The Tanzanian government has announced that it will soon invite international tenders for the construction of a standard gauge railway (SGR) to Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), build...Read more
The impact of the energy transition on the mining industry has been profound. It is one of the most energy-intensive industries in the world, accounting for an estimated 6.2% of the total global energ...Read more
Copper production in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) increased by 17 per cent year-on-year to 1.433 million tons in 2019. It is projected that by 2027, demand for copper will surge by 900 per c...Read more
Exxaro Resources has announced the appointment of its first-ever female Mining Manager, Tamara Qwatekana, for their operations in Belfast.Read more
With such a capital-intensive supply chain, the mining landscape has always been faced with intractable and complex challenges – until 3D, that is, which solved some (but not all) of these problems.Read more
Lilac Solutions has developed a process for extracting lithium that drastically cuts water use.Read more
Hinda Gharbi, Ngaire Woods and Jennifer Nason join the Rio Tinto board, increasing female representation to one third.Read more
A number of alternative sources of finance, such as strategic investments, joint ventures and equity based fundraisings, are available to mining companies, but what do miners need to know before they ...Read more
The Honourable Prof Willy Kitobo Samsoni, DRC’s Minister of Mines will address the opening session of this year’s DRC Mining Week exhibition and conference, taking place in Lubumbashi from 7-9 Oct...Read more
Following the resounding success of the 15th DRC Mining Week (DMW) last year, the organizers are expanding the facilities for the 2020 edition to receive even more visitors and exhibitors to participa...Read more
Eurasian Resources Group is assessing the construction of a battery material plant to produce nickel-cobalt-manganese (NCM) precursor materials for electric vehicles (EVs).Read more
Exclusive interview with Hamish Sampson, Senior Analyst, Base Metals Team-Specialising in Copper/Cobalt in Africa at CRU in the UK. He is a speaker at the upcoming DRC Mining Week in Lubumbashi and wi...Read more
Tangible benefits with a wider reach across the continent will probably only be realised from 2030.Read more
The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to some of the world’s largest national parks which today are largely depleted of their wildlife populations.
The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to a large-scale and prominent mining industry thanks to the country’s vast natural resource wealth. It is also home to some of the world’s largest nationa...Read more
A 3-year infrastructure agreement, signed between the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and General Electric (GE), seeks to accelerate the economic and social development of the...Read more
How Africa can seize the billion-dollar solar opportunity & unlock the potential of underserved communities?
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Glencore has signed a five-year agreement with Samsung for cobalt hydroxide supply from its operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
After closing Mutanda last year, Glencore supply to Samsung will come mostly from Katanga, also in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Read more
BILLIONAIRE mining entrepreneur, Robert Friedland, put the boot into Chile and its established major copper mining groups.Read more
What makes a mining company, especially one operating in Africa and especially a ‘junior’ attractive to for investment?Read more
At present, more than 60 percent of the world’s cobalt is mined in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The DRC government plans to buy artisanally-mined cobalt in the world’s most important market..Read more
The report features ten mining trends operators should be aware of in 2020.Read more
British firm ,Bboxx, signs memorandum of understanding with the DRC government to bring power to 10m people by 2024.
British firm Bboxx, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to bring affordable, reliable and clean electricity to 10 million citiz...Read more
"I am encouraged by the progress we’ve made as an industry in reducing emissions and taking a more proactive stance in how we remodel our operations for a carbon-neutral future through displaci...Read more
Mining in Francophone West Africa and challenges experienced in DRC, the African cobalt-hub – Richard Hub tell us more about regulatory and political hurdles.Read more