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Coltan mining provides great wealth for warring sides, takes away the livelihoods of people who live on .... LEONE: Sierra Leone Mining, Exports, and Pollution...

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Gombu Koko - Trading & Mining of Coltan Sierra Leone West Africa

Environmentally aware mining and trading company that is the leading exporter of Coltan in Africa.

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MINING COMPANIES “BITE” EACH OTHER | Standard Times Press

Aug 12, 2016 ... ... of being a credible Mining Company that found its way to Sierra Leone ... mining licenses to mine gold and coltan in the Northern Province,...

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Caroline Sourt: The Congo's blood metals | Opinion | The Guardian

Dec 25, 2008 ... While 80% of the world's known coltan reserves are in eastern Congo ... Just as blood diamonds fuelled the civil war in Sierra Leone, the illegal...

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Five things you need to know about coltan | International Consortium ...

In Venezuela and most of Colombia coltan mining is illegal, yet small-scale miners and buyers are plentiful. Venezuelan coltan is even hawked worldwide via...

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The Manichaean stigmatization of Africa | Sierra Leone News, This ...

Coltan is short for Columbite-tantalite— a black tar-like mineral found in major quantities in the Congo. The Congo ..... Tighter controls on Mining in Sierra Leone.

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Diamonds in Sierra Leone, a Resource Curse - Social protection for ...

extraction and smuggling of coltan, gold and diamonds in alluvial mining areas in most places in .... Figure 1a: Map of Sierra Leone showing diamond deposits...

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Is There Even Such a Thing as Conflict-Free Minerals? | TakePart

Sep 4, 2015 ... From the mines, coltan ore is transported—in trucks or on porters' backs—to one of two major cities in the region, Bukavu or Goma. Trading...

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MINING COMPANIES “BITE” EACH OTHER | Standard Times Press

Aug 12, 2016 ... ... of being a credible Mining Company that found its way to Sierra Leone ... mining licenses to mine gold and coltan in the Northern Province,...

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Artisanal mining hints at coltan mineralisation at Sula play

Jan 16, 2015 ... The iron-ore, gold and coltan producer said on Friday that some ... at its Ferensola project, in Northern Sierra Leone, has provided an initial...

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Five things you need to know about coltan | International Consortium ...

In Venezuela and most of Colombia coltan mining is illegal, yet small-scale miners and buyers are plentiful. Venezuelan coltan is even hawked worldwide via...

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Minerals in Conflict - Global Policy Forum

Countries rich in minerals such as cobalt, coltan, cassiterite, copper, and gold are .... Sierra Leone has launched the first online mining database in West Africa.

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WA tantalum mining industry in crisis | Mobile phone | Talison Minerals

May 8, 2009 ... Coltan is found in alluvial deposits or mined in primitive open-cut pits by ... (and now indicted war criminal) Charles Taylor in Sierra Leone.

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Economics by Other Means: War, Poverty, and Conflict Minerals in ...

Nov 27, 2013 ... In other words, resource deposits themselves are not good predictors ... of the warring parties that brought havoc to Angola and Sierra Leone. ... In the DRC, the mineral that has up until recently fueled the war is called coltan,...

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The new blood diamonds? - Fortune

Mar 27, 2009 ... ... fueled conflict and human rights abuses in Liberia and Sierra Leone. ... a profit from mining 'conflict minerals' like coltan," Brownback said in...

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Sula Iron and Gold releases corporate update - African Mining

Oct 14, 2015 ... African Mining presents a holistic view of the investable African Mining ... a corporate update for the new drilling contract in Sierra Leone. ... operating coltan and gold mine project without significant dilution for shareholders.

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Sustainable Mining in Africa: Standards as Essential Catalysts - ARSO

2.3 Regulating the Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining .................................... 32 ..... Figure 6: Evident soil erosion at Luwowo Coltan mine near Rubaya, North Kivu (Liechti & ..... near the town of Bumbuna, Sierra Leone (Peligal, 2013).

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From “Blood Diamond” to “Blood Coltan”:the Rape of the DR Congo ...

Nov 24, 2012 ... In 2003, motivated by the savagery of civil wars in Sierra Leone and .... marvels the world will still depend on the Congolese coltan mines.

