EAST AFRICA

  • RDC (Gold, Platinum, Coltan)

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO The country has huge mineral resources, much of which remains untapped. The primary resources extracted in the DRC include cobalt, diamonds, gold, copper, and oil. Much of the resource extraction is done in small operations, known as “Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining” (ASM).   PREMIMA as usual works with artisanal and small […]

  • TANZANIA (Gold, Diamond, Sapphire, Tanzanite)

    TANZANIA Tanzania is the 4th largest gold producer in Africa after South Africa, Ghana and Mali. Gold production currently stands at roughly 40 tonnes a year, copper at 2980 tonnes, silver at 10 tonnes and diamond at 112670 carats. In total the mining sector contributes 2.8% to GDP each year but this could rise considerably […]