Who are Lydian’s “independent” mining experts?

Who are Lydian’s “independent” mining experts?

There are number of factual reasons why no mine should be exploited in Amulsar and these have been brought forward by experts with years of experience. However, in addition to this, the offshore Lydian company…
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What is going on at Teghut Mine (Video)

What is going on at Teghut Mine (Video)

On the 19th of January human rights defender Arthur Sakunts posted on his Facebook page: “Reliable sources informed us that cracks have appeared on the tailing dam in Teghut. As a result, tailing wastes have…
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About gold mine project in Amulsar presented by Lydian International

About gold mine project in Amulsar presented by Lydian International

It is no news that on December 24, 2017, international independent experts declined the invitation of Armenia’s Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan to participate in the trilateral meeting with Lydian International’s consultants to discuss…
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International Experts Respond to Artsvik Minasyan’s Invitation to a Meeting Around Amulsar Project’s Issues

International Experts Respond to Artsvik Minasyan’s Invitation to a Meeting Around Amulsar Project’s Issues

We became aware from an email sent to the media and larger public by Harout Bronozian, chemical and environmental engineer, that he and internationally acclaimed mining experts that have been making extensive critiques on the…
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Acid Mine Drainage in Amulsar and its Hazard․ Professor Armen Saghatelyan

Acid Mine Drainage in Amulsar and its Hazard․ Professor Armen Saghatelyan

On December 12, 2017 alternative public expertise was carried out as a result of which negative ecological conclusion was given to possible gold mine exploitation with the use of cyanide in Amulsar. During the 3-hour…
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In Solidarity with Georgian Environmentalists

In Solidarity with Georgian Environmentalists

Armenian Environmental Front expresses its solidarity with Georgian Young Greens who oppose distribution of main functions of Ministry of Environment in Georgia among other ministries which factually results in abolition of this Ministry. The announcement of the…
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Amulsar: Alternative Public Expertise On December 12

Amulsar: Alternative Public Expertise On December 12

On December 12 at 10:45 am – 14:00 an environmental meeting will be held, during which industry experts and environmentalists will examine the issues that are being ignored by the Armenian government and responsible state…
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Court Cases against Mining Project in Amulsar

Court Cases against Mining Project in Amulsar

Currently there are several court cases against gold mining project in Amulsar. They have the following developments. In the RA Administrative Court the complaint presented by 8 Gndevaz residents continues to be examined. The residents…
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Open Letter Urging for Waste Recycling was Sent to Yerevan Municipality and European Institution

Open Letter Urging for Waste Recycling was Sent to Yerevan Municipality and European Institution

On 4th of December 2017 a letter calling for including waste recycling component in the new landfill construction project was sent to Yerevan Municipality, Armenia’s Government, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development,  European Investment Bank…
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Residents reject mining future

Residents reject mining future

On the 1st of December (2017) second public hearing was to be held in Mghart village of Odzun community (Lori region). The hearings were regarding the initial assessment of geological research in 2017-2020 on Shekaghbyur…
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