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Children still working in gold mines in the DR Congo ...

2021-3-18  With the unemployment crisis in Kalehe as well, most of our young people there also turn to artisanal mining." Ending child labour by 2025. About 40,000 children work in inhuman conditions in the artisanal mining of cobalt alone in the DRC, according to a 2016 report from Amnesty International and the Congolese NGO Afrewatch.

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Congo villagers discover Mountain of GOLD “90%” in

2021-3-7  Muhigirwa said the mining suspension would allow authorities to identify the miners and ensure they are properly registered with artisanal mining regulators. Order must be re-established in mining activities in Luhihi “not only to protect lives but also to ensure the traceability of the gold produced in line with Congolese law,” the decree ...

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The Congolese Mountain of Gold: Surprise Discovery

2021-3-13  The gold mountain invoked thousands of people to swarm the village in the Congo’s South Kivu province. South Kivu’s Minister, Venant Burume Muhigirwa, said the gold rush added pressure to the ...

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Congo bans mining in South Kivu village after gold

2021-3-4  A gold rush drawing thousands to a village in Congo's South Kivu province has driven authorities to ban mining there until more oversight is established, the provincial mines minister said on ...

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Viral Video Shows Congolese Village People Finding ...

2021-3-3  Congolese Villagers found the gold in a Congo Mountain within their village, which couldn’t be more perfect for them since they own that land. -Advertisement- The incredible footage shows people filling their bags with dirt from the mountain.

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The Curse of Gold in the Democratic Republic of

2005-6-1  The promising gold mining concession in northeastern Congo had become part of the Ashanti Goldfields portfolio in 1996 when the company bought a stake in a joint venture operation between Mining ...

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How much do artisanal miners earn? An inquiry

2021-3-1  Fisher et al. (2009), studying gold and diamond mining in the Mwanza region of Tanzania, report that people working in mining are less likely to be poor than people with other occupations. Phillips et al. (2001) mention that in Tanzania “the basic income in mining towns (reservation wage) was about six times what rural men could earn doing ...

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In Congo, Lure Of Quick Cash Turns Farmers Into

2013-3-29  A Massive Shift To Mining. A 2008 study by Promines, an international nonprofit, estimated that there are 450,000 to 500,000 people working as artisanal miners in Congo's four largest mining ...

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(PDF) Invisible and ignored? Local perspectives on

Local perspectives on mercury in Congolese gold mining Bossissi Nkuba 1,2* , Lieven Bervoets 2 Sara Geenen 1,3 1 CEGEMI (Expertise Centre on Mining Governance), Université Catholique de Bukavu

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MINING – Embassy of the Democratic Republic of

The current Congolese Mining Code 2 was enacted by the Congolese Congress on 11 July 2002 (Mining Code). The implementing measures of the Mining Code are set forth in the Mining Regulations of 26 March 2003 3 (Mining Regulations). New Mining Code will aim, in particular, to: Enhance the government’s control over the mining sector;

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Congolese Gold-mining Town of Kamituga Holds Vast

2021-3-25  Congolese Gold-mining Town of Kamituga Holds Vast Wealth and Crippling Deprivation 3 weeks ago 1 min read Efforts to introduce greater transparency into DRC’s mining sector have seen minimal progress in a trade that enriches individuals and

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Insights into wrongdoing in Congolese gold mines

2021-5-17  In small-scale mining, miners use hand tools to extract minerals such as gold, tin, coltan and tungsten. These materials are often used in mobile telephones, laptops and chargers. The work is extremely dangerous and is mostly done by minors, so child labour is common. In the DRC, gold mining is the least regulated of mineral extractions.

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In Congo, a people’s gold rush The Seattle Times

2005-10-21  In Congo, a people’s gold rush Originally published October 21, 2005 at 12:00 am In the shadow of a rusting gold-mining factory here, hundreds of

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The Curse of Gold in the Democratic Republic of

2005-6-1  The promising gold mining concession in northeastern Congo had become part of the Ashanti Goldfields portfolio in 1996 when the company bought a stake in a joint venture operation between Mining ...

