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  • What is Coltan? 5 Facts You Should Know INN

    24-09-2020 0183 32 Coltan is often mined by hand by artisanal miners, with rock and sand being panned and filtered until the mineral sinks to the bottom This process was common during the gold rush in the mid-1800s...

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  • Children as young as seven mining cobalt used in ,

    18-01-2016 0183 32 Children as young as seven are working in perilous conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to mine cobalt that ends up in smartphones, cars and computers sold to millions across the ....

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  • Coltan and conflict in the DRC

    11-02-2009 0183 32 Coltan and conflict in the DRC A new alliance between the DRC and Rwanda against rebel groups brings new threats and opportunities for peace in the Great Lakes Region, while illegal coltan mining ....

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  • DR Congo lifts ban on mining gold tin and coltan

    10-03-2011 0183 32 The BBC s Thomas Hubert in the eastern city of Goma says the lifting of the ban on mining tin, gold and coltan ore will bring relief to thousands of diggers and ,...

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  • BBC World Service

    03-01-2022 0183 32 And the BBC challenges the Rwandan authorities and chipmaker Intel about what they are doing to address allegations of current-day smuggling of coltan across the border from Congo to be laundered ....

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  • PDF Coltan, Congo and Conflict

    The goal of this chapter is to examine the connection between coltan mining and violence in the DRC A better understanding of the role of coltan in the Congo conflicts is essential to assess ....

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  • Coltan in the Kivu Region, DR of Congo EJAtlas

    31-01-2016 0183 32 Coltan, Gorillas and cellphones click to view Congo s coltan rush, BBC News, 01/08/2001 click to view STH Alum Gunned Down in Congo, Government soldiers reportedly responsible for killing, BU Today, 23/03/2016 click to view Photo Report at Luwow mine, Dailymail click to view...

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  • BBC World Service

    03-01-2022 0183 32 BBC World Service - Elements, Tantalum Niobium Ta, Nb Listen now Tantalum Niobium Ta, Nb Is coltan - the notorious conflict mineral from which these two hi-tech metals are derived - still....

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  • Coltan mine site

    01-03-2020 0183 32 Coltan mine site Posted March 01, 2020 06 27 00 The coltan mine site in the mining area of Nyagisenyi, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo...

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  • Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo mine ,

    29-02-2020 0183 32 The coltan mine site in the mining area of Nyagisenyi, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo , APTN, Reuters, AAP, CNN and the BBC World Service which is copyright and cannot be reproduced...

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  • Coltan Mining In The Congo We All Have Blood In Our Hands ,

    10-09-2011 0183 32 Most of the mines are rebel-controlled A UN-report states that the Rwandan army made 250 million US from selling Coltan in less than 18 months even though there is no Coltan in Rwanda to mine Apart from the corruption that is going on, child labour is also very common in the Congo, and the mining industry is no exception...

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  • Congo s mining revenue missing

    21-07-2017 0183 32 AFP These people are mining coltan, which is widely used in mobile phones More than 20 of the Democratic Republic of Congo s mining revenue is being lost due to corruption and mismanagement, a....

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  • Coltan,Tungsten, TinCommodity Atlas Research Page with a Map

    The mining, processing, and selling of coltan/Tantalum, Tungsten, and Tin involves numerous steps and intermediaries as the materials move from a raw good mined from the earth to a refined and processed commodity , BBC News DR Congo ,...

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  • Top tech firms sued over DR Congo cobalt mining ,

    16-12-2019 0183 32 Top tech firms sued over DR Congo cobalt mining deaths Apple, Google, Tesla and Microsoft are among firms named in a lawsuit seeking damages over deaths and injuries of child miners in the ....

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  • Congo, My Precious The Curse of the coltan mines in Congo

    05-07-2017 0183 32 Subscribe to Our Channel https //youtube/c/RTDocumentaryChannel?sub_confirmation=1Africa Documentaries https //youtube/playlist?list=PLBRLK....

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  • BBC News AFRICA Miners buried in DR Congo

    Coltan is used in the manufacture of mobile phones and many Congolese have switched from farming to work in the far more lucrative coltan min Journalist Jules Ngala Ngoma told BBC News Online that many of the victims were traders, selling food and other supplies to the miners...

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  • Coltan mining in RDC

    11-06-2007 0183 32 An assessement of copper mining projects in Africa - DRC, Zambia and of its economic fairness to the people of Africa Monday, 11 June 2007 Coltan mining in RDC...

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  • Child labour behind smart phone and electric car batteries

    19-01-2016 0183 32 News January 19, 2016 1 57 pm Exposed Child labour behind smart phone and electric car batteri Major electronics brands, including Apple, Samsung and Sony, are failing to do basic checks to ensure that cobalt mined by child labourers has not been used in their products, said Amnesty International and Afrewatch in a report published today...

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  • The children forced to work in order to make ,

    21-01-2016 0183 32 Children are working in mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa, to produce materials used in smartphones, say human rights group Amnesty...

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  • BBC News Human cost of mining in DR Congo

    02-09-2009 0183 32 Commercialising the mining sector is not a magic bullet, but it might be a start if the big operators are closely watched Mr Yenga believes that for minerals like coltan and cassiterite, a process of certification to ensure the mining does not fund violence - such as with the Kimberley process for diamonds - is long overdue...

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  • Congo s mining revenue missing

    21-07-2017 0183 32 These people are mining coltan, which is widely used in mobile phones More than 20 of the Democratic Republic of Congo s mining revenue is being lost due to corruption and mismanagement, a ....

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  • What Is Coltan?

    06-01-2006 0183 32 Coltan mining is very well paid in Congo terms The average Congolese worker makes 10 a month, while a coltan miner can make anywhere from 10 to ,...

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  • DR Congo bans mining in eastern provinces

    11-09-2010 0183 32 Control over mining minerals like coltan and cassiterite has fuelled conflict between rebel groups , The BBC s Thomas Hubert in eastern DR ,...

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  • Special report Inside the Congo cobalt mines that ,

    27-02-2017 0183 32 It is an essential part of most mobile gadgets sold around the world and demand for cobalt is soaring But the process of extracting the mineral from the ear....

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  • Top tech firms sued over DR Congo cobalt mining ,

    16-12-2019 0183 32 Artisanal mining is common in DR Congo as people do it as a means to make a living Apple, Google, Tesla and Microsoft are among firms named in ,...

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  • Gorillas are being hunted, killed and eaten by miners in ,

    12-07-2016 0183 32 The mines are mainly producing columbite-tantalite, also known as tantalite or coltan, , Concern over conflict minerals in the DRC has seen a ,...

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  • Consumerisation, global interdependence and ,

    08-01-2022 0183 32 Within the Democratic Republic of Congo DRC , coltan and gold is mined from within the tropical rainforest Coltan is a material essential for making our mobile phone batteri The map below....

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