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Cominco Merges with Kropz Plc

The merged entity maintaining the title Kropz (AIM:KRPZ) raised £27.3 million (US$35 million) upon listing on the London Stock Exchange's junior market.

The company has the Elandsfontein phosphate project on South Africa's west coast, and the world-class Hinda phosphate project in the Republic of Congo and also has the rights to the Aflao prospect in Ghana. Read more

Cominco Director Roderick Smith on the BBC World News

Cominco director Roderick Smith was interviewed by BBC World Service with an audience of 285 million people globally, on 9 February 2016.

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Cominco at the AGI Awards for Geospatial Excellence

The Hinda Phosphate project was finalist for the AGI Awards for Geospatial Excellence in the category of Best Geospatial Data Visualisation, last November. Read more

Cominco story is featured on

Pitney Bowes has produced a case study article and a video about Cominco Hinda Phosphate Project. Read more

The rehabilitation works of secondary school of Hinda village

Cominco has undertaken the rehabilitation works of the secondary school of the Hinda village during the months of April and May 2015. Read more

World press coverage on completion of Cominco’s DFS

Cominco completes its DFS on the world's largest and thickest undeveloped phosphate JORC Ore Reserves in the Republic of the Congo Read more

Definitive Feasibility Study Completed

Cominco completes DFS on the world's largest and thickest undeveloped phosphate JORC Ore Reserves in the Republic of Congo Read more

Cominco Resources was at the CRU Phosphates 2015 International Conference & Exhibition

Cominco Resources exhibited at the CRU Phosphates 2015 in Tampa, US. Read more

Cominco sponsors the 54th Congo Independence Day Celebration in Loubou, 15 August 2014

Cominco was proud to sponsor the celebration of the Republic of Congo's 54th Independence Day.

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Cominco Mining on Top

Briefing to Infrastructure Round Table, Chaired by His Excellency Mr P Oba, Minister of Mine and Geology, 24th June 2014 Read more

Cominco Hinda Feasibility Study Featured in CRU Fertiliser Week, 27 November 2013

"Phosphates explorer Cominco Resources has released a completed feasibility study for its Hinda Phosphate Project in the Republic of Congo, which confirms that the project is technically and economically viable..." Read more

Maiden Ore Reserve Statement

Cominco is pleased to announce the maiden Ore Reserve (“Reserve”) for the Hinda Project with Total Reserves of 432.8Mt @ 10.6% P2O5. Read more

Commencement of Pilot Scale Drilling

Cominco Resources is pleased to announce the commencement of a large diameter drilling campaign in support of full pilot scale test work. Read more

CEIMC: Congo’s International Expo and Conference on Mining, 3 - 4 October 2013

Cominco is Bronze Sponsor of the Republic of Congo Ministry of Mines's first International Expo and Conference on Mining (CIEMC) taking place in Brazzaville, 3 - 4 October 2013.
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Celebrations for Congo’s Independence Day, 15 August 2013

Cominco is proud to support the Republic of Congo and its people as they celebrate the 53rd anniversary of the La Fête Nationale, Independence day, which takes place on August 15th every year. Read more

Updated Hinda Resource Announcement: Now world’s largest phosphate deposit (04/12/2012)

This Hinda Mineral Resource update is the second to be reported, and now totals 531 Mt at 11.1% P2O5 at a 7% P2O5 cut-off, of which 89% is now in the Measured and Indicated category. This is understood to be the largest undeveloped Measured and Indicated phosphate deposit in the World. Read more

Cominco announcement: Successful Scoping Study for Hinda Phosphate Project, Congo Brazzaville

Cominco Resources Limited is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the comprehensive Scoping Study for construction of an open-cut mine, beneficiation plant, slurry pipeline and shiploading facilities, for the sale of 4 Mtpa of phosphate rock concentrate. Read more

Mineweb article on Cominco Resources “Great prospects for Congo Phosphate mine”, 10/10/2012

"Cominco Resources' prospective phosphate mining operation at Hinda in the Republic of Congo, not to be confused with the DRC, has the potential to be one of the lowest cost in the world..." Author: Lawrence Williams. 09 Oct 2012 Read more

Mining Merger publishes article on Cominco Resources, Aug. 2012

"Cominco Resouces, the private London-based miner developing a 454.4m tonne (Mt) phosphate-uranium resource into a Tier I asset in Republic of Congo will seek off-take partners from the close of 2012, founding CEO Roderick Smith said...." Read more

Mining Weekly: India offers $1bn incentive for African infrastructure investment, 12/06/2012

The Indian government has set aside some $1-billion, offering fertiliser companies soft loans to create logistics and infrastructure facilities in African countries... Read more