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Nov 26, 2019· He said falling cobalt prices, increased costs, and higher taxes had dented the mine's economic viability. The company's wholly-owned Mutanda Mining (MUMI) subsidiary notified employees of the suspension in a letter seen by Reuters, whose contents a Glencore spokesman confirmed.

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Angus M. Feather's 14 research works with 318 citations and 7,574 reads, including: Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange Applications in Africa's Resurging Uranium Industry: A Review

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Oct 11, 2019· The Mutanda copper-cobalt deposit lies with the lower part of the Neoproterozoic Katangan sedimentary succession which extends over more than 700 km from Zambia through the Katanga province of the DRC and is up to 150km wide. It is part of a thrust-and-fold belt known as the Lufilian Arc. It shares the same characteristics of most of the ...

Mutanda mining | FLEURETTE

Copper and cobalt mineralisation is generally in the form of malachite and heterogenite/kolwezite in the oxide portion of the deposit and chalcocite, bornite and carrollite in the deeper sulphide zone. The depth of oxidation is approximately 190 m to 220 m below surface. ... Based on the June 2013 Mintek report, the envisaged flowsheet will ...

COBALT RECOVERY FROM SOUTHERN AFRICAN COPPER …

Mintek . 200 Malibongwe Drive, Private Bag X3015, Randburg, 2125, South Africa (*Corresponding author: [email protected]) ABSTRACT . Cobalt occurs together with copper in the southern African copper belt, and a large portion of this cobalt ends up in copper smelting slags, mostly dissolved in oxide form. It is possible to achieve high

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Cobalt blues Environmental pollution and human rights violations in Katanga's copper and cobalt mines April 2016 Stichting Onderzoek Multinationale Ondernemingen Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations Sarphatistraat 30, 1018 GL Amsterdam, The Netherlands T: +31 (0)20 639 12 91 – F: +31 (0)20 639 13 21 [email protected]

RIP PILOT PLANT FOR THE RECOVERY OF COPPER AND …

Mintek has been developing resin-in-pulp (RIP) technology for base metal recovery from dense slurries since the late 1990s. This included evaluations of RIP technology for the in-pulp extraction of copper, zinc, nickel, cobalt, vanadium, manganese and gold cyanide [1, 2, 3] from different sources. These developments culminated, in collaboration ...

Mutanda Mine - Wikipedia

MUMI is jointly owned by Glencore (69% ownership) and Fleurette (31% ownership). MUMI is managed by Glencore who also have a offtake contract for all copper and cobalt production. Website: : Plant -Coordinates* 10° 47' 29" S, 25° 47' 34" E: Type of Plant: Sulphur Burning: Gas Source: Elemental Sulphur

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Nov 27, 2018· The two NGOs studied environmental and human rights issues linked to copper and cobalt mines exploited by the Glencore-owned firms Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) and Mutanda Mining (MUMI).

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MUMI is jointly owned by Glencore (69% ownership) and Fleurette (31% ownership). MUMI is managed by Glencore who also have a offtake contract for all copper and cobalt production. MUMI is a high-grade copper and cobalt producer. Total copper production for 2014 was up 31% to 197,129 tons (2013: 150,553 tons).

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Mutanda produced 27,000 tonnes of cobalt in 2018 along with 200,000 tonnes of copper. The mine will be placed on care and maintenance when 2019 comes to an end. The DRC government has made no ...

Mutanda mining | FLEURETTE

Advances i n cobalt r e c ov ry a nd pu if t C. Pawlik, Mintek, South Africa Milling in acidic raff in a tes o lu cp r- b hydrometallurgical cir cu its: enx wav o p r-cobalt hydrometallurgy S. Kumwenda and E. Mkhiz e,n tou h Africa Recovery of cobalt using th eAlbi on Pr c s P. Rohner, O. Kloiber-Dea n e,a d D. Tu rCo Resources, Australia

Abstracts received for Copper Cobalt Africa Conference 2018

Somika has Hydro-metallurgy based facility to manufacture 2400 tonnes Cobalt Hydroxide annually of 30 to 35% purity. In 2008, Somika commissioned a plant to produce Copper …

Copper and Cobalt | FLEURETTE

MUMI is jointly owned by Glencore and Fleurette. MUMI is managed by Glencore who also have an offtake contract for all copper and cobalt production. MUMI is a high-grade copper and cobalt producer. Total copper production for 2014 was up 31% to 197,129 tonnes (2013: …

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Copper and cobalt mineralisation is generally in the form of malachite and heterogenite/kolwezite in the oxide portion of the deposit and chalcocite, bornite and carrollite in the deeper sulphide zone. The depth of oxidation is approximately 190 m to 220 m below surface. ... Based on the June 2013 Mintek report, the envisaged flowsheet will ...

Glencore's Mutanda mine in Congo shuts a month early ...

comparison of granular and fibrous ion exchange systems for the removal of copper from cobalt advance electrolyte. Keywords: ion exchange, impurities removal, copper, cobalt electrolyte. Introduction Mintek has done a significant amount of work on the development of ion exchange fibres (IXFs) during the 1980s– 1990s.

Evaluation of different adsorbents for copper removal from ...

Glencore, the largest producer of copper and cobalt in the country, produces one-third of the world's cobalt from its mines in the DRC. Shutting down the mine will have a negative impact on the national economy, on local communities, and on the mines' employees (estimated to be more than 3 000 people).

Abstracts received for Copper Cobalt Africa Conference 2018

MUMI is jointly owned by Glencore and Fleurette. MUMI is managed by Glencore who also have an offtake contract for all copper and cobalt production. MUMI is a high-grade copper and cobalt producer. Total copper production for 2014 was up 31% to 197,129 tonnes (2013: …

Laboratory-scale sulphation roasting testwork for copper ...

MUMI is jointly owned by Glencore (69% ownership) and Fleurette (31% ownership). MUMI is managed by Glencore who also have a offtake contract for all copper and cobalt production. MUMI is a high-grade copper and cobalt producer. Total copper production for 2014 was up 31% to 197,129 tons (2013: 150,553 tons).

Glencore and the Shutting Down of MUMI: blackmail or a real...

copper and cobalt production P. Sithole, X.C. Goso, and H. Lagendijk Mintek, Randburg Laboratory scale sulphation roasting testwork was conducted to study the sulphation efficiency and recovery of cobalt and copper fr om synthetic and natural raw materials. The sulphation roasting efficiency was studied in terms of mass change, phase chemical

Glencore accused of environmental pollution in DRC - SWI ...

Advances in cobalt r e c ov ry a nd pu if t C. Paw l ik, Mintek, South Africa Milling in acidic raff in a tes o lu cp r- b hydrometallurgical cir cu its: enx wav o p r-cobalt hydrometallur gy S. Kumwenda a nd E. Mkhiz e,n tou h Africa Recovery of cobalt using th eAlbi on Pr c s P. Rohner, O. Kloiber-Dea n e,a d D. Tu rCo Resources, Australia

Abstracts received for Copper Cobalt Africa Conference 2018

Resource. Annual production capacity is estimated at 20,000 tonnes of copper metal and 8,000 tonnes of cobalt in cobalt hydroxide, with expansion to 110,000 tonnes of copper metal and 23,000 tonnes of cobalt in cobalt hydroxide by the first quarter of 2012.Facilities include a dense media separation concentrator and a hydrometallurgical plant for crushing, screening, milling, pre-leaching ...