Posts Tagged "mining"

Latest from Amulsar and people’s protests in Jermuk

Latest from Amulsar and people’s protests in Jermuk

It has been several days now that the residents near the mountain Amulsar, as well as environmentalists have been keeping the roads leading to the mountain closed, this way preventing Lydian company from continuing its…
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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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The Joint Assessment of International Consulting Companies Regarding Lydian’s Amulsar Gold Mining Project is Negative

The Joint Assessment of International Consulting Companies Regarding Lydian’s Amulsar Gold Mining Project is Negative

Experts from three internationally acclaimed companies, such as Blue Minerals Consultancy from Australia, Buka Environmental from the USA and Clear Coast Consulting, Inc., Canada have studied more than a dozen documents available on Lydian International’s…
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The latest accident will cost ZCMC 6 million drams: the ministry is silent about previous cases. Hetq

The latest accident will cost ZCMC 6 million drams: the ministry is silent about previous cases. Hetq

This article by Marine Martirosyan originally appeared on Hetq Investigative Journalists website Artsvik tailing As a result of pollution of Norashenik river in Syunik Region, the National Environmental Inspectorate of the Ministry of Environmental Protection initiated an administrative…
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“Responsible” Plunder of Nature: Problems Covered up by Lydian Regarding Exploitation of a Mine in Amulsar

“Responsible” Plunder of Nature:  Problems Covered up by Lydian Regarding Exploitation of a Mine in Amulsar

Business and Human Rights Resource Center turned to Lydian International, a company that intends to exploit a gold mine in Amulsar, a mountain near Jermuk, Armenia for a response to the petition initiated by Pan…
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Mining Tourism? An Open Letter

Mining Tourism? An Open Letter

Dear My Armenia Program and Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), As we are following any progress in Armenia that is particularly aimed at developing Armenia’s economy by creating sustainable alternatives such as green tourism, innovations…
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Environmentalists will gather in front of the governmental building in protest to Amulsar mine project

Environmentalists will gather in front of the governmental building in protest to Amulsar mine project

With the groundless permission of Armenia’s government and with participation of private and international institutions protecting the international capital, “Lydian International” – an offshore company registered in the British Jersey island – plans to exploit…
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Are Lydian’s Claims Regarding Amulsar Mine and Cyanide Facility Valid?

Are Lydian’s Claims Regarding Amulsar Mine and Cyanide Facility Valid?

Bellavista gold mine, Costa Rica Environmental and Social Manager of Lydian Armenia (former Geoteam CJSC) Armen Stepanyan recently told a journalist from Hetq online newspaper that they initially exclude the possibility of the leach pad liner to…
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A Petition has Started on Change.org against the Gold Mine Exploitation in Amulsar (with updates)

A Petition has Started on Change.org against the Gold Mine Exploitation in Amulsar (with updates)

Together with local and international organizations Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (PAEF) civil initiative has started a petition on change.org with the demand to stop gold mine exploitation in Amulsar and cease funding “Lydian International” offshore company. We…
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In 2014-2015 tailings of Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine (ZCMC) polluted Syunik community as a result of 13 accidents

In 2014-2015 tailings of Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine (ZCMC) polluted Syunik community as a result of 13 accidents

The original article can be found on the website of Ecolur (Environmental News Agency) In 2014-2015 13 accidents of Zangezour Copper and Molybdenum Combine (ZCMC) tailing pipes resulted into tailings polluting the Syunik community, as…
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