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Vol 59 No 12

Published 15th June 2018


Congo-Kinshasa

Making the miners sweat

Big mining companies loudly rejected the new mining code. They don’t know if they’ll sue, shut their mines in protest, or lump it

Prime Minister Bruno Tshibala Nzenze signed into law regulations which overhaul the regime governing the mining sector on 9 June, making real the worst fears of Glencore, Randgold Resources, China Molybdenum and other exploiters of Congo-Kinshasa's vast store of copper, cobalt, gold and other valuable minerals

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