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CONGO: DR Congo locks down mining area, some workers repatriated over coronavirus

  • Date: 24-03-20
  • Category: CONGO
  • Source: Reuters

The Democratic Republic of Congo imposed a two-day lockdown in part of its copper and cobalt heartland and a union official said a Glencore mine in a neighbouring province had repatriated some foreign workers in response to an expanding coronavirus outbreak.

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CONGO: DR Congo army will remove 2,000 illegal miners from Glencore site

  • Date: 02-07-19
  • Category: CONGO
  • Source: Aljazeera

The country's president ordered military intervention after miners defied a government deadline and clashed with police.

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CONGO: Deadly collapse at Glencore’s Congo mine claims over 40 lives

  • Date: 27-06-19
  • Category: CONGO
  • Source: Mining MX

The death toll at the Glencore-owned Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has risen to over 40.

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