Amulsar

SOS Amulsar Initiative Received Response from IFC CAO Office
15:23 April 27, 2015 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The CAO (Office of the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman) produced a compliance appraisal report on the complaint on Amulsar open pit mining project and the construction of a heal peach facility implemented by
Legal Opinion on Amulsar Gold Mining Project
16:02 April 10, 2015 | Amulsar | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The environmental expertise of Amulsar gold mining project developed by “Geoteam” CJSC has been carried out with a number of violations of the Armenian legislation.
In response to the questions addressed to Geoteam
14:07 April 03, 2015 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
To wrap-up the discussion of cyanide and to dispel the doubts on the “million tons” used in Amulsar, we’d like to say that IN TOTAL only 1.1 million tons of sodium cyanide annually is produced all over the world, with only 6% of this used in the mining industry worldwide. The remaining 94% is used in production of
Amulsar Mine Dust Can Get Spread Over 30 Km Distance
17:38 March 26, 2015 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The problem is as follows: dust dissemination radius in Amulsar open pit mining EIA has been estimated and assessed up to 1 km, while the SIA plans to construct special hydrotechnical structures to prevent
Communities Adjacent to Lake Sevan - Amulsar Mine Project Affected
17:27 March 26, 2015 | Amulsar | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
The fact that open pit mining will be implemented in the drainage basin of Lake Sevan is already an undeniable legal ground to consider the possible impact on Lake Sevan substantiated and to recognize at least the communities adjacent
Results of Amulsar Gold Mining Document Study Results: Conclusions and Proposals
15:27 March 23, 2015 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
This time it’s Harutyun Movsisyan, PhD in Geological Sciences, Associate Professor, who submitted his assessment on the official website of Aarhus Centers, www.aarhus.am, which particularly says: “The EIA submitted by the company mentions heap leach facility with a capacity of 106 million tons and says nothing that this volume is wastes to be collected in the tailing dump, which needs technical conditions, special project
Open Letter to "Geoteam" Company from Residents Concerned with Future of Gndevaz and Vayots Dzor
19:01 March 13, 2015 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
You mention that in the heap leach facility the PH of the sodium cyanide shall be 11 and over in order not to have hydrogen cyanide leak, the small amount of which is lethal. We would like to get clarifications how this process will be implemented in the area of 134 ha with 4 million tons of solution under temperature fluctuations from -30 to +30 degrees in the rain or snow or what
S.O.S. Amulsar Initiative: EBRD PCM Decision Non-Grounded
17:45 March 06, 2015 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
We feel compelled to express our concern regarding the eligibility decision in the case, which is inconsistent with the PCM’s Rules of Procedures (RoP) and demonstrates a worrying disconnect with complainants
No To Mining at Amulsar, Protests in Sweden
12:17 February 27, 2015 | Amulsar | Vayots dzor
օn February 26, in the capital city of Sweden, a group of environmentalists joined to the campaign against the mining at Amulsar initiated by Lydian International Ltd
Amulsar: even "responsible" mining is destructive - Dr. Anahid Shirinian-Orlando
17:00 February 17, 2015 | Amulsar | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Lydian International Limited company, registered in an offshore zone, presented a document entitled "Amulsar Project, November 2014" to Armenians in the Diaspora. This document is superficial, misleading and incomplete. This is what thinks Anahit Shirinian-Orlando, an environmental scientist-engineer living in Los Angeles, who says No to mining at Amulsar
Right to Water Violated in Armenia
14:45 February 10, 2015 | Amulsar | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Mining pollutes rivers, particularly, transboundary Debed, Voghji and Aras rivers. These rivers are polluted by

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