• Responsible Mining

  • Armenia’s Historic Vision for Responsible Mining

    2020-4-3  Understanding the importance of promoting open and accountable management in extractive industries, Armenia has decided to join EITI. Having transparency, anti-corruption and participatory governance at its core, EITI will assist our country to develop a responsible mining sector for

  • Can there be "responsible mining" in Armenia?

    Mining in Armenia is generally carried out by foreign corporations with the backing of the Armenian Government. The "Responsible Mining" conference is organized by the RA Government and the World Bank, with the support of the EBRD as well as the US, British, German and Canadian Embassies.

  • Responsible Mining in Armenia: Opportunities and

    2020-4-9  Yerevan, Armenia - On March 25-26 at the Marriott Armenia Hotel, the Government of Armenia and the World Bank hosted an International Conference entitled “Responsible Mining in Armenia: Opportunities and Challenges”. The goal of the conference is to facilitate dialogue between the various stakeholders of the mining industry in Armenia by informing stakeholder groups about modern

  • Infographic: Responsible Mining in Armenia

    2020-4-4  Over the past few years, the World Bank has supported Armenia in developing a new mining code aligned with international standards. Mining is a risky business, fraught with hurdles. But a risky business does not, however, mean that mining is or should be an irresponsible business. Infographic: Responsible Mining in Armenia. April 15, 2014.

  • Reports Archive - Intergovernmental Forum - IGF Mining

    This report presents the mining policy frame assessment for Kyrgyzstan, with a view toward helping the government target its efforts in implementing the MPF, informing capacity-building efforts and allowing for monitoring of progress over time.

  • IGF Mining - Home - Intergovernmental Forum

    The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) is a voluntary initiative supporting more than 75 nations committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared.

  • Amulsar: Responsible Mining, Sustainable Economic

    However, in Lydian we have no doubt, that Amulsar will be an exemplary project. It will show the benefit of transparent and effective investment to world class standards. The operation will serve as an example of responsible mining in Armenia, and will bring tangible, direct and

  • AUA Center for Responsible Mining and CENN Report

    The American University of Armenia Center for Responsible Mining (AUA CRM) in partnership with Caucasus Environmental NGO Net (CENN) completed a report titled “Mining in Armenia: A Comprehensive Overview,” in the scope of the project Promoting Environmental and Social Accountability in the Mining Sector in the Caucasus. The report, availe in both English and

  • Armenia’s historic vision for responsible mining -

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  • Responsible Mining in Armenia: Opportunities and

    2020-4-9  Yerevan, Armenia - On March 25-26 at the Marriott Armenia Hotel, the Government of Armenia and the World Bank hosted an International Conference entitled “Responsible Mining in Armenia: Opportunities and Challenges”. The goal of the conference is to facilitate dialogue between the various stakeholders of the mining industry in Armenia by informing stakeholder groups about modern mining

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    2020-4-10  Armenia - Mining and Minerals Armenia - Mining and Minerals This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data. (EIA) and the Law on Waste Management helped to set standards for responsible mining to better align the industry with global environmental practs.

  • Amulsar: Responsible Mining, Sustainable Economic

    However, in Lydian we have no doubt, that Amulsar will be an exemplary project. It will show the benefit of transparent and effective investment to world class standards. The operation will serve as an example of responsible mining in Armenia, and will bring tangible, direct and

  • Reports Archive - Intergovernmental Forum - IGF Mining

    This report presents the mining policy frame assessment for Kyrgyzstan, with a view toward helping the government target its efforts in implementing the MPF, informing capacity-building efforts and allowing for monitoring of progress over time.

  • Armenia’s historic vision for responsible mining -

    Armenia’s first EITI report was approved and published in January 2019, covering 2016-2017 fiscal years. Beyond Transparency. The multi-stakeholder group chose to go beyond the remit of transparency and sought to develop a common vision for responsible mining that would shape the future of every mine across the country.

  • Mining Legislation Reform Institute - PUBLIQ

    The Mining Legislation Reform Institute (MLRI) is a registered Armenian NGO. It seeks to ensure that mining in Armenia provides sufficient benefits to the country and local communities. Its main activities include research, stakeholder consultation, policy development, public education, communications, advocacy, and legislative reform.

  • Armenia - Mining and Minerals - ABMEC

    2018-3-14  Armenia - Mining and Minerals This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data. Last Published: 9/23/2016 Overview Armenia’s industrial-scale metal production began in the early 19th century with the opening of the Alaverdi and Kapan copper mines. Economic development

  • Enhancing Community Resilience Against Water and

    Enhancing Community Resilience Against Water and Mining Dam Failures. YEREVAN, Armenia On December 10, 2019, the American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Responsible Mining, held the final conference of the Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction (ALTER) project, titled “Enhancing Community Resilience through Strengthening the Preparedness and Response Capacity to Tailing

  • AUA Center for Responsible Mining and CENN Report

    The American University of Armenia Center for Responsible Mining (AUA CRM) in partnership with Caucasus Environmental NGO Net (CENN) completed a report titled “Mining in Armenia: A Comprehensive Overview,” in the scope of the project Promoting Environmental and Social Accountability in the Mining Sector in the Caucasus. The report, availe in both English and

  • Lydian, Amulsar Gold and a viable mining industry in

    2020-4-9  “The Amulsar gold mine project is a shining example that it’s possible to have a viable mining industry with application of environmental standards in Armenia,” U.S Ambassador Richard Mills said at a business conference on viable mining industry this week.. The mining industry can be a profitable investment for Armenia, if it based on transparent, responsible, social and environmental

  • Amulsar is example of responsible mining, UK

    UK Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia Catherine Leach said that the exploitation of Amulsar mine can create the best example of responsible mining in Armenia. She stated it in an interview with Aravot. “Our activities are aimed at not only bringing British companies to Armenia but improving the business environment.

