Akjoujt


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Akjoujt

 

a mining settlement in Mauritania, on the Nouakchott-Atar highway. The population in 1965 was about 3,000. Near Akjoujt are the Guelb Moghrein copper ore deposits, known to contain about 500,000 m of metal, which were acquired in 1969 by a mixed company in which foreign capital predominates. Construction began on a concentration mill in 1969.

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An international consortium of mining companies from Australia, Canada and the United Arab Emirates is expected to dramatically increase production from an existing copper and gold mine near Akjoujt, 256 kilometres north-east of the Nouakchott.
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