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Mining News Pro - Trafigura intends to restart its copper mine in Democratic Republic of Congo, the prime minister`s office said following a meeting with the commodity trader on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - At least 50 people are thought to have died when an artisanal gold mine collapsed near Kamituga in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday afternoon, a local mining NGO said.

Mining News Pro - Tesla Inc. is backing a new initiative to support informal cobalt miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo as carmakers and miners seek to reassure customers about ethically mined supplies of the battery metal.

Mining News Pro - Tesla is backing a new initiative to support informal cobalt miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo as carmakers and miners seek to reassure customers about ethically mined supplies of the battery metal.

Mining News Pro - Mining companies and copper and cobalt buyers have been invited to a meeting in Kinshasa next week to discuss if there is a way to maintain waivers to an export ban that are meant to expire in September, the mining minister said on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - S&P Global Ratings held Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-term foreign-currency debt rating at CCC+ and lowered its outlook to stable from positive amid the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

Mining News Pro - Elon Musk may help sanctioned Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler get a little richer.

Mining News Pro - German luxury vehicle maker BMW this week signed a $2.3 billion long-term deal with Swedish battery maker Northvolt, the latest of such deals, as European carmakers try to compete with Tesla in the burgeoning electric vehicle market.

Mining News Pro - The Democratic Republic of Congo has given copper and cobalt mining companies a month to stop confining workers on site away from their families to stop the spread of coronavirus, the labour minister said in an open letter.

Mining News Pro - Barrick Gold`s Kibali gold mining joint venture in Democratic Republic of Congo will be able to get $500-million out of the country very soon, CEO Mark Bristow told Reuters on Monday.

Mining News Pro - Democratic Republic of Congo mines minister Willy Kitobo Samsoni plans to meet with mining companies to agree a moratorium on confining workers to mine sites due to the coronavirus.

Mining News Pro - Democratic Republic of Congo mines minister Willy Kitobo Samsoni plans to meet with mining companies to agree a moratorium on confining workers to mine sites due to the coronavirus.

Mining News Pro - A violent attack to Société Minière de Bisunzu’s (SMB) coltan mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed three and injured another three workers, amid an increase of attacks to mining operations in the country’s mineral-rich eastern region.

Mining News Pro - Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo`s southeastern mining heartland are boosting efforts to tackle child labour amid concerns that the coronavirus pandemic could drive more families to put their children to work in mines, officials said.

Mining News Pro - Elon Musk is giving his rivals the heavy metal blues.

Mining News Pro - Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo`s southeastern mining heartland announced temporary lockdowns on Tuesday in an effort to widen coronavirus testing and prevent a worrying situation from worsening, governors said.

Mining News Pro - Copper and cobalt-mining companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo may be violating the rights of their workers with stringent confinement policies meant to stop the spread of Covid-19, according to a group of non-governmental organizations.

Mining News Pro - The Democratic Republic of Congo has suspended the board of directors and management of state-controlled diamond mining company MIBA, after an audit revealed significant irregularities, the government said in a statement.

Mining News Pro - Workers at China Molybdenum`s Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) mine in Democratic Republic of Congo ended a one-day strike on Sunday after agreeing a compromise with management over compensation for working in isolation for two months due to COVID-19.

Mining News Pro - Disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis have pushed up prices for sulphur by about 10% this year in the Democratic Republic of Congo, driving up costs of a vital ingredient for mining cobalt and copper in the African nation.