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Mes Aynak - Wikipedia

In November 2007, a 30-year lease was granted for the copper mine to the China Metallurgical Group (MCC) for US$3 billion, making it the biggest foreign investment and private business venture in Afghanistan's history. Allegations have persisted that the then-minister of mines obstructed the contracting process and accepted a large bribe to eliminate the other companies involved in the bid. The Afghan Mining Ministry estimates that the mine holds some six million tons of copper (5.52 million

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Mes Aynak mine - Wikipedia

The Mes Aynak mine is a large copper mine located in the east of Afghanistan in Logar Province. Mes Aynak represents one of the largest copper reserve in Afghanistan and in the world having estimated reserves of 690 million tonnes of ore grading 1.65% copper.

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The Story Behind China’s Long-Stalled Mine in Afghanistan

2017. 1. 7.  Mes Aynak mine is said to be the second largest copper ore body in the world, with the deposit estimated to contain 5.5 million metric tons of high-grade copper ore.

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Mes Aynak Copper Mine, Logar, Afghanistan

2020. 11. 20.  Mes Aynak Copper Mine There are significant deposits of copper located in the northeastern area of Logar province in Mohammad Agha district near the village of Mes Aynak. This is also the site of an ancient settlement that has great archeological value.

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Mes Aynak: Chinese copper mine disrupted by corruption

2017. 4. 6.  Shen Heting, the former general manager of the state-owned China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC), in 2007 signed a 30-year lease to build a open-pit copper mine in a place called Mes Aynak.

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Saving Mes Aynak

2021. 2. 12.  Saving Mes Aynak follows Afghan archaeologist Qadir Temori as he races against time to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site in Afghanistan from imminent demolition. A Chinese state-owned mining company is closing in on the ancient site, eager to harvest $100 billion dollars worth of copper buried directly beneath the archaeological ruins.

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» Mes Aynak: Corruption, Copper and a Nation’s Heritage

2011. 7. 12.  Mes Aynak, Seated Buddha. Photo Brent Huffman, "Saving Mes Aynak." Archeologists have uncovered countless priceless artefacts at an ancient Buddhist settlement south of Kabul: an ancient copper mine, a series of monasteries, and homes or workshops.

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Afghanistan Ready to Re-Tender Huge Chinese Mining

2021. 1. 27.  Mes Aynak, one of the world’s biggest untapped copper sources with an estimated 5.5 million metric tons of high-grade metal, has been plagued by allegations of

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China’s MCC turns back on US$3b Mes Aynak Afghanistan

2014. 3. 20.  As MCC seeks to shelve much of the Mes Aynak deal, it also threatens a US$10.8 billion deal with an India-backed consortium to mine iron ore in

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Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper

2016. 12. 17.  Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper mine Andrew Topf December 16, 2016 8:02 pm Base Metals Asia Copper Image of the Mes Aynak site, from the Ministry of Mines

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Mes Aynak mine - Wikipedia

2021. 5. 25.  The Mes Aynak mine is a large copper mine located in the east of Afghanistan in Logar Province.Mes Aynak represents one of the largest copper reserve in Afghanistan and in the world having estimated reserves of 690 million tonnes of ore grading 1.65% copper. History. On 17 May 2020, the Taliban attacked a security checkpoint near the Mes Aynak mine.

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Mes Aynak Copper Mine, Logar, Afghanistan

2020. 11. 20.  Mes Aynak Copper Mine There are significant deposits of copper located in the northeastern area of Logar province in Mohammad Agha district near the village of Mes Aynak. This is also the site of an ancient settlement that has great archeological value.

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Mes Aynak: China to destroy ancient Buddhist city to mine

2017. 2. 1.  Brent Huffman Saving Mes Aynak. Two Chinese state-owned mining companies plan to destroy an ancient Buddhist city in Afghanistan in order to get the copper underneath it,

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QA: Aynak and Mining in Afghanistan

2013. 4. 2.  Mes Aynak (“little copper well” in Dari) refers to an archaeological site interpreted to comprise an ancient Buddhist monastic complex, city, devotional temples, ancient copper mining galleries, and hundreds of exceptional sculptures.

