Archive for the ‘China Metallurgical Group’ Category

China’s Afghan Alchemy: Turning Copper Into Gold

Courtesy of The New York Times, an interesting look at China Metallurgical Group Corporation’s progress in developing its copper deposits in Afghanistan.  As the article notes: “…Behind an electrified fence, blast-resistant sandbags and 53 National Police outposts, the Afghan surge is well under way. But the foot soldiers in a bowl-shaped valley about 20 miles […]

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Afghanistan “Cops Out” to China

From Radio Free Europe, news that Afghanistan has awarded China’s state-owned China Metallurgical Group with the right to develop a large copper field to the south of Kabul, following two years of bidding. According to the article, CMG agreed to invest billions of dollars in the project and related infrastructure development — including the construction […]

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