18:29 | July 10, 2018
The protesters said the plant, being built by ArmOil CJSC tens of meters away from residential houses, posed serious health and environmental risks to the area and local inhabitants.
15:33 | July 9, 2018
Referring to recent demonstrations organized by those supporting the mine, Sona Roushanyan said that it is natural for mine employees to be concerned about losing their jobs and thus show up at rallies organized by their employer.
15:36 | July 3, 2018
Armenia’s Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources reports that it has issued warnings to ten mining companies, charging them with violating their contractual obligations.
00:05 | June 14, 2018
In the Soviet era, various factories operated in Yeghegnadzor, the provincial capital of Armenia’s Vayots Dzor Province, solving the issue of employment there. Now, only three factories remain.
09:31 | June 13, 2018
The prime minister believes that the standards of mine exploitation in Armenia should be raised to international levels, and inspections should be objective, involving representatives of civil society and media experts in the field.
16:04 | April 7, 2018
“They built one hydro plant near us, and they took the water away via a pipe. I used to be able to net some fish and serve to guests. They’ve piped off the water. Where can I catch fish now? It’s the same with the mine. It’s all done in the name of personal gain,”
16:39 | April 6, 2018
Karapetyan spoke at a meeting yesterday in Gyumri to publicly launch a new program, which will offer business advice and financing for light industry in Armenia. The meeting was organized by the trade and manufacturing chambers of the Shirak, Lori and Gegharkounik provinces.
17:45 | February 20, 2018
The Ministry of Nature Protection recently approved a plan submitted by Hidden Gold Ltd. to start mining for perlite at the Aragats Mine in Aragatsotn Province in the Talin region.
16:41 | January 25, 2018
This time, the company seeks to start extracting basalt and other ores, in open-pit fashion, at a mining site in Aragatsotn Province, some 3-6 kilometers southeast of the town of Ashtarak.
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