Other Non-ferrous

The Other Non-ferrous Division is based mainly in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia.

It produces and processes copper and cobalt ore, and includes a road logistics business operating in Central and Southern Africa and a number of development projects in coal (Mozambique), bauxite (Mali), platinum (Zimbabwe) and fluorspar (South Africa).

The Other Non-ferrous Division comprises:

Boss Mining

Copper and cobalt mining and processing operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, run by the Group with the state-owned Gécamines as a minority (30%) partner.

The operations include open cast mines, crushing, beneficiation, concentrator plants and an electro-winning facility.


Holder of exploration permit assets contiguous to the Group’s existing operations in the DRC.


90% interest in Chambishi Metals PLC, a Zambian copper and cobalt producer, together with Comit Resources FZE, a Dubai-based marketing and sales company that historically has handled Chambishi’s copper and cobalt sales.

Northam Platinum

A 14.35% stake in Northam Platinum, a major South African platinum producer.


Owner of high quality copper and cobalt exploitation licences located in the DRC.