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Small copper mines also exist in other parts of Afghanistan such as the Kotal-e-Khawak in Panjshir, Faranjal in Ghorband, Geer Ali and Tawakh in Panjshir, DahkanaKhumarCharaghani in Maidan, Guldarah in Logar, Tokhi in Kandahar and other areas. Exploration and exploitation of these mines

3DJH RI MOORE

2020-5-16  AFGHANISTAN COPPER MINES 3DJH RI Afghanistan is estimated to contain 60 million tons of copper, 2.2 billion tons of iron ore, 1.4 million tons of rare minerals such as lanthanum, cerium, neodymium, lodes of aluminum, gold, silver, zinc, mercury, and lithium. In 2010, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) valued

The Story Behind China’s Long-Stalled Mine in

2017-1-7  The main argument by MJAM is that if copper cannot be smelted and processed in Afghanistan, then the mine does not need the 400 MW coal-fired power

copper mine Railways of Afghanistan

2015-9-16  The April 2008 contract 1 between the Afghan government and the MCC -Jianxi Copper Consortium (also known as MCC-JCL Aynak Minerals Company 2) for the construction of the copper mine at Mes Aynak has been leaked, 3 enabling us to see what it

Project to exploit Afghanistan’s giant copper deposit

2018-4-25  Mes Aynak, meaning small copper deposit in Dari, one of Afghanistan’s official languages, is huge estimates indicate it contains some 450 million metric

Copper mines threat to Afghanistan’s Buddhist past

2015-2-7  News World Copper mines threat to Afghanistan’s Buddhist past TREASURES from Afghanistan’s largely forgotten Buddhist past are buried beneath

Q&A: Aynak and Mining in Afghanistan World Bank

2013-4-2  Aynak is a large undeveloped copper resource, located about 40 km southeast of Kabul in Afghanistan’s Logar province. After a competitive bidding process, the government of Afghanistan in 2007 awarded a 30-year lease to the Metallurgical Corporation of China (MCC, which then created the Afghan entity named MJAM) to explore the resource and submit a

China cleared by Taliban to mine for copper in

2016-12-17  The Mes Aynak copper mine is north of Kabul and is protected by a security unit under the Afghan Ministry of Interior. The Taliban killed eight Afghan workers near

Afghanistan Ready to Re-Tender Huge Chinese

2021-1-27  Afghanistan has vast mineral deposits, including coal, copper and iron ore, talc, lithium and uranium, as well as gold, precious stones, oil and gas. Since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, the...

The Significance of Developing the Aynak Copper

2021-3-16  Estimates of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum of Afghanistan show that the mine contains more than five million tons of copper worth more than $50 billion. According to some accounts, the Aynak Copper Mine was first discovered by the former Soviet geologists in the 1960s.

Aynak Copper Afghanistan mineral and extractive

2014-8-31  PUL-I-ALAM (): An official of China's Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) said on Saturday said around $360 million had been invested in the Ainak copper mine so far and the company would never abandon the project.In the history of Afghanistan’s mining sector, the largest contract for the development of the Ainak Mine in central Logar province was inked with the MCC on May 25, 2008.

Aynak copper mine project update Railways of

2010-6-27  A 2008 announcement gives details of the Anyank copper mine project and associated railway plan. The largest contract in history of Afghanistan is signed. Exploration, exploitation, processing and smelting Contract of Aynak copper deposit signed between the ministry of mines of Afghanistan and MCC Company of China.

Copper mines threat to Afghanistan’s Buddhist past

2015-2-7  News World Copper mines threat to Afghanistan’s Buddhist past TREASURES from Afghanistan’s largely forgotten Buddhist past are buried beneath

Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan

2016-12-17  A promise by the Taliban to safeguard the world's second largest untapped copper deposit is being downplayed by the sitting government of Afghanistan. Taliban says ok

China cleared by Taliban to mine for copper in

2016-12-17  China gets an all-clear from the Taliban to mine for copper in Afghanistan. Published Fri, Dec 16 2016 12:24 PM EST Updated Fri, Dec 16 2016 12:37 PM EST. Mariam Amini @mariamamini.

Project to exploit Afghanistan’s giant copper deposit

2018-4-25  Mes Aynak, meaning small copper deposit in Dari, one of Afghanistan’s official languages, is huge estimates indicate it contains some 450 million metric tonnes of ore worth at least US$50 billion (317 billion yuan).

