|Traded as||ASX: TGS|
|Headquarters||Balcatta , Australia|
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"'Tiger Resources"' Ltd is an Australian-based company focused on the discovery, development and exploration of high-grade copper/cobalt deposits in the world-renowned Katanga Copper Belt in the DRC. Tiger has an interest in a number of highly prospective projects covering 1,550km2, including the Kipoi, Lupoto and La Patience projects. he Kipoi Copper Project is operated by SEK (Société d’Exploitation de Kipoi), a 95%-owned subsidiary of Tiger. Tiger is developing the Kipoi Project in stages. Stage 1 involved processing high-grade oxide copper mineralisation through a heavy media separation (“HMS”) plant, which began copper concentrate production in mid-2011.
Tiger commenced production of copper cathode at its Stage 2 Solvent Extraction Electrowinning (SXEW) plant at Kipoi in May 2014. The HMS plant ceased operation in October 2014.
Ore reserves from Kipoi Central, Kileba and Kipoi North deposits, as well as Judeira and other deposits in the Kipoi and Lupoto project areas will be processed in Stage 2 operations as well as reject floats, slimes and medium-grade ore stockpiles from Stage 1. No mining is required for the first two years of Stage 2 operations.
La Générale des Carrières et des Mines (Gécamines) is a Congolese commodity trading and mining company headquartered in Lubumbashi, in the Katanga region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is a state-controlled corporation founded in 1966 and a successor to the Union Minière du Haut Katanga. Gecamines is engaged in the exploration, research, exploitation and production of mineral deposits including copper and cobalt.
Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation PLC (ENRC) is a private, Kazakhstan/Central African-focused, multinational leading diversified natural resources company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It has activities in integrated mining, processing, energy, logistics and marketing.
The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the world's production of cobalt, copper, diamond, tantalum, tin, and gold. It is the Democratic Republic of the Congo's largest source of export income. In 2009, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) had an estimated $24 trillion in untapped mineral deposits, including the world's largest reserves of coltan and significant quantities of the world's cobalt. The United States Geological Survey estimates that the DRC has 1 million tons of lithium resources.
Katanga Mining Ltd (TSX:KAT) is a mining company operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with its headquarters in Canada. Katanga Mining operates a major mine complex in the Congo's Katanga Province, producing refined copper and cobalt. It claims to have the "potential of becoming Africa's largest copper producer and the world's largest cobalt producer." Katanga paid US$452 million in cash to Nikanor shareholders. In January 2008 Nikanor was merged into Katanga Mining. Katanga Mining Ltd is 86% owned by Swiss commodity trader Glencore.
Anvil Mining is a copper producer that has been operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since 2002. The company headquarters are in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Anvil is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Australian Stock Exchange. As of September 2011 its major shareholder was Trafigura Beheer.
Copper mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo mainly takes place in the Copper Belt of the southern Katanga Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Kambove mines are a group of active or abandoned copper mines near Kambove in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Kipoi Mine is a copper mine in Katanga Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with an inferred 306,000 tonnes of copper in high-grade ore.
Tilwezembe is an open-pit copper and cobalt mine in Katanga Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo operated by Katanga Mining, a subsidiary of Glencore.
Mutoshi Mine is a copper mine in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. As of 2011 it was 70% owned by Anvil Mining and 30% by the state-owned Gécamines. The mine was placed on care and maintenance in late 2008.
Mashamba East is an open pit copper mine near to Kolwezi in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, currently not being actively worked.
Kalukundi Mine is a copper and cobalt mine being developed in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by Africo Resources, a Canadian company. In September 2008 the company estimated the value of the resource as $1.47 billion.
Africo Resources is a Canadian mining company whose main property is the copper and cobalt Kalukundi Mine in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Tremalt Limited was a mining company incorporated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It was the vehicle for a highly criticized deal in 2001 in which it bought copper assets at far below their estimated value in return for a private agreement to pay a share of profits to the DRC and Zimbabwe governments. Allegedly some of the payments were made in the form of military equipment. The company made few investments in its assets, several of which the DRC government took back. In 2006 it was sold for about $60m.
Dan Gertler is an Israeli billionaire businessman in natural resources and the founder and President of the DGI Group of Companies. He has diamond and copper mining interests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and has invested in iron ore, gold, cobalt, oil, agriculture, and banking. As of 2015 his fortune was estimated at $1.26 billion by Forbes.
Nikanor plc was a publicly quoted holding company for Global Enterprises Corporate (GEC) with assets in the rich Copperbelt region in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
The Kananga Mine is an open pit copper mine near Kolwezi in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Sodimico is a state-owned mining company in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Camrose Resources Limited (Camrose) was a company owned by Dan Gertler, an Israeli businessman, the founder and President of the DGI Group of Companies. Camrose's other assets included a "64% stake in Canada listed Africo Resources which held a 75% interest in the Kalukundi Mine's exploitation licence as well as a 56% indirect interest in Comide Sprl, which held the exploitation licence for Mashitu, Pangalume and Kii tenements."
The following lists events that happened during 2006 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.