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“Conflict gold” blights the Democratic Republic of Congo ...

Jan 30, 2017· Clearly, the DRC government needs to step up regulation of the artisanal mining sector in the east of the country. The mine validation scheme should be expanded to include more gold …

Cashstrapped gold miner uncertain of future in DRC FMDRCZ

Nov 14, 2017· The Banro Twangiza gold mine in eastern DRC. Photo: Philip Mostert Duallisted gold producer Banro Corporation, weighed down by significant ongoing operational and financial challenges, might be compelled to reconsider its presence in the Democratic of Congo. The latest in a list of the company’s woes is the continued suspension of mining operations at Namoya mine in Maniema …

Shedding light on why mining companies in eastern Congo ...

Aug 30, 2017· The past year has been challenging for the Canadian mining corporation Banro. The company holds four gold mining concessions in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC…

DRC: Illegal gold mining in the northeast continues to ...

Jan 16, 2019· "Investigating DR Congo's illegal gold trade", 8 January 2019. The current mood in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is tense... armed groups in the northeast continue to take advantage of a weak government and meddle in the minerals trade... Since 2017, we have been investigating the impact of illegal gold mining in the region.

Gold Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo ...

Nov 26, 2015· The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is and has been an important gold producer in Africa. The country has been producing large amounts of gold for the past few decades and is known worldwide for its gold. However, due to political instability the gold industry in the country is far from being fully developed. Investors […]

Landslide at illegal gold mine in the DRC kills at least 16

Oct 02, 2019· A landslide that occurred at a gold mine in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has claimed the lives of at least 16 people and injured several others. The accident happened at an illegal mine in the province of Maniema. Maniema province Governor Auguy Musafiri was …

The New Humanitarian | The poverty of the DRC's gold miners

Jan 29, 2013· There is no refuge from the blistering heat at this artisanal gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Any trees that might have provided shade have been consumed by the mine, which covers an area the size of five or six football fields.

Kilo Goldmines

Welcome to Kilo Goldmines. Kilo Goldmines Ltd (Kilo) is an exploration and resource development company with gold and iron ore prospects and resources in the northeastern portion of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and a nonparticipatory interest (20%), subject to dilution, in an iron ore prospect in Afghanistan, namely the "Hajigak Project".

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

The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the world's production of cobalt, copper, diamond, tantalum, tin, and gold. It is the Democratic Republic of the Congo's largest source of export income. In 2009, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) had an estimated 24 trillion in untapped mineral deposits, including the world's largest reserves of ...

Armed groups cede control of mines in eastern Congo ...

Just four years after the enactment of historic DoddFrank “conflict minerals” legislation, a new investigative report by the Enough Project identifies early signs of success, as violent armed groups responsible for mass atrocities, rape, and grave violations of human rights have ceded control of twothirds of mines surveyed in eastern DRC producing tantalum, tin, and tungsten.

Kilo Goldmines » DRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (French: République démocratique du Congo), commonly referred to as DR Congo, CongoKinshasa or the DRC, is a country located in central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world.

Unmined gold mines in eastern Africa

Apr 07, 2017· Unmined gold in the Democratic republic of Congo and Uganda . Are you looking for unmined gold mines? DR CONGO GOLD LTD is having gold mines for sale in areas of the democratic republic of Congo and Uganda. All these gold mines are still mines only waiting for potential investors to mine the congo and Uganda is well known for pure 24k gold all over the …

Troubles at Banro Gold Mine in Eastern Congo YouTube

Nov 04, 2015· Canadian mining company Banro has encountered challenges at its industrial gold mine in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, with locals complaining of displacement and a lack of jobs for ...

gold mining in congo

River of Gold – one year on, much talk but little has changed. It's one year on from the publication of our report 'River of Gold', exposing the links between Chinese gold mining companies and armed groups in eastern Congo and disappointingly little has been done to address the chronic corruption and lack of transparency in the sector.

Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium | Negotiating ...

This working paper situates women’s work in artisanal gold mining in South Kivu, DRC, in the wider context of debates on debt slavery and gendered forms of labour bondage. The study asks: What are the sources and mechanisms of debt bondage for women working in gold mining in eastern DRC?

River of Gold | Global Witness

River of Gold – one year on, much talk but little has changed. It's one year on from the publication of our report 'River of Gold', exposing the links between Chinese gold mining companies and armed groups in eastern Congo and disappointingly little has been done to address the chronic corruption and lack of transparency in the sector.

