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Cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has the world's largest source of cobalt. Over the past few decades the rare mineral which was formally mined as a by-product of copper has become a highly demanded mineral.

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How Dodd-Frank Is Failing Congo Foreign Policy

Voice How Dodd-Frank Is Failing Congo The campaign to stop conflict minerals is supposed to be protecting people's lives in one of the most fragile parts of Africa.

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Democratic Republic of Congo reforms Mining Code

The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) law n18/001 of 9 March 2018, reforming the Mining Code (MC), was assented to by the President on 9 March and published in the Official Gazette on 28 March 2018. The implementing provisions of the Mining Regulations are currently under discussion with the State and major mining operators in the DRC. These

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Despite Cleanup Vows, Smartphones and Electric Cars Still

Sep 13, 2018In 2002, Congo rolled out a mining code seen as friendly to international mining companies, and Mr. Virji said he bought licenses to mine sites

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Democratic Republic of Congo tells mining companies to

Lubumbashi — The Democratic Republic of Congo told local units of Glencore, China Molybdenum, Ivanhoe Mines and four other mining companies to relocate their head offices as newly demarcated

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How mining affects women in the Democratic Republic of

Jul 15, 2019Others interviewed for the study, Resources and Resourcefulness Gender, Conflict, and Artisanal Mining Communities in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, also painted a mixed picture of how their lives and livelihoods had changed with the expansion of mining. "Women in this community are the most vulnerable because they have no shops, no

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Cobalt Blockchain—Ethical Cobalt from the Democratic

Cobalt Blockchain Inc. (TSXVCOBC, OTCCOBCF) is a Canadian resource company currently focused on exploring and developing high-grade cobalt assets in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Kivu Mineral Mining Company For Natural Gold, Diamonds

Kivu Mineral Mining is a fully registered mineral sector development partner in Democratic Republic of Congo with sound resources and investments in Kivu region of Congo since 1990. Our integral model of operation offers 5% ownership to indigenous communities in Kivu region to avert wrong sentiments that would make the operations of the company

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Trackless Mining Equipment womenpowerproject

Trackless mining equipment for Lonmin Platinum Mining . Mining Weekly has reported that engineering company,Hydro Power Equipment (HPE) is to supply Lonmin Platinum with six flat-endsystems, two long-hole rigs and two monorail raise rigs to develop the mainhaulages and crosscuts at its South African mines.

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Democratic Republic of Congo Pact

May 28, 2019In the Democratic Republic of Congo, vast mineral resources offer the prospect of real economic benefit. But their high value can also lead to conflict, exploitation and complex social problems. Pact and its partners are using systemic solutions to help overcome these and other development challenges, particularly in artisanal and small-scale mining communities.

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CONGO-K President Felix Tshisekedi's mining in-crowd

Spotlight CONGO-K Africa Mining Intelligence dated 02/07/2019 President Felix Tshisekedi's mining in-crowd Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi. Reuters While he continues to wrestle with his predecessor Joseph Kabila over the composition of his cabinet, Congolese president Felix Tshisekedi has surrounded himself with a team of mining advisors.

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Mining Extraction Global Forest Atlas

Mining has always been an environmentally disruptive activity, but contemporary extractive industries are located in some of the most ecologically sensitive forests in the boreal and the tropics. Oil, gas, and mineral extraction account for an estimated 7% of global deforestation in the subtropics, with increasing exploration and development taking place in the Amazon and Congo basins.

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Scientists reveal the hidden costs of cobalt mining in DR

Sep 21, 2018Scientists reveal the hidden costs of cobalt mining in DR Congo. by Dirk Blijweert, KU Leuven. Credit CC0 Public Domain In recent years, the demand for cobalt, a

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Illegal miners at Glencore concession in Congo defy eviction

Illegal miners at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in southeastern Congo defied a deadline on Tuesday to vacate the site, a union official said, raising fears of a potentially violent

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Pictures Of Gold Mining nicolauwaert

Mining in Montana began in 1864, when the glint of gold in a prospector's pan attracted hundreds to the banks of Silver Bow Creek.Mining first centered around Bannack and ia City and the miners quickly spread out around the territory seeking new gold fields.

