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“MegoGold” Proposing to Construct New Tailing Dump in Aragatsotn Region

“MegoGold” Proposing to Construct New Tailing Dump in Aragatsotn Region
18:27 October 16, 2012

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The official website of Nature Protection Ministry informs that “MegoGold” LLC proposes to construct a new tailing dump for the processing plant in Aragatsotn Region. “MegoGold” LLC is developing Tukhmanuk gold mine. The tailing dump, sized 1.53 ha, shall be located next to Melik village. The insoluble part of the tails consists of SiO2 – 46,23%; AL2O3 – 10.81%; MgO – 5.17% ; TiO2 – 0.82 %; CaO – 6.41%; MnO – 0,15%; Fe2O3 – 6.4%; FeO -3.62%... During the functioning of the tailing dump, dust emissions will make up 25.6 tons per year or 0.128 tons per day...”

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