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Africa Mining: Congo copper production in Q1 rises 8%; cobalt output up 34%

Democratic Republic of Congo produced 296 717 t of copper in the first quarter of 2018, up 8.2% over the same period last year, the central bank said in a report on Thursday.

Cobalt production in the first quarter of 2018 rose 34.4% to 23 921 t, the bank said.

Gold production in the first quarter of 2018 rose 9.7% to 8 549 kg, the bank said.

Congo is Africa’s top copper producer and the world’s leading miner of cobalt, a key ingredient in batteries for electric cars and other electronics.source: Reuters

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