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  • Community rights widely abused by cobalt mining in Democratic

    Apr 18, 2016 Environmental pollution and human rights violations in Katanga's copper and cobalt mines. SOMO has worked with three Congolese organisations (Afrewatch, ACIDH and Premi Congo) to conduct spot investigations of the harmful effects of mining operations of seven Congolese and foreign companies.

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  • Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Wikipedia

    Based on World Bank estimates, three Canadian companies First Quantum Minerals, Lundin Mining in partnership with the US firm Freeport McMoRan Copper &Gold and Katanga Mining were predicted in 2010 to create more than two thirds of total Congolese copper output from 2008 to 2013, and for more than two thirds

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  • On site visit to cobalt mines in Congo, April 2017 Fairphone

    Jun 7, 2017 The Katanga province is known for its enormous reserves of copper and cobalt, more than 50% of the global mined cobalt production comes from the DRC are mining often illegally on land designated for industrial mining organizations and therefore get into disputes with large scale mining companies on

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  • The Mineral Industry of Congo (Kinshasa) in 2013 USGS Mineral

    proposed mining code would not be submitted for approval by the Congolese Parliament before the first quarter of 2014. (Engineering &Mining Journal, 2014a). In April 2013, the Government issued a decree that banned the export of cobalt and copper concentrates. Companies were given a 90 day moratorium to comply

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  • Mining Week DRC Chambre des Mines RDC

    Jun 8, 2016 companies also saw their production down in Q1 2016 compared to Q1 2015. The company Sicomines, which started production in the last quarter of 2015, has already established itself as the third large copper producer in the country behind. Mutanda Mining (MUMI) and Tenke Fungurume Mining. (TFM).

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo Growth with Governance In the

    Central Africa Mineral Exploration Company. CAMI. Mining Title Registry and Cadastre Service. CEEC. Diamond and Precious Metals Evaluation Centre. CIF. Cost Insurance Freight. CODELCO. Chile National Copper Company. COMESA. Southern Africa Community. COPIREP. Steering Committee for Reform of Public

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  • List of COPPER mining companies. 24hGold

    List of COPPER mining companies with access to company profiles, projects, resources and reserves and technical analysis.

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  • dig 008 Federation of Free States of Africa

    Jul 30, 2006 The role of the DRC in the international copper and cobalt market. 13. V. The artisanal mining sector. 14. 1. Corruption and extortion in the artisanal mining sector. 14. Overview of the trade. 15. 2. The trading companies. 17 i) Illicit or fraudulent exports ii) Exploitation of artisanal miners: no rights and no

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo tells mining companies to relocate

    Apr 25, 2017 Lubumbashi The Democratic Republic of Congo told local units of Glencore, China Molybdenum, Ivanhoe Mines and four other mining companies to relocate their head Glencore declined to comment on the instruction to relocate the headquarters of their Mutanda and Kamoto Copper mining projects.

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  • Congo's Small Miners Fill Hole Left by Big Businesses

    Jul 28, 2016 Miners work at the Tilwizembe, a former industrial copper cobalt mine, outside of Kolwezi, the capital city of Lualaba Province in the south of the Democratic As large mining companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo are eliminating jobs, government officials are expanding the role of small miners.

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  • Indian Mining Companies in the Democratic Republic Africa Portal

    Oct 31, 2011 The main mining companies in the Democratic Republic of. Congo (DRC) are listed in Canada, Australia and the US. 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,

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  • Glencore: The Inside Story of How It Dug Itself out of a Deep Hole

    Jul 21, 2016 Some of the richest ore bodies anywhere are in Congo, and one of them is here, says Pedro Quinteros, an engineer from Peru who has excavated minerals for decades on three continents and now serves as CEO of Mutanda Mining, the nine year old cobalt and copper facility we're visiting. Here parts of

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  • China Expands Congo Copper Control as Western Miners Retreat

    Mar 6, 2016 As low copper prices and disrupted power supplies reduce output and lead to job cuts by companies including Glencore Plc in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Chinese companies are plowing in more investment.

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  • Katanga mining sector Geco Project

    The Katanga Region in DRC is rich in copper, cobalt and uranium deposits. 3 main companies: the Union Minière du Haut Katanga (UMHK) for the mine plants and by the B.C.K. (Chemin de fer du Bas Congo au Katanga) for the ore transport and with the Forminère (Société Internationale Forestière et Minière du Congo).

