CHINA Copper and aluminum casting industry increases farmers' income in Gansu

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Copper and aluminum casting industry increases farmers' income in Gansu

Xinhua

17:20, January 17, 2021

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping displays a copper product at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping melts copper material at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping stamps his seal on the newly made mould at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping looks at the newly made product at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping screens sand to make mould at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping (C) casts a copper product at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping polishes a copper product at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Craftsmen work at a copper and aluminum casting technique cooperative at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping (L) checks a mould at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping (C) casts a copper product at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping hammers a copper product at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping polishes a copper product at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Representative inheritor of copper and aluminum casting technique Jiang Shengping looks at the newly made products at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

Craftsmen cast a copper product at Qingshui Village of Minxian County, northwest China's Gansu Province, Jan. 16, 2021. The copper and aluminum casting technique with a history of hundreds of years in Minxian County is a provincial intangible cultural heritage in Gansu Province which requires more than ten processes including mold making, carving, casting and sand cleaning. In recent years, relying on traditional advantages, the local government has vigorously developed the copper and aluminum casting industry. By adopting the "cooperative plus farmer" model, the local government has expanded its sales channels with the help of e-commerce platforms, and has continuously improved the cultural and collection value of copper and aluminum casting products, making this ancient technique an important industry to increase the income of local farmers. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

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