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29 July 2019

Armenia: Abuses by gold mining companies include air & water pollution, health & safety abuses, workplace discrimination, says new report; incl company comments

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29 August 2016

Geghanush tailing dump: Cancer diseases and zero attention

Author: EcoLur Network (Armenia)

...Geghanush tailing dump owned by Kapan Ore Dressing Combine is developed in the administrative area of Geghanush Village, where the industrial tails of the combine are accumulated containing heavy metals. The villagers relate the poor ecological...

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Company response
28 August 2016

Response by Polymetal International

Author: Polymetal International plc

Polymetal takes its environmental and social responsibilities extremely seriously. The Kapan Gold Mine is a new asset for Polymetal after acquiring it from Dundee Precious Metals in April this year. As part of the process of integrating the Kapan Gold...

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3 February 2016

Weekly Update - 3 February 2016: Outreach to garment brands sourcing from Turkey reveals leading companies, but most not fast enough to safeguard Syrian refugees from exploitation

Our run down of this week's top stories and breaking news about business & human rights. Includes company responses (including from adidas, Arcadia Group, ASOS, BHS, Burberry, C&A, Debenhams, H&M, Hugo Boss, Inditex, KiK, Marks &...

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27 January 2016

Weekly Update - 27 Jan 2016: Calls to renew reporting requirements for US firms in Burma

Our run down of this week's top stories and breaking news about business & human rights. Includes company responses (including from Camargo Correa, Conconcreto,Empresas Públicas de Medellín, Disney, Dundee Precious Metals, Mattel, Tai Nam...

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22 January 2016

Armenia: Residents demand compensation for "harms" to health & environment by Geghanush tailing dump, operated by Dundee Precious Metals; includes firm’s comments

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Company response
22 January 2016

Dundee Precious metals response

Author: Dundee Precious Metals

...Dundee Precious Metals...has formal processes and procedures in place to ensure that the types of concerns raised by the residents of the Geghanush community are investigated and resolved in accordance with international best practice....[T]he...

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Article
28 December 2015

Geghanush residnets demanding to compensate damages caused by Geghanush tailing dump

Author: EcoLur Network (Armenia)

184 residents of Geghanush village have sent a letter to  Mr. Hratch Jabrayan, General Manager of “Dundee Precious Metals Kapan” CJSC...The letter says, “...We, the undersigned residents of Geghanush village community of Syunik region, would like to...

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Article
7 December 2015

Coal power plants & extractive projects in Armenia & Turkey have adverse impacts on health, environment & labour rights, says new research

Author: Sofia Manukyan

"Human rights costs of development: Case of two neighbours - Armenia and Turkey"...

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30 September 2015
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Author: EcoLur Network (Armenia)

"Несчастный случай со смертельным исходом в компании ''Данди Пришс Металс Капан''", 29 сентября 2015 года...

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