DRC Mining operators

Find out more about our key sponsoring mining operators in the DRC, their activities, latest projects and latest developments!

ERG is a leading diversified natural resources company, registered in Luxembourg, with the integrated mining, processing, energy, logistics and marketing operations. Largest ferrochrome producer by chrome content and key producer of iron ore and alumina worldwide.

Start date: 2007

Commodities: Chrome, iron ore, aluminia, copper

Production: 370,000/ year

Find out morehttps://www.erg.kz/en

Ivanhoe Mines is a mineral exploration and development company, whose principal properties are located in Africa. The Company, and its founder Robert Friedland have been active in Africa since 1994 focusing on exploration and development within the Central African Copperbelt in the DRC and the platinum-rich Bushveld Complex in South Africa.

Start date: July 2011

Commodities: Copper, cobalt, zinc, silver, lead, germanium

Size: 7 cu

Find out more: https://www.ivanhoemines.com/

MMG is a global resources company that explores, develops copper, zinc and other base metals projects across Australia, Laos and Peru and in Democratic Republic of Congo. MMG expects Kinsevere to produce 75,000–80,000 tonnes of copper cathode in 2017.

Start date: February 2009

Commodities: Copper, cobalt, zinc Size: 222 cu

Production: 80,650 tonnes of copper in 2016

Find out more: http://www.mmg.com/

Randgold Resources is an Africa focused gold mining and exploration company with listings on the London Stock Exchange (RRS) and NASDAQ (GOLD). It is incorporated and headquartered in Jersey, Channel Islands.

Start date: 2009

Commodities: Silver, gold Size: 1 836 km²

Production: 6218 kg of gold in 2016

Find out morehttp://www.randgoldresources.com/

Tenke Fungurume Mining is the largest copper producer in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and one of the world’s premier cobalt producers. TFM began producing copper and cobalt in 2009. Production volumes from the project are expected to expand significantly over time. 

Start date: September 2009

Commodities: Copper, cobalt

Size: 1500 km²

Production: 110,000,000 kg of copper and 8,200,000 kg of cobalt / year