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  • Carter Center Releases Comprehensive Report on the DRC's State

    Nov 3, 2017 ATLANTA The Carter Center today released the first part of a comprehensive report, A State Affair: Privatizing Congo's Copper Sector, which is the Prior to both the 2006 and 2011 elections, deal making by state owned mining companies accelerated, generating significant proceeds that have been

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  • Mining companies clash over Congo copper mine Business The

    Sep 6, 2010 First Quantum writes to UK authorities over ENRC's acquisition of Kolwezi copper mine.

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  • Profits and loss: Mining and human rights in Katanga, Democratic

    Jun 20, 2013 This report focuses on mining in the Katanga region in the south east of the DRC, where copper and cobalt are mined. between a consortium of Chinese state construction companies and the DRC's state owned copper company Gécamines, created the Sino Congolese mining joint venture, Sicomines.

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  • Congo, Democratic Republic Mining and Minerals export.gov

    Jul 20, 2017 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. In 2016, the DRC produced 1,021,634 tons of copper, which exceeded forecasts and was 2.6 percent more

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  • Glencore to buy Gertler out of its DRC copper and cobalt mines

    Feb 13, 2017 Analysts said that Glencore's move to buy out Mr Gertler from the two DRC mines would lead to only a marginal increase in its net debt, which would remain Many of the world's biggest mining companies are keen to increase their exposure to copper because supply shortages are expected to emerge

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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Mining News and Commentary

    Miner said full year profit and output was on track despite a third quarter dip, but its shares slid to a three month low after its CEO did not rule out seeking arbitration over a tax dispute in Mali. Friedland confident Congo copper project will be bigger than Grasberg · Frik Els Sep. 12, 2017, 5:55 PM 0. Ivanhoe boss

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  • DRC Mining News and Commentary MINING

    Reuters Aug. 16, 2017, 2:03 PM 1. The government owes mining companies about $700 million in VAT reimbursements from before last year's suspension. 17, 2017, 11:50 AM 1. Two employees at the Tenke copper mine in Democratic Republic of Congo suffered minor injuries in an electrical fire at the weekend.

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  • Canadian mining companies turn bullish on Congo, despite its

    Mar 19, 2017 Companies such as Ivanhoe Mines Ltd., Banro Corp. and Alphamin Resources Corp. are expanding their operations in Congo, which boasts a wealth of gold and copper reserves.

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  • Copper mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Wikipedia

    Companies[edit]. Many companies are involved in different aspects of copper mining in the DRC, and the names change constantly due to start ups, acquisitions and divestitures. The list of companies participating in the industry that follows is incomplete.

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  • Kamoa Copper Project, Katanga Mining Technology

    The Kamoa Copper Project is situated in the Kolwezi District, Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The project includes the development of a 5Mtpa underground mine and a concentrator to produce blister copper and sulphuric acid. With an indicated resource of approximately 740Mt, Kamoa is regarded as

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  • Chinese mining industry contributes to abuses in Democratic

    Jun 19, 2013 Chinese mining companies operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) need to do more to prevent their operations from leading to human China also imports significant amounts of cobalt and copper from the DRC, much of which continues to be extracted by small scale miners also

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  • CdM annual Report 2015 EN 0402 2016.pub Congo Mines

    4 Chambre des Mines 2015 DRC Annual Report. 2015 PRODUCTION DATA. Unity 2015. 2014. 2015 vs 2014 2015 T4 2014 T4 2015 T4 vs. 2014. Copper. Tonne. 995 805. 1 029 800 Companies continue to adjust their production strategy to fit market realities, cobalt being a by product of copper produc tion. The DRC

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  • Congo starts producing copper at joint venture mine Reuters Africa

    Nov 7, 2015 Acopper mining joint venture between Democratic Republic ofCongo's state miner and two Chinese companies, agreed on in 2007as part of a minerals for infrastructure deal, has produced itsfirst copper, the mines ministry said.

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  • DR Congo's copper and cobalt riches are siphoned under president

    Jul 26, 2017 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 $10

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo to top global mining sector growth

    May 4, 2017 The recently announced sale in late 2016 of the country's largest copper mine Tenke Fungurume, by Freeport McMoran and Lunding Mining to China into cobalt mining operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, such as Glencore's recent acquisition of Mutanda and Katanga mining companies as

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  • Democratic Republic of Congo KPMG

    of the highest quality copper reserves globally, with some of the mines estimated to contain grades above. 3%, significantly higher than the global average of 0.6% 0.8%. International mining companies attracted by high grade and low cost mines, may be increasingly attracted to the DRC's copper wealth situated on the.

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