Iskanders in war and Amulsar gold mine: Armenia PM's
PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan gave an interview to 1in.am on Tuesday, February 23 and weighed in on a variety of matters from the recent 44-day war to the coronavirus ...
Clashes Break Out Between Protesters and Security at Amulsar
Aug 11, 2020 · By Mark Dovich Clashes continue at the controversial Amulsar Gold Mine in Armenia’s Vayots Dzor region between environmental activists and security guards hired by Lydian Armenia, the company that operates the mine The most recent incident took place on August 4 Tensions grew after Lydian security guards used cranes to replace the cabins used to house security staff with new facilities ...
Following war with Armenia, Azerbaijan gains control of
Jan 27, 2021 · Following war with Armenia, Azerbaijan gains control of lucrative gold mines. ... After the fighting ended, some two weeks later, Armenian troops handed back more gold-mining areas, including the Kelbajar region, home to one of the most productive gold mines in the Caucasus. ...
Amulsar gold mine, Armenia | EJAtlas
Jan 14, 2019 · Amulsar gold mine, Armenia We can no longer afford mining, especially if two main directions of our economy are tourism and agriculture. ... "Mining is the largest industry in Armenia, and likely its most corrupt. Currently, 460 mines operate in Armenia (roughly one mine per 5,600 citizens) and in recent years, mining has provided over 50% of ...
Approval of Armenian Gold Mine Shows Corporate Courts ‘Crush
Aug 20, 2019 · Global Justice Now and W Want have today condemned the announcement by the Prime Minister of Armenia that he is authorising the controversial Amulsar gold mine in southern Armenia. In a live online address last night, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who came to power last year after a wave of pro-democracy protests dubbed the ‘Velvet Revolution’, announced that the open-cast mine ...
Activists Hope to Put End to Amulsar Gold Mine - The Armenian
Aug 25, 2020 · Armenia’s Velvet Revolution caused significant shifts in the status quo, ushering in Nikol Pashinyan’s premiership and promising a new era of democratization and transparency. Additionally, an uncontrolled explosion at the gold mine led to contaminated black water flowing from local taps.
Video claims Azerbaijani army entered in Armenia's Sotk gold mine
Nov 26, 2020 · Armenian News-NEWS.am reported that nearly 250 Azerbaijani army officials, including high-ranking servicemen in Israeli armored vehicles arrived in Armenia and entered the territory of the gold mine. “Rumors circulating in various media outlets that Azerbaijani troops entered the Sotk gold mine and demanded that employees vacate the area do ...
Company claiming Armenian gold mine safe for exploitation
A Skype conference was held between the Armenian government and Lebanese consulting company employees on August 29. Elard recently released a study of how the exploitation of the Amulsar goldmine in Armenia would affect the local environment, particularly near Sevan Lake and the …
Armenia President on Amulsar gold mine exploitation
Lydian Armenia: About 10 people attacked guards of Amulsar gold mine with stones The company, which is in charge of this gold mine project, has issued a statement… Armenia Amulsar gold mine guards beat people on watch there, says activist
AZERBAIJANI TROOPS ENTER LARGEST ARMENIAN GOLD MINE - The
Nov 29, 2020 · Now, they are losing their largest gold mine, which was controlled by the Armenians for the last few decades. On November 26, Azerbaijani troops entered the Sotk gold mine, which is located in the Gegharkunik province of Armenia, right on the border with the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The mine reserves are estimated at more than 130 tons.
Armenian gold mine starts construction next month - MINING.COM
Mar 14, 2016 · Shovels in April will start turning on a new gold mine in Armenia, says the managing director of Geoteam, the company behind the Amulsar gold …
GPM Gold Project - Armenia - Installation and Case Studies
GPM own and operate the Zod Gold Mine and Ararat Processing Plant in Armenia to produce gold and silver bullion. In order to expand, GPM needed to treat the underlying sulphide material at the Zod mine which achieved around 20 to 30% gold recovery through their existing conventional CIL flowsheet.
Azerbaijan soldiers entered Sotk gold mine in Armenia
Today some Armenian journalists claimed that Azerbaijan soldiers entered Sotk gold mine of Armenia. A video was also shared on several social media networks....
Amulsar gold mine, Armenia Archives - Bankwatch
Yerevan – The beleaguered Amulsar gold mine in Armenia broke rules attached to two loans totalling EUR 11 million it received in 2017 and 2009 from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, alleges a new complaint from 23 people living near the project and Armenian and international civil society groups including CEE Bankwatch Network.
New reports add details to investigation of Armenia gold mine
Locals have long contended that the gold mine, which has already caused dust pollution and would use cyanide leaching technology to separate the concentrate from the ore, poses a serious threat to tourism in Armenia's 'little Switzerland' and could be detrimental to Armenia's water resources, such as Arpa river and lake Sevan.