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Viral Video Shows Congolese Village People Finding ...

2021-3-3  Congolese Villagers found the gold in a Congo Mountain within their village, which couldn’t be more perfect for them since they own that land. -Advertisement- The incredible footage shows people filling their bags with dirt from the mountain.

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CONGO’S MINING SLAVES

2015-12-17  such as tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold are shipped to industrialized nations for use in electronics, jewelry manufacturing and many other industries. Congo’s mineral resources have the potential to help the nation’s economy expand and diversify. But at present, many Congolese people in mining zones toil in conditions of

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How much do artisanal miners earn? An inquiry

2021-3-1  Fisher et al. (2009), studying gold and diamond mining in the Mwanza region of Tanzania, report that people working in mining are less likely to be poor than people with other occupations. Phillips et al. (2001) mention that in Tanzania “the basic income in mining towns (reservation wage) was about six times what rural men could earn doing ...

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Tracing conflict gold in the Democratic Republic of

2017-6-24  Every year, smugglers bring tons of Congolese gold worth hundreds of millions of dollars out of the DRC into neighboring countries. Much of that gold fuels conflict back home. The DRC is finally ...

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The Congolese Mountain of Gold: Surprise Discovery

2021-3-13  A myriad of gold bugs like to compliment the yellow precious metal for its ostensible scarcity, as estimates say only 2,500 to 3,000 tons of new gold is produced annually. While new gold discoveries have seemingly slowed, investigative studies also show that in some areas, gold is being smuggled into the economy by the ton,

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MINING – Embassy of the Democratic Republic of

The current Congolese Mining Code 2 was enacted by the Congolese Congress on 11 July 2002 (Mining Code). The implementing measures of the Mining Code are set forth in the Mining Regulations of 26 March 2003 3 (Mining Regulations). New Mining Code will aim, in particular, to: Enhance the government’s control over the mining sector;

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In Congo, a people’s gold rush The Seattle Times

2005-10-21  In Congo, a people’s gold rush Originally published October 21, 2005 at 12:00 am In the shadow of a rusting gold-mining factory here, hundreds of

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The Congolese Mountain of Gold: Surprise Discovery

2021-3-13  The video shows people who swarmed to the village in the Congo’s South Kivu province because of a mountain found there has shown the soil was littered with gold deposits. The issue with gold deposits in areas like the Congo is that a recent United Nations (UN) report has found gold production in the Democratic Republic of Congo “continues ...

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The Congolese Mountain of Gold: Surprise Discovery

2021-3-13  It has always been said that the precious metal gold (Au) is scarce, and some reports even say that gold mining on earth will end by the year 2050. Additionally, estimates also show that there’s roughly 2,500 to 3,000 tons of new gold that is

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Insights into wrongdoing in Congolese gold mines

2021-5-17  In small-scale mining, miners use hand tools to extract minerals such as gold, tin, coltan and tungsten. These materials are often used in mobile telephones, laptops and chargers. The work is extremely dangerous and is mostly done by minors, so child labour is common. In the DRC, gold mining is the least regulated of mineral extractions.

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CONGO’S MINING SLAVES

2015-12-17  such as tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold are shipped to industrialized nations for use in electronics, jewelry manufacturing and many other industries. Congo’s mineral resources have the potential to help the nation’s economy expand and diversify. But at present, many Congolese people in mining zones toil in conditions of

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How much do artisanal miners earn? An inquiry

2021-3-1  Fisher et al. (2009), studying gold and diamond mining in the Mwanza region of Tanzania, report that people working in mining are less likely to be poor than people with other occupations. Phillips et al. (2001) mention that in Tanzania “the basic income in mining towns (reservation wage) was about six times what rural men could earn doing ...

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Tracing conflict gold in the Democratic Republic of

2017-6-24  Every year, smugglers bring tons of Congolese gold worth hundreds of millions of dollars out of the DRC into neighboring countries. Much of that gold fuels conflict back home. The DRC is finally ...

