What is DRC Mining Week

What is DRC Mining Week?

Established for 16 years in the heart of the Copperbelt, DRC Mining Week is the partner of choice, the innovative port of call and deal maker platform for all the mining stakeholders and influencers in the public and private sector doing business in the DRC. We believe that providing an open dialogue between government, mining operators and technologies & services providers will strengthen productivity within daily operations in the region.
For our 16th edition, we welcome 5000+ mining experts into a unique platform enhancing your mining investment and operations in the heart of the DRC mining hub.

Take part of the local and international exhibition, engage with 6+ pavilions from China, South Africa, UK, Zimbabwe, France and Germany, learn and share during our 3 day conference hosted in larger facilities and allowing you to meet and greet with 600+ C-level and executive from 35 countries.

Be a game-changer and raise your voice to support the DRC as a global mining magnate.

“Rendez-vous” in Lubumbashi from 17 - 19 June 2020!

Commodities under the spotlight

Zoom on cobalt and the wave of battery metals:
  • The “EV hype” boosted supply of cobalt quicker than the EV revolution took off.
  • 2018 pricing were sitting on US$100,000 against February 19 where it dropped 40% and now trading at barely above US$30,000 per ton
  • China economic fluctuation has a major influence as they own 50% of the battery manufacturing industry
  • Question: ‘What is the impact of the US – China Trade War?’
Demand surge - Global metals and materials demand from ev lithium-ion batteries