Fast Track Africa: Lubumbashi
Lubumbashi is the second largest City of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and capital of the mineral rich Katanga Province. It is situated 180 kms northwest of Ndola, Zambia and 120 kms from the Zambian Border. Lubumbashi is named after a small local river. Katanga province is mined for copper, cobalt, zinc, cadmium, germanium, tin, manganese, and coal. Most international mining companies:
- Anvil Mining
- Boss Mining (a ENRC Company)
- Comide (a ENRC Company)
- Ruashi Mining (METOREX Group)
- Kamoto Copper Company (Katanga Mining)
- Tenke Fungurume Mining
- Anglo American
- operating in Katanga are headquartered in Lubumbashi. Other industries include printing, brewing and milling.
Lubumbashi is serviced by Luano International Airport.