Crushing & Grinding Machines

As cobalt demand booms companies must do more to protect

Nov 25 2020 0183 32 However mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo is risky because of the prevalence of artisanal small-scale mining Artisanal mining is...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Belgian paternalism and the politics of decolonization The paternalistic tendencies of Belgian colonial rule bore traces of two characteristic features of Leopoldian rule an irreducible tendency to treat Africans as children and a firm commitment to political control and compulsion...

Congo to impose curfew against second wave of coronavirus

Dec 16 2020 0183 32 The Democratic Republic of Congo will impose a curfew and other strict measures including the mandatory wearing of masks in public spaces to...

As cobalt demand booms companies must do more to protect

The production of other cobalt-exporting countries such as Russia Canada Australia and the Philippines accounts for less than 5 of the global production How companies in the cobalt supply chain can source responsible cobalt from the Democratic Republic of the Congo amid these human rights risks is a question worth exploring...

Why the cobalt market needs Congo s illegal miners Andy

FILE PHOTO - Artisanal gold miners sit outside a tunnel at an illegal mine-pit in Walungu territory of South-Kivu province near Bukavu in Democratic Republic of Congo April 5 2014...

Democratic Republic of the Congo COD

Key demographic indicators for Democratic Republic of the Congo Under-Five Mortality Rate Population...

Anvil Mining lawsuit re complicity in Dem Rep of Congo

Snapshot A 2004 armed attack resulted in several lawsuits and investigations occurring in the Democratic Republic of Congo Australia and Canada against Anvil Mining for alleged complicity in human rights abusAll cases were dismissed in favor of Anvil Mining except for a complaint before the African Commission on Human and People s Rights which ordered the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Democratic Republic of the Congo Development and Peace

Feb 08 2016 0183 32 The Democratic Republic of the Congo DRC has been living a decade-long civil war that has wrought countless atrocities on the population including six million deaths Recent fighting around the city of Goma in November 2012 was a stark reminder of the fear and insecurity that civilians face daily in the absence of good governance rule of...

Empowering Women in the Mines of the Eastern Democratic

May 04 2015 0183 32 After two decades of civil war and ongoing conflicts vulnerable populations throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo DRC have continually been pushed off their traditional agricultural land and forced to seek out their livelihood through other means such as artisanal mining It is estimated that between 500 000 and 2 million people work informally in the artisanal and small-scale...

Democratic Republic of the Congo Culture History

Democratic Republic of the Congo country located in central AfricaOfficially known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo the country has a 25-mile 40-km coastline on the Atlantic Ocean but is otherwise landlocked It is the second largest country on the continent only Algeria is larger The capital Kinshasa is located on the Congo River about 320 miles 515 km from its mouth...

Congo Democratic Republic of the DFAT

The Democratic Republic of the Congo DRC has Africa s fourth largest population and is the second biggest country in terms of area the largest is Algeria Established as a Belgian colony in 1908 it gained independence in 1960 after a vicious civil war...

Corruption in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Corruption in the Democratic Republic of the Congo once legendary has diminished in recent years but continues to exceed corruption in most statThe BBC s DRC country profile calls its recent history one of civil war and corruption President Joseph Kabila established the Commission of Repression of Economic Crimes upon his ascension to power in 2001...

2017 Trafficking in Persons Report

Dec 22 2020 0183 32 CONGO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE TIER 3 The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo DRC does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking and is not making sufficient efforts...

DR Congo Mine Workers at Risk During Covid

Jun 11 2020 0183 32 Multinational copper and cobalt mining companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo should take immediate steps to protect the rights of thousands of Congolese workers during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Where Is The Congo Rainforest

Jan 07 2019 0183 32 The Congo Rainforest then extends to southeastern Cameroon Equatorial Guinea eastern Gabon southern side of Central African Republic and to the central and northern parts of the Republic of Congo Ecology of the Congo Rainforest The Congo Rainforest is a broad belt made of lowland tropical forest ecoregion and spans across the Congo River...

Democratic Republic of Congo

Although the Democratic Republic of the Congo has vast natural resources it is also severely lacking in infrastructure and political stability and is deeply corruptThe country has and has had several nam It is known as Congo-Kinshasa DR Congo DROC DRC and simply Congo...

As the World Guzzles Cobalt Who Will Protect Its

Jun 12 2020 0183 32 The production of other cobalt-exporting countries such as Russia Canada Australia and the Philippines accounts for less than 5 of the global production How companies in the cobalt supply chain can source responsible cobalt from the Democratic Republic of the Congo amid these human rights risks is a question worth exploring...

Meet the struggling gold miners who are missing out on

May 21 2020 0183 32 Mining communities often depend on imported goods Our contacts tell us that in mining areas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo basic food prices have risen fivefold Then there is...

Chinese companies are betting heavily on Democratic

Dec 26 2020 0183 32 Chinese companies are betting big on the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC s mining industry as copper prices surged to a seven-year high driven by China s strong recovery and the push for...

Congo Democratic Republic of the

Mining and hydrocarbon Banking and insurance Trade for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on incomes between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Africa and between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Belgium have been effectively implemented...

Conflict Minerals in East Congo Global Witness Global

Mar 02 2015 0183 32 Armed groups including elements of the Congolese national army have played on the trade in tin tantalum tungsten and gold to fund a brutal war in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 15 years There were an estimated 27 million internally displaced people within the country due to ongoing armed conflict in the east as of 2014...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

The UNGOE reported a large part of the gold that was allegedly sourced from Rwanda and Uganda was obtained fraudulently in neighboring countries including the Democratic Republic of the Congo For example it documented that 660 pounds of undeclared gold transited each month from Bukavu to Rwanda and Burundi...

Congo Democratic Republic of the

The transfer of a building in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gives rise to the payment by the purchaser of a registration duty amounting to 3 of the building s value for a normal sale Stamp tax There are no stamp taxes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Payroll tax The tax on wages is withheld at source by the employer...

Sundance seeks 88 bln in damages over Congo iron ore

Dec 21 2020 0183 32 Australian miner Sundance Resources said on Monday it had initiated an arbitration process against Congo Republic for damages of 876 billion after the Congolese government revoked its...