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Armenian mines to be detonated with domestic explosives

16:18, 26.09.2011 Region: Armenia Theme: Economics

KAPAN. – The Aparazh Mining company’s factory, which produces explosives, began operations in Armenia’s Kajaran city, Syunyats Yerkir newspaper writes.

These explosives are used in mining, and they are in great demand by Kajaran Copper-Molybdenum Plant and other mines. 

The Armenian mines used to import the explosives from Turkey. The explosive production factory was built this year, the investments amounted to $1.2 million US, and the factory has 35 employees. And during the Armenian government’s session on February 17, 2011, it was decided to provide Aparazh Mining tax benefits.  

The company’s explosives are more water-resistant and better quality than Turkish-made explosives.

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