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
EBRD and IFC Proceeded to Examining Complaints on Amulsar Project in Real Earnest
The International Finance Corporation, IFC, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, have proceeded to the examination of the complaints on Amulsar
Vallex Group invests $320 million in exploration and development of Teghout deposit in Armenia
14:08 August 11, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Vallex Group invests $320 million in exploration and development of Teghout deposit in Armenia
Teghout CJSC has been created to engage in exploitation of the Teghout deposit. The company will launch activity by the end of the year.
Meghri Region Faces New Environmental Hazard: Meghrasar Open Pit Mining
18:53 August 07, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Meghri Region Faces New Environmental Hazard: Meghrasar Open Pit Mining
The mine will be developed via explosions. Under the project, one of the unfavourable factors for Tashtoun and Litchq Villages is the noise during mining. Besides the noise, people’s health will be undermined with mining dust rich in toxic substances and harmful gases, as well as increase in radiation
European Court for Human Rights Started Examining Shnogh and Teghout Villagers' Complaint vs. Armenia
18:39 August 07, 2014 | Mining | Lori
European Court for Human Rights Started Examining Shnogh and Teghout Villagers' Complaint vs. Armenia
The European Court for Human Rights has begun examining the complaint lodged by Shnogh and Teghout Villagers vs. Armenia, as
"Zangezour Copper and Milybdenum Comine" CJSC To Import Devices Containing Radioactive Materials into Armenia
13:49 August 05, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
"Zangezour Copper and Milybdenum Comine" CJSC To Import Devices Containing Radioactive Materials into Armenia
"Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine" CJSC will import devices containing radioactive materials into Armenia. On 31 July the executive reached
Why Gndevaz Villagers Opposed to Amulsar Project?
15:30 August 04, 2014 | Mining | Vayots Dzor
Why Gndevaz Villagers Opposed to Amulsar Project?
We also worked at Amulsar, the mine is not open yet, but we worked during the geoprospecting…For example, I took part in the geoprospecting in Amulsar for one year, I worked for Geoteam Company. They drilled thousands of wells, and whoever worked there had problems with their health. For example, I had
Geoteam Promising To Examine Gndevaz Villagers’ Complaint
15:28 August 04, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Geoteam Promising To Examine Gndevaz Villagers’ Complaint
Geoteam Company developing Amulsar gold mine in Gndevaz Village, Vayots Dzor Region, promises to examine the villagers’ complains and to take proper measures, as Geoteam
Most Damage Caused to Environment Because of Mining and Tree Felling
14:45 August 04, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Most Damage Caused to Environment Because of Mining and Tree Felling
From 21.07.2014 to 25.07.2014 the State Environmental Inspection detected violations during inspections it carried out, which resulted in drawing up 21 decisions on
Nature Protection Minister Recorded Problems at Syunik Mining Companies
12:38 August 04, 2014 | Mining | Syunik
Nature Protection Minister Recorded Problems at Syunik Mining Companies
During his visit to Syunik Region, Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan recorded a number of problems at Agarak copper and
Sensational Statement: Over 200 Gndevaz Villagers Demanding to Stop Amulsar Project
14:45 July 29, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Sensational Statement: Over 200 Gndevaz Villagers Demanding to Stop Amulsar Project
Gndevaz Villagers, Vayots Dzor Region, has made a sensational statement, while their village is considered to be the foothold in Amulsar open pit mining. Geoteam Company
Nature Protection Ministry Pleased with Works at Teghout Mine
01:51 July 25, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Nature Protection Ministry Pleased with Works at Teghout Mine
Nature Protection Minister is pleased with the works carried out at Teghout mine. 'We could eye witness mining process organized with latest technologies in
Nature Protection Minister Detected that Tchotchkan Tailing Dump Operated with Violations and Drawbacks
10:41 July 24, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Nature Protection Minister Detected that Tchotchkan Tailing Dump Operated with Violations and Drawbacks
During his visit to Lori Region Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan visited the area of Tchotchkan tailing dump owned by 'Akhtala ODC' and detected a
Arjut Gold Mining Project Not Assess Main Risks
10:24 July 24, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Arjut Gold Mining Project Not Assess Main Risks Video
'The project is missing the environmental impact assessment. It doesn't have anything else but impact on atmosphere...There are no studies on flora and fauna, water resources, it's like a master's thesis...This project should have
Arjut Gold Mining Project Poses Risks to Local Drinking Springs
19:06 July 22, 2014 | Mining | Lori | Yerevan
Arjut Gold Mining Project Poses Risks to Local Drinking Springs
The project says, 'There are many mountainous springs in the studied area of the mine, the water of which is used for drinking. The area also has different miner water springs.' It should be mentioned that the project doesn't assess the risks
“Teghout” CJSC Inviting for Discussions
13:16 July 17, 2014 | Mining | Lori
“Teghout” CJSC Inviting for Discussions
“Teghout” CJSC Inviting for Discussions
Fioletovo Open Pit Gold Mining Project Submitted for Environmental Expertise
16:24 July 15, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Fioletovo Open Pit Gold Mining Project Submitted for Environmental Expertise
Under the project, Fioletovo gold mine demonstration is located in the administrative area of Fioletovo community, Lori Region. The gold concentration in the mines varies from 2.5-
Hakob Sanasaryan: Amulsar Fever Enhancing
17:57 July 03, 2014 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots Dzor
Hakob Sanasaryan: Amulsar Fever Enhancing
Hakob Sanasaryan, Chairman of Greens Union of Armenia, has addressed a letter to Thomas Lubeck, IFC Regional Manager for the South Caucasus in regard with Amulsar gold
Arjut Community Doesn’t Oppose to Mine Development
11:23 June 30, 2014 | Mining | Lori
Arjut Community Doesn’t Oppose to Mine Development Video
Arjut villagers have concerns, in case the mine is developed, they will lose their ...
Teghout Supporters: Teghout Won't Become a Mine: Doesn't Matter Through Peace or War
14:50 June 27, 2014 | Mining
Teghout Supporters: Teghout Won't Become a Mine: Doesn't Matter Through Peace or War Video
On 26 June the Teghout supporters have disseminated a vido, which presented the main issue of...

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