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MINING – Embassy of the Democratic Republic of

The current Congolese Mining Code 2 was enacted by the Congolese Congress on 11 July 2002 (Mining Code). The implementing measures of the Mining Code are set forth in the Mining Regulations of 26 March 2003 3 (Mining Regulations). New Mining Code will aim, in particular, to: Enhance the government’s control over the mining sector;

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The Democratic Republic of Congo Diary: Looking for ...

2021-1-7  Author: In 2015, Hongxiang Huang, the founder of China House, went to the eastern border city of Democratic Republic of Congo as a consultant for international organizations to investigate the Chinese people in a turbulent African country. Five years later, this experience of Huang formed words for the first time and presented it to readers.

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Congo in Conversation - Congo’s Gold Curse Continues

Congo in Conversation by Finbarr O'Reilly is a collaborative digital reportage produced by the Carmignac Photojournalism Award in close cooperation with Congolese photojournalists.

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In Congo, a people’s gold rush The Seattle Times

2005-10-21  In Congo, a people’s gold rush Originally published October 21, 2005 at 12:00 am In the shadow of a rusting gold-mining factory here, hundreds of

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The Congolese Mountain of Gold: Surprise Discovery

2021-3-13  The video shows people who swarmed to the village in the Congo’s South Kivu province because of a mountain found there has shown the soil was littered with gold deposits. The issue with gold deposits in areas like the Congo is that a recent United Nations (UN) report has found gold production in the Democratic Republic of Congo “continues ...

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CONGO’S MINING SLAVES

2015-12-17  such as tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold are shipped to industrialized nations for use in electronics, jewelry manufacturing and many other industries. Congo’s mineral resources have the potential to help the nation’s economy expand and diversify. But at present, many Congolese people in mining zones toil in conditions of

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Randgold's Secret for Congo Mining: Fly People In,

2017-3-6  Competitors AngloGold Ashanti, Barrick Gold Corp., Newmont Mining Corp. and Kinross Gold Corp. have all lost money for shareholders. Its shares are up 14 percent this year alone. “For a long time they were realistically one of the only invest-able gold names listed in London if you were a large-scale investor,” said Baring’s Burstow.

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The Congolese Mountain of Gold: Surprise Discovery

2021-3-13  It has always been said that the precious metal gold (Au) is scarce, and some reports even say that gold mining on earth will end by the year 2050. Additionally, estimates also show that there’s roughly 2,500 to 3,000 tons of new gold that is accounted

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The Democratic Republic of Congo Diary: Looking for ...

2021-1-7  Author: In 2015, Hongxiang Huang, the founder of China House, went to the eastern border city of Democratic Republic of Congo as a consultant for international organizations to investigate the Chinese people in a turbulent African country. Five years later, this experience of Huang formed words for the first time and presented it to readers.

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Congo in Conversation - Congo’s Gold Curse Continues

Congo in Conversation by Finbarr O'Reilly is a collaborative digital reportage produced by the Carmignac Photojournalism Award in close cooperation with Congolese photojournalists.

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Feature: Democratic Republic of Congo in focus -

2019-10-4  In this special edition, MINING partnered with Global Business Reports to spotlight the opportunities and challenges of mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). From GBR: By halfway ...

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Research Report: The Struggle of Congolese Women

The Women and Artisanal Mining research report provides a more detailed diagnosis of the situation. For our Congolese partners, progress in the governance of the artisanal mining sector in eastern DRC falls short. There is still a lack of transparency and

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The Paradox Of Congo: How The World’s Wealthiest

2016-5-28  In this photo taken Aug. 16, 2012, a Congolese miner sifts through ground rocks to separate out the cassiterite, in the town of Nyabibwe, eastern Congo, a once bustling outpost fueled by artisanal cassiterite mining. Gold is now the primary source of income for armed groups in eastern Congo, and is ending up in jewelry stores across the world ...

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