In 2019, a truck carrying sulphuric acid to Glencore’s Mutanda mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo collides with two other vehicles and kills 18 people in the spill.1 Just 4 months later, at Glencore’s neighbouring Katanga mine, 41 artisanal miners are killed when part of the mine collapses.2


1 “Acid truck spill kills 20 near Glencore Congo mine,” Reuters, February 22, 2019

2  Stanis Bujakera, Aaron Ross, “Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 41 in Congo,” Reuters, June 27, 2019,