Chinese mining industry contributes to abuses in ,
Chinese mining companies operating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) need to do more to prevent their operations from leading to human rights abuses, Amnesty International warned today in a new report Profits and Loss: Mining and human rights in Katanga, examines the impact of the .
Why mining execs don't care if Congo hikes up its profit ,
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 Through this new legislation, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) hopes to reap greater rewards from its huge resource wealth .
What the New Mining Code Can Mean for the Congo | ,
In March 2018, President Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) announced an amendment to the 2002 Mining Code, resulting in an increase in royalties, taxes and contractual obligations for foreign mining compani
The Congo possesses 80 percent of the world's coltan When coltan is refined it becomes a heat resistant powder that can hold a high electric charge The properties of refined coltan is a vital element in creating devices that store energy or capacitors, which are used in a vast array of small electronic devices, especially in mobile phones .
Children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) engage in the worst forms of child labor, including in the mining of gold, tin ore (cassiterite), tantalum ore (coltan), and tungsten ore (wolframite), and are used in armed conflict, sometimes as a result of forcible recruitment or abduction by non-state armed groups() Table 1 provides .
Inside the Democratic Republic of Congo's Diamond ,
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, almost all diamond mining is done by hand It’s a labor-intensive process that requires hauling away layers of dirt and rock, sometimes 50 feet deep, to expose ancient beds of gravel where the crystals are found Miners then wash and sift that gravel one .
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Diamond Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ,
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Diamond Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to 2020" report to their offering The 'Diamond Mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to 2020' report comprehensively covers DRC's reserves of diamond by .
Cobalt mining, China, and the fight for Congo's minerals
Congo holds half the world’s cobalt reserves, a key component of the rechargeable lithium-ion batteries that power iPhones and electric cars (Trading Economics) The lion’s share of cobalt in the DRC is the South Eastern Katanga province, which was relatively free of the perennial violence which has plagued the mining regions in North and .
Child labor in the mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo
The 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 ,
The mining sector in the Republic of Congo is still in its infancy There are currently no large-scale mining operations, only small-scale domestic operations However, the country is believed to have significant reserves of iron ore, copper, diamonds, phosphate, potash, and gold, among other possibiliti