Mining

Letter to RA Prime Minister: Ardvi Village Against Shekaghbyur Project
15:03 November 30, 2017 | Mining | Lori
78 residents from Ardvi Village, Lori Region, has addressed a letter to Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan against Shekaghbyur project. The copy of the letter has been addressed to RA Territorial Administration and Development Minister Davit Loqyan and Lori Regional Head
New Court Claim on Amulsar Project of Gold Mining
14:52 November 30, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
The Armenian Environmental Front has lodged a claim to RA Administrative Court against RA Ministry for the Emergency States for not providing the copies of technical safety expert assessment opinions of Amulsar project documentation
Shekaghbyur Mining Area Not Included in ArmForest Forest Fund
18:56 November 23, 2017 | Mining | Lori
Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mining area is not included in the forest fund of “ArmForest” SNCO, as “ArmForest” SNCO Director Miqayel Manukyan’s reply letter addressed to EcoLur Informational NGO says. Reminder: EcoLur has received an alarm signal from Ardvi
Oil and Gas To Be Prospected in Specifically Protected Areas of Nature?
18:18 November 22, 2017 | Mining | Lori | Shirak | Tavush
'Armenian Company for Oil and Gas' LLC intends to carry out geological prospecting for oil and natural gas in the first and third conditional blocks of the territory of Armenia – 8775 km2 in Shirak, Lori, Tavush Regions. The area includes a number of specifically protected
Shekaghbyur Project Hazardous for Health
13:52 November 20, 2017 | Mining | Lori
As the project mentions the Shekaghbyur mine is a poly-metallic one. Polymetallic ores contain elements, which are considered to be extremely hazardous for the human health such as lead, zinc, bismuth, arsenic, and antimony. Irregardless of the fact what kind of natural resources 'Miram' LLC wants to mine, for example, gold, the main components of the polymetallic mine will affect the human health
After Optimization Gladzor Community Says No to Mining
18:57 November 16, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
After its optimization Gladzor community hasn't changed its position on Gladzor polymetallic mine development and says no to mining. Vernashen and Getap communities have been joined to Gladzor as

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