Western Mining Company

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Coordinates: 36°38′34.8″N 101°45′41.5″E / 36.643000°N 101.761528°E / 36.643000; 101.761528

For other uses, see Western Mining.
Western Mining Company Limited
Private company
Industry Metal mining
Founded 2000
Headquarters Xining, Qinghai, People's Republic of China
Area served
People's Republic of China
Key people
Chairman: Mr. Wang Haitao
Website Western Mining Company Limited

Western Mining Company Limited (SSE: 601168) is a private company in northwest China engaged in the mining, smelting, and trading of alloy and metal minerals, including copper, lead, zinc, iron, manganese, gold, silver, and aluminum. It is headquartered in Xining, Qinghai.[1][2] It is currently China’s second-largest producer of lead concentrate,[3] fourth-largest producer of zinc concentrate, and seventh-biggest producer of copper concentrate with extraction rights in many metal mines overseas.[4]

Its A shares were listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2007.


  1. ^ Western Mining Co Ltd
  2. ^ Western Mining Co. Ltd
  3. ^ China Mining Association - China's Western Mining completes approval process for FerrAus deal - retrieved on January 23, 2009.
  4. ^ Bloomberg - Western Mining 2008 Profit Falls More Than 50% - retrieved on January 23, 2009.

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