Congo opens Chinese Deziwa copper and cobalt mineChristian Fernsby ▼ | January 15, 2020
Congo's state mining company Gécamines today opened the Deziwa copper and cobalt mine and processing plant, part of a joint venture owned by China Nonferrous Metal Mining Company (CNMC).
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Somidez, the joint venture controlling it, is held 51% by CNMC and 49% by Gécamines.
An $880 million project which started construction in May 2018, the Deziwa mine aims to produce 80,000 tonnes of copper and 8,000 tonnes of cobalt per year, according to Somidez. ■