Violations were found in Mghart Mine owned by "Multi Group" concern
ArmInfo. Violations were found in the Mghart gold mine (Lori region of the Republic of
Armenia) owned by "Multi Group" concern.
According to the results of inspections of the regional unit of the
Inspection body for the protection of nature and mineral resources,
it turned out that the company developed an enrichment plant and a
tailing dump without an environmental impact assessment.
In turn this is a violation of the requirements of subparagraph <b>
of paragraph 2 of part 4 of article 14 of the Law of the Republic of
Armenia <On Assessment and Expertise of Environmental Impacts>.
According to the Inspectorate, an administrative fine of 100,000
drams has been assigned. An order was given to begin work in the
enrichment plant and tailing pond with an expert opinion on the
The Mghart gold mine has been developed an open way by the Multi
Group since 2005.