News Vegetable Oil Factory to be Launched in Armenia; Export Deal Already Made
13:56 | October 8, 2018
With the support of Business Armenia and an investment of several million dollars, a new factory is to
be found in Armenia. The investment is made by the Ghalbourjian Group company aiming to start a
production of vegetable oils and other agricultural additives. In the first stage the firm is investing
News American Chamber of Commerce in Armenia Supports Responsible Business in
13:03 | September 28, 2018
As a business organization, AmCham looks forward to seeing a viable, responsible and sustainable
mining sector in Armenia. In this regard a level playing field and the transparent, predictable and non-
discriminatory application of the law are vital.
News Inspection Underway at Kajaran's Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine
18:16 | September 13, 2018
Armenia’s Environmental Protection and Mining Inspectorate has launched a two-week investigation
into the operations of the Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine (ZCMC) based in the southern town
of Kajaran in Syunik Province.
Articles Endangering Kapan’s Water: Former Syunik Governor Surik Khachatryan’s Company Issued 29 Year
18:55 | August 12, 2018
The Armenian government has granted a 29-year mining permit to Geghi Gold LLC, a company owned
by former Syunik Provincial Governor Surik Khachatryan.
Articles Yeghvard Residents Protest Business Jointly Owned by Iranian-Armenian Businessman and Gagik
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.
News Amulsar Opponents Say Lydian Armenia Is In Crisis Mode; Demand Temporary Construction Halt
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.
Articles Winemaking Returns to Berdavan: Factory Is More Than a Business for This Border Community
21:42 | July 3, 2018
Visiting the Berdavan Wine Factory, in Armenia’s Tavoush Province, one can still see the Soviet
hammer and sickle emblazoned on the wine cellar’s archway.
News Government Issues Warnings to Mining Companies
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.
Articles Yeghegnadzor: Only Traces of Its Manufacturing Heyday Remain
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.
News Pashinyan Says Mine Inspections Will Start Next Week
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.
Articles Company Owned by Special Investigative Chief of Staff Files Another Mining Request
17:25 | May 30, 2018
ML Mining LLC, a company owned by Special Investigative Service Chief of Staff Davit Sukiasyan,
has filed for a permit to mine for perlite sand in Armenia’s Aragatzotn Province.
News PM Pashinyan Orders Environmental Inspections at 28 Mining Companies
15:28 | May 24, 2018
Pashinyan said that Armenia must exploit its natural resources but in a way that corresponds to
environmental norms and the law.
Articles Mining’s Ghostly Spector: People Have Left a Kapan Neighborhood, to be Replaced with Trash and
14:42 | April 29, 2018
Deno Gold had spent millions of dollars for exploratory work and to buy the land from Shahumyan
Articles Tourism or Mines? Armenia’s Syunik Province Faces Another Clash of Interests
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
some fish and serve to guests. They’ve piped off the water. Where can I catch fish now? It’s the
with the mine. It’s all done in the name of personal gain,”
Articles Most Textile Manufacturers in Armenia Work for Others; New Program to Promote Local Brands
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.
Articles Hrazdan: This Former Center of Industry is Turning into a Jobless Ghost Town
00:06 | March 28, 2018
61-year-old Sousanna Petrosyan dreams that one day the Hrazdan Mash machinery plant will once
again provide jobs to area residents.
News Polymetal Armenia Does About-Face on Mining Project...Sort Of
12:04 | March 15, 2018
Conducting an EIA and holding public hearings are the first steps to be taken in order to be granted
permission to carry out geological testing,
News Kapan Municipality Fines Tsarukyan's Company AMD 600,000
13:22 | March 8, 2018
Kapan Mayor Ashot Hayrapetyan says that the company, AraratCement, never informed the
municipality about its plans to build the plant near the town’s airport.
Articles Third Company Prospects for Gold at Tzarasar Site in Gegharkounik
17:58 | March 2, 2018
Armenian International Gold LLC prospected the site in 2011-2014, and International Gold LLC carried
out exploratory work in 2015-2017.
News Armenian Government Gives Green Light for Aragats Perlite Mine
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.