A new mining code for the DRC | Insights | DLA Piper ...

Aug 10, 2018· The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)'s new mining code was signed into law by President Joseph Kabila on 9 March 2018. This article reviews some of the more ambitious modifications to the previous code, which was in place from 2002.

Mining Profile: Democratic Republic of Congo - MiningIR

In advance of the mining week event in the DRC in June, Elisee Isheloke takes a close look at the investment case for the DRC. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will host a mining week event in Lubumbashi in Katanga – "the global capital of cobalt" from 19 to 21 June 2019. From the Union minière du Haut Katanga (UMHK) as it used to ...

Democratic Republic of Congo | Pact

Nov 15, 2018· In the Democratic Republic of Congo, vast mineral resources offer the prospect of real economic benefit. But their high value can also lead to conflict, exploitation and complex social problems. Pact and its partners are using systemic solutions to help overcome these and other development challenges, particularly in artisanal and small-scale mining communities.

Major changes to the mining code of the Democratic ...

Major changes to the mining code of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Publication | February 2018 Concerns regarding resource nationalism reforms are a regular topic within the mining industry and international mining conferences, such as the African Mining INDABA currently ongoing in Cape Town, South Africa, are often the perfect venue for ...

Child labor in the mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Apr 06, 2016· The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) contains vast and significant mining resources including more than 1100 minerals and precious metals. With such riches, the DRC has the potential to become one of the richest countries in Africa and to guarantee the well-being of its population—including its children. However, despite the availability of these mineral […]

New Democratic Republic of Congo mining law could leave ...

Potential ad hoc application of the new mining law in Democratic Republic of Congo, plus weaknesses in its transparency and conflict of interest measures, may leave the country's mining sector open to corrupt deals that could cost the country billions of dollars.

Democratic Republic of Congo - Mining Africa

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

Democratic Republic of Congo Archives - International Mining

DRA Global has been awarded the contract for basic engineering services on the Kakula mine portion of the wider Kamoa-Kakula project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The contract scope includes the basic engineering and design associated with all underground mining infrastructure, the concentrator plant and all supporting surface ...

Chapter 9 MINING IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF …

The Democratic Republic of Congo (hereafter "Congo" or "DRC") is a land of paradoxes. It holds some of the largest deposits in the world in non-ferrous metals (with 10% of global copper reserves and 50% of global cobalt reserves), precious metals and some of the best diamond deposits (30% of global diamond

Democratic Republic of Congo reforms Mining Code - …

The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) law n°18/001 of 9 March 2018, reforming the Mining Code (MC), was assented to by the President on 9 March and published in the Official Gazette on 28 March 2018. The implementing provisions of the Mining Regulations are currently under discussion with the State and major mining operators in the DRC. These