The drastic decline of the Zambian mining sector was never more apparent than it was this week when Glencore announced its exit from the country by selling its stake in Mopani Copper Mines for one meagre US dollar to state-controlled investment vehicle ZCCM Investment Holdings.
Glencore will retain offtake rights in respect of Mopani’s copper production until the Transaction Debt has been repaid in full.
The Municipality’s vision is to build workshop facilities with the objective of housing informal businesses operating within the township.
"It was impressive how everyone embraced going digital, despite the technical and connectivity problems at times."
"Le facteur humain reste essentiel, c'est pourquoi notre événement en direct sera de retour en 2021."
The Fair Cobalt Alliance (FCA) was launched in August 2020 in the Democratic Republic of Congo in response to poor economic, social and working conditions for many mining communities in the cobalt supply chain.
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The process results from the worsening operating environment across the South African ferrochrome industry, including unsustainable electricity pricing.
Glencore Coal has been working closely with its social partner Re-Action!, to rollout a community response plan with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Research from the Transition Pathway Initiative reveals that just two of the ten largest mining companies are aligned with limiting climate change to 2°C.