Spotlight DRC Issue dated 31/07/2020

Gécamines lets CNMC spend millions rather than respect local content rules

Gécamines facilities at the Kambove copper mine (Haut-Katanga).
Gécamines facilities at the Kambove copper mine (Haut-Katanga). ©Reuters/FW1F/Jan Harvey
CNMC has signed a deal with Gécamines whereby the Chinese mining giant will fork out $5m to avoid having to hire a local firm for the construction of its copper and cobalt mine Kambove, as required by Congolese law. [...] (330 words)
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