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The pillars of resilient mineral resource policy

Good policy stimulates progress and growth and bad or weak policies on the other hand stifle national development and stunt economic growth.
Alphamin Resources

Alphamin completes draw-down of US$25 million

TSXV-listed Alphamin Resources has completed a US$25 million draw-down under its previously announced credit facility of up to $80 million.

DRC Mining Week knows what’s hot and happening

The mining industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is at a crossroads. Its future is uncertain. However, if both government and investors/mining operators can reach a consensus on the way forward in terms of the new Mining Code and the required compliance, its future will be bright and prosperous.
zambia Glencore

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.
AVZ minerals

Mining industry hopeful that DRC code issues can be resolved

Mining industry representatives in the Democratic Republic of Congo are hopeful that their current engagement with civil society, a member of the Mining Code Revision Tri-Partite group and other key interest groups will contribute...
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B2Gold refutes claims connected to possible revision of Mali mining code

Erroneous media reports that indicate Mali will amend its mining code if mining companies do not make “compromises” have been refuted by gold major B2Gold which owns and operates the Fekola gold mine in...
AVZ minerals

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...
AVZ minerals

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...

DRC government drops plans to amend mining code

The Democratic Republic of Congo / DRC government has announced, after negotiations with the mining industry, that it has dropped initial plans to amend the country’s mining code. The country’s Chamber of Mines has welcomed the...