What’s wrong with Zambia? Glencore makes drastic exit

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.
orion gold

Glencore signs sale contract valued at US$1.5 billion

Glencore will retain offtake rights in respect of Mopani’s copper production until the Transaction Debt has been repaid in full.

Municipality and partner mining companies empower entrepreneurs

The Municipality’s vision is to build workshop facilities with the objective of housing informal businesses operating within the township.
DRC Mining Week June 2021: Returning in safety and numbers

DRC Mining Week in June 2021: Returning in safety and numbers

"It was impressive how everyone embraced going digital, despite the technical and connectivity problems at times."
DRC Mining Week - Juin 2021 : Un retour en sûreté et en nombre

DRC Mining Week – Juin 2021: Un retour en sûreté...

"Le facteur humain reste essentiel, c'est pourquoi notre événement en direct sera de retour en 2021."

Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg to retire

"His vision created two of the world’s largest mining companies – Glencore and Xstrata." - Tony Hayward, chairman of Glencore
Cobalt lithium

Mining major backs Fair Cobalt Alliance launched in the DRC

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.
orion minerals

Glencore and Merafe’s hands forced by instability in South Africa

The process results from the worsening operating environment across the South African ferrochrome industry, including unsustainable electricity pricing.
coronavirus covid-19

Glencore’s COVID-19 response plan to assist communities

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.
Climate Change

Mining companies’ attention to climate change lacking

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.

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