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Conflict minerals in D.R. Congo | War Child - The charity for children ...

The Congo possesses 80 percent of the world's coltan, but only mines a fraction of it. ... Gold is the biggest source of conflict mineral trade in Congo and is most...

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Australian Mining Companies Digging A Deadly Footprint in Africa ...

Jul 10, 2015 ... Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining's Damaging Push Into Africa ..... Of the companies recently active in Africa, nearly 60 percent have listed since 2004. .... an impoverished huddle of villages surrounding its Syama gold mine.

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Congo-Kinshasa: U.S.$400 Million Congo Gold Trade Supporting ...

Apr 30, 2015 ... While 70 percent of tin, tantalum, and tungsten mines in eastern Congo are now conflict-free, the report identifies that only 35 percent of gold...

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Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo - Wikipedia ...

The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the ..... Six other Canadian companies have previously owned Congolese gold properties, including Barrick Gold ...

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This is how the Congo supplies 'conflict minerals' to ... - MINING.com

Sep 22, 2013 ... Unlike legitimate countries that export tantalum, the Congo is a nation ... as well as an important amount tin ore, tungsten, gold and dozens of...

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Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor - Democratic Republic ...

However, children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo continue to ... work, and in the worst forms of child labor, including in the forced mining of gold,...

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Responsible Gold Also Means Supporting Livelihoods of Artisanal ...

Apr 22, 2015 ... By Tyler Gillard and Roel Nieuwenkamp Last year, Congolese civil society ... The mine supports 5,000 thousand so-called “artisanal” gold miners, who ... refiners alone cover 85 to 90 percent of gold produced annually and it's...

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The Congo's Midas Curse | Mother Jones

Dealers in the Congo's mining towns buy diamonds, gold, and whatever else ... mined $1.5 billion worth of gold from 2000 to 2007, but only 9 percent of that...

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Kibali Gold Mine, Orientale, Congo - Mining Technology

The gold mine, developed in an area of 1,836km² on the Moto goldfields, is one of the largest gold mines of Africa. The site is located in the north-east of...

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What Is Coltan? - ABC News

Coltan is mined through a fairly primitive process similar to how gold was mined ... The average Congolese worker makes $10 a month, while a coltan miner can...

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The Congo Mines That Supply "Conflict Minerals" For the World's ...

Sep 20, 2013 ... The country's mines produce near half of the world's supply of tantalum, as well as a large percentage of its tin ore, tungsten, gold, and dozens...

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Congo's copper output falls on low prices, gold rises | Reuters

Feb 10, 2016 ... Congo's economy is highly dependent on the mining sector, which accounts for about 20 percent of GDP. Copper and cobalt alone accounted...

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The Price of Precious - National Geographic Magazine

Picture of a child laborer at a militia-run mine in Watsa ... This is on the road to Bavi, a rebel-controlled gold mine on the Democratic Republic of the Congo's wild eastern .... Eastern Congo produces 20 to 50 percent of the world's tantalum.

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Gold Mine CEO Says 'No New Mining Taxes In DRC' | AFKInsider

Apr 20, 2015 ... Companies that mine DRC's rich reserves of gold, diamonds, cobalt and copper have, until now, paid corporate taxes of 30 percent.

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Gold mining in Congo | Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa ...

Gold miners in eastern DRC no longer fear warlords but now they are ... and end the illegal export of almost 100 percent of the gold produced in the east.

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largest undeveloped gold mine in Africa with about 13 – 14 million ounces of .... The strong growth that the DRC has shown has been two percentage points...

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IRIN Africa | The poverty of the DRC's gold miners | DRC | Economy ...

Makuza Boniface, SOKIMO director at Iga-Barrière, told IRIN the company imposes a 30 percent tax on all gold produced at the site by the artisanal miners.

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Congo's Conflict Gold Rush: Bringing Gold into the Legal Trade in ...

Apr 21, 2015 ... According to U.N. experts, an estimated 98 percent of gold produced by artisanal miners in Congo—8 to 12 tons worth roughly $400 million–is...

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Download the report - OECD

Interference at mine sites by Congolese public security forces . ... 1B: Estimated percentages of artisanal workers exploiting minerals per province 2013/14 . .... Moreover, 76% of sites visited by IPIS teams in 2013/14 were gold mining sites.

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Beyond “Conflict Minerals”: The Congo's Resource Curse Lives On ...

At least three-quarters (and as much as 95 percent) of the coltan leaving the eastern ... The case of gold mining in the DRC's Ituri district, bordering Uganda,...

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