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27 July 2016

Armenia: 2 workers injured in explosion at smelter owned by Vallex Group

Author: Hetq online (Armenia)

"Explosion rocks Alaverdi smelter; two hospitalized", 23 July 2016...

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1 May 2013
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Author: Ресурсный центр по вопросам бизнеса и прав человека

Данный брифинг представляет отчеты из различных источников о том, как предприятия в Восточной Европе и Центральной Азии влияли на права человека, позитивно или негативно, в течение последних четырех лет. Брифинг касается Азербайджана, Албании, Армении,...

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1 May 2013
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9 April 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Eastern Europe & Central Asia – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Eastern Europe & Central Asia over the past four years. The briefing refers to Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan,...

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14 March 2013

93% of workers examined at Alaverdi Copper Smelter diagnosed with various illnesses [Armenia]

Author: Hetq online

246 of the 265 workers at the Alaverdi Copper Smelter taking part in an October 2012 medical study were diagnosed as having an elevated range of cardio-vascular and respiratory illnesses. The workers were selected out of the total 600 personnel at the...

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Company response
6 April 2012

[Alaverdi Copper Programme response

Author: Vahram Avagyan, Alaverdi Copper Programme

...[W]e do acknowledge...that the environmental safety of Alaverdi copper smelter is far from...satisfactory. The main reason for that is lack of any off‐gas treatment, resulting in emission of the entire volume of sulfur dioxide to the atmosphere....

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29 March 2012

Alaverdi Copper Smelting emissions continually discussed, but no filters placed so far [Armenia]

Author: EcoLur Network

Alaverdi Copper Smelting Company, belonging to “Vallex” Company Group, has been operating years without any filters thus emitting into atmosphere sulfuric anhydride, heavy metals and compounds toxic for human organisms. About 25,000 tons of sulfuric...

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