Armenia’s Administrative Court today decided to resume its review of the case to terminate Vayk Gold’s permit to operate the Azatek gold mine.
GeoProMining Gold LLC intends to operate Armenia’s Sotk gold mine until 2025 via the open-pit method, after which it will revert to closed-pit mining.
Residents of Yerevan’s Babajanyan Street, in the Malatia-Sebastia Administrative District, have launched a signature petition to oppose the construction of a huge residential complex in the area.
Copper LLC now operates a scrap metal collection business in Avan and wanted to construct a smelter on site.
Even though the Yerevan Municipality has been repairing the numerous potholes that dot the neighborhood’s streets, residents say the roads need a major overhaul.
A company owned by the former Secretary General of Armenia’s Special Investigative Service will build a new residential complex in Yerevan’s Malatia-Sebastia District.
GeoProMining Gold LLC, which operates the Sotk gold mine on the new Armenian-Azerbaijani border, plans to expand production at the Ararat Gold Recovery Plant located several miles south of Yerevan.
Armenia’s Administrative Court of Appeals has ordered Pm Nikol Pashinyan to reinstate Igor Sargsyan as Deputy Head of the Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body (EPMIB) and to pay him back wages.
This building below, at 80 Firdus Street, was included in the list of monuments only after activists fought for its landmark status.
The dust swirling in the air above Yerevan often exceeds the maximum allowable concentration (MAC).
The Gasparyans are also shareholders in Pokr Kghzi LLC.
Hetq reached out to the twenty-five parties and alliances running in the June 20 snap parliamentary election in Armenia to ascertain what their position is regarding the Amulsar gold mine.
One sensor, with a battery life of six years, costs $80.
Giving consumers more options when it comes to choosing their electricity supplier is one of the aims of a $8 million USAID initiative (Market Liberalization and Electricity Trade (MLET) project) launched in Armenia in December 2018.
For the third time, an application has been submitted for geological prospecting at the Vazashen gold-polymetallic mining site in Armenia’s northeastern Tavush Province.
Narineh is angry about the lands taken from Artsakh and given to the enemy. She cannot reconcile herself to the idea that "the Turks have set foot on her husband's blood". That the lands her husband so valiantly fought to defend have been handed over
AT-Metals LLC, a company partially founded by the family of Hamlet Hovsepyan, a former adviser to Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, intends to carry out geological prospecting at the Taghamir gold mining sites in Syunik.
On November 29, Georgian border guards banned Maxim Arzumanyan, who left to fight in Artsakh, from returning to his home in Ninotsminda where his wife and kids await his arrival.
Given the border changes resulting from the recent war in Artsakh, the Sotk gold mine, the largest in Armenia, now straddles the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
American-Armenian lawyer Irene Scholl-Tatevosyan, who works with the Armenian Bar Association, urges all citizens displaced from Artsakh to take their property certificates with them, to keep all evidence of living in the area, including photos, vid
On October 2, Gevorg Avagyan left his home in Javakhk (Georgia) and headed for the Armenian border. His ultimate destination was the Artsakh frontline, to fight.
Javakhk native Maxim Arzumanyan’s first visit to Artsakh took him to the frontline.
Armenians in the Israeli city of Haifa gathered today near the Baha'i shrine in the city to protest the Israeli government's sale of weapons to Azerbaijan.
Hetq has received reports that a group of young Armenians from the Javakhk region in Georgia today blocked the interstate road leading to Turkey in the Armenian-populated village of Kartsakh in the Akhalkalaki region and banned Turkish trucks from en
The Armenians are negotiating with the police to allow them to get the assistance to Armenia.
ML Mining LLC, owned by former Secretary General of the Special Investigation Service (SIS) Davit Sukiasyan, has not been fined for unloading construction debris at an illegal Yerevan dump site.
Zaven Ovsyan, the brother of Shirak Deputy Prosecutor Artyom Ovsyan, has filed a preliminary environmental impact assessment (EIA) application for the construction of a multifunctional residential complex in Yerevan’s Dalma Gardens.
A hydropower plant owned by the son of Aghvan Hovsepyan (a former Prosecutor General of Armenia and former President of the Investigative Committee), has been fined 200,000 drams ($412) for not returning enough water to Geghi River in Syunik it draws
While law enforcement agencies in Armenia are busy investigating Hetq's articles on sold lands and construction in Yerevan’s Dalma Gardens, a former Yerevan municipal official is trying to sell his land, acquired at a 2012 auction at just above the a
Malta-based Vivaro Ltd, a remote gaming operator, was fined €733,160 in late August after the FIAU inspected the company, uncovering ten violations.
The Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs has launched a criminal case under two articles - violence against minors and the organization, management or participation in gang violence.
Karen Kamalyan has filed a lawsuit against the Yerevan Municipality over a 1,600 square meter plot of land in the city’s Dalma Gardens that the family has tended for almost thirty years.
Since 2012, Trotsenko has been an adviser to Igor Sechin, CEO of the Russian state-controlled energy company Rosneft.
The SNOC experts, in their report, failed to mention how the trees were neglected to such a degree and whether Davit-Vanush LLC, the café owner, is to blame.
The renovation of a cafe in Yerevan’s Mashtots Park, which has ignited public concern, will be suspended as of today pending a review of the construction permit violations.
A new Yerevan metro station, in the city’s Ajapnyak district, will be funded by the government, not private investors, according to Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan.
Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan today confirmed rumors that the city’s chief architect, Artur Meschyan, has resigned.
Artist Ara Shahumyan is a resident of Yerevan’s Firdus district. He’s joined the Firdus District Defense Initiative, a group fighting for the preservation of the old district in downtown Yerevan.
Tensions flared yesterday at the controversial Amulsar gold mine site in Armenia.
Russian businessmen and oligarchs operate most of Armenia’s mines and pocket a lion’s share of the profits derived from them.
The Vardashen homeless shelter, on the outskirts of Yerevan, is crowded.
Electricity to Yerevan’s UltraImaging Radiology Scientific Center was cut at noon today because it owes the utility (Electricity Networks of Armenia-ENA) money.
The number of manufacturers of hand sanitizers has increased dramatically in Armenia due to the spread of coronavirus infection, but their market prices have not significantly changed. It also turns out that there is no monitoring of their sale.
Приехавшие в Армению джавахкцы рассказали, что на границе им лишь проверили температуру, дезинфицирующие средства не применялись.
US$200 million has already been spent to modernize Armenia’s aging Metzamor Nuclear Power Plant according to Yuri Sviridenko, who represents ROSATOM, a Russian state corporation specializing in nuclear energy that is heading up the project.
Igor Sargsyan, who was sacked as Armenia’s Deputy Chief of the Environmental and Mining Inspectorate by Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan last October, sued Pashinyan a month later, seeking to be reinstated to his government post.
Prosperous Armenia Party leader MP Gagik Tsarukyan wants to expand the area of the Ararat travertine stone mine owned by his Multi Group Stone CJSC.
VaykGold LLC has taken the Ministry of Territorial Governance and Infrastructures to court over a decision the ministry issued in December to terminate a mining permit for the company.
Arabgir police officials were on site at the newly discovered the illegal dump site in their district when the ML Mining trucks arrived and attempted to unload their load of construction waste.