DRC’s Confidence in Cobalt Export Ban May be Misplaced
At the beginning of April, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) banned exports of copper and cobalt concentrates, giving companies operating in the country just 90 days to clear out their inventories. The reason? The country wants to encourage miners to refine and process the metals ...Continue Reading...
Monitoring of Zimbabwe diamonds lifted
Washington (SAPA) – A UN-mandated global watchdog on Friday agreed to end year-long monitoring controls on Zimbabwe’s diamond trade, after it found the government had allayed concerns over its Marange mines. Zimbabwe’s diamond industry has been tarnished by allegations of ...Continue Reading...