The death toll at Glencore’s Katanga operations in the Congo, which is now at 43, is drawing a lot of attention to the desperation of “illegal” cobalt mining in the country

Posted by on June 28, 2019 7:22 pm
Categories: Battery Metals Cobalt

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As reported by Bloomberg: “The dozens of people killed in a landslide at Glencore Plc’s mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo highlight a constant struggle in the industry: illegal mining. It’s the result of a harsh economic divide across Africa, home to some of the world’s richest reserves of metals and minerals and some of the poorest people, who are willing to risk their lives in dangerous conditions to eke out a living…”

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