Articles Tagged "democratic republic of congo"

China’s Zijin Mining Spending Big on Copper and Gold

Gold – Zijin Mining is the China's most valuable gold producer, and the company looks to be investing more and more in mining projects outside of the country. It's putting up US$412 million for 49.5 percent of Ivanhoe's Kamoa copper project in the DRC and is buying 50 percent of Barrick Gold's Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea for $298 million.

iTSCi Starts Up Due Diligence Program to Address Conflict Minerals in North Kivu, DRC

Tantalum – iTSCi announced the start of its industry program for traceability and due diligence in of tin, tantalum and tungsten in two areas of North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo; in the remotest mines in Lubero territory north of the provincial capital of Goma and in the most historically infamous conflict minerals mining areas of Walikale [...]

Congo’s Gecamines to Increase Copper Production by 46%

Copper – Bloomberg reported today that Gecamines, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s state mining company, is planning growth in copper production this year as it looks for funding for new projects. The company is also looking for financing for its 100% owned Deziwa and Ecaille C mining concessions,m according to Bloomberg.