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WHO Democratic Republic of the Congo

The WHO country health profile of Democratic Republic of the Congo provides key statistics and links to health topical databases, plus news, features and Bulletin journal articles on

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Developing and Managing Congo's Natural Resources

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is among the most mineral-rich countries in Africa. During the war, those natural resources fueled the conflict, and provided illegal sources of wealth for some. Now, as the DRC undertakes the rebuilding of its economy, the management of natural resources serves as a key component in its development strategy.

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Australian mining executives feared dead in Congo plane

Jun 21, 2010Australian mining executives feared dead in Congo plane crash Australian mining magnate Ken Talbot and five other Australian mining executives are

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Massacre in Kilwa facilitated by Anvil Mining, operating

The Anvil Mining Company cooperated to some extent with the DR Congo's army to put down a local rebellion, many people were killed. The local population was terrorized. Many years went by after 2004 without the Anvil Mining Company being made liable for what had appened in Kilwa in 2004.

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Shedding light on why mining companies in eastern Congo

Aug 30, 2017Industrial gold mining companies in eastern Congo have faced violent attacks over friction between industrial and artisanal mining. Shedding light on why mining companies in eastern Congo

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Congo, Democratic Republic Joint Ventures/Licensing

There are opportunities for foreign businesses to enter into joint ventures with foreign and domestic firms operating in the DRC. Congolese private businesses and parastatals seek foreign partners when undertaking resource and innovation intensive undertakings such as infrastructure, IT, power generation, mining, and other extractives projects.

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Mining Law 2019 Laws and Regulations Congo D.R. ICLG

In addition to the 2002 Mining Code, the mining industry is also regulated by the country's tax legislation, notably regarding VAT, Customs Code, the Labour and Immigration legislations, Law no. 11/009 of 9 July 2011, establishing the basic environmental protection principles, and various other laws dealing with contractual and corporate

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Investment procedure in the mining sector DR Congo

"India is an inspiration to Africa, in that its Green Burey Gold expands in Kilo-Moto greenstone belt Mining company Burey Gold inked an agreement with Emirati firm Medidoc FZE to buy a 60% onterest in Tendao project which comprises five exploration licences covering a total of 1,456 km, in North-Western part of DR Congo.

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Despite Cleanup Vows, Smartphones and Electric Cars Still

Sep 13, 2018Play Video Business Despite Cleanup Vows, Smartphones and Electric Cars Still Keep Miners Digging by Hand in Congo Supply chains at Apple, VW

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Congo-Kinshasa Mining Industry News Monitoring Service

The Future of Mining EMEA conference takes place at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London from 26-27 June and builds upon the existing Future of Mining event series across the globe with a strategic level commercial and operational agenda connecting the industry across Europe, Middle East and Africa to discuss the latest mining innovations and technologies.

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Pact and Microsoft expand fight against child labor in

Aug 30, 2017On Wednesday, Pact and Microsoft Corp. announced an expanded partnership to address child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Microsoft has made a new, three-year financial commitment to support Pact's work to address child labor in mining, and will build on the successful Watoto Inje ya Mungoti (Children Out of Mining) project.

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Mining the Congo Canadian mining companies in the DRC

May 26, 2007When the Congo war broke out in 1996, a number of small Canadian mining companies were active in the DRC. In 2002, eight Canadian companies were implicated in the UN report entitled "Report on the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources and Other Forms of Wealth in the Congo".

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Coltan, the Congo and your cell phone MIT

Republic of the Congo (DRC) lies in the metallic ores found there.1 The ores contain metals valued for their use in a range of high technology products. By controlling the mining, in order to impose a "tax" or simply to expropriate the ores, a variety of armies and militia,

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Authors Ewan SutherlandAffiliation University of the WitwatersrandAbout War crime

Strategies for FDI in the Mining Industries of DR Congo

Strategies for FDI in the Mining Industries of DR Congo 25 3. FDI in Mining Sector Contribution in the Development Process Chile, Argentina, Botswana, Tanzania, South Africa, Australia and Canada are countries with a history of mining. The mining sector contributes to economic development and

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