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Armenian PM: Vallex Group Has Financial Problems
14:04 May 06, 2016 | Teghout | Lori
Armenian PM: Vallex Group Has Financial Problems
“Vallex” Group Company is experiencing financial problems because of the decrease in international prices of copper concentrate. On 4 May the Prime Minister visited the Teghut copper-molybdenum mine, where he
Effect of Teghut Mine of Quality of Shnogh River: Seyran Minasyan's Research
16:15 March 09, 2016 | Teghout | Lori
Effect of Teghut Mine of Quality of Shnogh River: Seyran Minasyan's Research
Besides the destruction of ancient forest ecosystem, Teghout mine also caused other serious negative consequences, one of which is extreme deterioration of the river water flowing in the areas adjacent to the mine. Solid proofs of this
Nature Protection Ministry Response Addressed to Teghout Support Group Open Letter
17:14 February 24, 2016 | Teghout | Lori
Nature Protection Ministry Response Addressed to Teghout Support Group Open Letter
In reply to the open letter addressed to Nature Protection Ministry by Teghout Support Group, the Ministry informs that the examination carried out by Lori Territorial Division of State Environmental Inspection of Nature Protection Ministry showed that because of drastic climate changes
Teghout Supporters Applying to Nature Protection Ministry To Hold Inspections in Teghout Mine
12:46 February 23, 2016 | Teghout | Lori
Teghout Supporters Applying to Nature Protection Ministry To Hold Inspections in Teghout Mine
“Teghout Support” civic initiative has addressed an open letter to Nature Protection Minister Aramayis Grigoryan to check the extent of Shnogh River pollution and to carry out inspections in Teghout copper and molybdenum mine
Lethal Accident in Teghut Mine
14:20 February 22, 2016 | Teghout | Lori
Lethal Accident in Teghut Mine
On 21 February an accident with lethal outcome occurred in Teghout copper and molybdenum mine, Lori Region. One of the miners
Armenian President on Teghout Combine
14:53 October 21, 2015 | Teghout | 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.
Reply by Vallex Group Company on Reforestation
15:55 September 22, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Reply by Vallex Group Company on Reforestation
“EcoLur” Informational NGO has sent an enquiry to “Vallex” Group Company asking to provide the photos of the forests planted in the frames of Teghut project. In reply, “Vallex” Group Company
Vallex Group Company Reply Why Forest Not Planted in Shnogh
17:53 September 11, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Vallex Group Company Reply Why Forest Not Planted in Shnogh
EcoLur has received the response by “Vallex” Group Company to its publication entitled “Forest Stories: How “Teghut” CJSC Plants Its Forests”, which says
Forest Stories: How “Teghut” CJSC Planted Forests (Photos)
13:54 September 03, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Forest Stories: How “Teghut” CJSC Planted Forests (Photos)
The first nursery plants were planted in the spring of 2009, i.e. over 6 years ago. Afterwards the territory was planted several times again. The photo clearly shows there is no
Upcoming Mining Project Divided Tsaghkashat into Two Parts
13:11 September 02, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Upcoming Mining Project Divided Tsaghkashat into Two Parts Video
Tsaghkashat village, a village surrounded with forests, is currently discussing about opencast copper mining project by “Vallex” Company, which should stretch from Teghut from Tsaghkashat.
Tsaghkashat-Akhetq Copper and Molybdenum Mine Field Public Hearings Date Changed
15:38 August 27, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Tsaghkashat-Akhetq Copper and Molybdenum Mine Field Public Hearings Date Changed
The date and place of the public hearings of Tsaghkashat-Akhetq copper and molybdenum mine field has been changed. As the Nature Protection Ministry reminder, the public hearings will be held on
Court Decided to Suspend Teghut Case
16:58 August 25, 2015 | Teghout | Lori | Yerevan
Court Decided to Suspend Teghut Case
Today, on 25 August, a court ruling was reached at the court hearing presided by Judge Samvel Hovakimyan in Administrative Court, which suspended the Teghut case considering exhaustion of dispute on the merits
Environmentalist on Suspension of Inspections: 'Serzh Sargsyan Has Direct Relation Here'
11:44 August 25, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Environmentalist on Suspension of Inspections: 'Serzh Sargsyan Has Direct Relation Here' Video
The Ministry wanted to carry out inspection from 30 June to 4 August in the mine, but the government suspended it. The representative of the governmental body made a reference to the governmental decision dated on
Vallex Group Intends to Expand its Areas in Lalvar Forest
16:20 August 24, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Vallex Group Intends to Expand its Areas in Lalvar Forest
“Teghout” CJSC, a part of Vallex Group Company, intends to prospect for copper and molybdenum in the basin of Shnogh River, forest areas of Lori Region. The public hearings of Tsaghkashat-Akhtenq copper and molybdenum mine field will be held in the area of Teghut mountainous complex located in
Offer to the Ministry of Nature Protection to Participate in the Inspections of Teghout Mine
16:22 July 28, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Offer to the Ministry of Nature Protection to Participate in the Inspections of Teghout Mine
"Save Teghout" Civic Initiative sent an open letter to the RA Minister of Nature Protection Aramayis Grigoryan offering to participate in the inspections taking place in Teghout Copper Molybdenum Mine. The letter says:
Save Teghout Initiative about Violations, Illegal Exploitation and Lawsuit in Teghout Mine
18:53 July 15, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Save Teghout Initiative about Violations, Illegal Exploitation and Lawsuit in Teghout Mine Video
"In the near future the problem of illegal exploitation of Teghout mine as a political issue will be regularly presented in any political process
Serj Tankian: Needing Harsh Environmental Policy in This  Country
16:42 April 27, 2015 | Teghout
Serj Tankian: Needing Harsh Environmental Policy in This Country
At the press conference held on 25 April in Armenia Serj Tankian touched upon the ecological situation of the RA and beat an alarm about damage caused
Shnogh River will Never Be the Same
13:51 April 17, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Shnogh River will Never Be the Same
The activities of “Teghut” CJSC, one of the many companies of opaque Vallex Group, illegally exploiting Teghut as a copper mine, continue to have a negative impact on Shnogh river. Photos taken on April 13
"Teghout" CJSC Already Getting Concentrate from Teghout
15:22 April 15, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
"Teghout" CJSC Already Getting Concentrate from Teghout
The development of Teghout copper and molybdenum mine was launched in January 2015. In January and February 481,000 tons of ore
Armenian Government Allowed “Teghut” CJSC To Import Radioactive Substances
17:30 April 10, 2015 | Teghout | Lori
Armenian Government Allowed “Teghut” CJSC To Import Radioactive Substances
On 9 April the Armenian Government issued a license to import devices containing radioactive substances to “Teghout” CJSC for

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