Behind the scenes
The Orano company, less well-known than its ancestor Areva, is in contact with Glencore. Far from the arrival in style (Jeune Afrique in 2010), Oreno will tiptoe in to help KCC "de-scent" its Cobalt.

ORANO: a Uranium perfume

The Orano company, less well-known than its ancestor Areva, is in contact with Glencore. Far from the arrival in style (Jeune Afrique in 2010), Oreno will tiptoe in to help KCC "de-scent" its Cobalt. 

Veolia is not interested in the DRC

Shortly before the French week, Veolia, the world leader in public utilities, is reluctant to take an interest in Congo. However, the French giant is a specialist in water cycle management, waste and energy recovery.  

Boss Mining for sale?

Boss Mining might be put up for sale by the ERG Group. A case to be closely monitored. 

Total ceases its activities in Block III

Total EP (Exploration & Production) DRC ceases its activities in Block III.

The exploration permit held by the Total group and its partners in eastern DRC (Block III) expired in January 2019. The Group's Exploration & Production subsidiary, which ran this block, has effectively stopped its exploration operations. 

Total EP DRC has strictly respected its commitment never to operate in Virunga National Park, which accounted for a part of Block III.

The search for a new operator therefore appears to be open. It remains to be seen whether this will be done with its historical partners or whether the DR Congo will prefer to launch a global call for tenders on all the blocks.

In addition to its research activities, Total EP RDC has contributed to the implementation of several sustainable societal projects in the region. »

RVA: the most expensive bus ticket in the world! 

The RVA - still as efficient as ever - has just found a new way to make the flow of passengers from Lubumbashi more fluid. In addition to the somewhat fanciful baggage checks, it is now necessary to use a bus to travel the 10 metres between the boarding lounge and the plane. This trip will charge the companies $23 per passenger! And that’s not even counting the cost of the very likely seminar and expert studies that will try to understand why air transport is not becoming more democratic in our country! 

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