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Sep 22, 2020 The mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo reached a production volume of 1 million 322 729 tonnes of copper at the end of October 2020 against 1 million 172 746 tonnes at the same period in 2019, an increase of 12.78% per year. compared to the previous year, according to statistics from the Central Bank of Congo

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  • DRC: copper production estimated at 1.601 million
    DRC: copper production estimated at 1.601 million

    Apr 08, 2021 DRC: copper production estimated at 1.601 million tonnes in 2020, a record never achieved. According to figures communicated by the Economic Conjuncture Committee (CCE), the Democratic Republic of the Congo produced 1,601,218 tonnes of copper in 2020. This is a record never reached so far

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  • DRC's cobalt and copper production jumped in 2020
    DRC's cobalt and copper production jumped in 2020

    Mar 04, 2021 THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) produced 85,855 tonnes of cobalt in 2020, up 10 percent from 2019, the central bank said on Wednesday, with copper production also jumping 11.8 percent year-on-year. The world’s biggest cobalt producer and Africa’s top copper miner took a hit when prices of the battery metals plunged during the global pandemic last year, but a strong rally has helped boost output in

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  • DRC's 2020 copper production up nearly 14% through
    DRC's 2020 copper production up nearly 14% through

    Nov 04, 2020 Copper production in Democratic Republic of Congo rose 13.7% year-on-year to 1.186 million tonnes for the period from January to September 2020, central bank data showed. Cobalt production rose 0.3% to 58 220 tonnes in the same period, the data showed

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  • Copper production: Zambia vs. the DRC
    Copper production: Zambia vs. the DRC

    Nov 08, 2017 In 2013, for the very first time, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) overtook Zambia to become Africa’s leading copper producer, with an output of 925 000 tonnes. This is an extraordinary accomplishment, given that barely 10 years earlier, the country was producing a mere 70 000 tonnes annually. As the graph shows, the DRC […]

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  • DRC's cobalt and copper production jumped in 2020, central
    DRC's cobalt and copper production jumped in 2020, central

    Mar 04, 2021 THE Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) produced 85,855 tonnes of cobalt in 2020, up 10 percent from 2019, the central bank said on Wednesday, with copper production also jumping 11.8 percent year-on-year. The world’s biggest cobalt producer and Africa’s top copper miner took a hit when prices of the battery metals plunged during the global

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  • CNMC’s DRC copper smelter starts production with 2020
    CNMC’s DRC copper smelter starts production with 2020

    Jan 16, 2020 The smelter started production at the start of 2020, a source close to the matter told Fastmarkets. The 120,000 tonne-per-year capacity smelter is the only major copper smelter in the DRC able to process large volumes of the copper concentrate produced domestically, including mined output from the Deziwa copper-cobalt project and ERG’s Frontier mine

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  • Kamoa Copper Project, Katanga - Mining Technology
    Kamoa Copper Project, Katanga - Mining Technology

    The Kamoa Copper project is located in the Kolwezi District, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The project includes an underground mine and a concentrator plant that produces blister copper and sulphuric acid. With an indicated resource of approximately 740Mt, Kamoa is regarded as Africa’s largest, high-grade copper discovery

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  • Copper in Africa: DRC, Zambia, South Africa and Namibia
    Copper in Africa: DRC, Zambia, South Africa and Namibia

    Feb 08, 2021 The DRC is the top copper producer in Africa, and the fourth largest copper producer globally. In 2019, the DRC’s copper mine production totaled 1.3 million metric tons (MT). Most of the country

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  • Mega deal between Gécamines and Chinese state-owned
    Mega deal between Gécamines and Chinese state-owned

    Aug 06, 2020 The Deziwa mine went into production in January 2020, around the same time CNMC opened a vast copper smelter in Lualaba province. Since 2012, CNMC has acquired rights across DRC’s copper and cobalt seams. The scale of these acquisitions and new operations have catapulted CNMC into the upper echelons of DRC copper producers

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  • 5 Largest Cobalt Mines in the World - NXTmine
    5 Largest Cobalt Mines in the World - NXTmine

    Jul 01, 2021 1. Kamoto. Total 2020 production: 23,900 tonnes. The Kamoto copper-cobalt mine, which is located in the DRC province of Katanga, is operated by Glencore (LSE:GLEN,OTC Pink:GLCNF) subsidiary Katanga Mining.. Katanga’s cobalt production was up 40 percent in 2020 over the previous year. Production at Kamoto has been incrementally increasing since commercial operations first began in 2007

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  • Ivanhoe to build DRC's second copper smelter amid
    Ivanhoe to build DRC's second copper smelter amid

    Sep 09, 2020 This roughly translates to 250,000 tpy of refined copper production. Construction of the new smelter will be complete by the fifth year of operation, which will start in 2021. There is currently only one primary copper smelter in the DRC - Africa’s largest copper producer - which is China Nonferrous Mining Corp’s 120,000-tpy Lualaba smelter

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo Overview: Development
    Democratic Republic of Congo Overview: Development

    Apr 02, 2021 With a surface area equivalent to that of Western Europe, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the largest country in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). DRC is endowed with exceptional natural resources, including minerals such as cobalt and copper, hydropower potential, significant arable land, immense biodiversity, and the world’s second

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  • Largest producer of copper in the world 2020 | Statista
    Largest producer of copper in the world 2020 | Statista

    The ten leading countries in world copper production as of 2019 were Chile, Peru, China, the United States, Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia, Mexico, Russia, and Kazakhstan

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  • ICSG - DRC Copper Industry Ministry of Mines
    ICSG - DRC Copper Industry Ministry of Mines

    Adding value to the copper production ( refined vs. concentrates) 1,600,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 1,400,000 Copper conc.(t) Copper cath(t) Tot copper(t) 0 200,000 400,000 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015 Value drivers and sustainable growth of copper production

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  • DRC : Glencore and Kinshasa see eye to eye on tax dispute
    DRC : Glencore and Kinshasa see eye to eye on tax dispute

    2 days ago In its recently published report on payments to governments made in 2020, Swiss trader Glencore states it paid $424m to the DRC last year. It then adds it expects this to significantly increase in the coming years. The trader attributes this future trend to rising copper and cobalt prices and the

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  • DRC/Zambia: Is copper Africa’s new oil?
    DRC/Zambia: Is copper Africa’s new oil?

    May 03, 2021 Currently, the DRC and Zambia, with production of approximately 1.2m and 800,000tn of copper per year respectively, are the world’s fifth- and seventh-largest producers of the mineral, accounting for around 11% of the global market. They are expected to soon regain market share from South American countries such as Chile and Peru, which

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  • DRC: The cobalt corrective – will the market continue to
    DRC: The cobalt corrective – will the market continue to

    May 17, 2021 It is estimated that 60% of the world’s cobalt comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where it is mined alongside copper. Supply from the DRC comes with a lot of concerns. In 2016, Amnesty International highlighted the evidence of child labour, poor working conditions and inadequate machinery at small artisanal mines in the DRC

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