copper mining afghanistan

The race to mine Afghanistan  Mining Technology

The race to mine Afghanistan Mining Technology

Dec 12, 20170183;32;At present, one of the largest mines in the country is the Aynak copper licence, held by a Chinese consortium of the stateowned 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.

Qamp;A Aynak and Mining in Afghanistan

Qamp;A Aynak and Mining in Afghanistan

Afghanistan needs to develop its mineral potential to help fuel growth. Estimates of the value of minerals, including the Aynak copper deposit, are in excess of $1 trillion, but much of that wealth is locked in the ground pending infrastructure development.

Afghanistan's Web Site  Afghanistan Mining

Afghanistan's Web Site Afghanistan Mining

At present, one of the largest mines in the country is the Aynak copper licence, held by a Chinese consortium of the stateowned 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.

Afghanistan Signs Major Mining Deals Despite Legal

Afghanistan Signs Major Mining Deals Despite Legal

Oct 06, 20180183;32;KABUL, Afghanistan The Afghan government on Friday signed two contracts for the exploration of copper and gold deposits in the north, in a bid to move away from the countrys dependence on

The victor, the spoils? Trump eyes Afghanistan's elusive

The victor, the spoils? Trump eyes Afghanistan's elusive

Aug 21, 20170183;32;According to a 2014 mining ministry study, some of Afghanistans most promising deposits of lithium are in the eastern province of Ghazni and

Why is Afghanistan unable to extract its vast mineral

Why is Afghanistan unable to extract its vast mineral

Why is Afghanistan unable to extract its vast mineral wealth? Poor security, weak legislation and corruption plague mining in Afghanistan, investors and experts tell Al Jazeera.

Afghanistan Signs Major Mining Deals Despite Legal

Afghanistan Signs Major Mining Deals Despite Legal

Oct 06, 20180183;32;KABUL, Afghanistan The Afghan government on Friday signed two contracts for the exploration of copper and gold deposits in the north, in a bid to move away from the countrys dependence on

Chinese Company, Taliban Battle Over Afghan Site  Al

Chinese Company, Taliban Battle Over Afghan Site Al

Jul 11, 20150183;32;But its not Taliban fighters camped in nearby mountains who are threatening to destroy some 400 Buddhist treasures and a monastery complex dating back several thousand years that lie at the site of Mes Aynak. 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

Copper and Peace Afghanistans China dilemma

Copper and Peace Afghanistans 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 grow into a major foreign

Afghanistan grants key copper and gold permits  MINING.COM

Afghanistan grants key copper and gold permits MINING.COM

Dec 07, 20120183;32;China has also moved to acquire mining interests in Afghanistan with stateowned Metallurgical Corps successful $3.4 billion bid to build a copper

Mining in Afghanistan

Mining in Afghanistan

Overview

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. Gemstones include highquality emerald, lapis lazuli, red garnet and ruby. According to a joint study by The Pentagon and the United State

Copper History Copper through the Ages

Copper History Copper through the Ages

Copper has been an essential material to man since prehistoric times. In fact, one of the major quot;agesquot; or stages of human history is named for a copper alloy, bronze. Copper and it's many alloys have played an important role in many civilizations, from the ancient Egyptians, Romans to modern day cultures around the world. Here, you will find a number of reference materials detailing the role

More than $2B Lost in Copper Mining Delays Company  TOLOnews

More than $2B Lost in Copper Mining Delays Company TOLOnews

An estimated $2 billion in government revenue has been lost due to inactivity from a copper minethe countrys largestin the last 10 years, TOLOnews findings reveal, based on projections of the mines worth since a deal was made between the Afghan government and a Chinese company in May 2008.

Is there still hope for China, Afghanistans longstalled

Is there still hope for China, Afghanistans longstalled

May 12, 20170183;32;Efforts are being made to resolve a stalled copper mining deal between China and Afghanistan, a decade after the US$3 billion contract was signed, according to Afghanistans top envoy to

Trump's Afghanistan strategy may unlock 3 trillion in

Trump's Afghanistan strategy may unlock 3 trillion in

Aug 19, 20170183;32;Afghanistan possesses rare minerals crucial for industrial manufacturing, including copper, gold, uranium and fossil fuels making the country ripe for

Trump Push Yields Copper, Gold Deals in Afghanistan  WSJ

Trump Push Yields Copper, Gold Deals in Afghanistan WSJ

The Trump administrations push to help extract Afghanistans vast mineral wealth has helped relaunch two stalled mining projects in the country involving a highprofile investment banker.

