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China Union to invest $2.6 billion in Liberian iron ore ...

2009-1-26 · The Liberian government has given Chinese mining company China Union approval to develop a $2.6 billion iron ore mine in Liberia's Bong Ranges, according to government documents obtained by MB. The 25-year project will directly and indirectly create 18,000 jobs and give Liberia an immediate cash boost of $40 million, the government said ...

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China-Union makes its first shipment of iron ore from Liberia

2014-2-13 · China-Union Investment has made its first shipment of iron ore from Liberia since taking over Bong Mines in 2008 with a $2.6 billion investment, an important step in the economic revival of the ...

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The mining sector of Liberia: current practices and ...

2017-7-18 · China Union (Liberia) Bong Mines Investment—Bong Mines—is a subsidiary of China-Union Hong Kong Mining Company, Ltd. (Wuhan Iron and Steel Corporation) located in Bong County, Central Liberia. The mine is situated 10° 13′ 38″ N and 6° 48′ 0″ E and located 78 km northeast of Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia (Fig. 5).

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Damning report released on iron ore giant China Union ...

2021-10-3 · SDI staff members conducted repeated research missions into Fuamah District, Bong County, the site of China Union’s mining operations in Liberia. The company holds a 25-year Mineral Development Agreement (MDA) with the Government of Liberia to mine iron ore, taking over a site that was once operated by a European investor.

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China Union Closes Down Gradually - Leaves No Impact on ...

2017-1-15 · Bong Mines, Bong County – China Union, a billion dollar mining company operating in Bong Mines, Fuamah District in Bong County, appears to be facing

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COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN THE CHINA UNION

2015-3-24 · The China Union Mining Company holds a 25-year Mineral Development Agreement, signed in January 2009 with the Government of Liberia (GoL), to mine iron ore near the town of Bong Mines, Bong County, in Fuamah District.2China Union’s majority shareholder is

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The Mining Sector of Liberia: Current Practices and ...

A case study was conducted on one of the iron ore mines (China Union Bong Mines Investment) to analyze the effects of the water quality on the local water environment. The results show that the analyzed water sample concentrations were all above the WHO and Liberia water standard Class I guidelines for drinking water.

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President Sirleaf Lauds Progress Made at Bong Mines, as ...

2013-7-31 · Monrovia, Liberia - At a ceremony to commission the first phase of China Union’s iron ore mining operations in Bong Mines, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was impressed with the level of work done in such a short period, but she also urged the company to respect the rights of the people.. These facilities have been down for over 15 years, which has led to jobs lost and no revenue generation ...

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The mining sector of Liberia: current practices and ...

2017-8-23 · Table 1 Large-scale mining companies’ production and mineral reserves in Liberia Mine/company MDA/agreement Production Type of mineral Ore grade Mining method Estimated reserves Nimba Range/ AML 2005; 25 years 5.1Mt ore Iron ore; hematite, magnetite 65–69% Fe Open pit 417 Mt Bong Mines/China Union 2009; 25 years 0.70Mt ore Iron ore; magnetite

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Contracts and Concessions - Liberia Extractive Industries ...

Iron Ore Exploration Agreement for the Kitoma Range between The Republic of Liberia and BHP Billiton World Exploration Inc. May 11, 2005 Mineral Exploration Agreement between The Republic of Liberia and African Aura Resources Limited September 1, 2005

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Liberia: China Union to Ship 500,000 Tons of Ore ...

2014-2-13 · China Union, one of the largest investments within the Liberia's extractive industry says all is set for its first shipment from Bong Mines of about 500,000 tons of iron ore through its newly ...

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Major mining firm appears to be on its way out of Liberia

2017-1-18 · Major mining firm appears to be on its way out of Liberia. In yet another blow to Liberia's mining sector, China Union, an iron ore producer in Bong county, appears set to leave the country after laying off most its workforce. China Union's history in Liberia began in 2008, with a US$2.6bn investment package to start activity at its Bong iron ...

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The Bong revival | Article Preview | Africa Confidential

New facts about China Union's iron ore deal reveal the failure and high costs of Monrovia's negotiating tactics, On closer scrutiny, the agreement between China Union and the Liberian government to resume iron ore production at Bong Mines hugely favours the Chinese company with only a minimal share of revenues for Liberia. Local and international lobbyists for corporate accountability have ...

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President Sirleaf Lauds Progress Made at Bong Mines, as ...

2013-7-31 · Monrovia, Liberia - At a ceremony to commission the first phase of China Union’s iron ore mining operations in Bong Mines, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was impressed with the level of work done in such a short period, but she also urged the company to respect the rights of the people.. These facilities have been down for over 15 years, which has led to jobs lost and no revenue generation ...

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Bong’s China Union US$7m In Limbo? – New Republic

2019-4-3 · Bong County is poised to loss county social development fund in the tone of US$7m from the Chinese Iron Ore mining company, China Union. A local journalist in Bong County on Wednesday morning (April 3, 2019) speaking on the Super Morning Show (SMS) on ELBC quoted county authorities as saying, ‘Bong County is poised to have a compromise on the ...

