After the George Forrest/Gecamines deal, what future for the Lubumbashi slag heap?
Although Groupe Forrest International (GFI) and the Congolese state-owned company Gecamines officially put an end to their dispute over the [...]
The conflict waging between George Forrest International (GFI) and Congolese state-run firm Gecamines for control of the Lubumbashi slag heap (AMI 391) conceals another, more strategic, tug-of-war. When it had evicted GFI from the slag heap, Gecamines is reported to [.
The elections scheduled in 2017 to determine Congo-K president Joseph Kabila's successor are disrupting the country's economy. The unsettling climate is taking its toll on trading firms Glencore and Trafigura, who dominate copper and cobalt trading in Katanga.