chinese copper mine in afghanistan

  • China Moves Into Afghanistan As Part Of Its Global

    China Moves Into Afghanistan As Part Of Its Global

    China is already Afghanistans biggest investor. In 2007 it took a $3 billion, 30year lease for the Aynak copper mine. China and Pakistan have offered to extend the ChinaPakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to Afghanistan.

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  • Rescuing Mes Aynak National Geographic

    Rescuing Mes Aynak National Geographic

    In Afghanistan a fortune in copper ore lies buried beneath a trove of ancient Buddhist artifacts. built for Chinese engineers, was abandoned after a series of rocket attacks in 2012 and 2013

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  • Mes Aynak Afghanistan's Machu Picchu to be destroyed by

    Mes Aynak Afghanistan's Machu Picchu to be destroyed by

    Mes Aynak Afghanistan's Machu Picchu to be destroyed by Chinese copper mine. Mes Aynak The Machu Picchu of Afghanistan. by James Paul Zaworski I have become aware, rather late as it were, of the archaeological site of Mes Aynak in Afghanistan.

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  • China Moves Into Afghanistan As Part Of Its Global

    China Moves Into Afghanistan As Part Of Its Global

    China is already Afghanistans biggest investor. In 2007 it took a $3 billion, 30year lease for the Aynak copper mine. China and Pakistan have offered to extend the ChinaPakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to Afghanistan.

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  • As America fights, China gets contracts CBS News

    As America fights, China gets contracts CBS News

    Jul 19, 20130183;32;China's commercial victories in Afghanistan are many, varied and of huge potential value. They include mineral deals such as the copper mine in Logar, and the rights to explore for oil in the Amu Darya basin, on the northern Afghan border. China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) began production there last October.

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  • China plans to destroy an ancient Buddhist city to get the

    China plans to destroy an ancient Buddhist city to get the

    Feb 01, 20170183;32;China is building an openpit copper mine east of Kabul in Afghanistan and destroying a 5,000yearold Buddhist city. China plans to destroy an ancient Buddhist city to get the copper

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  • China is Taking Afghanistanat U.S. Expense American

    China is Taking Afghanistanat U.S. Expense American

    China recently gained approval from the Taliban to begin extracting from the countrys largest copper mine, Mes Aynak. This is the start of major Chinese investment in Afghanistans natural resources. The fact that the Chinese went to the Taliban (who control the mine) is telling, too.

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  • China Afghanistans New Hope Foreign Policy

    China Afghanistans New Hope Foreign Policy

    Apr 08, 20150183;32;Chinese stateowned companies such as the China National Petroleum Corporation International and China Metallurgical Group Corporation have invested in Amu Darya oil river basin and Aynak copper

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  • Chinese Company, Taliban Battle Over Afghan Site Al

    Chinese Company, Taliban Battle Over Afghan Site Al

    Jul 11, 20150183;32;Massive copper mine at Mes Aynak in Logar province could destroy antiquities site and displace villagers. Instead it is a gigantic mining operation. A Chinese firm with a contract to dig up valuable copper ore that lies beneath the site is waging a battle against Afghan and foreign archaeologists who are fighting to save ancient Mes Aynak.

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  • Copper Reserves in Afghanistan mines.pajhwok

    Copper Reserves in Afghanistan mines.pajhwok

    Copper Reserves in Afghanistan. Southern Aynak Another field survey of southern Aynak Mine in 1995 estimated the existence of 50 million tonnes of copper ore with0.9 to 1.6 percent of copper. Western Aynak The western Aynak mine has around 50 million tonnes of copper ore containing 0.62 and 2.05 percent of copper.

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  • China cleared by Taliban to mine for copper in Afghanistan

    China cleared by Taliban to mine for copper in Afghanistan

    Dec 16, 20160183;32;The autocratic religious group is now quot;committed to safeguardingquot; China's Metallurgical Group's copper mine in Afghanistan. blacklisting of the

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  • Chinas epic fail in Afghanistan FreightWaves

    Chinas epic fail in Afghanistan FreightWaves

    China's $3B copper mining deal in Afghanistan, the largest foreign investment in the country's history, is going nowhere. 10 years into a 30 year lease, supply chain problems are keeping any copper from being extracted at all.

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  • Mes Aynak

    Mes Aynak

    Mes Aynak (Pashto/Persian , meaning quot;little source of copperquot;), also called Mis Ainak or MiseAinak, is a site 40 km (25 mi) southeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, located in a barren region of Logar Province.Mes Aynak contains Afghanistan's largest copper deposit, as well as the remains of an ancient settlement with over 400 Buddha statues, stupas and a 40 ha (100 acres) monastery

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  • China, Willing to Spend, Wins a Trove of Afghan Copper

    China, Willing to Spend, Wins a Trove of Afghan Copper

    Dec 30, 20090183;32;A delegation from the stateowned Chinese company, China Metallurgical Group Corporation, visited the site of a copper mine in Aynak, a former alQaeda stronghold southeast of Kabul, in 2007. KABUL, Afghanistan Behind an electrified fence, blastresistant sandbags and 53 National Police outposts, the Afghan surge is well under way.

