Eastinco Mining & Exploration Plc (“Eastinco” formerly Equatorial Mining & Exploration) was established in 2012 to pursue the exploration, development, and trading of African industrial mineral assets. Eastinco is an investment company listed on the London NEX exchange, with its primary asset being a Rwandan tin, tungsten and tantalum mining company, Eastinco Limited.
Our current investment activities
Eastinco recently completed an investment in Eastinco Limited, a Rwandan based subsidiary mining, trading, and exploration company. The company has concluded an exclusive joint- venture contractual relationship providing for the mining, trading and subsequent off-take of coltan ore with the Rwandan mining co-operative, Kuaka co-operative.
Mineral mining in Rwanda is conducted mainly as artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). Eastinco Limited is in the process of modernising, mechanising, and improving health and safety measures at the mine site. The company is presently exploring expansion via other joint-ventures.