<AYNAK COPPER MINE > The Embassy of

2020-2-27  News and Views . AYNAK COPPER MINE PREDICTED TO CREATE 8,000 DIRECT JOBS ONCE LANDMINES ARE CLEARED 27 August, 2009 The Aynak Copper deposit in Logar, was discovered in 1974 and is estimated to contain 11.3 million tons of copper. Once the landmine clearance is completed and the mine can be developed, it is expected to provide a much needed boom to the economy of Afghanistan.

Mining in Afghanistan boell.de

2019-8-12  Aynak copper mine is in, but it could also affect other surrounding provinces, including Kabul. According to the ministry of mines the Aynak copper mine at its full production from 10 Ministry of Mines, Social Policy Guidelines for Mining Sector in Afghanistan, page 2. Available at

Mining in Afghanistan Copper bottomed? Business

2006-11-23  Finally, the copper price is now around $7,000 per tonne, but five years ago it was $1,300, making the whole industry unprofitable. Mining in Afghanistan looks like a gamble in more ways than one.

Aynak Copper Mine Integrity Watch Afghanistan

2018-6-20  Proprietary & Confidential 2007 • Integrity Watch Afghanistan • 1 Aynak Copper Mine Opportunities and Threats for Development from a Sustainable Business Perspective A Report by Integrity Watch Afghanistan ¾Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Mines:

Home Ministry of Mines

2 天前  Ministry of Mines and Petroleum. The long-term goals of the ministry are efficient management of natural resources creating job opportunities development of national economy, and encouragement of private sector investments in minerals and hydrocarbons extraction to maximize the income and reinforce the national revenue.

The race to mine Afghanistan Mining Technology

2017-12-12  At present, one of the largest mines in the country is the Aynak copper licence, held by a Chinese consortium of the state-owned Metallurgical Corporation of China and Jiangxi Copper Corporation. The deposit is reportedly worth upwards of $50bn but has languished undeveloped for nine years, demonstrating that mining in Afghanistan is no easy feat.

China And Afghanistan’s Minerals: Archaeologists Still

2014-8-25  Afghanistan’s archaeologists are scrambling to save a 5,000-year-old city that sits atop a massive copper mine. May 24, 2:39 AM EDT $3 billion to the Afghanistan Ministry of Mines for a 30

Copper Mine Threatens Ancient Monastery in

2010-7-30  A feasibility study will not be completed until early next year, but Afghan officials estimate that the Chinese will extract 200,000 tons of copper and provide Afghanistan with up to $400 million in annual revenues. Requests for comment about the monastery demolition from both the Afghan Ministry of Mines and the Chinese company went unanswered.

Aynak copper mine project update Railways of

2010-6-27  A 2008 announcement gives details of the Anyank copper mine project and associated railway plan. The largest contract in history of Afghanistan is signed. Exploration, exploitation, processing and smelting Contract of Aynak copper deposit signed between the ministry of mines of Afghanistan and MCC Company of China.

Afghanistan gov't pushes for mineral development

The Balkhab copper project is a volcanogenic massive sulphide-type deposit located in north-central Afghanistan. The Minstry of Mines says there is evidence of mineral extraction activities on site dating back almost 3,000 years, and recent work was initiated by the Afghanistan Geological Survey at the request of villagers in the region.

Copper in Afghanistan: Chinese Investment at Aynak

2010-3-16  To prevent future disputes, Integrity Watch Afghanistan recommends strengthening project monitoring processes and greater public communication and consultation with key stakeholders. Gary McMahon, senior mining specialist at the World Bank, believes that Afghanistan is in a good position to benefit from the Aynak copper mines.

Afghanistan Extractive Industries Transparency

2021-2-4  Afghanistan’s extractive industry is governed by the 2019 Mineral Law and the Hydrocarbons Law of 2017. According to the 2016-2017 EITI Report, the 2019 Mineral Law and implementing regulations was designed to improve the governance of the sector, secure optimal resources for the state, improve the confidence of potential investors and facilitate local community participation in mining.

Afghanistan is sitting on mineral wealth worth over $3

2020-7-30  Rich in precious minerals like copper, lithium, talc, marble, gold, uranium and others, conservative estimates suggest that Afghanistan’s mineral wealth exceed over 3 trillion US dollars. But Afghanistan is not able to extract it. Every year the country loses 300 million US