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  • China And Afghanistans Minerals Archaeologists Still

    China And Afghanistans Minerals Archaeologists Still

    Afghanistans archaeologists are scrambling to save a 5,000yearold city that sits atop a massive copper mine. Apr 18, 850 PM EDT way Afghanistan is going to lose. With Chinese and Indian

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  • Copper and Peace Afghanistan's China dilemma

    Copper and Peace Afghanistan's China dilemma

    Jul 11, 20150183;32;Facing what is now more than a two year delay in the opening of the Ainak copper mine, the Afghan government has indicated that it is considering readvertising the contract for the project which had been won by a consortium of Chinese stateown companies. This turnaround has the potential to

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  • Reviving Commercial Development of Afghanistans Aynak

    Reviving Commercial Development of Afghanistans Aynak

    While other, smaller mineral resources are being rampantly looted, Afghanistans large Aynak copper depositworth upward $50 billionhas languished unexploited despite being contracted to a Chinese consortium nearly a decade ago. This Peace Brief seeks to understand what went wrong and explores options for breaking out of the current impasse.

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  • China Buys into Afghanistan Brookings

    China Buys into Afghanistan Brookings

    China Buys into Afghanistan. Many discussions of Chinas involvement in Afghanistan begin with the investments made by Chinese firms to extract Afghanistans vast mineral wealth, which is valued at about $1 trillion by the United States Geological Survey and $3

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  • Chinas MCC turns back on US$3b Mes Aynak Afghanistan mine

    Chinas MCC turns back on US$3b Mes Aynak Afghanistan mine

    Mar 20, 20140183;32;Chinas MCC turns back on US$3b Mes Aynak Afghanistan mine deal Stateowned giant trying to renegotiate the terms of US$3b contract it signed in 2007 to mine copper

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  • China Needs A Win In Afghanistan To Keep Its Edge In Asian

    China Needs A Win In Afghanistan To Keep Its Edge In Asian

    Feb 27, 20180183;32;In 2007 a Chinese firm took a $3 billion, 30year lease for the Aynak copper mine in Afghanistan, while the two countries established a railway link in

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  • Mining in Afghanistan

    Mining in Afghanistan

    Mining in Afghanistan is controlled by the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, which is headquartered in Kabul with regional offices in other parts of the country. Afghanistan has over 1,400 mineral fields, containing barite, chromite, coal, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, natural gas, petroleum, precious and semiprecious stones, salt, sulfur, talc, and zinc, among many other minerals.

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  • Chinese Company, Taliban Battle Over Afghan Site Al

    Chinese Company, Taliban Battle Over Afghan Site Al

    Jul 11, 20150183;32;The escalating level of violence is hampering the project. The mine is located on a transit route for Taliban fighters coming from Pakistan, and Logar province is one of Afghanistans most dangerous regions. Reports suggest many Chinese laborers have repeatedly abandoned the site. But it's clear the mine requires basic fortification to proceed.

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  • Chinese demands, rebels and Buddhist ruins stall Afghan

    Chinese demands, rebels and Buddhist ruins stall Afghan

    Apr 12, 20150183;32;China and Afghanistan remain deadlocked over a stalled $3 billion copper mine five months after Beijing demanded royalties be slashed by almost a

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  • Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper mine

    Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper mine

    The prospective mine is located 40 kilometres southeast of Kabul, in a barren region of Logar Province. According to U.S estimates, Afghanistan could be sitting on mineral deposits worth $1

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  • China could prove ultimate winner in Afghanistan

    China could prove ultimate winner in Afghanistan

    Jan 26, 20130183;32;Eyeing Afghanistan's estimated $1 trillion worth of unexploited minerals, Chinese companies have acquired rights to extract vast quantities of copper and coal and snapped up the first oil

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  • Chinese Copper Mine In Afghanistan Threatens 2,600Year

    Chinese Copper Mine In Afghanistan Threatens 2,600Year

    She had more than a passing interest. The woman represents a Chinese company eager to develop the world's secondbiggest unexploited copper mine, lying beneath the ruins. The mine is the centerpiece of China's drive to invest in Afghanistan, a country trying to

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  • Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper mine

    Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper mine

    Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper mine The 30year agreement between Afghanistan and China allows Metallurgical Group Corporation to

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  • Sanction China For Its Support Of Taliban Terrorists Forbes

    Sanction China For Its Support Of Taliban Terrorists Forbes

    Feb 21, 20170183;32;China is Afghanistans biggest investor, and Afghanistan has from $1 trillion to $3 trillion in mineral wealth, mostly from copper and iron ore deposits. The most important of these deposits, at

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  • Ancient site needs saving not destroying CNN

    Ancient site needs saving not destroying CNN

    Sep 22, 20120183;32;A Chinese company has permission to create a massive openpit style copper mine Huffman Mes Aynak is missing link showing Afghanistan's historic role

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  • Proposed Chinese copper mine threatens Afghan's past

    Proposed Chinese copper mine threatens Afghan's past

    Jul 30, 20150183;32;The proposed copper mine is the centrepiece of China's drive to invest in Afghanistan, a country trying to get its economy off the ground while still mired in war.

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