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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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The plants will supply 30 per cent of the electricity demand to the remote communities of Boutilimit, Aleg, Aioune, Akjoujt, Atar, El Chami, Boulenour and Bani Chab, reducing their dependency on diesel-fuelled generators, decreasing annual fuel costs and lowering carbon dioxide emissions.
The plants will supply 30% of the electricity demand to the remote communities of Boutilimit, Aleg, Aioune, Akjoujt, Atar, El Chami, Boulenour and Bani Chab, reducing their dependency on diesel-fuelled generators, decreasing annual fuel costs and lowering carbon dioxide emissions.
The projects will add significant energy capacity to each of the seven towns, which include Boutilimit, Aleg, Aioune, Akjoujt, Atar, Al Shami and Boulenour.
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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.
There are four major roads in Mauritania, between Nouakchott and Rosso, Akjoujt, another linking Aleg Boghe and Kaedi, and the Road of Hope.
Copper deposits at Guelb Moghrein, about 4 km west of Akjoujt and some 250 km north-east of Nouakchott, were reported as scheduled to come into production during the latter half of 1989 at an initial rate of 65,000 t/y of concentrate grading 25% Cu.
It is located a short distance from the copper-gold mining operations at Guelb Moghrein and the district capital of Akjoujt.
5% stake in the gold-tailings project at Akjoujt, in a remote area to the northeast of the capital.
These plants would likely address nearly 30% of electricity demand in the towns they are being developed in which includes Boutilimit, Aleg, Aioune, Akjoujt, Atar, Al Shami and Boulenour.
Guelb is located 250 kilometres northeast of the nation's capital, Nouakchott, near the town of Akjoujt, in Mauritania.
The list of town includes Boutilimit, Aleg, Aioune, Akjoujt, Atar, Al Shami and Boulenour.