DR Congo’s major cobalt producers


Issue 452 - 17 Dec 2021

Democratic Republic of Congo’s top cobalt producer is Glencore. The Swiss-based global trading company operates the Mutanda mine near Kolwezi though the Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) joint venture of its wholly-owned subsidiary Katanga Mining (75%), state-owned Gécamines (20%) and a smaller local company, Simco (5%). KCC produced 23,900t of the blue metal in 2020. 

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