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  • Zambia - Glencore

    Safety is our top priority: in Zambia as elsewhere, we are committed to eliminating fatalities and injuries. As part of our SafeWork programme, in 2016 we launched a safety campaign at Mopani called Doing it Right – aiming to clearly define our expectations and empower supervisors to put the SafeWork principles in

  • Glencore seeks 'way forward' in Zambia - Mining Journal

    Elsewhere, Glencore said its Prodeco mining operations remained on care and maintenance in Colombia, where the country's 19-day quarantine had been extended to April 27.

  • Glencore in Africa, Zambia: Mine Boss Seized at Airport ...

    Apr 18, 2020  Zambia said Glencore didn’t follow the proper legal procedures and threatened to cancel its mining licenses. The stakes are high for both parties. Zambia, heavily dependent on copper revenues ...

  • Zambia’s mines minister rejects Glencore copper mine's ...

    Jul 17, 2020  Mopani Copper Mines is 73.1% owned by Glencore, 16.9% by First Quantum Minerals and the remaining 10% by Zambia’s mining investment arm ZCCM-IH. In 2018, MCM produced 119,000 tonnes (t) of copper. In April this year, Zambia intended to revoke the mining licenses of MCM as the firm did not give sufficient notice before suspending its mining ...

  • Economic slavery: Glencore in Zambia ChristianToday ...

    May 28, 2020  Good Copper Bad Copper is an explosive documentary released on YouTube earlier this year, bringing to light the social, economic and environmental plundering of Zambia by the larger multinational mines, specifically Glencore's Mopani mine in Mufulira.. The documentary examines the relationship between trade policy and poverty, and highlights that due to its massive copper deposits, Zambia ...

  • Glencore's Mopani Copper to restart mining as Zambia opens ...

    May 03, 2020  MOPANI Copper Mines is to restart mining, and provide a 90-day notice period of its intention to place the operations on care and maintenance, the company said in a statement today. During this notice period, it would discuss “potential solutions to its current challenges” following “constructive discussions” with the Zambian government, the company said.

  • Zambia’s mines minister rejects Glencore copper mine's ...

    Jul 17, 2020  Mopani Copper Mines is 73.1% owned by Glencore, 16.9% by First Quantum Minerals and the remaining 10% by Zambia’s mining investment arm ZCCM-IH. In 2018, MCM produced 119,000 tonnes (t) of copper. In April this year, Zambia intended to revoke the mining licenses of MCM as the firm did not give sufficient notice before suspending its mining ...

  • Zambia rejects Glencore copper mine's suspension plan

    Jul 17, 2020  Mopani Copper Mines, which produced 119,000 tonnes of copper in 2018, is 73.1% owned by Glencore, 16.9% by First Quantum Minerals and 10% by Zambia’s mining

  • Glencore's Mopani Copper to restart mining as Zambia opens ...

    May 03, 2020  MOPANI Copper Mines is to restart mining, and provide a 90-day notice period of its intention to place the operations on care and maintenance, the company said in a statement today. During this notice period, it would discuss “potential solutions to its current challenges” following “constructive discussions” with the Zambian government, the company said.

  • Glencore - Wikipedia

    Glencore plc is a British multinational commodity trading and mining company with headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, and its registered office in Saint Helier, Jersey.The current company was created through a merger of Glencore with Xstrata on 2 May 2013. As of 2015, it ranked tenth in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's largest companies.. As Glencore International, the company was ...

  • Glencore subsidiary MCM to shut Zambia copper mines

    Apr 08, 2020  Mopani Copper Mines is 73.1% owned by Glencore, 16.9% by First Quantum Minerals and the remaining 10% by Zambia’s mining investment arm ZCCM-IH. In 2018, MCM produced 119,000 tonnes of copper. In August last year, Mopani Copper Mines reportedly shut down two shafts at its Nkana mine in Zambia.

  • Zambia’s state investment arm be operator of mines in ...

    Jul 19, 2020  Zambia’s state-owned investment arm will run mines as an operator rather than a minority investor in future investments, a executive said on Sunday, as

  • Profile: Glencore in Zambia - Global Journalist

    Nov 22, 2013  Except for the initial prosecution of the founder Marc Rich, who was later pardoned, Glencore has not been formally prosecuted for the accusations in Congo or Zambia. It is a $60 billion worth company, according to Foreign Policy, and owns 73.1 percent of the Mopani copper mines in Zambia. By Maria Jose Valero. Stories Zambia

  • PPT case: Glencore copper and cobalt mining, Zambia EJAtlas

    (Español, abajo) Summary of the conflict The main activity of Glencore in Zambia is the mining of copper and cobalt, which is carried out through the subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines mainly on the Copperbelt province in the areas of Mufulira and Kitwe. The environmental effects of mining activities specific to the Mufulira Kanyono site are ...

