Our History

Company Milestones

The word Kamoto from which the company derives part of its name, means "small fire" in Swahili.

2013: Glencore invests in Kamoto, acquiring a 75% shareholding through Katanga Mining

  • 2014: KCC becomes a limited company according to OHADA (Organization for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa)
  • 2015: KCC’s refinery and concentrator facilities enter care and maintenance to enable construction of the Whole Ore Leach (WOL) expansion project
  • 2017: Commissioning of the WOL project
  • 2017: Production of first copper cathode
  • 2020: Acid plant construction completed

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