"Teghout" CJSC Signed Agreement with Bulgarian Company on Examination of Dam Sustainability of Teghout Tailing Dump


Teghout CJSC officials said that a contract has already been signed with a Bulgarian company to carry out the necessary examination to check the sustainability of the dam. The company has announced today that work will start on the first days of September when Bulgarian specialists arrive. The whole process of expertise will be under their immediate control and the results will be ready within the next 7-8 months. This was reported by the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia.

According to the official source, the Armenian government focuses on the process of carrying out engineering geological and hydrogeological studies of the tailing dump and undertaking a dam sustainability examination.

Reminder: at the end of July this year, Vallex Group announced about the risk of the self-collapse Teghout tailing dump noting that the company currently has no control over the Teghout Complex and cannot be held responsible for its consequences. The company said it information about the tailing dump problems to the government.

However, Teghout copper and molybdenum mine was reopened on July 9, 2019.


August 15, 2019 at 18:03