Base Metals

The most common base metals are copper, lead,nickel, tin, aluminium, and zinc. Base metals are used in a wide variety of applications. For example, lead has proven to be a reliable source for batteries, and nickel often is used to strengthen and harden metal alloys, including stainless steel. Base metals also are used frequently to coat other metals. For example, zinc is used to coat galvanized steel.

Mining Elites in Africa 2021

Mining Review Africa is proud to present to you the latest edition of its annual publication – Mining Elites in Africa 2021 – which recognises the leaders and projects truly making a difference in the African mining sector.

New mining minister kicks off DRC Mining Week Online event

Kalambayi stated that the mining sector is a key driver of economic growth and in turn, of the development of the DRC.
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Icon Group Congo SAS: Integral for DRC’s heavy hitters

The company has experienced steady growth and serves most of the major mining, construction and project management companies in the DRC.

Commodity prices marching to inflation’s drum

It gave the world Covid and now it looks like China is giving the world inflation - they are both a threat and an opportunity for investors.

Kamoa Copper signs off-take agreements with Chinese companies

The agreements with CITIC Metal and Gold Mountains include both concentrate exports (60%) and blister copper ingots from LCS (40%).

DRC Mining Week Online 2021

DRC Mining Week invites you to learn, connect and engage with industry leaders and the DRC mining community during our 2-day digital...

The new DRC minister of mines, Her Excellency Antoinette N’Samba Kalambayi will be addressing delegates at the DRC Mining Week Online event, taking...

DRC Mining Week invites you to learn, connect and engage with industry leaders and the DRC mining community during our 2-day digital...

The road to carbon neutrality: Copper and cobalt remain at the...

Copper and cobalt can expect ongoing demand strength as renewable energy and electro-mobility agendas accelerate.

Rally remains: Iron ore prices expected to remain strong amid tight...

Iron ore was a clear commodity outperformer in 2020, owing to the substantial increase in demand driven by China’s infrastructure.

Research study leads to better banana screen design

The company’s depth of mechanical and metallurgical expertise underpins its ability to apply what it learns from research and field testing.

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