Tenke Mining Corp

A map showing the location of Tenke Fungurume in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Lundin to Absorb Tenke

Vancouver — Advancing its plan to become a major international mining house, Lundin Mining (LUN-T, LMC-X) has tabled a $1.4-billion all-stock deal to acquire sister company Tenke Mining (TNK-T, TNKDF…

Photo by Anthony VaccaroMoto Goldmines geologist Guillaume Kiza overlooks a gold-rich valley in the northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nearby, a member of a government-sanctioned private police force acts as security -- a quiet reminder that danger is never far off in the developing world. In our 4-page feature on Mining in Africa, staff writer Anthony Vaccaro talks with a company that helps junior exploration companies like Moto decide to move forward or simply walk away.

The DRC: Unlimited potential or relentless turmoil?

The recent killings of eight UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo reminded the world of the chaotic flux at work in the country. Every time optimism begins to take hold in the DRC,…

Anvil surviving the storm

It’s common to see brightly coloured mattresses decorating the thatched roofs of Congolese huts during the rainy season. Downpours often reach inside the dwellings, forcing villagers to dry their belo…

DRC approves terms for Tenke Fungurume

Vancouver — The transitional government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has approved the terms of amended agreements that will govern future development of the renowned Tenke Fungurume copp…

Tenke makes inroads in Argentina

Vancouver — Drilling by Tenke Mining (TNK-T) at the El Bagual gold-silver property in southern Argentina has returned high grades….

Viceroy advances Gualcamayo

Vancouver — Armed with almost $15 million in cash and cash equivalents, Viceroy Exploration (VYE-V) aims to bring its Gualcamayo gold project in Argentina to the feasibility stage….

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