Copper History Copper through the Ages

Copper History Copper through the Ages

Copper has been an essential material to man since prehistoric times. In fact, one of the major quot;agesquot; or stages of human history is named for a copper alloy, bronze. Copper and it's many alloys have played an important role in many civilizations, from the ancient Egyptians, Romans to modern day cultures around the world. Here, you will find a number of reference materials detailing the role

Afghanistan  Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Afghanistan Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Afghanistans extractive industry is governed by the 2018 Mineral Law and the Hydrocarbons Law of 2009. According to the 20162017 EITI Report, the 2018 Mineral Law 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.

CENTAR Announces Signing of Historic Afghan Gold and

CENTAR Announces Signing of Historic Afghan Gold and

CENTAR Announces Signing of Historic Afghan Gold and Copper Mining Agreements. Will Begin Work on Largest Western Mining Exploration in History of Afghanistan. Projects Could Create Up to 13,000

Peace in Afghanistan? Maybebut a Minerals Rush Is Already

Peace in Afghanistan? Maybebut a Minerals Rush Is Already

Jan 30, 20190183;32;Our Shaida copper project will become the cornerstone of a new professional, sustainable mining sector in Afghanistan. Silk Road Mining will have to manage security around the mine in an area

187; Mes Aynak Corruption, Copper and a Nations Heritage

187; Mes Aynak Corruption, Copper and a Nations Heritage

Political Economy of Five Major Mines in Afghanistan Integrity Watch Afghanistan, 2015, p. 64. Appointment of a new head to the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum in 2017 offered an opportunity to begin rebuilding Afghanistans mining system along professional lines.

The Story Behind Chinas LongStalled Mine in Afghanistan

The Story Behind Chinas LongStalled Mine in Afghanistan

The Story Behind Chinas LongStalled Mine in Afghanistan jobs and more than 30,000 indirect jobs from the mining sector by 2017. The $1 billion in annual revenue was expected to come from

Donald Trump eyes Afghanistan's $1 trillion mineral

Donald Trump eyes Afghanistan's $1 trillion mineral

Aug 21, 20170183;32;According to a 2014 mining ministry study, some of Afghanistan's most promising deposits of lithium are in the eastern China acquired a 30year lease on the Mes Aynak copper

Afghanistan cancels contract to US gold, copper miner

Afghanistan cancels contract to US gold, copper miner

Dec 01, 20190183;32;Afghanistans news agency Khaama Press informed this weekend that President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani cancelled the contracts held by the Turkish Afghan Mining Company TAMC and the Afghan Gold and

Afghanistan Will Not Award Mining Contracts to U.S.Backed

Afghanistan Will Not Award Mining Contracts to U.S.Backed

Jan 10, 20180183;32;The Afghan government, funded in part by the American taxpayer, has refused to award contracts to exploit the countrys lucrative mining industry to Pentagonsupported international companies, including U.S.based contractors, according to the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a watchdog agency.

The Story Behind Chinas LongStalled Mine in Afghanistan

The Story Behind Chinas LongStalled Mine in Afghanistan

The Story Behind Chinas LongStalled Mine in Afghanistan jobs and more than 30,000 indirect jobs from the mining sector by 2017. The $1 billion in annual revenue was expected to come from

China cleared by Taliban to mine for copper in Afghanistan

China cleared by Taliban to mine for copper in Afghanistan

Dec 16, 20160183;32;China gets an allclear from the Taliban to mine for copper in Afghanistan. The Taliban say they're giving China the green light to restart a $3 billion mining project, but Afghanistan

Mining for minerals in Afghanistan  YouTube

Mining for minerals in Afghanistan YouTube

Mar 10, 20140183;32;Afghanistan is estimated to have $3 trillion worth of mineral deposits, which through years of insecurity have remained unexploited. Gold, iron ore, copper ore, emeralds, lapis, rubies as well as

 CENTAR Mining

CENTAR Mining

Mining and exploration investment company CENTAR Ltd and its operating company Afghan Gold and Minerals Co (AGMC) has signed contracts with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to develop two sites in Balkhab and Badakhshan with potentially significant copper and gold deposits.

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.