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  • DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi ...

    The accident happened on Thursday at the Kamoto Copper Company, a subsidiary of Swiss mining giant Glencore, based near Lualaba’s main city of Kolwezi. More bodies could be found as rescue work continues at the mine, the BBC’s Gaius Kowene reports from the capital, Kinshasa.

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  • At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse

    Jun 28, 2019· A worker directs the operation of a mining excavator during the extraction of oxide ore from the open pit at Katanga Mining Ltd.’s KOV coppercobalt mine, partoperated by the Kamoto Copper Co., in Kolwezi, Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo, on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.

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  • illegal artisanal miners |

    1 day ago· BAAR, 28Jun2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore‘s subsidiary Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) is not connected to the incidents and the fatalities of illegal artisanal miners across its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi area, …

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  • DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi

    22 hours ago· Unofficial, or clandestine, mining is common in mineral rich areas but efforts by security services to try and stop it are often fruitless, our reporter says. Glencore said in a statement that 19 people had been killed but added that there were possible unconfirmed fatalities. It added that its mines have been targeted by illegal miners:

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  • Illegal mining Wikipedia

    Illegal mining is mining activity that is undertaken without state permission, in particular in absence of land rights, mining licenses, and exploration or mineral transportation permits.. Illegal mining can be a subsistence activity, as is the case with artisanal mining, or it can belong to largescale organized crime, spearheaded by illegal mining syndicates.

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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Our DRC assets are located in a region where artisanal and smallscale mining (ASM) occurs. Although legal ASM does occur in the DRC, generally, such mining can be dangerous and involve child labour, which is a major concern to us. We prohibit child labour at our operations and among our suppliers.

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  • 15 suffocate in illegal mine in DR Congo | World News

    Dec 27, 2014· 15 suffocate in illegal mine in DR Congo. Fifteen people have suffocated while digging in an illegal mine in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where the problem of illicit mining is widespread, an official said Saturday.

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  • Mine collapse: At least 19 illegal miners killed in DR ...

    2 days ago· At least 19 illegal miners were killed on Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in southeastern DR Congo, Swissbased mining giant Glencore said. The incident happened when two galleries ...

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  • 19 illegal miners killed in Congo mine collapse

    Kinshasa [DR Congo], June 28 (ANI): At least 19 illegal artisanal miners were killed on Thursday after part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Swissbased mining …

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  • Illegal Mining In Kolwesi

    Illegal Mining In Kolwesi; Mining in Congo Kolwezi tailings economist. The 1 billion AMF deal was to reprocess the tailings at the Kolwezi copper and cobalt mine in southern Congo. These heaps of waste are richer in metal than ore being dug out of some current mines.

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  • DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi

    Jun 28, 2019· Today Business News: At least 36 people have been killed after a copper and cobalt mine collapsed in Lualaba province

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  • At Least 19 Illegal Miners Killed In DR Congo Mine ...

    At least 19 illegal miners were killed on Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in southeastern DR Congo, Swissbased mining giant Glencore said. The incident happened when two galleries caved in at a mine in the Kolwezi area operated by Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), a subsidiary of Glencore ..

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  • DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi VT ...

    Jun 28, 2019· Image copyright AFPImage caption Artisanal mining is common in DR Congo as people do it as a means to make a living At least 36 people have been killed after a copper and cobalt mine collapsed in Lualaba province in southeast DR Congo, authorities say. The provincial governor Richard Muyej blamed the accident on what […]

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  • Announcement regarding fatalities of illegal artisanal ...

    Announcement regarding fatalities of illegal artisanal miners at KCC. June 27, 2019. ZUG, SWITZERLAND, June 27, 2019 – Katanga Mining Limited (TSX: KAT) ("Katanga" or the "Company") today announced that its 75%owned subsidiary, Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), has observed a growing presence of illegal artisanal miners throughout its industrial mining concessions in the Kolwezi …

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  • DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi ...

    [ June 28, 2019 ] DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi Business [ June 28, 2019 ] Kevin Spacey sued by alleged Nantucket groping victim Entertainment [ June 28, 2019 ] Japan court orders ... Unofficial mining is common in the region and people do it as a means to make a living.

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  • Mine collapse in Democratic Republic of Congo kills dozens ...

    Jun 27, 2019· (CNN)At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN. The mine is owned by AngloSwiss mining …

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  • Cobalt mining for lithium ion batteries has a high human ...

