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Lydian International Amulsar Gold Project


Amulsar Gold Project is a greenfield 225,000 gold ounces per annum mine in the Republic of Armenia. Praetorian provided supports ranging from feasibility review, assistance in preparation for financing, environmental and social impact assessment review, project management, construction management and precommissioning.


Facilities within this project includes:

  • Crusher Facility
  • Adsorption, Desorption and Recovery (ADR) Facility
  • Heap Leach Facility (Ponds, Dams, Channels)
  • Screening Facility
  • Water Channels, Ponds and Dams
  • Explosive Storage
  • Accommodation Camps
  • Conveyor Systems
  • Barren Rock Storage Facility
  • Mine Shop and Related Facilities
  • Site Services and Utilities (Water Gas, Power)
  • Haul Roads

Praetorian’s unique skillsets were critical to the success of this project, including remote region construction expertise, experience with constructability reviews to capture cost savings, engineering interface for seamless integration with construction, construction driven-approach, early identification of contractor strengths and ability to breach gaps identified to ensure project success, staffing with Praetorian personnel with multidiscipline skillsets.


Pre-Construction Supports:

  • Construction-focused inputs for Feasibility and ESIA reviews
  • Cost budgeting & project planning supports for financing

Survey Data Control, Cadd Modeling and Site Mapping:

  • Earthwork layout and planning for contractor and client forces
  • Survey data & Cadd Modelling management
  • Value Engineering / Constructability:
  • Country-specific & site-specific materials, characteristics and construction equipment & resources planned into the project
    and provided feedback to designers to reduce costs

Civil and Earthworks:

  • Direction and supervision of work
  • Interface between Owner, Engineer, and Contractor
  • Contracts, Procurement & Post-Order:
  • Developed Contracts & Procurement management approach based on capabilities of local contractors and region.
  • Site Warehousing and Materials Management Planning

Heavy Industrial: Full Multi-Discipline Management of Industrial Facilities

  • Foundations and Concrete
  • Structural Steel and Building Envelope
  • Mechanical and Piping
  • Electrical and Instrumentation
  • Pre-Commissioning Support

Project Controls:

  • Selection of Systems for Cost and Document management
  • Budget validation
  • Cost and Schedule control


Lydian International


Gndevaz Village, Jermuk Community
Vayots Dzor Region, Republic of Armenia

Praetorian's Scope

Feasibility Review and Input for Project Development, Support for Financing,  Support for ESIA, Development, Value Engineering, Procurement, Contracts Development & Administration, Cost Control, Scheduling, Constructability, Survey Data Management, Survey, Overall Project Management, Construction Management, Pre-commissioning and Operations Preparations Support.


2015 – 2018