Tag: Mining

Revoke Lower Zambezi mine licence, demands Lange

The decision by the court now casts uncertainty on the tourism industry and small-scale entrepreneurs in the national park as Mwembeshi Resources Limited would go ahead with its large-scale mining activities in the centre of the park.

Civil Society Africa Mining Vision Conference: Evaluation of the AMV Ten Years in Existence

The AMV attains 10 years of its adoption by the AU Heads of state and Government in 2019 as an agreed development framework to transform the management of the continent ‘s diverse and abundant mineral resources.

Glencore and the Shutting Down of MUMI: blackmail or a real reaction to the challenges of the market?

The Swiss company Glencore has announced the imminent closure of Mutanda Mining (MUMI) in Lualaba Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The reason given by Glencore is that the Mutanda mine “is no longer economically viable in the long term” because of the decrease in the price of cobalt, the increase in the…
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Press Release in Parallel with the Third Edition Of The Alternative Mining Indaba/DRC

The 3rd edition of the Alternative Mining Indaba of the Democratic Republic of Congo (AMI/DRC) was held in Kinshasa, at the Pullman Hotel, from 9 to 11 July 2019, on the theme “Year One of the Revised Mining Code: Application, Challenges and Opportunities”. The objective was to evaluate application of the 2018 revised Code since…
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Clôture de la 3ème Alternative Mining Indaba sur fond d’un plaidoyer

Plusieurs recommandations ont été formulées à cet effet, il s’agit de s’assurer du contrôle des substances minières, vulgariser le nouveau code minier, définir une vision minière claire, créer une bourse des valeurs, organiser une table ronde sur la filière du cobalt, organiser une table ronde sur le fonds minier et la prise en compte par le gouvernement du décret portant création et organisation du fonds minier….

SARWatch and its Civil Society Partners Popularise the New Mining Code of the Democratic Republic of Congo

This new mining code continues to raise negative reactions from major mining companies regarding various concerns submitted to the head of state. On 9 March 2018, the former president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila, promulgated the law No. 18/001 modifying the Mining Code of 2002. This promulgation was followed by Decree…
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