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Interview with the Senior Vice President of Lydian International Ltd, Didier Fohlen
Interview with the Senior Vice President of Lydian International Ltd, Didier Fohlen 05-11-2012 "Mining Can Be Done Properly, with Minimized Impacts and Wider Benefits for the State and Local Communities." Didier Fohlen
Lydian International Receives Further EIA Approval at Amulsar
Lydian International Receives Further EIA Approval at Amulsar 10-10-2012 Lydian International announced that on the 31st July, 2012 it has received Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) approval for open-pit mining and location of the waste dump facility at Amulsar.
Responses to Sevan Committee and other Stakeholders’ Comments
Responses to Sevan Committee and other Stakeholders’ Comments 05-10-2012 The following comments were provided from the Meeting of the Lake Sevan Protection Expert Committee of the National Academy of Science, June 5, 2012, Yerevan:
Some answers to the concerns on taxation issues
Some answers to the concerns on taxation issues 05-10-2012 Armenia is one of the countries with average to high taxation for mining according to a study conducted by the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2008. Armenian Mining Royalty Tax comprises two components: a top line 4% charge on the revenue from metal sales and a 12.5% charge on operational profits.
How Can a Country Benefit: Lydian
How Can a Country Benefit: Lydian 05-10-2012 We would like to address some concerns voiced recently and increasingly often by different groups and individuals.
Good progress on the finalization of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA)
Good progress on the finalization of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) 05-10-2012 Geoteam CJSC is pleased to announce good progress on the finalization of the International Environmental and Social Impact Assessment ("ESIA") for the Amulsar project.
Partnerships that Benefit the Communities
Partnerships that Benefit the Communities 10-09-2012 This summer was a special one for 100 children from Saravan, Gndevaz and Gorayk - affected communities of the Amulsar gold project. With a joint commitment between Geoteam, Human Dignity & Peace Foundation (HDP), Football Federation and the Jonas Foundation, they spent their summer vacations at the Lori and Hanqavan summer camps. During their camp stay, children not only enjoyed each other’s company but also participated in educational activities that widened their education and increased their health knowledge.
One more partnership to promote mass chess development in Armenia
One more partnership to promote mass chess development in Armenia 07-06-2012 There is a growing interest in chess among children and the youth of Armenia: chess is being taught at public schools as part of the curriculum, while the number of participants in every chess tournaments
“Partnership for Improved Health in Communities”
“Partnership for Improved Health in Communities” 07-06-2012 Geoteam CJSC is increasing its cooperation with the public organizations this time by implementing a primary health care programme in Saravan, Gndevaz and Gorayk communities. Oxfam, its local partner “Support to Communities” (STC), the local communities and Geoteam will jointly enhance the health services in the targeted areas for over 170 socially vulnerable households (or 700 people), including women, children and the elderly.

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