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.
DMRE minister Gwede Mantashe conducted unannounced mine visits at three colliers in Mpumalanga to assess compliance by mining companies to the nationwide lockdown regulations.
The DRC government is adamant the new Mining Code is here to stay and mining companies have to adopt to the new operating conditions.
Katanga Mining received confirmation from its 75%-owned DRC subsidiary, Kamoto Copper that FARDC are is present in the area around operations of KCC.
When Sadanand Makar started Oriental Rubber Industries in 1949, he did so in order to supply rubber products to the Indian Army.
Kamoto Copper Company has observed a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area.