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The Congolese Government expels illegal miners from a

Jul 05, 2019· The Congolese Government expels illegal miners from a mining site in the southeastern town of Kolwezi By Joseph Tabung Banah The government of the Democratic

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Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) incident involving illegal miners

mining concessions in the Kolwezi area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This has led to daily intrusions onto its concession by on average 2,000

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DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi BBC News

Jun 28, 2019· Unofficial mining is common in the region and people do it as a means to make a living. based near Lualaba's main city of Kolwezi. operating equipment and

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Glencore confirms 19 artisanal miners Global mining news

Jun 28, 2019· Kamoto Copper Co. “has observed a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area,” Glencore said.

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Why the cobalt market needs Congo's "illegal MINING.COM

Jul 12, 2019· The KOV concession is majority-owned by a subsidiary of trading and mining group Glencore. The official response to the incident — sending the army to clear around

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The Dark Side of Congo’s Cobalt Rush The New Yorker

May 24, 2021· Up to5%cash back· In Kolwezi, many benches at bus stops were painted with his nickname. In an interview with the magazine Mining and Business, Muyej spoke critically of the cobalt

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Illegal Gold Mining Peru U.S. Agency for International

May 20, 2021· The illegal extraction of alluvial gold involves destructive processes that devastate the Amazonian communities, their forests and their ecosystems. USAID works

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Kolwezi Mine, Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba

Kolwezi Mine, Kolwezi, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo : Ancient copper mine worked from an open cut since 1903.

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Kolwezi Mining Co ,Copper ,Copper Cathode ,Congo

Company Description KolKolwezi Mining Cozi Mining Co, is located in Kolwezi, Western Are, Katanga Copper Crescent,Katanga (Shaba) Province in the Democratic

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The Congolese Government expels illegal miners from a

Jul 05, 2019· The Congolese Government expels illegal miners from a mining site in the southeastern town of Kolwezi By Joseph Tabung Banah The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is hardening measures against illegal mining in the country. In the recent efforts led by the Congolese Armed Forces (FARDC), several artisan miners have been []

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DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi BBC News

Jun 28, 2019· Unofficial mining is common in the region and people do it as a means to make a living. based near Lualaba's main city of Kolwezi. operating equipment and the illegal artisanal miners

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DR Congo soldiers, illegal miners face off after deadly

Jul 04, 2019· Soldiers were deployed Thursday to a mine in southeast DR Congo where illegal miners were protesting their expulsion a week after a shaft collapse killed dozens of their peers. More than 40 illegal miners died last week when part of a copper mine operated by Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), a subsidiary of Swiss company Glencore, collapsed in Kolwezi. Illegal mining is common and

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Mine collapse: At least 19 illegal miners killed in DR

Jun 27, 2019· Illegal mining is common and frequently deadly in Democratic Republic of Congo, where safety is often poor and risk-taking high. Figures indicating the

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Illegal miners suffocate in DRC eNCA

Dec 27, 2014· The incident occurred on Friday in Kolwezi in the mineral-rich province of Katanga, where scores of impoverished illegal miners risk their lives

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Fourteen dead after illegal mine collapses in DRC

Oct 02, 2019· In June, more than 40 illegal miners died at a copper concession in Kolwezi, southeastern DRC, that was operated by Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), a subsidiary of Swiss company Glencore. Kyanga said the illegal mine in Kampene had been operating for around a decade, a situation that underscored "the lack of oversight and the inactivity by state

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Glencore confirms 19 artisanal miners Global mining news

Jun 28, 2019· Kamoto Copper Co. “has observed a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area,” Glencore said. The tragedy has not impacted production, the company noted. The KOV mine is owned 75% by Kamoto Copper Co. and 25% by the DRC’s state-owned Gécamines.

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The Dark Side of Congo’s Cobalt Rush The New Yorker

May 24, 2021· In Kolwezi, many benches at bus stops were painted with his nickname. In an interview with the magazine Mining and Business, Muyej spoke critically of the cobalt “contagion” in Kasulo. “A

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By the Numbers: Congo's Deadly Struggle With Illegal Mining

Jul 03, 2019· Of course, not every person with a pickaxe is an illegal miner—many work in licensed cooperatives on authorized sites. While exact figures are unavailable, far more people are employed in so-called artisanal mining in Katanga than fully mechanized sites, according to Andrew Britton, managing director of consultant Kumi Consulting.

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By the Numbers: Congo’s Deadly Struggle With Illegal Mining

Jul 03, 2019· The longstanding issue of illegal mining jumped back into the spotlight when at least 43 people died last week in a landslide after breaking into an area of the giant Kamoto mine, owned by

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE TRANSITION

Feb 18, 2006· investors and mining companies, conflict between the new foreign actors and artisanal miners, as well as entrenched illegal/informal traders, is increasing and resulting in social tension across the DRC. The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector in the DRC represents a significant livelihood factor in the economy.

