Metallurgical Corporation of China

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Metallurgical Corporation of China
Public
Traded as SSE: 601618
SEHK1618
Industry Mining, Real Estate
Founded 2008
Headquarters Beijing, China
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Guo Wenqing (国文清) (Chairman)
Revenue Increase CN¥215,785,772,000 (2014)
Increase CN¥3,964,938,000 (2014)
Total assets Increase CN¥325,978,479,000 (2014)
Total equity Increase CN¥47,337,257,000 (2014)
Owner Central Government of China (indirect)
General Public
Parent China Metallurgical Group Corporation (64.18%)[1]
Website www.mcc.com.cn
Metallurgical Corporation of China Limited
Simplified Chinese 中国冶金科工股份有限公司
Traditional Chinese 中國冶金科工股份有限公司

Metallurgical Corporation of China Limited is a listed company in Shanghai and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is a subsidiary of China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC). In the past Baosteel Group was a minority shareholder.

Saindak Copper-Gold Project (SCGP)[edit]

SCGP is a copper mining project owned by Government of Pakistan. The MCC Holding Hong Kong Corp.Ltd. and MCC Petroli Hong Kong Corp.Ltd. constructed the project under agreement with Government of Pakistan from 1990-1995 on turnkey basis. The project remained idle up to 2002, when Pakistan's government sought for foreign investors to provide funding for the project. The MCC won the bidding for a 10-year lease up to October 2012 and started the commercial production of the SCGP.[2] The agreement was further extended for a period of 5 years up to October 2017.[3] The agreement was again extended for another period of 5 years up to October 2022.

Copper mining in Afghanistan[edit]

In 2007, China Metallurgical Group Corporation won the bidding for the price of US Dollars 909 million. Presently it is moving ahead with a copper mining project in Aynak, Afghanistan. In December 2009 there were about 3000 Afghan workers and about 70 Chinese engineers on site.[4]

Nickel mining in Papua New Guinea[edit]

Ramu NiCo Management (MCC) Limited ('Ramu NiCo') is currently constructing a nickel mine in mountains above the Ramu River and processing plant on the Rai Coast of the Madang Province of Papua New Guinea. Ramu NiCo's web site says the company is 'sponsored by' China Metallurgical Group Corporation and that at US$1.4 billion its project is China's largest overseas mining investment. The company says the project has a total reserve of 140 million tons of nickel and will have a mine life of 40 years.[5]

The project has sparked controversy over its deep sea tailings disposal plan, previously approved by the PNG Department of Environment and Conservation, and blasting work to build the outlet was halted by an injunction in the National Court of Papua New Guinea on 19 March 2010.[6][unreliable source?][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2014 annual report[permanent dead link] (in Chinese)
  2. ^ "Saindak Copper-Gold Project: Govt moves to transfer ownership to Balochistan - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2013-10-27. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
  3. ^ "Balochistan likely to demand Saindak handover". The Nation. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
  4. ^ Christian Neef, Spiegel.de No 52/2009
  5. ^ http://www.ramunico.com/
  6. ^ http://ramumine.wordpress.com/2010/03/20/landowners-get-temporary-injunction-to-stop-construction-work/
  7. ^ http://www.miningweekly.com/article/court-injunction-halts-ramus-underwater-tailings-displacement-facility-2010-03-22

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