    Sep 30, 2016· In Lubumbashi, another center of Congo’s mining industry, 180 miles from Kolwezi, doctors have begun to unravel what has long been a mystery behind a …

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  • 19 illegal miners killed in Congo mine collapse Auckland ...

    Kinshasa , June 28 (ANI): At least 19 illegal artisanal miners were killed on Thursday after part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Swissbased mining g

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  • 19 Illegal Miner Fatalities at Kamoto Copper | E MJ

    Nineteen illegal artisanal miners were killed at Kamoto Copper Co.’s (KCC), a subsidiary of Glencore, mining concessions in the Kolwezi area. KCC said the miners were working two galleries in benches overlooking the extraction area when the galleries caved in.

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  • CASM ASM in the DRC EI Sourcebook

    the DRC is once again in the spotlight of the international mining industry and Large Scale Mining (LSM) companies are showing increasing interest in the DRC. However, the often overlooked fact is that 80% of Congolese mineral production is still undertaken by vulnerable, impoverished and largely illegal …

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  • CBS News finds children mining cobalt in Democratic ...

    Mar 05, 2018· A CBS News investigation found that children are mining cobalt, an expensive metal used in batteries that power smartphones and electric cars. Foreign affairs columnist Bobby Ghosh speaks to CBSN ...

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  • Announcement regarding fatalities of illegal artisanal ...

    2 days ago· The illegal artisanal miners were working two galleries in benches overlooking the extraction area. Two of these galleries caved in. These incidents were not linked to …

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  • 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 ...

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  • DRC Says It Will Remove Illegal Miners From Glencore Site

    Illegal miners will be removed from the site of a Glencore Plc project in the Democratic Republic of Congo where at least 43 died this week, Interior Minister Basile Olongo told reporters from the ...

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  • At least 43 killed in DR Congo mine collapse – Kenyan Digest

    Jun 29, 2019· By AFPMore by this Author At least 43 illegal miners died when part of a copper mine collapsed in southeastern DR Congo, a Congolese official said on Friday. Details of the exact toll were still unclear after two galleries caved on Thursday in at a mine in the Kolwezi area operated by Kamoto Copper Company […]

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  • DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi

    Jun 28, 2019· Unofficial mining is common in the region and people do it as a means to make a living. ... based near Lualaba's main city of Kolwezi. ... It added that its mines have been targeted by illegal miners:

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  • Death Toll at Glencore’s Mine Puts Spotlight on Illegal Mining

    1 day ago· "Illegal mining is a prime example of the kind of risks associated with mining in DRC," said Indigo Ellis, an analyst at Verisk Maplecroft, a risk consultancy in London.

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  • At least 41 killed in mine collapse in Democratic Republic ...

    2 days ago· At least 41 illegal miners were killed in a mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo Thursday. Richard Muyej, governor of Lualaba in Congo, told Reuters the accident occurred in the KOV ...

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  • Illegal mining on the increase in DRC's Katanga province ...

    The numberof these illegal and artisan miners is high in mining towns such as Likasi,Kolwezi and Lubumbashi. Still, Katumbi said there is little his administration can do to stopthe illegal mining activities in the province. He said it was a nationalproblem, driven by prevailing poverty and insufficient leadership on thefederal level.

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  • Congo Mine Violence Forces ShutDown by Australian Company ...

    An Australian mining company has been forced to shut down a copper mining operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo due to violence. Local officials say …

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  • DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi Nze News

    Jun 28, 2019· Image copyright AFP Image caption Artisanal mining is common in DR Congo as people do it as a means to make a living At least 36 people have been killed after a copper and cobalt mine collapsed in Lualaba province in southeast DR Congo, authorities say. The provincial governor Richard Muyej blamed the accident on […]

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  • DR Congo copper and cobalt miners killed in Kolwezi ...

    Lualaba’s governor Richard Muyej also blamed illegal miners for the accident: “Clandestine artisanal diggers who have flooded [the mine] and engaged in an anarchic exploitation,” he said, news agency Reuters reported. This kind of unofficial, or clandestine, mining is common in the area.

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  • 19 Illegal Miners Killed in Congo Mine Collapse | LatestLY

    2 days ago· At least 19 illegal artisanal miners were killed on Thursday after part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Swissbased mining giant Glencore collapsed in southern Congo. 19 Illegal Miners Killed in Congo Mine Collapse.

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