Mining

IFC Being Demanded To Stop Supporting Amulsar Project
12:34 April 25, 2017 | Mining | 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
Court Case on Litchq Mine Again Postponed
19:51 April 18, 2017 | Mining | Syunik
The court hearing on Litchq mine to be held today in the Administrative Court was again postponed. 'EcoRight' NGO has filed a claim
Gladzor Mine Development Again on Agenda
17:54 April 13, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
The court hearing on Gladzor polymetallic mine case will be held at Administrative Court at 16:30 on 25 April. 'Vayq Metal' LLC is appealing the negative opinions issued to the EIA of Gladzor polymetallic open mine.
Collapse in Gndevaz Community Because of Explosions in Gold Mine
12:37 April 11, 2017 | Mining | 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
Gndevaz Residents Demanding Guarantees For Amulsar Damages
13:06 April 10, 2017 | Mining | Vayots dzor
On 6 April Gndevaz villagers, Vayots Dzor Region, had a meeting with the representatives of state bodies and 'Lydian Armenia' Company to discuss the risks of Amulsar gold mining project and the construction of a heap leach
Georgian Government Against 'Lydian': Company Adventures in Georgia
12:05 April 10, 2017 | Mining
On 20 February 2017 the State Environmental Inspection called upon Tbilisi Court by lodging a claim against the Georgian subsidiary of 'Lydian International Company'. The Inspection claims that the company has violated Article 57/3 of the Administrative Code of Georgia by violating the terms of
Accountable and Transparent Management Challenges and Tasks in Mining
17:41 April 03, 2017 | Mining
On 28 March a discussion was held at Media Center on “Accountable and Transparent Management Challenges and Tasks in Mining”. The speakers were Khachik Hakobyan, Deputy Nature Protection Minister, Armen Stepanyan – Chief Manager for Sustainable Development at “Lydian Armenia” and Arthur Grigoryan – President

15:47 March 20, 2017 | Mining
"Free Democrats" party taking part in the parliamentary elections promises to ban mining in Armenia by offshore companies. In its election programme the section on the mining, nuclear energy and environmental protection

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