The ambiguous wording could create the erroneous impression that Barrick exports gold or other products through the port of Durban.
The project is being developed to provide a sustainable supply of heavy rare earths to Japan.
Fossil fuels won’t be in the vanguard and the winners will be the industrial metals needed to electrify society.
It covers a method using PGM catalysts in carbon materials for use as cathodes with increased emphasis on Lithium Sulphur Batteries.
The order was carried out during Covid-19 pandemic conditions, with installation and commissioning assistance provided remotely.
While the ASM sector has grown, its progress in improving and bringing the sector under effective regulatory control has lagged behind.
The issues of child labour, hazardous working conditions and unfair remuneration within the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) sector will not be solved by simply avoiding the DRC and choosing not to buy cobalt that originates from the country.
“Eradicating child labour is of paramount importance to ensure a safe, sustainable future for mining communities in the DRC."
Increasing momentum in achieving transparency in global EV supply chains is paramount at a time when growth in global cobalt demand continues to grow.