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170 civilians killed in mines in Afghanistan UN

At one point, we were optimistic that the casualties in Afghanistan were under a hundred a year, now we are 170 at a month, said Agnes Marcaillou, director of the UN Mining Actions Service, a press conference at UN Headquarters in New York on International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance at Mine

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As America fights, China gets contracts CBS News

Jul 19, 2013As America fights, China gets contracts. the U.S. Geological Survey and the Afghan Ministry of Mines, concluded that Afghanistan possessed $1 trillion in mineral wealth. a coal mine

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Landmines in Afghanistan A Decades Old Danger

There are an estimated 100,000 landmines in Afghanistan. They pose a risk not only to US and coalition forces, but civilian Afghanis as well. Several international organizations, such as the UN Mine Action Centre for Afghanistan, have been working to clear the mines for decades.

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Afghanistan mines Latest News Videos, Photos about

Dec 26, 2018afghanistan mines Pakistan military eyes key role developing giant copper and gold mine Buried at the foot of an extinct volcano near the frontier with Iran and Afghanistan, the mine's development has long been delayed by a dispute with previous investors in the project.

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Afghanistan Mindat

Afghanistan has some of the most complex and varied geology in the world. The oldest rocks are Archean and they are succeeded by rocks from the Proterozoic and every Phanerozoic system up to

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Coal mining Britannica

Coal mining Coal mining, extraction of coal deposits from the surface of Earth and from underground. Coal is the most abundant fossil fuel on Earth. Its predominant use has always been for producing heat energy. It was the basic energy source that fueled the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th

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Afghanistan, US Companies Working on Afghan Coal Deal AND

Afghanistan, US Companies Working on Afghan Coal Deal. VOA William Gallo. Afghanistan's government is in advanced stages of negotiations with several U.S. companies interested in becoming involved with the country's coal industry, a first step toward wider American investment in Afghanistan's potentially lucrative industrial mining sector.

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Afghanistan Tries to Win Trump Support With Lithium

Afghanistan has what is estimated to be $1 trillion to $3 trillion of coal, copper, lithium and rare earths Also, corruption is rife, and many of the mines that do exist are controlled by

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coal mine Railways of Afghanistan

"1950s Afghanistan Coal Mine, Miners At Work, Industry Rare 16mm Footage" from Kinolibrary, which is "an independent archive film agency based in East London. Supplying high quality, rare and inspiring archive footage to documentary makers, ad agencies and museums". The video features some narrow gauge V-tipper wagons.

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Illegal mining of lapis lazuli fuels The Guardian

Struggle for control of mines producing blue stone is claiming lives in Afghanistan's once peaceful province of Badakhshan

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The War is Worth Waging Afghanistan's Vast Reserves of

The justification is "counterterrorism". Afghanistan is defined as a state sponsor of terrorism, allegedly responsible for attacking America on September 11, 2001. The war on Afghanistan continues to be heralded as a war of retribution in response to the 9/11 attacks. US troops are still present and deployed in Afghanistan.

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Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan USGS

The mines and mineral occurrences of Afghanistan are listed in a table as Appendix A of this publication. The table is divided into 3 parts; Pegmatite Fields, Named Sites Deposits, and Sites and Deposits Without Names. The latter 2 categories include deposits, active and inactive mines of a variety of scales, prospects, and showings.

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Ruby and Sapphire From Jegdalek, Afghanistan

Afghanistan, since places, names, and transliterations were gleaned from historical documents. Today, we know that the Jegdalek mining area is found in the southern portion of the Sorobi region, 60 km (37 miles) east of Kabul. The mines can be reached by vehicle from Kabul in about four to six hours.

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Illegal mining, weak government help Taliban expand in

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) Afghan Taliban militants have strengthened their grip on lucrative illegal mining operations in the north of the country, as security forces focus most of their

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Afghanistan SourceWatch

Afghanistan, after more than two decades of constant warfare, CNN reported September 10, 2002, was a nation in ruins. Towns and cities had become reduced to rubble and its social and political structure had become torn apart by years of bitter conflict.

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Gemstones from Afghanistan GemSelect

Afghanistan is most famous as the source of the world's finest lapis lazuli. Lapis comes from the Badakhshan province of Northern Afghanistan, where it has been mined continuously for over 6,000 years. In addition to lapis lazuli, Afghanistan has important reserves of other gem varieties.

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Laws and Regulations Ministry of Mines and Petroleum

Laws and Regulations. Ministry of Mines of Afghanistan complies with the Minerals law and hydrocarbon law that determine the ownership and control of the State over minerals and hydrocarbons, preservations, utilization, granting concessional rights, execution of contracts, exploration activities and developments and production of the oil and gas.

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Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor Afghanistan

In 2017, Afghanistan made a moderate advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. The President signed a new Penal Code, which explicitly prohibits and sets penalties for bacha bazia practice involving exploiting boys, often through threats or violence, for social and sexual entertainment.The High Commission for Combating Crimes of Abduction and Human Trafficking

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Taliban, Islamic State Make Millions From Mining Afghan

May 22, 2018Taliban, Islamic State Make Millions From Mining Afghan Minerals. Rising global demand for cosmetics, marble and stainless steel is helping Taliban and Islamic State militants in Afghanistan fund their increasingly violent insurgencies, according to an investigation by Global Witness. The militant groups make millions of dollars annually mining

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Rare Earth Afghanistan Sits on $1 Trillion in Minerals

Rare Earth Afghanistan Sits on $1 Trillion in Minerals. This assortment of rare earth elements includes, clockwise from top, praseodymium, cerium, lanthanum, neodymium, samarium and gadolinium.

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Afghanistan Mining and Power export.gov

Afghanistan Mining and PowerAfghanistan Mining and Power This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data.

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Afghanistan's Mineral Resources Fueling War and Insurgency

Afghanistan's rich mineral resources could prove to be the best substitutes for foreign aid and could decrease the country's dependence on donor countries and foreign support. These resources, if properly managed, provide an opportunity for Afghanistan to write its own story of economic success.

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The race to mine Afghanistan Mining Technology

Dec 12, 2017The US administration is reportedly keen to develop Afghanistan's extractive sector, having invested nearly $500m already. However, with rampant looting and occupation of mines by the Taliban and other insurgency groups, as well as corruption and stability concerns, some question the country's readiness for foreign investment, as well the US administrations intentions.

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