The Manono Lithium Mine in Congo. AVZ says that it owns a 75 per cent stake in the mine, and that it will ultimately own an indirect interest worth 51 per cent of the project. Photo: Handout

Chinese miner Zijin locks horns with Australia’s AVZ over Congo’s Manono Lithium Mine

  • Zijin says it is the legitimate owner of a 15 per cent stake in Congo’s Manono Lithium Mine, denies AVZ claim that transfer was ‘spurious in nature’
  • 15 per cent stake could result in the project falling under Chinese or Australian control
10 May 2022 - 12:00PM