Acacia Mining

Managing the largest copper reserve found in the private sector in the history of the Turkish Republic.

Founded by İlbak Mining in 2011 and started to operate in Kastamonu, Asya Mining, continues its activities as "Acacia Mining Operations " after signing a partnership with Akfen Mühendislik A.Ş. in 2016. With a totally local capital investment, this partnership strengthens its infrastructure, without any restrictions, in order to be able to use the natural resources of our nation at maximum efficiency, and also continues to display its efforts at JORC standards, with a sustainable mining vision respecting ethical values.

The project which involves the removal of the underground copper through open pit mining aims to begin the production by 2018 and to continue until the end of 2028; during this 11 year-period it is projected to operate during 12 months a year , as 365 days, 24 hours and 3 shifts per day.

Highlights and Achievements

Discovered and operated copper mines in Hanönü, Kastamonu, the largest copper reserves found in the history of the Turkish Republic, are expected to meet 10% of the country's copper demand. They stand out as a significant, large-scale investment project not only in terms of Kastamonu's economy but also Turkey's. During the exploration stage in Kastamonu, drilling reached depths of about 59 kilometers and led to the discovery of 24.5 million tons of proven and 12 tons of potential copper reserves.

Besides the production, Acacia Mining also follows a respectable social responsibility plan and realizes several important community support projects in order to cooperate by local people.

Hanönü Association of Women Entrepreneurs has been launched by the beginning of 2016 as an Acacia Mining project and aims to support the handcrafts production of Hanönü women and to create a sustainable business model for them. Hanönü Social Workshop which aims to find the developmental areas of Hanönü region by the common mind of the local community in order to create mutual benefits also for local community, has already made two different meetings within the first 3 months of 2016.

Acacia Maden has started to produce concentrated copper since the last quarter of 2018,

Contact Information

Acacia Mining Operations Kazım Özalp Mah
Karaca Sok. No:32/7 Gaziosmanpaşa
Çankaya - ANKARA Phone +90 312 440 99 82
Fax +90 312 440 99 81

Mining Site Hanönü Mahellesi Alisakallı Caddesi
No: 26/A
Hanönü / Kastamonu Telefon +90 366 497 55 56
Faks +90 366 497 50 83
Web Site E-mail Address

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