Eurasia's Monchetundra mining permit in 'final stages' By: Simone Liedtke Updated 2 hours 37 minutes ago Aim-listed Eurasia Mining on Tuesday announced the approval of the Monchetundra mine permit application by the Russian Ministry of Economic Development (MOED).
Congo 'state agents' murdered hundreds in 2017, says UN report: 1,176 extrajudicial killings.Theguardian, UK. 25/1/2018
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DR Congo is potentially one of the richest countries on earth, but colonialism, slavery and corruption have turned it into one of the poorest, writes historian Dan Snow.
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This part of the globalissues.org web site looks at the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Media coverage is poor and yet there have been millions of refugees and over five million killed since the war began around August 1998.
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Source: Infomine.com Cobalt demand and supply. On May 11, Mining Weekly reported: "Cobalt supply pressures rising amid DRC conflict mineral concerns. Technology and clean technology companies are increasingly struggling to secure adequate supplies of cobalt, while the ethical sourcing of cobalt also remains a challenge."
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a country located in the African Great Lakes region of Central Africa.It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) ranked 176 out of 187 on the latest United Nations Human Development Index and two new investigations have shed more light on why that's the case. Despite being Africa's biggest copper producer and the world's leading source of cobalt with "up to $ ...
Scrutiny is heightened for a few of these minerals. A 2010 U.S. law requires American companies to attempt to verify that any tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold they use is obtained from mines free of militia control in the Congo region.
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Country Overview. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the largest country in Francophone Africa, has vast natural resources and spans a surface area of 2.3 million square kilometers.
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1A.D. Roberts, 1982, 'Notes towards a financial history of copper mining in Northern Rhodesia'.Canadian Journal of African Studies.Vol 16, no 2, 1982: 347-359.
At this week's Mining Indaba in Cape Town, executives will look for the Democratic Republic of Congo's mining minister to explain major shifts in royalties and tax policy in the country's mining bill. The bill, approved by parliament and awaiting the president's signature, contains some ...
Coinciding with a new Amnesty report on how corporations tackled human rights abuses in the cobalt supply chain of DRC, the Good Shepherd (Bon Pasteur) calls for more commitment from mining companies and battery-makers to eradicate child labor.
DRC's incredible mining industry is worth an outstanding $24 billion. The raw materials that fuel our digital age, our PCs and smartphones, are extracted from these mines: cobalt, copper, tantalum.
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The Democratic Republic of Congo has moved to increase taxes on mining firms and increase government royalties from the industry despite fierce opposition from international mining companies. President Joseph Kabila signed a new mining code into law on Friday. The country is Africa's biggest ...
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