Deal #4374

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Simba, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Target country
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Comment on location
75km northwest of Lubumbashi, the capital of Katanga Province, in the central part of the Katanga Copper Belt

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
5500
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2009] 5500

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Mining
Comment on intention of investment
Copper

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Exploitation permit / license / concession (for mineral resources)
Comment on nature of the deal
The Kipoi Mining Licence covers an area of 55sq km and contains a 12km-long extensively copper-cobalt mineralised segment. The project hosts five known copper deposits: Kipoi Central, Kipoi North, Kileba, Judeira and Kaminafitwe.

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2009] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2011] In operation (production)

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Contract #1

Contract date
2009-01-14

Operating company

Operating company
Comment on investment chain
Tiger Resources originally obtained 60% in the project with 40% owned by Gecamines. The company later purchased the rest of the shares in the project and ceded 5% to Gecamines, according to the mining code.

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-05-26
Comment on data source
Mining Weekly- Tiger produces first cathode at DRC project

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
company website

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Comment on data source
URL no longer working. Bloomberg Business week- tiger resources ltd- http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/snapshot/snapshot.asp?ticker=TGS:AU

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File
Comment on data source
TGS fact sheet. Could not get URL for factsheet as company website timing out.

Data source #5

Data source type
Contract
File

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2016-03-15
Comment on data source
Mining review- Tiger Resources to increase production at Kipoi by year end

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Resources area
Copper

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes

Water extraction envisaged

Water extraction envisaged
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
The company has other operations in the vicinity of this mine- #4376.

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