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Chemaf has an expansive footprint in the DRC. We are currently expanding our existing Etoile operation and building a world class large scale mine and processing plant at our Mutoshi concession. To date, we have invested over US$570 million in these assets with a remaining spend of US$250-300 million through to production.

Etoile Mine

A leading source of copper and cobalt hydroxide
A leading source of copper and cobalt hydroxide recognised as the world’s fourth-largest cobalt mine in 2019 with an integrated ISO9001-certified processing plant. Chemaf brought Etoile mine into production in 2007 and its existing processing plan has been in operation since 2017

A key source of copper and cobalt hydroxide

US$128 million Etoile Processing Plant based on Chemaf’s proven technology.

4,000 tpa capacity Cobalt content in hydroxide salt

25,000 tpa capacity Copper Cathodes

Location: Lubumbashi, Katanga, DRC

Product: Copper (Cu) and cobalt (Co) ore