WThe Sabetaung and Kyisintaung (S&K) mine is an open-cut copper ore mine of 2 primary deposits that are located in the Monywa District of Sagaing Division in Myanmar. This is a legacy mining area that began in the early 17th century with artisanal mining of the region. In the 1950’s the S&K deposits began to be explored on a much larger scale and have developed into a mining enterprise today. The S&K mine has also evolved into a mining municipality working side by side a bountiful agricultural community.
HMany international companies have been involved in the development of this mine under several eras of ownership. Knight Piésold Pty Limited, GRD Minproc, Coffee Partners International Pty Ltd., The World Bank, Westec (Welsh Engineering Science & Technology, Inc.), Haskoning (Royal Dutch Consulting Engineers and Architects), Golder Associates, Ivanhoe and China Nerin Engineering Co., Ltd. are some of the more prominent world-class names that have been involved in the consultation and operations of the S&K projects.
OToday the S&K Mine is operated by Wanbao Mining Limited with the name of Myanmar Yang Tse Copper Limited – MYTCL. Joining hands with mining businesses at home and abroad, based on the principles of international cooperation and mutual benefit, Wanbao Mining is developing high-quality mineral resources from around the world.