Inside the Gertler’s Empire in the DR Congo

By Franz Wild, Michael J. Kavanagh & Jonathan Ferziger – Dec 6, 2012 (Bloomberg Markets Magazine) Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler visits Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) mines at Kolwezi in Katanga, DR Congo, in August 1, 2012. Dan Gertler’s bearded face lights up as he looks out the helicopter window. Below, an installation twice the size of Monaco rises from a clearing in the central African forest, where it transforms ore mined from the ochre earth into sheets of copper.