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DISCOVERY OF THE SEPON GOLD AND COPPER DEPOSITS, LAOS

Key Words: copper, exploration, feasibility study, gold, Laos, mine . Introduction . The Sepon project comprises a 1947 square kilometre contract area located approximately 40 kilometers north of the town of Sepon, in Savannakhet province of south-central Laos (Figure 1).

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MMG Out Of Sepon JC Group - Your Trusted Partners In Laos

Jun 24, 2018  The strategic process run for MMG’s Sepon copper-mine in Laos has culminated in the sale of the operation for US$275 million to a Chinese buyer. The buyer is Shanghai-listed Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co. MMG initiated a strategic process on the asset in October 2017, given its mine life only runs to 2020. However, there is the potential to ...

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Gold takes centre stage back from copper at Chifeng LXML's ...

Jun 25, 2020  Gold takes centre stage back from copper at Chifeng LXML’s Sepon mine in Laos. China’s Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co last month, on May 16, started processing oxide gold ore from the Sepon mine in Laos, operated by subsidiary Lane Xang Minerals Ltd (LXML) which is the first time the project has produced gold in over six years after MMG, the ...

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MMG Limited MMG agrees LXML Sepon sale

Jun 21, 2018  MMG Limited (MMG) today agreed the sale of its 90% interest in Lane Xang Minerals (LXML), which owns the Sepon mine in Lao PDR, to Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co Ltd (Chifeng), for US$275 million. Sepon’s current copper operation has a projected mine life to around 2020; however, the mine life has the potential to []

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MMG Limited MMG completes sale of Sepon mine

Nov 30, 2018  “Sepon’s current copper operation has a projected mine life to 2020 with potential to extend this through a primary gold operation. The sale of Sepon secures a new life for the asset as it transitions from copper to gold production.” “We are proud of our partnership with Lao Government and Sepon’s achievements.

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Chifeng Jilong resumes gold production at Sepon Mine in Laos

May 18, 2020  Global resources firm MMG, the previous owner of the Sepon copper and gold mine, had ceased the mine’s gold operations in December 2013 due to depleting ore reserves and lower margins. In 2018, the Chinese firm bought a 90% stake in the Sepon mine owner Lane Xang Minerals from MMG for $275m.

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MMG agrees LXML Sepon sale - International Mining

Jun 21, 2018  Sepon is an open-pit copper mine in the Savannakhet Province, southern Laos. Sepon produces 99.9% copper cathode using a whole-of-ore leach, SX-EW process. The operation’s copper cathode is registered as Copper – Grade A quality by the London Metal Exchange (LME). Hence, Sepon copper is eligible for delivery to LME-approved warehouses.

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The net profit of Chifeng gold increases by 80%. Rare ...

Aug 01, 2021  In addition, Chifeng Gold disclosed that Sepon Copper and Gold Mine, under the jurisdiction of the company's overseas subsidiary Vientiane Mining, is the largest non-ferrous metal mine in Laos, with one mining right and one exploration right, 3.3 million ounces of gold resources conforming to JORC regulations at the end of 2020, and exclusive ...

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MMG out of Sepon - Mining Journal

Jun 22, 2018  Sepon employs over 2700 people. MMG reported a fatality at the mine last month, with the death of a surveyor after his vehicle was struck by a tree. In 2017 Sepon produced 62,941t of copper ...

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Sepon Gold Project Ausenco

EPCM delivery of 1.25 Mt/y gold processing facility. Ausenco’s scope for the Sepon Gold Project included complete engineering, procurement, construction and project management for the 1.25 Mt/y gold processing facility and associated infrastructure (subsequently expanded by Ausenco to 2.5 Mt/y). Project scope included the construction of all ...

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Xépôn - Wikipedia

Xépôn (also known as Tchepone and Sepon), is a village in the Seponh District of Savannakhet Province, Laos.It was approximately 0.65 kilometres (0.40 mi) east of the intersection of the Sepon River and the Banghiang River.It was the target of Operation Lam Son 719 in 1971, an attempt by the armed forces of South Vietnam and the United States to cut the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

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Lane Xang Minerals Limited Sepon Mine Marks New Gold Era ...

Jun 25, 2020  Since operation commenced in 2002, Sepon mine has produced over 1.2 million ounce of gold and 1 million tonnes of copper cathode; contributing over US$1.5 billion in direct revenue to the Lao PDR in taxes, royalties, and dividends.