  • IGF Mining - Home - Intergovernmental Forum

    The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) is a voluntary initiative supporting more than 75 nations committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared.

  • Those Responsible for Funding and Equipping mining

    Those Responsible for Funding and Equipping mining in Amulsar. In February 2017, Armenian Environmental Front published information on philanthropists of Armenian origin who support opening a mine in Amulsar Mountain next to Jermuk.. We are now presenting the key entities responsible for funding and equipping the Amulsar gold mine project.

  • Mineral industry of Armenia - Wikipedia

    2020-4-18  In 2017 mining industry output with grew by 14.2% to 172 billion AMD at current ps and run at 3.1% of Armenia's GDP. In spite of the global economic crisis of 2008, mining production and revenues grew significantly in 2009 due to a rise in global ps of copper, gold, and other base metals.

  • Amulsar: even “responsible” mining is destructive Dr

    Amulsar: even “responsible” mining is destructive Dr. Anahid Shirinian-Orlando. Lydian International Limited company, registered in an offshore zone, presented a document entitled “Amulsar Project, November 2014″ to Armenians in the Diaspora. This document is superficial, misleading and incomplete.

  • UNECE and responsible mining - OECD

    2017-12-6  UNECE and responsible mining . UNECE promotes responsible mining as part of a green economy through a range of largely separate sectoral activities and instruments that are described below . In addition, and taking a cross -sectoral approach, m ining was

  • Dialogue on Mining Center for Responsible Mining

    The American University of Armenia Center for Responsible Mining (AUA CRM) promotes the creation as well as transfer and adoption in Armenia of best practs in socially, environmentally, and economically responsible mining. AUA CRM s with companies, civil

  • Oil, Gas and Mining in Armenia Asbarez

    BY JOSEPH DAGDIGIAN It was recently reported that exploration for oil and gas in parts of Armenia would begin soon. Having seen some of the environmental destruction caused by Armenia’s mining

  • State Governance Failures in Mining and Lessons for

    Analysis by the AUA Center for Responsible Mining’s Mining Legislation Reform Initiative indicates that in Armenia the combined royalty and tax burden on mining companies is very reasonable, in fact average when compared to other countries with similar mining sector structure. [4] The World Bank assessment reaches a similar conclusion.

  • Armenia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    2020-4-7  According to Armenia’s 2016-2017 EITI Report, the amount of taxes and payments paid by metal mining companies to the community budgets in 2017 amounted to 1.3 bln AMD, or 1.0% of total community budgets.. Taxes and payments paid to community budgets by metal ore extractive companies are primarily derived from property leases, which form 65.6% of total taxes calculated by these

  • STAKEHOLDER ANALYSIS OF THE MINING SECTOR IN

    2017-2-17  This report is the product of a stakeholder analysis of the mining sector in Armenia conducted by the American University of Armenia Center for Responsible Mining, Caucasus Environmental NGO Net (CENN) and Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center in Armenia.

  • Mining Seminar Series — Armenian Environmental

    Partner Organization: American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Responsible Mining (CRM). Through research, training, and advocacy, AUA CRM promotes the creation and adoption of global best practs in socially, environmentally, and economically responsible mining of Armenia and the region.

  • Armenia, Is Aurora Compatible with Amulsar Mining -

    Armenia, Is Aurora Compatible with Amulsar Mining. Days ago we were surprised and disappointed to learn that Ameriabank CJSC signed a loan agreement with Lydian Armenia providing 24 million USD for gold extraction in Amulsar Mountain near Jermuk and for purchasing equipment for the construction of a heap leach facility.

  • Analysis of Armenia’s mining fiscal regime

    2019-3-26  Mining Legislation Reform Initiative, AUA Center for Responsible Mining Keywords: Mining, Responsible, Armenia, Fiscal regime About This Series and MLRI This Analysis of Armenia’s mining fiscal regime is prepared within the scope of the Mining Legislation Reform Initiative (MLRI), a project of the AUA Center for Responsible Mining. MLRI is a

  • How citizens battling a controversial gold mining

    But Lydian used this legacy to its advantage, advancing the narrative that they were not only different, but would stand as “an example of responsible mining in Armenia, and will bring tangible

  • Lydian Armenia welcomes the call for responsible

    Lydian Armenia announced that the company shares the belief expressed by Armenia’s government in a recent statement that all mining companies need to comply with environmental regulations, ensuring the protection of the environment and the well-being of our citizens.

  • Armenia: Mining Growing Three Times Faster Than

    Armenia: Mining Growing Three Times Faster Than Manufacturing Sector While Armenian government officials responsible for the country’s economy like to boast about annual economic growth of 7% and near double-digit growth in exports, they rarely break down the figures for public consumption.

  • CONCEPT PAPER THE APPROACH OF THE MULTI

    2019-11-13  concept of responsible mining is a rather broad and multi-layered one, the MSG, in order to operate more effectively, undertook to develop the concept “The Approach of the Multi-stakeholder Group of EITI Armenia to Responsible Mining”. In the Republic of Armenia post-Soviet mining culture continues to remain dominant. From

  • Lydian Armenia welcomes the call for responsible

    Lydian Armenia welcomes the call for responsible mining. Lydian Armenia announce the company shares the belief expressed by Armenia’s government in a recent statement that all mining companies need to comply with environmental regulations, ensuring the protection of the

  • How transparent is mining in Armenia? Ampop.am

    Armenia played a significant role in the the USSR’s mining sector, and was the 3rd largest mining republic after Russia and Kazakhstan. After the collapse, mining companies which were previously state-owned were gradually privatised, lasting up until the mid-2000s, after which the state no longer had any share in mining.

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