17:47 November 18, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
"Vayq Metal" LLC has taken the heavy machinery out of Gladzor mine, as Vernashen Community Head
13:36 November 17, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Today EcoLur has received an alarm signal over 700 Vernashen and Gladzor community residents in Vayots Dzor Region has gone out to streets to prevent the access of 'Vayq Metal' LLC to Gladzor mine
16:13 November 16, 2016 | Mining | Yerevan
“Valodya Grigoryan” LLC intends to develop in opencast manner Ajapnyak dolerite-basalt mine near the western border of Ajapnyak community in Yerevan.
13:24 November 16, 2016 | Mining | Lori
"Vallex" Group responded to EcoLur’s questions on the environmental and social problems in Teghut and Shnogh.
15:09 November 14, 2016 | Mining
Currently 445 permits for development of metallic and non-metallic mines have been issued in Armenia, as well as 47 permits for geologica
15:48 November 09, 2016 | Mining | Lori | Tavush
"Premium Mining" LLC intends to prospect copper and polymetals in Tavush and Lori forest areas. The public discussions of the claim submitted
12:29 November 03, 2016 | Mining | Gegharkunik | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Underground water basin can also inflict negative impact, which will also have negative impact on Jermuk mineral water springs and the catchment basin of Lake Sevan
16:23 November 01, 2016 | Mining | Lori
Shnogh community residents, Lori Region, irrigation their land areas with the water of Debed and Shnogh Rivers contaminated with mining wastes. Starting from 2014, according to the data
17:50 October 28, 2016 | Mining | Syunik | Vayots dzor
Amulsar project is implemented in line with the best international practice and strict environmental and social criteria of its shareholders, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The Environmental and Social Impact
19:35 October 27, 2016 | Mining | Yerevan
"Amulsar Mining endangers environmental safety in Armenia and it must be stopped”: a group of environmentalists addressed such a demand with a protest demonstration held in front of the building of the Armenian Government and “Lydian Armenia” CJSC.
16:51 October 27, 2016 | Mining
In order to attract investments in the mining industry by removing the existing barriers, Karen Karapetyan instructed the Minister of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources Ashot Manukyan to explore
16:29 October 27, 2016 | Mining | Syunik
“Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine” LLC has applied to Nature Protection Ministry to make amendments to the reserves of Qajaran copper and molybdenum mine. The following activities are planned: change in mining volumes, expansion of subsoil section and prolongation of permit term.
17:30 October 25, 2016 | Mining
Rosgeologia is the largest exploration company in Russia in terms of its geographic footprint. Rosgeologia is a 100% state-owned company.
19:22 October 24, 2016 | Mining | Yerevan
Attended by Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, a memorandum of cooperation was signed today between the RA Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and National Resources and Rosgeologia JSC.
17:14 October 20, 2016 | Mining
In the governmental meeting Karen Karapetyan assigned Ashot Manukyan, Minister for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources, to submit
15:53 October 19, 2016 | Mining
On 20 October 2016 the National assembly will convene an extraordinary meeting with the agenda to approve the governmental programme. We are presenting the activities to be carried out by the government in environment
17:36 October 04, 2016 | Mining | Vayots dzor
Territorial Administration and Development First Deputy Minister Vache Terteryan's Response to EcoLur's Letter on Amulsar and Jermuk EcoLur Territorial Administration and Development First Deputy Minister Vache Terteryan has responded to the EcoLur’s letter addressed to the Armenian Government on Amulsar gold mining and development Jermuk as
15:25 October 04, 2016 | Mining | Lori
“TEGHOUT TSF design would be considered unacceptable in terms of its robustness with respect to physical instability compared with international standards. It is considered that there is a high probability of some form of physical instability issue in the future. The TSF design is inadequate, both in environmental and physical stability terms,”