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Nimba Western Range Iron Ore Project Liberia

2016-1-11 · 1990s, linked to iron ore mining in the East Nimba Range carried out by LAMCO and then LIMINCO. Mining at Tokadeh is currently undertaken as part of ArcelorMittal’s Phase 1 Direct Shipping Ore (DSO) activities and will be expanded under the proposed Phase 2 Concentrator ore extraction and processing project.

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Mining :: ArcelorMittal Liberia

The iron ore mining process is an exciting one to watch, from the blasting stage to the loading of trains for passage to the Port of Buchanan. Liberia's mine is considered one the most beautiful mining environments in the world and has a 2018 production target of 4.5 million tons of iron ore.

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The mining sector of Liberia: current practices and ...

2017-8-23 · Table 1 Large-scale mining companies’ production and mineral reserves in Liberia Mine/company MDA/agreement Production Type of mineral Ore grade Mining method Estimated reserves Nimba Range/ AML 2005; 25 years 5.1Mt ore Iron ore; hematite, magnetite 65–69% Fe Open pit 417 Mt Bong Mines/China Union 2009; 25 years 0.70Mt ore Iron ore; magnetite

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A review of the mineral potential of Liberia - ScienceDirect

2018-10-1 · The mineral industry, in particular iron ore, has long played a crucial role in the nation’s economic development. From the early 1960s until the civil crisis of the 1990s the iron ore mining sector contributed more than 20 per cent of the gross national product and employed more than 50,000 people, or approximately 15 per cent of the country’s total workforce.

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Contracts and Concessions - Liberia Extractive Industries ...

Iron Ore Exploration Agreement for the Kitoma Range between The Republic of Liberia and BHP Billiton World Exploration Inc. May 11, 2005 Mineral Exploration Agreement between The Republic of Liberia and African Aura Resources Limited September 1, 2005

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President Sirleaf Lauds Progress Made at Bong Mines, as ...

2013-7-31 · Monrovia, Liberia - At a ceremony to commission the first phase of China Union’s iron ore mining operations in Bong Mines, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was impressed with the level of work done in such a short period, but she also urged the company to respect the rights of the people.. These facilities have been down for over 15 years, which has led to jobs lost and no revenue generation ...

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The mining sector of Liberia: current practices and ...

2017-7-18 · A case study was conducted on one of the iron ore mines (China Union Bong Mines Investment) to analyze the effects of the water quality on the local water environment. The results show that the analyzed water sample concentrations were all above the WHO and Liberia water standard Class I guidelines for drinking water.

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Major mining firm appears to be on its way out of Liberia

2017-1-18 · Major mining firm appears to be on its way out of Liberia. In yet another blow to Liberia's mining sector, China Union, an iron ore producer in Bong county, appears set to leave the country after laying off most its workforce. China Union's history in Liberia began in 2008, with a US$2.6bn investment package to start activity at its Bong iron ...

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The born-again Bong mines | Article Preview | Africa ...

, The US$2.68 billion Bong Mines deal hands the Chinese consortium led by Yin Fuyou and China Union a 25-year concession for the formerly German-owned Bong Mines in Bong Country, north-east of Liberia's capital, Monrovia. It covers 352 square kilometers and has been only partially explored: it is reckoned to hold at least 300 million tonnes of low-grade (35-45%) iron ore.

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LIBERIA: China Union Turns Over Bong Mines Hospital To ...

2016-6-6 · LIBERIA: China Union Turns Over Bong Mines Hospital To Government ... US$2.6 billion in 2010, but has been struggling to maintain the concession following the sharp decline in the price of iron ore on the world market. The release pointed out that

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Mining :: ArcelorMittal Liberia

The iron ore mining process is an exciting one to watch, from the blasting stage to the loading of trains for passage to the Port of Buchanan. Liberia's mine is considered one the most beautiful mining environments in the world and has a 2018 production target of 4.5 million tons of iron ore.

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Chinese Development Finance and the African State: A ...

2014-6-19 · In early 2009, the government of Liberia signed a 25-year, $2.6 billion contract granting China Union Investment Company the rights to revive Bong Mines, a large iron ore mine destroyed in the Liberian civil war. In addition to building an iron ore refinery, China Union pledged to construct new roads, schools and hospitals in the area, as well as a hydroelectric power plant.

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Liberia Exports 50,000 Tons of Iron Ore - allAfrica

2020-12-20 · China Union, one of the largest investors in the country, has exported its first shipment of about 50,000 tons of iron ore. At a ceremony held at the Freeport of Monrovia, President Ellen Johnson ...

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Liberia: Diverted China Union US$6m Paid to Liberia ...

2019-7-18 · The lackluster performance pushed the company over the limits and into a reported more than US$20 million (twenty million United States dollars) debt to Liberia, prompting the National Port Authority to write the management of APM Terminals to disallow China Union from

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Contracts and Concessions - Liberia Extractive Industries ...

Iron Ore Exploration Agreement for the Kitoma Range between The Republic of Liberia and BHP Billiton World Exploration Inc. May 11, 2005 Mineral Exploration Agreement between The Republic of Liberia and African Aura Resources Limited September 1, 2005

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