Amulsar

Environmentalists Have Applied to Armenian PM Calling for Annulling Positive Environmental Opinion Issued to Amulsar Mining
August 07, 2017 at 17:05 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) Civic Initiative, The Greens Union of Armenia, EcoLur, ‘Union for Sustainable Human Development’, ‘Jermuk Development Center’, ‘Environmental Academy’ NGOs have addressed an open letter to Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan and Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan calling for annulling the positive opinion
AEF. According to international acclaimed experts gold project in Amulsar should not start։ What has Lydian hidden and what the Armenian government has been “unaware” of
July 27, 2017 at 14:27 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Now international acclaimed experts in the field have also joined Armenian experts and based on the proposal of the US-based Harout Bronozian, they presented results of three different expertises on this gold project. The results of these researches once again confirm the statement voiced for many years that gold project in Amulsar should not be launched since the assessment carried out by Lydian are extremely incomplete, while the government
Civil Society Doesn't Agree with IFC Ombudsman's Office Conclusions on Complaint of Incompliance of Amulsar Project with IFC Standards
July 25, 2017 at 16:07 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The Ombudsman's Office of the International Finance Corporation, CAO/IFC (World Bank Group) sent the initial results of the audit on the complaint of incompliance of Amulsar open gold mining project with IFC standards, so as the IFC refused from funding the project. The complaint was submitted to CAO by two residents
Court Continues Considering Professional Opinions on Amulsar Project
June 28, 2017 at 15:16 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor | Yerevan
The court proceedings on the consideration of professional opinions on Amulsar gold mine still continues at RA Administrative Court. The opinions are presented by the Plaintiffs - 12 residents of Gndevaz Community
Amulsar Project Problems Raised at EBRD Annual Meeting
May 19, 2017 at 15:01 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar gold mining project problems were raised at the annual meeting of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) held in Cyprus on 9-11 May. Artur Grigoryan, Head of ‘Ecological Right’ NGO and a member of the civil society
IFC Won't Refuse from Amulsar Project
May 10, 2017 at 18:40 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of World Bank group, won't refuse from Amulsar project. Dimitris Tsitsiragos, IFC’s Vice President of New Business, informed in his letter addressed to civil society organizations that the ESIA of Amulsar project met
IFC Being Demanded To Stop Supporting Amulsar Project
April 25, 2017 at 12:34 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
The Armenian Environmental Front is applying to the Board of Directors of the World Bank, COO and VPs of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) so as the IFC refuses from Amulsar Project and stops supporting it in any
Collapse in Gndevaz Community Because of Explosions in Gold Mine
April 11, 2017 at 12:37 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
The Ministry for Emergency States received an alarm signal at 19:14 on 10 April that the wall of the granary (2 sq.m.) located on the first floor of a two-storey house at Street 5 in Gndevaz Community had collapsed