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Artisanal Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

2019-7-7  While mining is a dangerous job, the conditions of artisanal mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in particular, are problematic. These conditions include unsafe mining conditions for the workers, a lack of rights for those employed in many of Congo’s mines, as well as permanent environmental damage coming from mining methods. Further, the unregulated nature of the artisanal

Mining in Democratic Republic of Congo Lexology

2019-7-4  The nature of the mining industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is mainly cobalt, coltan, copper, gold, diamonds, zinc, cassiterite and wolframite.

Making Mining Safe and Fair: Artisanal Cobalt

2021-4-23  DR Congo. Making Mining Safe and Fair: Artisanal Cobalt Extraction in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Format Analysis Source. WEF; Posted

(PDF) Democratic Republic of the Congo: Mining Sector

2016-1-1  The mining sector revenues of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have significantly increased proportionally to the mining production. Unfortunately, the increase in

Mining In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo

The Democratic Republic Of The Congo has 106 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in The Democratic Republic Of The Congo mines are Copper,Cobalt,and Tin .At the time these mines were surveyed, 12 mines in The Democratic Republic Of The Congo were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole

Democratic Republic of Congo Mining Africa

2021-1-4  Although the Democratic Republic of the Congo has vast natural resources, it is also severely lacking in infrastructure and political stability, and is deeply corrupt.The country has, and has had several names. It is known as Congo-Kinshasa, DR Congo, DROC, DRC and simply Congo.

Samsung Electronics and Partners Kick Off “Cobalt for

2019-9-19  September 18 saw the official launch of the “Cobalt for Development” pilot project a cross-industrial initiative that seeks to promote responsible mining practices and improve conditions at an artisanal cobalt mine site in a southern province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Demand for Congo’s cobalt is on the rise. So is the

2019-2-21  Demand for Congo’s cobalt is on the rise. So is the scrutiny of mining practices. By Sarah Katz-Lavigne. Feb. 21, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. UTC.

Cobalt mining for lithium ion batteries has a high

2016-9-30  In Lubumbashi, another center of Congo’s mining industry, 180 miles from Kolwezi, doctors have begun to unravel what has long been a mystery behind a range

Making Mining Safe and Fair: Artisanal Cobalt

2021-4-23  DR Congo. Making Mining Safe and Fair: Artisanal Cobalt Extraction in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Format Analysis Source. WEF; Posted

Volkswagen engages in improving working conditions

2020-11-19  Artisanal mining cooperatives in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), participate in trainings for responsible mining practices. As a responsible company, Volkswagen is actively engaging in improving artisanal cobalt mining conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as the living conditions for people in the surrounding

First-step analysis: mining in Democratic Republic of

2020-6-3  The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has ratified a few international conventions related to the protection of the environment in the mining

Democratic Republic of Congo: Revision of the Mining

2019-10-7  After many years of discussions between the relevant stakeholders in the mining sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the revision of the Mining Code 1 (the Code) and its regulation 2 was adopted in 2018. The Code forms part of the trend of recent reforms of mining legislation in Africa.

From Compliance to Practice Mining Companies and the

2020-1-31  mining companies operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) honour their commitment to the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights and evaluate their impact on local security practices and outcomes.

“Cobalt for Development” Project Started Trainings for

2020-10-30  The cross-industry initiative “Cobalt for Development” has started trainings for twelve artisanal mining cooperatives in October in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo). The trainings cover major environmental, social and governance aspects for responsible mining practices.

Community rights widely abused by cobalt mining in

2016-4-18  Community rights widely abused by cobalt mining in Democratic Republic of Congo Research by SOMO reveals that serious human rights violations and environmental pollution are happening in Democratic Republic of Congo as a result of cobalt mining

Samsung Electronics and Partners Kick Off “Cobalt for

2019-9-19  September 18 saw the official launch of the “Cobalt for Development” pilot project a cross-industrial initiative that seeks to promote responsible mining practices and improve conditions at an artisanal cobalt mine site in a southern province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Cobalt mining and the corporate outsourcing of

2021-2-17  In the pursuit of reputational benefits and to guarantee a steady supply of cobalt, mining corporations have spearheaded efforts to formalize the artisanal mining sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This article examines the unintended effects of these corporate-led formalization efforts in the cobalt sector.

Trump Administration Quietly Eased Sanctions on

2021-1-24  Mr. Gertler was found to have used his friendship with Mr. Kabila to act as a middleman for mining sales in Congo, requiring other companies to go through Mr. Gertler to do business with the

Volkswagen engages in improving working conditions

2020-11-19  Artisanal mining cooperatives in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), participate in trainings for responsible mining practices. As a responsible company, Volkswagen is actively engaging in improving artisanal cobalt mining conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo as well as the living conditions for people in the surrounding

Better Mining Program Improves Congo Cobalt Sector

2021-4-24  The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has had its fair share of scandals and problems. For the mining industry operating in the country, child labour, corruption, bribery, occupational health and safety, and environment and public health impacts have often been neglected.

First-step analysis: mining in Democratic Republic of

2020-6-3  The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has ratified a few international conventions related to the protection of the environment in the mining

Democratic Republic of Congo: Revision of the Mining

2019-10-7  After many years of discussions between the relevant stakeholders in the mining sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the revision of the Mining Code 1 (the Code) and its regulation 2 was adopted in 2018. The Code forms part of the trend of recent reforms of mining legislation in Africa.

From Compliance to Practice Mining Companies and the

2020-1-31  mining companies operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) honour their commitment to the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights and evaluate their impact on local security practices and outcomes.

Congo, Democratic Republic Mining and Minerals

2021-5-8  Congo, Democratic Republic 9.3-Labor Policies & Practices Congo, Democratic Republic 9.5-Foreign Direct Investment and Foreign Portfolio Investment Statistics Congo, Democratic Republic Mining and MineralsCongo (DR) Mining and Minerals This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data.

Major changes to the mining code of the Democratic

Mining Code tax benefits extended to mining companies’ subcontractors only if they are controlled by Congolese shareholders. Increased tax and custom burden. Royalties increased from 2% to 3.5% for non-ferrous and base metals and from 2.5 to 3.5% for precious metals and calculated on the gross market value of the products.

Community rights widely abused by cobalt mining in

2016-4-18  Community rights widely abused by cobalt mining in Democratic Republic of Congo Research by SOMO reveals that serious human rights violations and environmental pollution are happening in Democratic Republic of Congo as a result of cobalt mining

Category: Congo Democratic Republic

2009-6-5  United Nations Whitewashes Canadian Mining Companies Operating in Democratic Republic of Congo 27.12.2003 On October 24 last year, the Panel of Experts on the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources and other Forms of Wealth in the Congo, a UN panel struck to research this issue, submitted its report to the United Nations.

Samsung Electronics and Partners Kick Off “Cobalt for

2019-9-19  September 18 saw the official launch of the “Cobalt for Development” pilot project a cross-industrial initiative that seeks to promote responsible mining practices and improve conditions at an artisanal cobalt mine site in a southern province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.