Teghout

December 02, 2009 | Թեղուտ
On 14 November Vallex Group entitled to develop Teghout Deposit, held a tree planting. The company invited students not only to plant trees, but also to take part in the visit to ancient monuments discovered in the territory of Teghout and the discussions of the film devoted to Teghout issue.
TEGHOUT AND TEGHOUT WOMAN’S UNDERWEAR
December 02, 2009 | Թեղուտ
On 28 November VALLEX Company Group held a visit to the territory where the company is implementing a reforestation project. “We have invited 48 NGOs, most of them didn’t want to get familiar with our reforestation work,” said Taguhi Katapetyan, PR Manager of VALLEX Company Group...
SHNOGH VILLAGERS INSIST VALLEX GROUP VIOLATES THEIR RIGHTS
December 01, 2009 | Թեղուտ
“Our rights have been violated and we have been forced a price not having anything common with market prices,” said Vardan Vardanyan, Shnogh Village resident during the event held by Vallex Group.
TREE PLANTING HELD BY VALLEX GROUP IS PR
November 27, 2009 | Թեղուտ
Arpine and Vardan, members of Teghout Support Group, took part in the tree planting held by VALLEX GROUP dealing with development of Teghout deposit. “This is a PR action and not an environmental measure. The students were more inclined to entertainment and asked us why they were brought to that place,” said Arpine Galafyan.
ANOTHER TREE PLANTING BY VALLEX GROUP
November 17, 2009 | Թեղուտ
On 14 November approximately 1000 young trees were planted in the territories of Shnogh and Teghout Communities. 140 students as well as the residents of Alaverdi, Shnigh and Teghout participated in this tree planting.
AARHUS CONVENTION COMPLIANCE COMMITTEE ADMITTED COMMUNICATION ON TEGHUT
November 06, 2009 | Թեղուտ
In mid-September 2009, the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee received a communication of Transparency International Anti-corruption Center, "Ecodar" Environmental NGO and Helsinki Citizens" Assembly Vanadzor Office concerning non-compliance by the Republic of Armenia with provisions of the Aarhus Convention on decision-making related to Tegut copper mining project.
VALLEX GROUP DISCLAIMS ZARUHI BOSTANJANYAN REPORT AT PACE SESSION
October 16, 2009 | Թեղուտ
On 30 September 2009 Zaruhi Bostanjanyan, the member of the Armenian Delegation to PACE and the representative of “Heritage” faction in the National Assembly, spoke for the human right to health environment and put the legitimacy of Teghout deposit exploitation under question. In reply Vallex Company Group, the owner of the license on Teghout copper molybdenum deposit development, came forward with a disclaimer of the deputy’s speech.
TEGHOUT ISSUE BROACHED AT PACE SESSION
October 06, 2009 | Թեղուտ
Heritage Party Deputy Zaruhi Postanjyan, the member of the Armenian Delegation to PACE spoke at PACE session on the issue of Teghout deposit exploitation. She stated that the license on the deposit exploitation was issued with violation of RA Constitution provisions and Teghout exploitation poses great danger to environment…
FORESTS IN TEGHOUT CUT
September 23, 2009 | Թեղուտ
According to Aram Harutyunyan, the Minister of Nature Protection RA, forest cut works have started in Teghout.
ARMENIA VIOLATES INTERNATIONAL COMMITMENTS FOR AARHUS CONVENTION
September 22, 2009 | Թեղուտ
Two out of three main principles of the Aarhus Convention are not met in Armenia, i.e. public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters. This says the letter addressed by 3 NGOs, “Transparency International – Anticorruption Center”, “EcoDar” and the Helsinki Civil Assembly Office in Vanadzor to the Secretariat of the Aarhus Convention on 15 September 2009.
September 03, 2009 | Թեղուտ
Civil works will be carried out in the land area of 357 ha for Teghout mine exploitation. In this regard a vast number of trees will be cut, and the chapel, a historical-cultural monument situated on the site of the mine, will be replaced to another place.
TEGHOUT SUIT APPEALED IN ADMINISTRATIVE COURT
July 24, 2009 | Թեղուտ
As “Transparency International” Anticorruption Center informed “EcoLur”, NGOs appealed the dismissal of the Teghout suit by RA Administrative Court in RA.
PRESIDENT SARGSYAN RECEIVED 5,000 TEGHUT PROTEST LETTERS AS BIRTHDAY GIFT
July 21, 2009 | Թեղուտ
On his birthday, June 30, President Serzh Sargsyan received about 5,000 letters from individuals in Armenia demanding to halt the mining operations in the Teghut deposit. Copies of the protest letters were also sent to RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan and National Assembly Chairman Hovik Abrahamyan.

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