Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo-A Journey to Africa’s Mineral Heartland

Mining-in-the-DRCWith an estimated $24 trillion worth of untapped mineral wealth in the ground at today’s prices, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has the potential to become rich beyond imagination. The country’s mineral resources include cobalt (world’s largest reserves, holding more than 45% of overall reserves), copper (world’s second largest reserves after Chile, at 70 million metric tons), diamonds, gold, zinc, uranium, tin, silver, coal, manganese, tungsten, cadmium and crude oil.Continue Reading