Deal #3351

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Attapeu, Laos

Target country
Lao PDR

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
24600.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2008] 9600

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
[2008] Mining (9600 ha)

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Exploitation permit / license / concession (for mineral resources)

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2005] Concluded (Contract signed)
Comment on negotiation status
One agreement was signed in 2005 (6,600 ha) and one agreement was signed in 2006 (3,000 ha). A further agreement is under negotiation (15,000 ha).

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
(2015) Yunnan Aluminium Co. has acquired 51% of SLACO

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Publication title
In Search of Aluminum: China's Role in the Mekong Region
Date
2009-01-01
Comment on data source
Cites details about SLACO as a company and its projects. It cites the 9,600 ha land size under contract and another 15,000 awaiting government's approval.

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
Laos.Mines
Comment on data source
Provides information on mining projects in Lao PDR as of 2008.

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
Yunnan Aluminium to Acquire 51% Stake in SLACO Before Building 1 Million-Tpy Alumina Refinery
Date
2015-01-09
Comment on data source
A news article providing details on Yunnan Aluminum's acquisition of 51% Stake in SLACO and its upcoming project.

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File
Publication title
Deal List: Energy, Mining, and Infrastructure
Date
2015-04-01
Comment on data source
Cites DFDL's involvement in deals on energy, mining, and infrastructure including SLACO's project in Attapeu, Laos.

Data source #5

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Publication title
Civil Society Networks, Localised Resistance and Chinese Investment in Mainland Southeast Asia’s Extractive Industries
Comment on data source
This data source cites that "SLACO is overseeing the exploration and extraction of bauxite ore in an area totalling 246km2 , having been granted a 50-year concession from the Lao government. It is estimated that the company will extract 3 million tons of argilliferous bauxite to be processed into approximately 500,000 tons of aluminium per year. " (p. 17)

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Resources area
Bauxite
Resources yield
Bauxite

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