  • Glencore court ruling in Zambia may trigger new pollution ...

    Sep 18, 2016  Toxic fumes from one of Glencore’s copper plants in Zambia caused the death of a politician, the African country’s high court said, in a ruling that could trigger fresh claims against the

  • The inside story of Glencore's hidden dealings in DRC ...

    Nov 05, 2017  They show that in 2009, Glencore, the world’s biggest mining company, gave a secret $45m loan to Gertler’s company after it enlisted him to secure a controversial mining agreement in the ...

  • Glencore trims copper output guidance, says discussing ...

    Apr 30, 2020  COPPER production from Glencore’s African assets would come in about 14% lower than set down in original guidance for the group’s 2020 financial year. The reduction, released in a first quarter production report today, includes the impact of “operating scenarios” Glencore was discussing with the Zambian government. Production from the African Copper assets would be about []

  • Zambia asks Glencore unit to rescind mine shaft closures ...

    Aug 09, 2019  Zambia's mining ministry has asked Glencore subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) to rescind its decision to close two shafts at its Nkana site.

  • Glencore to reopen Zambia copper mines pending agreement ...

    Apr 20, 2020  Glencore's statement struck a different tone to the ministry - emphasising that a re-start of mining operations was conditional on an agreement being reached. Zambia had earlier said it "applauded" Glencore's "gesture of goodwill" in rescinding its decision and opting for dialogue.

  • Glencore Zambian unit closes two mine shafts; opposition ...

    Aug 08, 2019  Glencore's Mopani Copper Mines in Zambia has closed two shafts at its Nkana mine, the company said on Thursday, a move that an opposition leader said had led to 1,400 job losses.

  • Zambia rejects Glencore copper mine's suspension plan

    Jul 17, 2020  Mopani Copper Mines, which produced 119,000 tonnes of copper in 2018, is 73.1% owned by Glencore, 16.9% by First Quantum Minerals and 10% by Zambia’s mining

  • Zambia’s state investment arm be operator of mines in ...

    Jul 19, 2020  Zambia’s state-owned investment arm will run mines as an operator rather than a minority investor in future investments, a executive said on Sunday, as

  • Glencore to reopen Zambia copper mines pending agreement ...

    Apr 21, 2020  MCM, which produced 119,000 tonnes of copper in 2018, is 73.1% owned by Glencore, 16.9% by First Quantum Minerals and 10% by Zambia’s mining

  • Zambia threatens Glencore about closing mines due to Covid-19

    Zambia threatens Glencore about closing mines due to Covid-19 The Zambian government is threatening to revoke the company’s mining rights as it prepares to close shafts due to

  • Glencore trims copper output guidance, says discussing ...

    Apr 30, 2020  COPPER production from Glencore’s African assets would come in about 14% lower than set down in original guidance for the group’s 2020 financial year. The reduction, released in a first quarter production report today, includes the impact of “operating scenarios” Glencore was discussing with the Zambian government. Production from the African Copper assets would be about []

  • PPT case: Glencore copper and cobalt mining, Zambia EJAtlas

    (Español, abajo) Summary of the conflict The main activity of Glencore in Zambia is the mining of copper and cobalt, which is carried out through the subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines mainly on the Copperbelt province in the areas of Mufulira and Kitwe. The environmental effects of mining activities specific to the Mufulira Kanyono site are ...

  • Glencore to reopen Zambia copper mines pending agreement ...

    Apr 20, 2020  Glencore's statement struck a different tone to the ministry - emphasising that a re-start of mining operations was conditional on an agreement being reached. Zambia had earlier said it "applauded" Glencore's "gesture of goodwill" in rescinding its decision and opting for dialogue.

  • Detailed report on Glencore (Mopani mine) dubious deals in ...

    May 04, 2011  Commodities trader Glencore International plc, which announced today the price range for its planned initial public offering on the FTSE, is allegedly using dubious tax practices at its Zambian operations. According to the UK’s Daily Mail, which has carried out a special investigation into the company, Glencore’s subsidiary, Mopani, located in Zambia, sells its copper []

  • The inside story of Glencore's hidden dealings in DRC ...

    Nov 05, 2017  They show that in 2009, Glencore, the world’s biggest mining company, gave a secret $45m loan to Gertler’s company after it enlisted him to secure a controversial mining agreement in the ...