Troubles at Banro Gold Mine in Eastern Congo

Nov 03, 2015· Canadian mining company Banro has encountered challenges at its industrial gold mine in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, with locals complaining of displacement and a lack of jobs for ...

Conflict Minerals and the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Eastern DRC is a rich source of tantalum, tin, and tungsten (the “3Ts”), as well as gold, and these minerals have helped to fund the continued fighting in the region for years. * In the context of this report, “conflict minerals” are those that result in profits for any of the various armed groups in the Eastern DRC …

Landslide at gold mine in eastern Congo kills at least 16 ...

Oct 02, 2019· GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) A landslide at a shuttered gold mine in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 16 …

Canada’s Banro halts Congo operations after ...

Sep 27, 2019· The company’s first producing gold mine, Twangiza, became in 2011 the first commercial gold mine to be built in the DRC in over 50 years. ... Banro, present in eastern DRC since the 1990s, ...

Landslide at gold mine in eastern Congo kills at least 16 ...

Oct 03, 2019· Dozens of people die in Congo every year because of oldfashioned and unregulated mining methods that compromise safety. A landslide at a shuttered gold mine in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 16 people on Wednesday, the provincial governor said. Dozens of people die in Congo ...

Illegal gold mine collapses, kills fourteen people in DRC ...

DRC – An illegal gold mine collapsed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Wednesday killing fourteen people. According to Minister of national solidarity and humanitarian action, Steve Mbikayi, the accident happened at Kampene, 180 …

DRC, Barrick in new deal to boost mining The East African

Apr 08, 2019· Gold miners at the Chudja mine in northeastern Congo. Kibali, one of Africa’s largest gold mines comprises integrated open pit and underground operation with …

Kibali Gold Mine, Orientale Mining Technology

Artisanal gold miners in the Democratic Republic of the Congo use their hands and crude tools to find and extract gold. ... a goldrich province in eastern DRC. ... only one gold mine in South ...

Analysis of the interactive map of artisanal mining areas ...

illegal taxation at a string of gold mines in Lubero territory renders the FDLR more than 6,000 USD per ... 6 Analysis of the interactive map of artisanal mining areas in eastern DR Congo, November 2013 (analysis and webmap at ... interactive map of artisanal mining areas in eastern DRC: May 2014 update (analysis and webmap at http ...

Four dead after armed robbers storm DRC gold mine

An armed attack on the Twanziga gold mine in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Tuesday has resulted in four casualties. Among the dead are three policemen that were guarding the mine and ...

2 Reported Killed in Attack on Gold Mine Trucks in DRC ...

GOMA, DRC Militiamen in eastern Congo attacked trucks belonging to Banro Corp.'s Namoya gold mine, killing two people and kidnapping four others, the army said Saturday, in at least the third ...

KiloMoto Wikipedia

It is possible that as much as ounces of gold are present. In the center is the ZaniKodo area. To the south is the Mongbwalu field, a 10,000 square kilometres (3,900 sq mi) concession to the north and east of Bunia that is mainly owned by AngloGold Ashanti with the DRC parastatal Office des Mines de Kilo Moto (OKIMO) holding a % ...

Gold mining in DRC, from the ore to the bar | All media ...

Africa Gold mining in DRC, from the ore to the bar For the people in the eastern DRC, smallscale gold mining is a key source of income. The workers risk their lives digging for the ore, which ...

Mining Countries of Africa Mining Africa

Top mining countries in Africa. The mining countries in Africa are blanketed with vast quantities of untapped mineral wealth. The continent has been ranked by the US Geological Society as having immense reserves of all manner of minerals including diamonds, platinum, bauxite, manganese, gold and cobalt among others.

KPMG GLOBAL MINING INSTITUTE

gold producing countries like South Africa, DRC’s gold mining sector is also witnessing renewed interest from mining companies. The Kibali gold project being developed by Randgold Resources is estimated to be the largest undeveloped gold mine in Africa with about 13 – 14 million ounces of gold reserves.

Just Gold Tracing conflictfree and legal artisanal gold ...

In June 2017, the first export of conflictfree artisanal gold from DRC was completed, with a jeweller in Canada importing 238 grams. The gold has been made into jewellery and marks the first time any consumer good has been made from conflictfree artisanal gold from DRC that is fully traced from mine site to consumer.

Maps of DRC IPIS

Maps of DRC Mapping artisanal mining areas and mineral supply chains in eastern DRC (2019) A new report and updated webmap, with over 2600 mining sites and new functionality like ‘zones of …