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Congo Encyclopedia

Congo is commonly called Congo-Brazzaville to distinguish it from its neighbor, Zaire, which recently renamed itself as The Democratic Republic of Congo (informally called Democratic Congo). Congo has a landmass of 342,000 square kilometers and a population of about 2.5 to 3 million.

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La Gazette de Kolwezi

Kolwezi Anvil Mining, manifestation de 115 anciens travailleurs. Les manifestants protestent ce vendredi devant les bureaux de cette entreprise minire contre ce qu'ils considrent comme un licenciement illgal, rapporte radiookapi

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Suspends Construction at Kolwezi Project 24hgold

Suspends Construction at Kolwezi Project by 24hgold 24hgold . First Quantum is a producing copper company based in Canada. First Quantum produces copper, cobalt and gold in Congo Dem. Rep. of, in Mauritania and in Zambia, develops cobalt, copper and nickel in Congo Dem. Rep. of and in Zambia, and holds various exploration projects in Congo Dem. Rep. of and in Peru.

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Regrettably, as a result of the illegal cancellation of the Kolwezi Project over 750 Congolese workers have already lost their jobs and the RDC is now foregoing direct revenues of up to $150 to $300 million a year while the Kolwezi Project sits idle.

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Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the world's production of cobalt, copper, diamond, tantalum, tin, and gold as well. It is the Democratic Republic of the Congo 's largest source of export income.

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Illegal mining on the increase in DRC's Katanga province

Illegal mining is on the increase in the Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, regional governor Moses Katumbi said Friday. Katumbi said there has been a visible increase in the number of illegal and artisan miners in his province.

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Katanga Mining Week Preview 2015 YouTube

Oct 01, 2015The 2015 edition of the Katanga Mining Week promises to be most successful when the figures show that copper production in the DRC expects

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Niko Naudts Deputy Security Manager Mutanda Mining

Adapt and foresee trends of new security threats in this challenging environment highly affected by illegal mining and social unrest in Kolwezi / DRC Maritime Security Consultant Salamanca Risk

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Topic Katanga Mining Weekly

Jul 20, 201818th April 2014 Established in 2007, Johannesburg-based mining laboratory services provider Tramecon provides turnkey laboratory solutions to new mining

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Katanga Mining Announces Settlement of DRC Legal Dispute

About Katanga Mining Limited Katanga Mining Limited operates a major mine complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo producing refined copper and cobalt. The Company has the potential to become Africa's largest copper producer and the world's largest cobalt producer.

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Cobalt children

The Good Shepherd Sisters project in Kolwezi, DR Congo is referred to in Amnesty International's report in artisanal mining in DR Congo This is what we die for, published January, 2016, page 32 The Good Shepherd Sisters approach their work with compassion, gentleness, acceptance and respect.

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Suffering in the Democratic Republic of Congo Behind the

Some people have lauded great progress in the exposure of illegal mining in the DRC, particularly by Human Rights Watch (HRW) whose 2005 report "The Curse of Gold" exposed Ugandan officials and multinational corporations smuggling gold through local rebel militias.

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Amnesty accuse mine giant of DR Congo 'cover-up'

Amnesty claims bulldozers from a subsidiary of the mining company, Entreprise Generale Malta Forrest (EGMF), were used to clear the village, not far from Lubumbashi, the second biggest city in the province, the country's economic motor.

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Powering Down Corruption Tackling Transparency and Human

Artisanal or small-scale mining (ASM) in some cobalt mining areas has links to illegal and corrupt involvement of armed military actors, nontransparent documentation of production and export data, and human rights abuses such as child labor and hazardous working conditions.

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Katanga Mining Provides an Update on Legal Proceedings

ZUG, Switzerland, May 8, 2018 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX)- Katanga Mining Provides an Update on Legal Proceedings Commenced by G camines Katanga Mining

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Chinese aid, trade and investment and the forests of the

Chinese aid, trade and investment and the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo Louis Putzel Nol Kabuyaya. Chinese aid, trade and investment and the 3 Satellite image of artisanal mining near Kolwezi in the DRC 21 4 A scene from Kawama mining village 22

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Congolese Cobalt Mines, Child Labor and The Price of Profit

A more difficult issue for the celebrity class in America to take up involves mining of a different sort cobalt mining. Cobalt is a metal essential to the production of smartphones and electric cars. It quite literally powers the engine most developed societies.

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Organized crime and illegal gold mining in Latin America

Illegal mining is quickly expanding across Latin America. The increasing demand for copper, tin, tantalum, tungsten, but mainly gold, has multiplied the emergence of heavy mining machinery that—without permission and sometimes on a large scale—operates in remote corners of

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Congo mine tests Glencore's efforts to weather copper

Congo mine tests Glencore's efforts to weather copper slump Posted By Mpinane Senkhane on December 3, 2015 in Projects Since the commodity price slump rippled out to the remote corners of Africa that hold some of the world's most important metals supplies, thousands of mine workers in Kolwezi have been fearing for their future.

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First Quantum battles Congo and ENRC over Kolwezi mining

The Kolwezi licence in which FQM had already invested 460m was subsequently sold to London-listed Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) for the knockdown price of 113m.

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CNW Katanga Mining Provides an Update on Legal

ZUG, Switzerland, May 8, 2018 /CNW/ Katanga Mining Limited (TSX KAT) (Katanga or the Company) today provided an update on the legal proceedings disclosed by

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Stone crusher for construction quarrying and mining in Stone crusher is widely used as quarry crushing machine in construction quarrying and mining plant in South

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500 years is long enough! Human Depravity in the Congo

Tragically, of course, fatal industrial accidents and housing demolition are only two of the many abuses inflicted on mining labourers, including (illegal) child labourers, and families in the

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The Democratic Republic of Congo and the Future of Cobalt

On October 22, 2010, the Congolese Ministry of Mining approved the Canadian Lundin Mining Corporation's (TSXLUN) mining contract, making the company

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New political topographies. Mining companies and indirect

In my own interviews, as well as in other studies, the involvement of senior politicians close to Joseph Kabila in mining contracts, but also in many 'illegal' mining and smuggling activities, is confirmed for the period after 2005 Global Witness, Digging in Corruption.

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mining and alleged human rights abuses in the DRC. Here, Mark Dummett, co-author of 'This is what we die for', explains the findings of the report, the subsequent global reaction and outlines the changes needed in corporate due diligence to prevent such abuses from continuing Taken from Benchmark Magazine Q1 2016 (Part of Benchmark Membership).

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Amnesty International report on cobalt Democratic

A 2010 study of artisanal mining in Kolwezi by Pact Inc. found that only a small minority (less than 3 percent) of miners paid the correct legal taxes, while all were regularly required to pay illegal

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First Quantum Minerals suspends construction at Kolwezi

Sep 15, 2009The suspension follows the issuance of an order by the general prosecutor of Katanga to seal KMT's facilities.

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15 suffocate in illegal mine in DR Congo Business

Fifteen people have suffocated while digging in an illegal mine in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where the problem of illicit mining is widespread, an official said today. The incident occurred yesterday in Kolwezi in the mineral- rich province of Katanga, where scores of impoverished

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