Norwegian company to help transition away from fossil fuels
Company wants to supports positive impact for ASM
Governments need to install legal frameworks that remove barriers to formalisation
New plant expansion will enable a 43% nameplate increase in ore processing capacity
Better Mining last year monitored 27 cobalt, copper and 3 tungsten ASM mine sites
EGC must ensure that the ore marketed by Trafigura complies with OECD standards
Cobalt for Development is working to strengthen legal compliance and social well-being in the DRC.
Local companies Clean Tech Mining and Gem Resources have had their operations suspended.
Project enables international buyers to track their gold to the pit it was mined.
Tesla joins Glencore and others in industry alliance.
Commitment comes after miner signed supply deals with Tesla and Samsung.
Huayou previously halted cobalt DRC purchases in May due to child labour concerns.