• What Democratic Republic of Congo's Mining Reform

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has undertaken a bold reform in its mining sector. This month, DRC's its president Joseph Kabila signed into law a new mining code that increases royalties and taxes that mining companies pay. This happened even with intense objections from international mining companies operating in DRC Glencore, Randgold, China Molybdenum and Ivanhoe.

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo Mining News Junior Mining

    Jul 16, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo Mining News. July 16, 2019 Ivanhoe Mines and the Democratic Republic of Congo's President Reaffirm Joint Commitment to

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  • Revision of Democratic Republic of Congo's mining code

    Perceived as the revival of the resource nationalism, this trend now includes the recent revision of its mining code by the Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC") and the country's state-owned mining company Gcamines' willing to renegotiate existing mining agreements to cure their "imbalances".

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  • Congo's swing producers turn to copper after cobalt

    Jul 08, 2019Production of hand-dug cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo is poised to drop sharply after prices tumbled, prompting many of the country's

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  • Mining in the Republic of Congo waiting for profits By

    Sep 10, 2012The Republic of Congo's mining industry is developing swiftly following 50 years of uncertainty. During a recent interview, Jean Omer Mpeho, the Press Attach of the Republic of Congo Consulate to the UK, explained that after independence and prior to the start of the civil wars of the 1990s, there were small-scale mining operations concentrated in the south-western Kouilou region

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  • DR Congo mining code regulations signed into law aides

    "The decree fully implements the mining code promulgated by the President of the Republic in March," she said. Congo is Africa's top copper producer and the world's leading miner of cobalt

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  • Children as young as seven mining cobalt used in

    Jan 18, 2016A cobalt mine between Lubumbashi and Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photograph Federico Scoppa/AFP/Getty Images Children as young as seven are working in perilous conditions in

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo city poisoned by years of mining

    Aug 22, 2016Democratic Republic of Congo city poisoned by years of mining 22/08/2016 Lubumbashi In this stream, the fish vanished long ago, killed by acids and waste from the mines, says Lubumbashi resident Heritier Maloba, staring into the murky waters of his childhood fishing hole.

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  • Congo's Kabila signs into law new mining code Reuters

    Mar 09, 2018DAKAR (Reuters) Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila signed into law on Friday a new mining code that raises royalties and taxes on

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  • CBS News finds children mining cobalt in Democratic

    Mar 05, 2018A CBS News investigation found that children are mining cobalt, an expensive metal used in batteries that power smartphones and electric cars. Foreign affairs columnist Bobby Ghosh speaks to CBSN

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo CMOC International

    Tenke Fungurume is a leading copper and cobalt producer, with mines and processing facilities situated within the African copper belt in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Tenke's substantial mineral endowment supports a long mine life and future expansion opportunities.

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  • Chemaf Copper and Cobalt. A source of national pride.

    Chemaf has a critically important role to play in providing the market with high quality, responsibly sourced cobalt and copper. Established in 2001, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Chemaf is perfectly positioned to meet the demands of worldwide battery revolution.

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo reforms Mining Code ey

    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

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  • Conflict Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    May 08, 2018Conflict Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo a sociological look into the lives of Cobalt miners. Introduction. Sidiki Mayamba is a Cobalt miner who lives in the small town of Kolwezi

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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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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Economy globalEDGE

    Democratic Republic of the Congo Economy. Economic Trivia The Democratic Republic of Congo is widely considered to be the richest country in the world regarding natural resources; its untapped deposits of raw minerals are estimated to be worth in excess of U.S. $24 trillion.

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo Mining, Minerals and Fuel

    Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) is located to the northeast of Angola in Central Africa. The country was formerly known as Zaire. The total area of the country is 2,344,858 km 2, and it has a population of 73,599,190 as of July 2012.

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  • Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo Embassy

    Welcome to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) website. We hope you will find all the necessary information for your visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, our beautiful country where the world second largest river basin is found along with the five national parks located in the Congo Rainforest and are part of the UN World Heritage Sites.

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  • PROMINES Study

    Overview of artisanal mining in the DRC The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has enormous mineral wealth and potential including some of the world's major deposits of copper, cobalt, tin, tantalum, gold and diamonds. Given that most large-scale mining activity in the DRC remains in the prospection, exploration, feasibility, or development

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  • Profits and loss Mining and human rights in Katanga

    The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has significant deposits of minerals and metals, including gold, copper, tantalum, tungsten, coltan and cobalt. For more than a decade the extraction of these resources has been linked to conflict, human rights abuses and corruption. Much of the mining

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  • Armed forces called to defend Glencore mine in Congo

    Jul 04, 2019Glencore Plc said armed forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo are in the area around the operations of its Kamoto Copper Co., after dozens of illegal miners were killed in

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  • Glencore-Katanga Mining Ltd., Democratic Republic of Congo

    Summary of the conflict The company Katanga Mining Ltd. operates a copper-cobalt project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This corporation is a subsidiary of Glencore, and is owned by the latter for a stake of 75%.

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  • Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo Embassy

    Welcome to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) website. We hope you will find all the necessary information for your visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, our beautiful country where the world second largest river basin is found along with the five national parks located in the Congo Rainforest and are part of the UN World Heritage Sites.

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo The Enough Project

    The Democratic Republic of Congo, home to an estimated $24 trillion in natural wealth, has been plagued by armed conflict, political violence, and grand corruption for decades. Since the early 1990s, eastern Congo has been home to the world's deadliest war since World War II, with 5.4 million

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  • The Democratic Republic of Congo and mining

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), lying pretty much in the centre of Africa, is geographically the eleventh-biggest country in the world and is well known for its mineral riches. In its most

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  • DR Congo loses $750m in mining revenues to corruption

    Jul 21, 2017Democratic Republic of Congo DR Congo loses $750m in mining revenues to corruption Global Witness says at least $750m paid to Congo's tax bodies and state mining company disappeared in 2013-2015.

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  • Child labor in the mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo

    Apr 06, 2016The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) contains vast and significant mining resources including more than 1100 minerals and precious metals. With such riches, the DRC has the potential to become one of the richest countries in Africa and to guarantee the well-being of its population—including its children. However, despite the availability of these mineral

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  • A Glittering Demon Mining, Poverty and Politics in the

    Jun 26, 2008Two years after the first democratic elections in 40 years, informal arrangements such as Manyida are operating alongside the many foreign multinationals rushing in to tap the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) extensive mineral resources.

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  • Congo mining code passes Senate without opposition

    Jan 24, 2018Democratic Republic of Congo's new proposed mining code, which the industry has warned will stifle investment in the copper and cobalt-rich

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  • The conflict mineral coltan mining in DR Congo and

    Jul 22, 2013In recent years the 'obscure mineral' coltan—geological name Columbite Tantalite—has become widely known and politicised for being closely connected with the violence of armed groups in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Similar to campaigns about 'blood diamonds' in

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo to top global mining sector

    May 04, 2017The Democratic Republic of Congo's mining sector growth will be in large part fuelled by ongoing foreign investment into some of its largest mining projects. An important boost will come from growing Chinese investment, as the country looks to bridge a

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo reforms Mining Code

    Mar 28, 2018Democratic Republic of Congo reforms Mining Code Executive summary 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

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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo glencore

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is an important copper-producing nation. See how we are working to support the country's long-term growth. What do you do in the DRC? The DRC is home to one of the world's main copper-mining regions the African Copperbelt. In the DRC,

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