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Blockchain to track Congo's cobalt from mine to mobile

Blockchain is to be used for the first time to try to track cobalt's journey from artisanal mines in Democratic Republic of Congo through to products used in smartphones and electric cars.

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The Congo Is Set To Butt Heads With Mining Firms Over

Mar 07, 2018 · The Scramble for Supply. The Democratic Republic of the Congo traditionally has experienced difficulty in converting its mineral wealth into widespread economic growth, especially as a result of graft. In November 2017, Bloomberg reported that $750 million in royalties and other payments to state-owned mining company Gecamines had disappeared,

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Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Mining

Accidents and abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) artisanal and small-scale mining sector are common. Now, women working in the industry are beginning to advocate for their rights and the World Bank and the government are supporting various efforts to close the gender gap in the sector.

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Mining Manufacturers in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mining Supply Manufacturers in Democratic Republic of the Congo. 26-27, Poteau Rouge, Route Kambove, Likasi, 243. Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Indian Mining Companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Indian Mining Companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These companies are being joined steadily by Chinese state-owned operators. Although Indian mining companies have a growing presence in the copper, cobalt, tin and tantalum sectors, their operations remain relatively small scale, and none can yet be considered a mining major.

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How mining affects women in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Oct 27, 2019 · "Before the war, the fields produced and the men were still working," one woman, a mineral transporter in the Democratic Republic of Congo, told researchers studying the impact of mining there after two decades of conflict. "Now we make money by growing in the fields of others and carrying things from the mines.

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Diamond Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mar 29, 2016 · The 'Diamond Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to 2020' report comprehensively covers DRC's reserves of diamond by region and county, the historic and forecast data on rough diamond

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Coltan Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

also coordinates FFI's initiative to address the impact of coltan mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Richard Burgehas over ten years experience working on humanitarian and development issues in Central Africa, including the DRC. He is an independent consultant working with the Corporate Affairs Department at Fauna & Flora International.

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Cobalt mining in Congo Child labor still rife

The hunt for cobalt has triggered a modern-day gold rush in Kolwezi, the capital of Lualaba Province in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Democratic Republic of Congo Mining Directory DRC Mining

Mining Industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo (abbreviated DR Congo or DRC), previously known as Zaire, is immensely rich in natural resources. Democratic Republic Of Congo Mining News MiningWeekly Mining Weekly covers real-time news on mining projects across a range of minerals including gold, platinum, diamonds, copper and

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Children of the Congo who risk their lives to supply our

Dec 07, 2012 · For the last 15 years, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been a major source of natural resources for the mobile phone industry. This

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Ministry of Mines of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, June 18, 2012/PRNewswire via African Press Organization (APO)/- A series of claims were recently made and propagated by several organisations regarding the process for granting mining licenses and the sale of mining interests by the commercial enterprises in which the Congolese government is the sole shareholder, each time to private investors

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Mining Industry in Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo is potentially one of the richest mining countries in Africa, based on its vast resources of copper, cobalt and diamonds. However, as with many African countries, the DRC is plagued by civil war, an uncertain political situation, corruption and smuggling.

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Why mining execs don't care if Congo hikes up its profit

Mar 29, 2018 · Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Credit USAID. On 9 March, just two days after a six-hour meeting with some of the world's most important mining executives, President Joseph Kabila signed into law a new mining code .

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Indian Mining Companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Oct 17, 2011 · The main mining companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are listed in Canada, Australia and the US. These companies are being steadily joined by Chinese state-owned operators. Although Indian mining companies have a growing presence in the copper, cobalt, tin and tantalum sectors, their operations remain relatively small scale, and none can yet be considered a

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Major changes to the mining code of the Democratic

Major changes to the mining code of the Democratic Republic of Congo Publication February 2018 Concerns regarding resource nationalism reforms are a regular topic within the mining industry and international mining conferences, such as the African Mining INDABA currently ongoing in Cape Town, South Africa, are often the perfect venue for

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About the Democratic Republic of Congo Taruga Minerals

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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The Congo Is Set to Butt Heads With Mining Firms Over

Mar 04, 2018 · A worker at a copper and cobalt mine near Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Cobalt is a byproduct of copper mining, and global demand for copper still drives much of the world's cobalt production.

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Congo, Democratic Republic Mining and Minerals

Congo, Democratic Republic Mining and Minerals Congo, Democratic Republic Oil and Gas Congo, Democratic Republic Pharmaceuticals International mining companies attracted by high grade and low cost mines, may be increasingly attracted to the DRC's copper wealth situated on the copper belt in the southern part of the country.

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Congo, Democratic Republic Joint Ventures/Licensing

Congo, Democratic Republic Joint Ventures/Licensing. While joint ventures present real opportunities for companies seeking to work in the DRC, companies should conduct proper due diligence before entering into agreements with foreign or local partners in the DRC. Licensing is required in some industries such as telecommunications, mining, banking,

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Democratic Republic of Congo The Sentry

The Democratic Republic of Congo has recently made a push to clarify beneficial ownership of companies, especially within the mining and petroleum industries, through a pilot program with the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative.

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() Democratic Republic of the Congo Mining Sector

Gold miners in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) no longer fear homicidal warlords and militias but they are still being ruthlessly exploited by a plague of corrupt government

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Congo, Democratic Republic of the Significant

Any foreign company operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo through a person who contracts on its behalf in the usual way. The same applies if, in the absence of signing authority, that person habitually keeps in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a stock of goods on which one regularly takes goods for delivery on behalf of the

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Gold Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Nov 26, 2015 · The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is and has been an important gold producer in Africa. The country has been producing large amounts of gold for the past few decades and is known worldwide for its gold. However, due to political instability the gold industry in the country is far from being fully developed. Investors []

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Is the Democratic Republic of Congo's New Mining Fiscal

Nov 22, 2018 · The increasing use of renewable energy technology is driving major demand for minerals such as copper and cobalt, a key ingredient in electric batteries. This could be a golden opportunity for the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the majority of the population lives in poverty.

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Mining of Coltan Coltan in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Mining of Coltan. The map also shows which parts of the DRC is being controlled by who. The part most west is controlled by government of the Congo, the eastern section is controlled by the rebels of Rwanda, and the northern section is controlled by the rebels of Uganda. This

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Governance, mining and the transitional regime in the

Governance, mining and the transitional regime in the Democratic Republic of Congo NiZA Netherlands institute for Southern Africa PO Box 10707 1001 ES Amsterdam

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Democratic Republic of Congo The right time for

Aug 04, 2017 · With improvements in the copper price, mining interest will soon be returning to the Democratic Republic of Congo, says SRK Consulting country manager, Susa Maleba. "Drilling companies in the mining areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo still have capacity and are looking for work, and even the assay laboratories are not too busy," he says.

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Business in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mining (copper, cobalt, diamonds, gold, zinc and other metals) and petrol represent 75% of total export revenues of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and 25% of its gross domestic product International Trade of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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The toll of the cobalt mining industry on health and the

Mar 06, 2018 · The toll of the cobalt mining industry on health and the environment. The Amnesty report first revealed that cobalt mined by children was ending up in products from prominent tech companies including Apple, Microsoft, Tesla and Samsung.

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