Investment

With one of the largest and most promising exploration portfolios in the region, Chemaf is investing now to meet demand of the future.


Responsibility

Chemaf has a critically important role to play in providing the market with high quality, responsibly sourced cobalt and copper.


Community

Our commitment to safeguarding those impacted by our operations is critical to ensuring that our business can continue to thrive.


Artisanal & small-scale mining (ASM)

Chemaf is piloting an innovative way of working with artisanal small-scale miners


At a glance


The worldwide battery revolution is being fuelled by cobalt. What once was a little known mineral is now in greater demand than ever.

Chemaf is perfectly positioned to meet that demand – safely and responsibly. Established in 2001, and with a considerable asset base in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), we are specialists in mineral exploration, mining and processing. We produce London Metal Exchange (LME) grade cobalt and copper cathode. With one of the largest and most promising exploration portfolios in the region, Chemaf is investing in its people and its plant to meet the needs of the future.

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LME grade copper cathode in 2017 (tonnes)
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Cobalt in 2017 (tonnes)

FACING UP TO THE CHALLENGE OF ASM – LONGER VERSION

FACING UP TO THE CHALLENGE OF ASM – SHORTER VERSION


“This is an amazing time for Chemaf and the DRC.”

Sebastien Ansel

Executive Directorand Chief Financial Officer


News


Shalina Resources and its Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) subsidiary, Chemaf, sign marketing agreement for cobalt hydroxide with Trafigura

Ramsey and Lubumbashi, 4th April 2018 – Shalina Resources Ltd and its DRC subsidiary Chemaf S.A.R.L (“Chemaf”), a company specializing in cobalt and copper exploration, mining and processing in the DRC, have today announced the signing of a marketing agreement until December 2020 for cobalt hydroxide with Trafigura Group, the leading commodities trading firm. Read more

Trafigura Cobalt marketing agreement press release Read more