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SSA: illegal mining and regulatory risks hinder investment

Widespread illegal mining activity and rising regulatory risks stemming from improving commodity prices will pose challenges to miners in SSA over the coming months and hinder investment into the region.
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DRC mining sector to sustain growth despite unrest

The ongoing political crisis affecting large parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo will continue to weigh on household consumption and foreign aid, slowing growth in the non-mining economy.
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DRC Mining Code: companies stand together to find resolution

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s president Joseph Kabila has signed the revised Mining Code into legislation, largely disregarding concerns and issued raised by key mining stakeholders.
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DRC Mining Code changes – where to now?

On 10 March 2018 President Joseph Kabila signed a law that is to substantially amend the 2002 Mining Code of the Democratic Republic of Congo by increasing royalties, taxes and mining companies’ obligations.

DRC Mining Week gathers industry to discuss new code

“I believe the demand for cobalt, and copper to a lesser extent, will override the financial impacts of the revised DRC Mining Code,” says Laura Cornish, editor of the mining trade journal Mining Review...
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New DRC mining code will not alter positive outlook

On 10 March 2018, embattled Congolese President Joseph Kabila signed into law a new mining code that will raise royalties on minerals across the board, as he tries to shore up the support and funding...
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DRC government disregards concerns and enforces revised Mining Code

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) president Joseph Kabila on Friday signed the revised Mining Code into legislation – just two days after government met with the country’s major mining houses to negotiate terms...
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Ivanhoe Mines positive about DRC Mining Code

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines welcomes the commitment made by mining industry representatives and Democratic Republic of Congo President, Joseph Kabila Kabange, to continue productive and mutually advantageous discussions to resolve industry concerns arising from the...
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DRC government to clarify mining code

On 7 March 2018, a meeting took place between His Excellency President Joseph Kabila Kabange of the DRC and representatives of the mining industries at their request. The purpose of the meeting was to clarify certain...