Years of struggle succeeded! EBRD is no longer interested in Lydian

Years of struggle succeeded! EBRD is no longer interested in Lydian

In July 2020, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development made it known that it has divested from Lydian and its Amulsar project. EBRD had been funding Lydian since 2009. In the exploration phase it…
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The community continues to be in control of the situation at Amulsar։ ANNOUNCEMENT

The community continues to be in control of the situation at Amulsar։ ANNOUNCEMENT

Currently, the company which planned mining Amulsar is trying to create a false image of controlling the situation at the site. However, we clearly state that during the past few weeks the company has not…
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Restructured Lydian Escalates the Standoff in Amulsar։ is being updated

Restructured Lydian Escalates the Standoff in Amulsar։ is being updated

Early on the morning of August 4, 2020, the new security company contracted by Lydian Armenia, a subsidiary of Restructured Lydian, brought in cranes and removed the wagons of Amulsar blockades and placed their own…
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Corrupt Land Sales to Lydian in Amulsar: Gndevaz Mayor and his Son are under Court Trial

Corrupt Land Sales to Lydian in Amulsar: Gndevaz Mayor and his Son are under Court Trial

epress.am Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) informs of the court hearing of Gndevaz Mayor (former Mayor and current Administrative Officer) Hayrapet Mkrtchyan’s and his son Layert Mkrtchyan’s criminal trial held at Yeghegnadzor court on May 5…
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Ontario Superior Court informed about misleading information in mining company Lydian’s affidavit

Ontario Superior Court informed about misleading information in mining company Lydian’s affidavit

On February 28, several members of the Armenian Environmental Front addressed a letter to Honorable Geoffrey B. Morawets, Chief Justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Commercial List, specialized in insolvency cases, who presides…
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False Information in the Affidavit of Lydian International’s Chief Executive to the Canadian court about mining in Amulsar: part 1

False Information in the Affidavit of Lydian International’s Chief Executive to the Canadian court about mining in Amulsar: part 1

In January 2020, a number of documents and information about Lydian International became accessible to the public. The reason why this was possible is that in December 2019 Lydian applied for and was granted protection…
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“Missing elements and underestimation of risk in Lydian’s 2019 NI 43-101 technical report:” Ann Maest, PhD; Buka Environmental

“Missing elements and underestimation of risk in Lydian’s 2019 NI 43-101 technical report:” Ann Maest, PhD; Buka Environmental

Introduction Lydian has published a revised NI 43-101 technical report (Lydian International, 2019; “Technical Report”) for the Amulsar Project in Armenia. The Canadian National Instrument (NI) 43-101 Standards of disclosure for mineral projects is a…
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EBRD Twists the Findings of ELARD Review on Amulsar Gold Project

EBRD Twists the Findings of ELARD Review on Amulsar Gold Project

Mediamax, a media outlet that has served to praising Lydian Armenia, published an “exclusive” interview on September 24 with Jürgen Rigterink, Vice-Chairperson of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). In his interview, EBRD’s…
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Nikol Pashinyan has violated public interest by defending Lydian’s capital

Nikol Pashinyan has violated public interest by defending Lydian’s capital

The Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) civil initiative joined by hundreds of signatories, has issued a statement in response to September 9 statement on Amulsar by Nikol Pashinyan. Today, September 9, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced…
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Can Lydian International force the Armenian government to give up Amulsar? A Legal Analysis

Can Lydian International force the Armenian government to give up Amulsar? A Legal Analysis

On March 11th 2019, after the blockade of its mining operations by the local population of Jermuk in July 2018 without the governmental intervention, Lydian International Limited (hereinafter “Lydian International”) announced that its subsidiaries, Lydian…
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