  • Glencore

    2020 Half Year Production Report and 2020 Half Year Results ...

  • Zambia says Glencore declares force majeure

    Zambia says Glencore declares force majeure The country says Glencore is to shut its copper mines, a move that will be blocked by the government as it affects jobs 07 April 2020 - 14:11 Chris Mfula

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Switzerland Opens Criminal Probe Into Glencore

    Glencore, which owns and controls mines as well as oil and grain subsidiaries around the world, has long faced — and denied – accusations of financial wrongdoing, pollution and labor violations.

  • Glencore says it will re-start Zambia copper ... - Mining News

    JOHANNESBURG, April 20 (Reuters) - Glencore on Monday said its Zambia subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines would re-start "if an agreement is reached" with Zambia's government, and it would then give the government notice to go on care and maintenance after 90 days.

  • Glencore reportedly closing DRC ... - mining-journal

    Glencore has faced a series of issues in the DRC, from a new mining code to legal disputes and a growing number of illegal miners. Asiamet Resources: Copper's Best Kept Secret SPONSORED

  • Zambia’s state investment arm be operator of mines in ...

    Jul 19, 2020  Zambia’s state-owned investment arm will run mines as an operator rather than a minority investor in future investments, a executive said on Sunday, as

  • Glencore's Zambia copper subsidiary says government ...

    MCM, which produced 119,000 tonnes of copper in 2018, is 73.1% owned by Glencore, 16.9% by First Quantum Minerals and 10% by Zambia's mining investment arm ZCCM-IH. (Reporting by Chris Mfula; Writing by Helen Reid; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)

  • Zambia threatens Glencore about closing mines due to Covid-19

    Zambia threatens Glencore about closing mines due to Covid-19 The Zambian government is threatening to revoke the company’s mining rights as it prepares to close shafts due to

  • Congo-Kinshasa: Switzerland Opens Criminal Probe Into Glencore

    Glencore, which owns and controls mines as well as oil and grain subsidiaries around the world, has long faced — and denied – accusations of financial wrongdoing, pollution and labor violations.

  • Glencore’s Copper-Mining Halt Deals Blows to Congo, Zambia ...

    Glencore’s announcement that it will suspend copper and cobalt production at Katanga Mining Ltd. is a “major blow” to the Congolese government of Joseph Kabila, Ahmed Salim, senior associate at New York advisory firm Teneo Intelligence, said in an e-mailed response to questions.“With presidential and legislative elections slated for late 2016, the Kabila government will be extremely ...

  • Zambia says Glencore declares force majeure

    Zambia says Glencore declares force majeure The country says Glencore is to shut its copper mines, a move that will be blocked by the government as it affects jobs 07 April 2020 - 14:11 Chris Mfula

  • Glencore denies tax evasion over mine in Zambia South ...

    Glencore owns 73 per cent of the Mopani copper mine in Zambia A report for the Zambian government says there was an unexplained rise in operating costs at the mine in 2007 of: $380m Advertisement

  • Glencore reportedly closing DRC ... - mining-journal

    Glencore has faced a series of issues in the DRC, from a new mining code to legal disputes and a growing number of illegal miners. Asiamet Resources: Copper's Best Kept Secret SPONSORED

  • Glencore: Tax Evasion and Corruption Facing Finance

    NGOs accused Glencore of tax evasion and involvement in corruption. “Publish What You Pay” named Glencore the most opaque mining company in terms of tax transparency as they incorporated half of their 46 subsidiaries into tax havens.[1] Several other NGOs filed a complaint with the OECD in 2011,

  • Glencore

    2020 Half Year Production Report and 2020 Half Year Results ...

  • Glencore Closes Two Mine Shafts at Zambian Unit ...

    By Nicholas Bariyo Glencore PLC has closed down two shafts at its Mopani Copper Mines unit in Zambia to curb spiraling costs in a move that leaves hundreds of miners jobless, company and...

  • Zambia asks Glencore unit to rescind mine shaft closures ...

    Aug 09, 2019  LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia’s mining ministry has asked Glencore subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) to rescind its decision to close two shafts at

  • Glencore resumes payments to dodgy Dan Gertler as it ...

    Both Gertler and Glencore have consistently denied any wrongdoing in their business deals in Congo. Notes to Editors. Glencore and Dan Gertler were partners in mining ventures in Democratic Republic of Congo for a decade, until Glencore bought out Gertler in a billion-dollar deal in February 2017.

  • Sherpa et al vs Glencore International AG — OECD Watch ...

    Apr 12, 2011  The complaint against Glencore International AG and First Quantum Mining Ltd. alleges that the companys Zambian subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines Plc. has manipulated its financial accounts in order to evade taxation. Together, Glencore and First Quantum directly or indirectly own 90% of the shares in Mopani Copper Mines. Mopani is the largest mining corporation operating in Zambia and