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1 June 2013

[PDF] Profits and loss - Mining and human rights in Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Author: Amnesty International

This report documents human rights violations and abuses arising from the operation of both artisanal and industrial scale mining, including forced evictions of communities from around mine sites and violations of the rights of artisanal miners...The...

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13 May 2013
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Author: Radio Okapi [Rép. dém. du Congo]

La société minière Banro a délocalisé vendredi 10 mai quarante-sept ménages des creuseurs artisanaux de sa concession à Salamabila, dans le territoire de Kabambare, à plus de 350 kilomètres de Kindu (Maniema). Tous ces ménages seront installés dans le...

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1 January 2013

Report finds information & communication industry makes progress eliminating conflict minerals from supply chain while other industries remain behind

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1 January 2013

[PDF] What's Needed: An Overview of Multi-Stakeholder and Industry Activities to Achieve Conflict-Free Minerals

Author: Responsible Sourcing Network

[Refers to Advanced Micro Devices (ADM), AIM Metals & Alloys, Alpha, American Mitsuba, AngloGold Ashanti, Apple, Asahi Pretec, AT&T, AVX, Banro, Best Buy, Boeing, BorgWarner, Cartier (part of Richemont), Chrysler, Cisco, Dell, Deloitte, Delphi,...

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24 September 2012

Banro response to Salamabila events of 15 September 2012

Author: Banro

On September 15, 2012, Radio Okapi reported a disturbance involving artisanal miners and community members at Salamabila. The Radio Okapi brief report contains several critical errors...On the morning of 15th September some 200 persons staged a...

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15 September 2012
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Author: Radio Okapi [Rép. dém. du Congo]

Les activités ont été paralysées samedi 15 septembre dans la cité minière de Salamabila au Sud de la province du Maniema à la suite d’un accrochage entre exploitants artisanaux d’or et des policiers. Ces exploitants manifestent contre leur...

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27 July 2012
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Author: Matthieu Kepa, CongoNews

Face aux contraintes sociales fortes, le gouvernement cherche désespérément les moyens pour financer son ambitieux programme. Pour le gouvernement la solution passe par la révision du code minier...afin d'en modifier notamment son arsenal fiscal...[Il]...

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29 June 2012

"Conflict gold" trade continues in face of U.S. law [Dem. Rep. of Congo]

Author: Jonny Hogg & Jan Harvey, Reuters

[While] the Dodd-Frank financial regulation act...has sent shockwaves through the global gold industry, the fractured and opaque nature of the gold supply chain means it has yet to have an impact...on the ground...Electronics companies such as Dell and...

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13 April 2012
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Author: Myrtille Delamarche, Marchés Tropicaux et Méditerranéens, sur SlateAfrique

Les autorités de la RDC voient se réduire leur marge de manœuvre, entre...leur candidature à l’ITIE et...un lourd passif d’attributions obscures de contrats miniers et d’exportations de minerais issus des zones de conflits...Pour attirer des...

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1 May 2011

Video & article clarify what "conflict minerals" are & what companies are required to do under US legislation

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