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Sepon mine, Laos - Mining Weekly

Nov 30, 2007  Location: The Sepon copper mine is situated 40 km north of the town of Sepon, in Savannakhet province, south-central Laos. Brief history: Copper was discovered at Sepon

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Sepon mine, Laos - Mining Weekly

Nov 30, 2007  Location: The Sepon copper mine is situated 40 km north of the town of Sepon, in Savannakhet province, south-central Laos. Brief history: Copper was discovered at Sepon

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Sepon mine in Laos to be sold to China? - New Mandala

Jun 10, 2009  The Sepon gold and copper mine is owned by an Australian company, Oz Minerals, which has fallen on very hard times in the wake of falling commodity prices. Oz Minerals has some very big debts and the banks are running out of patience! For a while the Sepon mine was a southeast Asian investment jewel for the small Australian mining company Oxiana.

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MMG Limited MMG completes sale of Sepon mine

Nov 30, 2018  “Sepon’s current copper operation has a projected mine life to 2020 with potential to extend this through a primary gold operation. The sale of Sepon secures a new life for the asset as it transitions from copper to gold production.” “We are proud of our partnership with Lao Government and Sepon’s achievements.

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MMG sells Laotian Sepon Mine to Chinese gold miner for ...

Jun 21, 2018  MMG sells Laotian Sepon Mine to Chinese gold miner for $275mln. Australian-Chinese miner MMG will sell its Sepon copper mining asset in Laos to a Chinese gold miner for $275 million, the company said on Thursday. MMG will offload its 90% stake in Lane Xang Minerals, owner of the Sepon mine, to Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining, according to the statement.

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The net profit of Chifeng gold increases by 80%. Rare ...

Aug 01, 2021  In addition, Chifeng Gold disclosed that Sepon Copper and Gold Mine, under the jurisdiction of the company's overseas subsidiary Vientiane Mining, is the largest non-ferrous metal mine in Laos, with one mining right and one exploration right, 3.3 million ounces of gold resources conforming to JORC regulations at the end of 2020, and exclusive ...

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China’s Mining Industry at Home and Overseas

including the Sepon gold and copper mine in Laos, which is the subject of this case study. The Sepon mine accounts for a significant percentage of Laos’ total GDP and exports, and has raised over US$1 billion in revenue through taxes and royalties since it commenced production. It has also contributed to

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Effects of Contamination by Heavy Metals and Metalloids on ...

Dec 18, 2020  The two largest gold mines in Laos accounting for 90% of country’s mining production were Phu Kham gold mine in Vientiane Province and Sepon gold-copper mine in Savannakhet Province. The Lao gold export is mainly to neighbouring countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, China and Malaysia [1,3]. Besides mining industry, fishery and aquaculture

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MINERALS POTENTIAL MINERALS LAW OF LAO PDR

Sediment copper. • At present, copper metal in Laos account for 1.7 mil.t and resources account for 3 mil.t. • Three copper mines are operating ( Sepon, Phoukham Houay Mo). • Copper metal products are (62,000 - 63,000) t/year and copper concentrate are (0.1-0.3)mil. t/year.

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LAOS.Mines ENERGY

Oxiana Ltd owns 90% of the LXML- operated sepon gold and copper mines, while the remaining 10% has belonged to the Lao government since 30 th June 2007. 2. 2 nd Mine researched as the PhuBia Mining Ltd is one of two Australian Gold mining companies in Laos, which is

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Sepon Copper Innovative Leaching Solutions Ausenco

The Sepon Copper project is a patented copper leaching process comprised of crushing, acid grinding, acid flotation, pressure oxidation and a solvent extraction electro winning circuit designed to produce 60,000 t/y of cathode copper, which has subsequently been increased by Ausenco to 80,000 t/y.

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Higold│Chifeng Gold’s Acquisition of Laos Copper and Gold Mine

Sepon Copper and Gold Mine is a large open-pit copper and gold mine located in Savanakhet, a southern province of Laos. Finally, Sepon open-pit copper and gold mine in Laos became the first step of Chifeng Gold’s “going out”. The release of Chifeng Gold’s acquisition of Laos copper and gold mine for 275 million dollars raised praise ...

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Geological setting, geochemistry and genesis of the Sepon ...

Sepon gold and copper deposits (Fig. 1.3). The Sepon mine poured the first gold in late December 2002 and produced 165,255 oz in the first twelve months of operation. During 2004, the remaining 20% shareholding of the Sepon project held by RioTinto was purchased by

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Overview of Laos’ Mining Industry - SES Professionals

In particular, the Sepon mine and the Phu Kham mines have contributed to 90% of the total mining production in the country. Bauxite and Alumina are extracted from the Bolaven Plateau jointly with firms from Australia and China. Copper, gold, and silver are being extracted by the MMG Ltd in the Sepon mine and Pan Aust Ltd in the Phu Kham mine.

