Nov 25, 2021 0183 32 Beijing has existing contracts to tap Afghan mineral deposits In the mid-2000s, investors led by state-owned Metallurgical Corp of China Ltd won a bid valued at almost 3 billion to mine copper at the Mes Aynak mines, near the capital Kabul, although little progress has been made in the intervening years...

Sep 14, 2021 0183 32 It is also the site of ancient Buddhist ruins The ruins sit atop 450 million metric tonnes of copper ore In 2007, the Afghan government signed a 30-year lease agreement to develop the Mess Aynak mining project with a consortium of state-owned Chinese mining companies including China Metallurgical Group Corporation MCC and Jiangxi Copper, a Chinese copper producer...

Sep 13, 2021 0183 32 The Mes Aynak mine in Afghanistan holds millions of tonnes of copper reserv AP Archive China s Jiangxi Copper has said that it and the Metallurgical Corp of China MCC are monitoring the situation in Afghanistan and will push forward with the Mes Aynak copper mine when they can The company and MCC took on a 30-year lease for the mine in ....

Sep 15, 2021 0183 32 Afghanistan has vast minerals reserves which are all worthy of trillion dollars and are now in the hand of Taliban fighters In this report watch all details....

Apr 23, 2020 0183 32 Credit Brent Huffman, Saving Mes Aynak Brent Huffman - April 23, 2020 Field archaeology is dangerous In Afghanistan, it can be incredibly dangerous A Taliban attack on April 21, 2020 at the checkpoint at the Mes Aynak archaeological site and copper mine killed eight Afghan security personnel Around the country Taliban attacks on ....

Feb 12, 2021 0183 32 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...

Synopsis Saving Mes Aynak examines the archaeological site of Mes Aynak Though 90 of the site has yet to be excavated, it is threatened by a Chinese state-owned mining company The copper mining planned there would completely demolish the archaeological site, as ,...

Sep 14, 2021 0183 32 Mes Aynak Copper Mine Snapshot Mes Aynak in Afghanistan holds 240 million tonnes of 23 grade copper ore worth 50bn, making it one of ,...

Feb 01, 2017 0183 32 According to the film Saving Mes Aynak, Metallurgical Group Corp MCC and Jiangxi Copper are in the initial stages of building an open-pit copper ,...

Apr 13, 2021 0183 32 In fact, the spotlights turned on Mes Aynak in 2007 when the Afghan government granted a 30-year lease for US 30 billion to a Chinese state-owned Mining Company MCC for the extraction rights of the copper mine through the creation of an open-pit mine that would have transformed the ancient city into a giant crater...

Mes Aynak is a 5000-year old Buddhist city, one of the most important archeological finds in all of Central Asia A sprawling complex of stupas, temples, residential areas, markets and a fortress, it sits on top of even older remains of ancient mining and trading villag Problem An enormous copper deposit is also located here...

Sep 15, 2021 0183 32 Beijing had put the Aynak plan on hold a decade back but has revived it with the entry of pro-Pak Taliban in Kabul, ET has learnt China has moved fast to congratulate the Taliban government in Kabul, eyeing to explore ways to begin mining copper at Mes Aynak, Afghanistan s best-known deposit located about 40 kilometers south-east of the capital...

Apr 12, 2015 0183 32 By Frank Jack Daniel and Mirwais Harooni MES AYNAK, Afghanistan Reuters - China and Afghanistan remain deadlocked over a stalled 3 billion copper mine five months after Beijing demanded royalties be slashed by almost a half, underlining Kabul s struggles to support itself as foreign aid dries up The copper, lying beneath the ruins of an ancient Buddhist city, is one of the world s ,...

Feb 10, 2017 0183 32 The Mes Aynak copper bonanza is seen by the Afghan government as a vital source of revenue Per the announced contract, the Chinese side will pay a ,...

Sep 14, 2021 0183 32 China is exploring ways to begin mining copper at Mes Aynak, Afghanistan s best-known deposit located about 40 kilometers south-east of the capital, Kabul, according to Kandahar-based outlet Taand The reserves of an estimated 240 million tonnes of 23 percent grade copper are believed to be worth at least 50billion...

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 ....

Feb 19, 2020 0183 32 The Aynak Copper Mine was first discovered in 1973, and mining was initiated by the Metallurgical Company of China in 2009 However, its use has been suspended several times and the mine has never been fully exploited due to political unrest and terrorism, among other issues, in Afghanistan Afghanistan has been recognized as one of the most fragile, conflict-affected, and ,...

Aug 24, 2021 0183 32 Mes Aynak, Afghanistan s most well-known copper project, means small copper deposit in Pashto Indications suggest it is anything but The deposit holds 240 million tonnes of 23 grade copper ore, according to the United States Geological Survey USGS , making it one of the largest untapped high-grade projects in the world...

Apr 26, 2021 0183 32 This comes after seven security guards from Mes Aynak copper mine were killed and five others wounded in a Taliban attack on the same district last year Share 1 Tweet 0 Shar 26 Apr 2021 Share this post Foreign Ministry Asks Citizens To Avoid Unnecessary Travel to India Kabul With an unprecedented rise in fresh positive coronavirus ....

Apr 06, 2017 0183 32 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 ,...