The main copper-producing countries are Zambia, South Africa, and the Katanga Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which typically dominate copper mining in Africa. In 2008, Zambia produced 502 998 tonnes of copper, South Africa produced 89 700, and the DRC produced 131 400.
Palabora, South Africa. Located 360km north east of Pretoria, close to the Kruger National Park, Palabora is South Africa's leading copper producer, and is also a major source of vermiculite and baddeleyite (zirconium oxide). The majority shareholders in Palabora Mining Co. are Rio Tinto plc (57.7%) and Anglo-American.
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Copper is one of the world's most important industrial minerals, and Africa is an important world producer. While output is traditionally dominated by Zambia, South Africa and Katanga Province in the south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, many African nations contribute to copper production, and many African nations have undeveloped
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Palabora, South Africas leading copper producer, is located 360km north east of Pretoria, close to the Kruger National Park. Palabora is also a major source of vermiculite and baddeleyite (zirconium oxide). The majority shareholders in Palabora Mining