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Mes Aynak: How the Historic Buddhist Has Eluded

2020. 2. 6.  Everything was set to be destroyed by this copper mine—the proposed dynamiting echoing the Taliban’s 2001 destruction of the giant Buddhas at Bamiyan. Then there is the environmental devastation from open-pit copper mining. As a result of copper extraction, Mes Aynak

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Project to exploit Afghanistan’s giant copper deposit

2018. 4. 16.  View over a part of the mining area in Mes Aynak, with camps and men from the Afghan Public Protection Force visible [image by: Franz J. Marty] About ten years ago, Chinese firms signed contracts to mine one of the world’s largest untouched copper deposits here, in a sparsely populated part of Logar province that feels remote despite being only 40 kilometres south-east of Afghanistan’s ...

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Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper

2016. 12. 17.  Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper mine Andrew Topf December 16, 2016 8:02 pm Base Metals Asia Copper Image of the Mes Aynak site, from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum ...

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Fallout from fall of Chinese executive who sealed copper

2017. 4. 1.  This 2010 photograph shows ancient Buddha statues inside a temple in Mes Aynak, Afghanistan, where a Chinese consortium has the rights to mine for copper. Photo: AP

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Saving the Buddhas of Mes Aynak – The Diplomat

2013. 6. 10.  But it is the copper mine project that threatens to deal the final blow for Mes Aynak. While the loss of cultural heritage cannot be quantified, the money involved is a huge incentive to proceed ...

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Copper Mining Environmental Assessment

Copper Mining Saving Mes Aynak: The Perils of Development. February 21, 2014 / jethoha / Leave a comment. Behind the visceral violence and chaos of armed conflict, Afghanistan’s economy is on a precipice. The majority of the Afghan economy—approximately 95% of

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Mes Aynak Copper Mine, Logar, Afghanistan

2020. 11. 20.  Mes Aynak Copper Mine There are significant deposits of copper located in the northeastern area of Logar province in Mohammad Agha district near the village of Mes Aynak. This is also the site of an ancient settlement that has great archeological value.

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Aynak Cu deposit (Mes Aynak), Mohammad Agha

Aynak Cu deposit (Mes Aynak), Mohammad Agha District (Muhammad Agha District), Logar, Afghanistan : Ancient mining area. Located about 40 km SE of Kabul (30 or 20 km according to other sources). Stratabound sedimentary-exhalative (SEDEX) type copper deposit, hosted in Vendian-Cambrian arkosic ...

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China, Copper, and Conservation at Mes Aynak -

2017. 2. 10.  The Mes Aynak copper bonanza is seen by the Afghan government as a vital source of revenue. ... and not too good at running a copper mine, which occasioned some resentful pushback in

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Railways and the Mes Aynak copper mine contract

2014. 2. 28.  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 really says about the proposed railway project.. Mes Aynak (meaning “little copper well” or similar) is in Logar province, around 35 km south

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Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper

2016. 12. 17.  Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper mine Andrew Topf December 16, 2016 8:02 pm Base Metals Asia Copper Image of the Mes Aynak site, from the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum ...

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Project to exploit Afghanistan’s giant copper deposit

2018. 4. 16.  View over a part of the mining area in Mes Aynak, with camps and men from the Afghan Public Protection Force visible [image by: Franz J. Marty] About ten years ago, Chinese firms signed contracts to mine one of the world’s largest untouched copper deposits here, in a sparsely populated part of Logar province that feels remote despite being only 40 kilometres south-east of Afghanistan’s ...

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Opinion Chinese-Led Copper Mining Threatens Afghan

2012. 12. 22.  The copper at the Mes Aynak mine, just an hour’s drive south of Kabul, is to be extracted under a roughly $3 billion deal signed in 2007 between Afghanistan and China’s Metallurgical Group ...

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China’s epic fail in Afghanistan - FreightWaves

2018. 1. 15.  The Mes Aynak ore deposit is estimated to hold reserves worth $88B: the mining lease is China’s largest investment in Afghanistan, and Afghanistan’s largest foreign investment in the country’s history. The Mes Aynak ore is supposed to be high grade, at 2.3% copper, at a time when the average purity of copper

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Copper Mining Environmental Assessment

Copper Mining Saving Mes Aynak: The Perils of Development. February 21, 2014 / jethoha / Leave a comment. Behind the visceral violence and chaos of armed conflict, Afghanistan’s economy is on a precipice. The majority of the Afghan economy—approximately 95% of

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Aynak Copper Afghanistan mineral and extractive

2014. 8. 31.  Aynak Copper. KABUL ( PAN ): The process of digging historic relics at eight sites around the world’s largest copper mine in central Logar province is nearing completion and extraction work would be launched next year, a minister said on Monday. Discovered in 1974, the Ainak mine is estimated to contain 12 million tonnes of copper.

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