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Illegal 'artisanal' miners killed in Glencore mine

Jun 27, 2019· In its statement, Glencore confirmed 19 deaths. Glencore said KCC has seen “a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area.”

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At least 41 killed in mine collapse in Democratic Republic

Jun 27, 2019· A mining operation in the Kolwezi region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. (Sebastian Meyer/Corbis via Getty Images) At least 41 illegal miners were killed in

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Dozens killed in DRC Glencore copper mine accident

Jun 27, 2019· Glencore, the world’s biggest mining company, confirmed that at least 19 illegal miners were killed when part of the open-pit mine in the Kolwezi

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DR Congo soldiers, illegal miners face off after deadly

Jul 04, 2019· Soldiers were deployed Thursday to a mine in southeast DR Congo where illegal miners were protesting their expulsion a week after a shaft collapse killed dozens of their peers. More than 40 illegal miners died last week when part of a copper mine operated by Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), a subsidiary of Swiss company Glencore, collapsed in Kolwezi. Illegal mining is common and

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DRC : Illegal miners vs security forces: an exasperating

May 03, 2021· At the end of April, Kinshasa sent a delegation of Congolese army officers to Kolwezi, the capital of Lualaba, for talks with local authorities with the aim of finding a way of both appeasing the mining firms and removing the illegal diggers without resorting to the police or military, whose deployment within mining concessions President Felix

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Illegal 'artisanal' miners killed in Glencore mine

Jun 27, 2019· In its statement, Glencore confirmed 19 deaths. Glencore said KCC has seen “a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area.”

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Glencore’s DRC mining disaster signals continued security

Jul 05, 2019· Forty-three illegal miners died after a landslide at Glencore’s Kamoto concession outside Kolwezi in Lualaba Province on 27 June. The disaster highlights the security and reputational risks of mining copper and cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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The Dark Side of Congo’s Cobalt Rush The New Yorker

May 24, 2021· In Kolwezi, many benches at bus stops were painted with his nickname. In an interview with the magazine Mining and Business, Muyej spoke critically of the cobalt “contagion” in Kasulo. “A

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Glencore confirms 19 artisanal miners Global mining news

Jun 28, 2019· Kamoto Copper Co. “has observed a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area,” Glencore said. The tragedy has not impacted production, the company noted. The KOV mine is owned 75% by Kamoto Copper Co. and 25% by the DRC’s state-owned Gécamines.

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Katanga Mining Looks Better Value Again (OTCMKTS:KATFF

Aug 12, 2019· This follows a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area, which led to the tragic incident at KCC on June 27, 2019. Valuation

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In Congo, Lure Of Quick Cash Turns Farmers Into Miners : NPR

Mar 28, 2013· Child labor is illegal in the Congo, as is much of the artisanal mining that takes place in and around Kolwezi on mineral reserves owned or leased by foreign or Congolese companies. Be it

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By the Numbers: Congo’s Deadly Struggle With Illegal Mining

Jul 03, 2019· The longstanding issue of illegal mining jumped back into the spotlight when at least 43 people died last week in a landslide after breaking into an area of the giant Kamoto mine, owned by

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Deaths at Glencore's Mine Put Spotlight on Illegal Mining

Jun 28, 2019· "Illegal mining is a prime example of the kind of risks associated with mining in DRC," said Indigo Ellis, an analyst at Verisk Maplecroft, a risk consultancy in London.

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Kamoto Copper comments on death of 19 illegal miners in DRC

Jun 28, 2019· Kamoto Copper Company has observed a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area. This has led to daily intrusions onto its concession by on average 2,000 illegal artisanal miners per day.

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE TRANSITION

Feb 18, 2006· investors and mining companies, conflict between the new foreign actors and artisanal miners, as well as entrenched illegal/informal traders, is increasing and resulting in social tension across the DRC. The artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector in the DRC represents a significant livelihood factor in the economy.

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Illegal mining claims at least 14 lives in DR Congo P.M

Oct 02, 2019· In June, more than 40 illegal miners died at a copper concession in Kolwezi, southeastern DR Congo, that was operated by Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), a subsidiary of Swiss company Glencore. Kyanga said the illegal mine in Kampene had been operating for around a decade, a situation that underscored “the lack of oversight and the inactivity by

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Illegal gold mining “mafia” behind death threats Uganda

Jul 01, 2020· In the week ending 21 June 2020, several media houses reported that Uganda’s State Minister for Minerals, Hon. Sarah Opendi, told the Parliament of Uganda that she had received death threats from anonymous people whom she described as “mafias promoting illegal gold mining.”