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Sierra Leone cancels dozens of mining firm permits | Makoni Times

May 31, 2016 ... Sierra Leone cancels dozens of mining firm permits ... The coltan, gold and iron-ore miner said on Friday that the new exploration licence area,...

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WA tantalum mining industry in crisis | Mobile phone | Talison Minerals

May 8, 2009 ... Coltan is found in alluvial deposits or mined in primitive open-cut pits by ... (and now indicted war criminal) Charles Taylor in Sierra Leone.

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A Comprehensive Approach to Congo's Conflict Minerals - Strategy ...

Apr 24, 2009 ... The conflict minerals supply chain: From Congolese mines to worldwide ... Tin ore = cassiterite; Tantalum ore = “coltan” or columbite-tantalite ..... Good models for agricultural investments in mining areas exist in Sierra Leone.

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Guns, Money and Cell Phones — Global Issues

Sep 27, 2003 ... ... the gems helped finance civil wars in Sierra Leone, Angola and Liberia. .... According to the U.N. report, most coltan mining in the Congo is...

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chapter 7 sexual violence, coltan and the democratic republic of congo

In Sierra Leone the commodity was diamonds – in DRC there are many valuable resources, ..... Kabare also has deposits of coltan, and is controlled by FDLR.

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Mining in Sierra Leone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The mining industry of Sierra Leone accounted for 4.5 percent of the country's GDP in 2007 and minerals made up 79 percent of total export revenue with...

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Gombu Koko - Trading & Mining of Coltan Sierra Leone West Africa

Environmentally aware mining and trading company that is the leading exporter of Coltan in Africa.

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Coltan mines to be ′fingerprinted,′ German scientists say | Sci ...

Aug 13, 2010 ... Coltan mines to be 'fingerprinted,' German scientists say ... Africa used to fund violent conflicts, especially in Liberia, Angola and Sierra Leone.

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Coltan - SRK Exploration Services

... of coltan projects in. Saudi Arabia, Rwanda, Madagascar, Sierra Leone and ... and secondary deposits of coltan in alluvial and eluvial settings. Knowledge of...

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UltraGPR employed in search for coltan deposits in Sierra Leone ...

May 10, 2016 ... AMR Gold is using deep UltraGPR technology in the search for coltan dykes in central Sierra Leone. Initial work has focussed on tracking these...

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Laying the foundations for economic growth in Sierra Leone- AMR ...

Apr 4, 2016 ... Sierra Leone has moved from a decade civil war through peace and ... with the discovery of economic deposits of coltan-Dr. Jan P.J. Ketelaar,...

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Sierra Leone News: 'Minerals sector is growing'- NMA DG « Awoko ...

Jul 11, 2014 ... He said Sierra Leone is richly endowed with mineral resources such as, ... as columbite tantalite (coltan), and the presence of these deposits...

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From “Blood Diamond” to “Blood Coltan”:the Rape of the DR Congo ...

Nov 24, 2012 ... In 2003, motivated by the savagery of civil wars in Sierra Leone and .... marvels the world will still depend on the Congolese coltan mines.

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Tandem Liber Holdings – Exploration and mining of raw materials

Jun 13, 2016 ... Sierra Leone is a country full of possibilities and promises. We ... Multi-million ounce gold and large coltan deposits …on 1 of our exploration...

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Coltan, the Congo and your cell phone - MIT

Apr 11, 2011 ... Taylor, the then President of Sierra Leone.5 He was being tried for war .... The mining of coltan in the Congo is often described as artisanal.

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Africa's New Slave Markets Tied To Cell Phone/Computer Industry

... the New African Slavery markets -- namely the ones at the coltan mud mines .... trade until the British government stepped in and intervened in Sierra Leone.

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Sierra Leone mining news. Explore related Sierra Leone articles for more information on the Sierra Leone mining industry.

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Laying the foundations for economic growth in Sierra Leone- AMR ...

Apr 4, 2016 ... Sierra Leone has moved from a decade civil war through peace and ... with the discovery of economic deposits of coltan-Dr. Jan P.J. Ketelaar,...

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