Mining

Azatek Mining Project Rejected in Vayq: Residents Going to Send Petition to Nikol Pashinyan
16:25 September 03, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
The residents holding posters with the slogans "Vayk mountains are ours", "We will not let our health be in danger", "We are Vayk gold" held a protest in front of the municipality building, then organized a signature collection to hand in the petition to RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan
Formal Investigation Launched against Yura Ivanyan
15:27 September 02, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր | Երեւան
An official investigation has been launched against Yura Ivanyan, head of the Amulsar case, as Naira Harutyunyan, Head of Information and Public Relations Department of RA Investigative Committee
Whether Investigative Committee Official Yura Ivanyan Objectively Investigates Criminal Case on Amulsar Project?
18:15 August 29, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Արարատ | Վայոց ձոր | Երեւան
Infocom.am has published a journalistic investigation where it reveals the affinity between Yura Ivanyan, Head of the Investigation Committee on Criminal Investigation of Intentional Hiding of Environmental Pollution by Officials, and the former RA Minister of Nature Protection Aramayis Grigoryan, who signed the EIA document of the Amulsar Project
Artsvanik Village - Tailing Dump Instead of Agricultural Land Areas
15:20 August 28, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Սյունիք
"We have no pastures, we can't even cattle-breed. If we had land areas, we would earn our living ... We have nothing to live for," Artsvanik residents told EcoLur
Divest from Amulsar Gold Project
16:55 August 27, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
Noteworthy is the fact that the citizens of Jermuk, the largest affected community, were never consulted on the exploitation of the neighboring mine
Environmental Fees Designed for Environmental and Health of Qajaran Town Decreased
12:52 August 27, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Սյունիք
EcoLur held a discussion on the current problems, reports of Zangezur Copper and Molybdenum Combine CJSC (ZCMC), financial data published by ZCMC, survey of community residents and people’s expectations from the state in Qajaran Town within the frameworks of “Affected Communities in the Mining Industry – Fill Participants in the EITI Process” project
March in Yerevan To Save Amulsar: Photos
13:02 August 25, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր | Երեւան
‘Amulsar without Mine’ Initiative organized a march in downtown Yerevan on August 24. The march started from Liberty Square with chants of "Amulsar without Mine", "Amulsar - Only Mountain"
Transparency International Armenia Calling for Environment Ministry To Annul Expert Assessment Opinion Issued to Amulsar Project
16:38 August 23, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Վայոց ձոր
Transparency International Armenia is appealing to the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Armenia, presenting a number of reasons why the Amulsar mine should not be exploited and calling for the cancellation of the expert assessment opinion previously given to the Amulsar project
Syunik Village Polluted with Heavy Metals Neglected
15:11 August 23, 2019 | Լեռնահանքային արդյունաբերություն | Սյունիք
In August of this year, EcoLur Information NGO held a discussion in Syunik village within the framework of ct "Affected Mining Communities: Full Participants in the EITI Process" project. The residents raised environmental and health concerns arising from the mining industry

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