The largest Francophone country in Africa, with vast natural resources, the Democratice Republic of the Congo (DRC) has nearly 77 million inhabitants, fewer than 40% of whom live in urban areas.
International mining companies attracted by high grade and low cost mines, may be increasingly attracted to the DRCs copper wealth situated on the copper belt in the southern part of the country. In 2016, the DRC produced 1,021,634 tons of copper, which exceeded forecasts and was 2.6 percent more than in 2015.
Once known for its conflict minerals and civil unrest, the Democratic Republic of Congo is working towards becoming a key cobalt, copper and diamonds mining destination.
The Kinsenda Project currently ranks as one of the worlds highest grade copper deposits with declared mineral resources of 20.7 million tonnes at a grade of 5.6% copper. Kinsenda is situated within the Democratic Republic of Congo, near the border town of Kasumbalesa. A Bankable Feasibility Study (BFS) on the project was completed in 2012.
TRADE. The top exporting countries of copper from sub-Saharan Africa are Zambia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo
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Copper mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Copper mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo mainly takes place in the Copper Belt of the southern Katanga Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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The Kamoa Copper Project is situated in the Kolwezi District, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The project includes the development of a 5Mtpa underground mine and a concentrator to produce blister copper and sulphuric acid.
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