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Laos open mine Grindex

Sepon Copper Mine is located in the Vilabouly district, in the remote southeast Savannakhet province of Laos. The mine has an annual production of around 80,000 tons of Grade A copper cathode. The copper is mined in a series of open pits using conventional drill and blast load and haul methods. A continuous submersible problem. Sepon has a ...

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Higold│Chifeng Gold’s Acquisition of Laos Copper and Gold Mine

Sepon Copper and Gold Mine is a large open-pit copper and gold mine located in Savanakhet, a southern province of Laos. Finally, Sepon open-pit copper and gold mine in Laos became the first step of Chifeng Gold’s “going out”. The release of Chifeng Gold’s acquisition of Laos copper and gold mine for 275 million dollars raised praise ...

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Lao PDR - We Mine For Progress - MMG

Sepon is an open-pit copper mining operation in Savannakhet province, southern Lao PDR. The name of the company in Lao PDR is Lane Xang Minerals Limited (LXML) and the company is jointly owned by MMG Limited (90%) and the Lao Government (10%). LXML has contributed more than US$1.4 billion in direct revenue to the Lao PDR in taxes, royalties ...

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(PDF) Design and commissioning of the sepon copper ...

The Sepon Copper Project is located in the Savannakhet Province of Laos PDR and is operated by Lane Xang Minerals Ltd (LXML). An Ausenco -Bateman

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Australian MMG's Sepon mine in Laos to focus on copper ...

Nov 18, 2013  Australian miner MMG will halt gold operations at its Sepon mine in Laos, and concentrate on copper production, effective December 2013, the Hong Kong-listed producer said in a filing to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Monday, citing exhausting ore reserves and reduced margins.

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Effects of Contamination by Heavy Metals and Metalloids on ...

Dec 18, 2020  The two largest gold mines in Laos accounting for 90% of country’s mining production were Phu Kham gold mine in Vientiane Province and Sepon gold-copper mine in Savannakhet Province. The Lao gold export is mainly to neighbouring countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, China and Malaysia [1,3]. Besides mining industry, fishery and aquaculture

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The net profit of Chifeng gold increases by 80%. Rare ...

Aug 01, 2021  In addition, Chifeng Gold disclosed that Sepon Copper and Gold Mine, under the jurisdiction of the company's overseas subsidiary Vientiane Mining, is the largest non-ferrous metal mine in Laos, with one mining right and one exploration right, 3.3 million ounces of gold resources conforming to JORC regulations at the end of 2020, and exclusive ...

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Flotation of oxide copper ore with sodium oleate from the ...

On the other hand, copper metal has been produced from oxide ores by flotation, leaching, solvent extraction and electrowinning at the Sepon mine. The Sepon mine of Lang Xane Mineral Limited is one of the largest mines in Lao PDR. This mine has ore resources of about 25.5, 10.4, 10.7, and 2.0

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Oz Minerals sees steady Sepon copper output 2009 Reuters

Jan 29, 2009  OZ Minerals Ltd said on Friday 2009 copper output from its Sepon mine in Laos will match or exceed the 64,075 tonnes produced in 2008.

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Major Mines Projects Phu Kham Mine

Indirect. Phu Bia Mining Ltd. (operator) 100 %. Direct. PanAust owns a 90 per cent interest in the Lao-registered company, Phu Bia Mining Limited (‘Phu Bia Mining’ or ‘PBM’). The Government of Laos owns the remaining 10 per cent. Phu Bia Mining Ltd. (PBM), manages the Phu Kham and copper-gold mine and Ban Houayxai gold-silver mine.

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China Gold News: Chifeng Gold Mergers Laos Copper and Gold ...

The Sepon Copper-gold Mine is an open-pit copper-gold mine located in Savannakhet, the southern province of Laos, and will soon be transferred to the deep copper copper mine. Minmetals Resources began to bid for the sale of the assets in 2017. Chifeng Gold won the bidding in multiple rounds of bidding for its advantages in technology and ...

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China's Chifeng Jilong restarts gold production at Laos ...

May 17, 2020  Chifeng Jilong bought a 90% stake in the mine’s operator, Lane Xang Minerals, from MMG in 2018 for $275 million. The Chinese firm plans to produce 1-1.6 tonnes of gold from Sepon

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PorterGeo Database - Ore Deposit Description

The intrusive-centred, sediment-hosted Au-Cu Sepon mineral field lies approximately 40 km north of the town of Sepon, in Savannakhet province of south-central Laos. The Sepon mineral field includes seven gold and two copper deposit (Khanong and Thengkham) which occur as separate adjacent deposits over a 5 km interval containing over 120 tonnes (4 Moz) of gold and 1.2 million tonnes of copper.

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