Amulsar

IFC Ombudsman's Office Published Report on Amulsar Complaint
13:25 November 12, 2015 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
IFC CAO (Compliance Advisor Ombudsman) released its appraisal on incompliance of Amulsar open gold mining project funded by Lydian International to IFC principles and standards of social and environmental responsibility.
Specialists: Amulsar Not Newly Detected Mine
16:28 November 11, 2015 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
According to the presented project (Amulsar) and the concluded contract, only gold and silver will be extracted in the mine. The project submitted to expertise should either have completely excluded the presence of other elements and naturally studies should have been carried out in this direction or submitted information about their possible presence. Naturally, if there are other elements, they should be extracted in heap leaching, if extraction is not ensured, they are classified as losses and these losses must be
Comments to New EBRD Strategy for Armenia
13:23 November 03, 2015 | Amulsar
“EcoLur” Informational NGO is submitting certain comments on the new strategy of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for Armenia. The letter addressed to EBRD Yerevan Resident Office Head Mark Davis particularly says
IFC Annual Visit to Amulsar
11:39 October 12, 2015 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
International Finance Corporation team (“IFC” part of the World Bank Group) visited Armenia and Amulsar area from September 28 – to October 1, as part of its annual supervisory visit
Foundations Laundering Money?
14:29 August 03, 2015 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
“Geoteam” mining company, which plans to develop Amulsar mine, donated 122 million AMD (around US $256,000) to “Luys” Foundation
Public Calling for Development Banks : Refuse Amulsar Project
17:47 July 24, 2015 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
The whole discussion process of "Environmental and Social Impact Assessment" is of imitation nature. The description and assessment of the real risks of Amulsar project are missing in the voluminous documents under discussion. There is no
Gold Mine and Ecofarm Next to Each Other
12:19 June 19, 2015 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
Arkadi Mkrtchyan is the General Manager at “Ecofarm” farm: he says they have already imported 330 cows from Germany, process milk and
Gndevaz Village: How to Become a Millionaire
14:18 June 17, 2015 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
Gndevaz Village, Vayots Dzor Region, is in fever in regard with the sale of land areas to Lydian International Company as represented by its subsidiary – “Geoteam” CJSC. The company is planning to construct a heap leach facility on these land
Amulsar Project May Lead to Acidic Disaster in Sevan
18:33 June 10, 2015 | Amulsar | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Meanwhile dumps can’t be “temporarily hidden from rains” with water-proof mud pads, as the ground water will in any case have the oxidative drainage of tails into Sevan.

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