'Kapan Ore Processing Combine' CJSC wants to make changes in the working draft of Shahumyan gold-polymetallic mine

01 Nov 2018

'Kapan Ore Processing Combine' CJSC wants to make changes in the working draft of Shahumyan gold-polymetallic mine

On 30th of October was held a public hearing on the changes in the working draft of Shahumyan gold-polymetallic mine in the community building of Kapan city. It was the second public hearing. In the discussion also participated the expert of Civil Voice NGO Shahen Khachatryan and the representative of Civil Voice NGO Mikayel Hambardzumyan.

At present, the Shahumyan mine's extraction is being carried out within the framework of the project approved in 2011. However, experience has shown that in the existing project there are a number of production units to be improved. In order to make these improvements, the company has developed a package of necessary changes for the existing project.

Mr. Khachatryan, the expert of Civil Voice NGO in his speech mentioned the company's goals for more efficient mining operations were welcomed, and then asked the representatives of the company and of the community on how the company implements social obligations towards the community, after which he talked about all the risks that may arise during the future exploitation of the mine.

A constructive discussion took place between the representatives of the company and the expert. 

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