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Saving Mes Aynak

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...

Evaluation of the Obstacles to Developing the Aynak Copper

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 landlocked countries...

Govt To Decide On Mes Aynak Project Soon Nehan TOLOnews

Apr 24 2019 0183 32 The Global Witness report Copper Bottomed Bolstering the Aynak contract released this week examined the economic security and ecological issues related to Mes Aynak and concluded the mine is not contracted at its real value Our report is the first detailed analysis of Afghanistan s biggest foreign investments...

China Jiangxi Copper says will develop Mes Aynak mine when

Sep 13 2021 0183 32 China s Jiangxi Copper Co Ltd said the company and the Metallurgical Corp of China MCC are monitoring the situation in Afghanistan and will jointly push forward the Mes Aynak copper mine...

Brent Huffman Mes Aynak Update

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...

Chinese Company Taliban Battle Over Afghan Site Al

Jul 11 2015 0183 32 Massive copper mine at Mes Aynak in Logar province could destroy antiquities site and displace villagers July 11 2015 5 00AM ET by Ben Piven benpiven The wind sweeps over the barren hillsides of Logar province just 25 miles southeast of Kabul blowing dust over unearthed sections of the ruins of Mes Aynak A young archaeologist takes a...

Talk Mes Aynak

I suggest to reinsert some of this information In its current state the article gives the misleading impression that Mes Aynak is significant primarily due to a copper mine and a defunct Qaeda training camp The article should point out as well that Mes Aynak is a significant cultural heritage site --Diggindeeper 13 59 29 August 2011 UTC...

China s Jiangxi copper MCC to develop Mes Aynak Copper

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...

China Copper and Conservation at Mes Aynak

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...

Aynak Cu deposit Mes Aynak Mohammad Agha District

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...

Taliban says ok for China to develop huge Afghan copper mine

Dec 17 2016 0183 32 In a statement on November 29 the shadowy group known for harbouring Osama bin Laden following the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States said that the Mes Aynak copper deposit is...

Mes Aynak Copper Mine Logar Afghanistan

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 Reportedly the site is the world s second largest copper...

What s Better For Afghanistan s Future Buddha Tours Or A

Oct 03 2021 0183 32 Part of the concern has centered on whether extracting copper at Mes Aynak must result inevitably in the destruction of a spectacular archaeological site that has been compared to Machu Picchu and Pompeii Historical riches like this advocates argue represent a different kind of wealth and could hold the key to a thriving tourism industry in...

Mes Aynak AFGHANISTAN ARCH International

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...

Mes Aynak Copper Mine In Afghanistan With Taliban s

Sep 13 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...

Mes Aynak Chinese copper mine disrupted by corruption

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 open-pit copper mine in a place called Mes Aynak...

Mes Aynak Copper Mine In Afghanistan With Taliban s

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...

Rescuing Mes Aynak Buddhist Afghanistan

An eight-foot-tall stone shrine at Mes Aynak Afghanistan appears much larger than it is Archaeologists have uncovered only a fraction of the sprawling Buddhist complex which dates from the third to the eighth centuries AD Simon Norfolk Mega copper deal with Chinese in Afghanistan fuels rush to save ancient Shakyan Buddhist treasur...

Afghanistan s mighty copper reserves remain out of reach

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...

Ancient site needs saving not destroying CNN

Sep 22 2012 0183 32 Mes Aynak a 2 600-year-old Buddhist site could be destroyed in December to create a massive copper mine Photos colon Photos Mining...

China copper giant monitoring Afghanistan situation to

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...

Dozens die in clashes across Afghanistan as US struggles

Apr 22 2020 0183 32 Eight security force members were killed in a Taliban attack on a checkpoint at the Mes Aynak Copper Mine in eastern Logar province on Tuesday evening Abdul Qadeer Mutfi a...

Mes Aynak logar Copper mine aynak

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Jiangxi Copper MCC aim to develop Mes Aynak mine in

Sep 13 2021 0183 32 Jiangxi Copper Co said on Monday 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...