South Africa’s diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals has secured its 15% strategic shareholding in Surge Copper, a Toronto Stock Exchange-Venture Exchange company that is advancing an emerging critical metals district in British Columbia, Canada. Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed ARM, headed by Dr Patrice Motsepe, is now a cornerstone investor in Surge, which owns 100% of the emerging Berg project and the longer-term Ootsa asset, which host porphyry copper, molybdenum, gold, and silver deposits.