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.
Mining majors respond to the international requests for information and transparency on their tailings storage facilities.
Less than a week after Glencore-owned Katanga Mining announced the temporary suspension of cobalt export from its Kamoto mine, the importing or exporting of any material or production, including copper, has been suspended owing to alleged failure to declare duties on at least 6 650 t of copper.
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s state-owned mining company Gécamines says that it was not consulted on Katanga Mining’s decision to suspend cobalt sales and exports from the Kamoto Copper Company project.