History of a genocide, fayard 1994, the congolese stake, fayard 2001 and the new predators, fayard 2003. Tenke fungurume has been waiting to be developed for years but there were both metallurgical and logistical problems which have at last been overcome. This paper is prepared within the frameworks of igcp project 470 and the associated brgm scientific project africa 19992004 to accompany the 1. Michael deibert, writer michael deibert is the author of haiti will not perish. The best documented colonial wars are those of the nazis and the italian and japanese fascists, followed by the american post1945 wars of. In southeastern congo lualaba province, between 35 and 40 people were killed in a copper and cobalt mine collapse. Phelps dodge merger marks new age in arizona mining. Tenke fungurume fungurume sa is a leading copper and cobalt producer, with mines and processing facilities situated within the african copper belt in the democratic republic of the congo. Alteration and ore distribution in the proterozoic mines. Apo group africa newsroom press release democratic.
If you want to hilarious books, lots of novels, tale, jokes, and more fictions collections are. List of minerals arranged by strunz 10th edition classification. Following reports that the democratic republic of congo drc army has deployed hundreds of soldiers to forcibly remove an estimated 10,000 artisanal miners from the tenke fungurume mines in lualaba province to the south of the country from 2 july, amnesty internationals deputy regional director for east africa, the horn and the great lakes, sarah jackson said. Cobalt, copper and uranium are the important ore metals in a large number of deposits within and near the katanga crescent.
Banro, kinrossforrest, barrick gold, emaxon, lundin tenke fungurume mining, mindev, and anvil mining are among the more prominent canadian companies involved. Withdraw troops or risk bloodbath at tenke fungurume, drc. Kansalawile, tenkefungurume area, kolwezi mining district. Picture provided by theophilus oseipoku, senior geologist, tenke fungurume north began his career in 1978 as mineralogist for the new mexico bureau of mines and mineral resources in socorro. The cash payment was made in january after stateowned gecamines agreed to abandon legal cases to block the sale of freeport mcmoran and lundin minings interests in the tenke fungurume mine.
Construction on the site began in the latter part of 2006, and in 2009, tfm produced its first copper. Tenkefungurume area, kolwezi mining district, lualaba, dr congo. The tenkefungurume district is located within the northern apex of a 350kmlong trend of coppercobalt deposits in katanga province, democratic republic of congo drc. The name cobalt is from the german kobalt, corresponding to our word kobold, refering to a sort of goblin that lives in underground mines where is it found. Between hope and despair zed books, 20 and notes from the last testament. Withdraw armed forces from fungurume mines to avert. Who currently recommends ccmm using an act based on.
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Core logging and petrography, focused on lithology and timing relationships, outlined a. Amnesty international has called on the government of the democratic republic of congo drc to immediately withdraw its armed forces from the tenke fungurume mines to avert bloodshed. Lundin mining corp is a diversified canadabased metals mining company with operations in chile, the united states, portugal, and sweden. That is something for the history books, even in a world where the consolidation of corporate giants is not always a top headline or the first item on the 6. Gecamines woos chinese investors for congo mining projects. Many beautiful cobaltcontaining minerals have come from this famous area, including carrollite, cattierite, siegenite, comblainite, heterogenite, kolwezite, oursinite, sphaerocobaltite, and brilliant pink cobaltoan calcite and dolomite. Tenke fungurume area, kolwezi mining district, lualaba, dr congo. The two other main shareholders in the tenke fungurume mine are lundin mining, which owns 24% and congos own state mining company gecamines, which owns the remaining 20%. Lundin mining was informed of the china molybdenum deal and has first right of refusal to make a counter offer by august 8. So new copper mines are to be developed at tenke fungurume, where a consortium led by british interests hopes to produce 100,000 tons by 1978, and at musoshi, where a japanese company, sodimiza. The tenke fungurume project adds a mining property to the existing lundin mining asset base which has a significant mine life, reserves and resources. Similar style of mineralisation is also found at the fishtie deposit in central north zambia hendrickson et al.
London, united kingdom, july 1, 2019apo group following reports that the democratic republic of congo drc army has deployed hundreds of soldiers to forcibly remove an estimated 10,000 artisanal miners from the tenke fungurume mines in lualaba province to the south of the country from 2 july, amnesty internationals deputy regional director for east africa, the horn. Various studies have demonstrated the feasibility and costeffectiveness of community case management of malaria ccmm, also known as homebased management of malaria 311. The tenke fungurume district is located within the northern apex of a 350kmlong trend of coppercobalt deposits in katanga province, democratic republic of congo drc. Lualaba provincial officials blamed illegal miners for the disaster and claimed 2,000 illegal artisanal. Cotnoir had been sent to the drc to teach master rigger courses at the tk mine, the largest copper and cobalt mine in africa. As vice president joe biden and secretary of state john kerry went soft on china regarding the countrys aggression in the south china sea, their sons hunter biden and chris heinz grew rich. The call today follows reports that the drc has deployed hundreds of soldiers to forcibly remove from 2 july 2019 an estimated 10,000 artisanal miners from the. Congo takes freeport, lundin to court over sale of tenke. The cobalt catastrophe noteworthy the journal blog. The sale of the tenke fungurume mine in the democratic republic of congo. An exhaustive list of these companies involved would be long and assorted.
Actually i seem to remember that there was a problem with exhaustion of the existing mines and a mine collapse but it was some time ago and i cannot recall details. Gecamines woos chinese investors for congo mining projects head of statecontrolled company criticises partnerships with western groups tenke fungurume, the largest copper mine in the democratic. The biggest source of cobalt ores is katanga provice in the democratic republic of the congo, in africa, in the tenke fungurume mine. In dont play with your food by bob shea, hug machine by scott campbell, fraidyzoo by thyr. The tenke fungurume district occupies the northern apex of the lufilian arc, straddling a change in structural grain, from a northsouth directed high compressional regime in the west, which has an eastwest trend, to moderate, nwse trending folds in the east schuh et al. Feasibility and implementation of communitybased malaria. Progressing from historic subsistence agriculture agricultural development vegetable farming and. Instead of standing puzzled in a street in lubumbashi, the largest city in the democratic republic of the congo, cotnoir was supposed to be taking a four hour car ride to the tenke fungurume mine.
Gecamines, congos state miner, takes glencore unit to court. Schuh w, leveille r a, fay i and north r 2012, in hedenquist j w, harris m and camus f, 2012 geology and genesis of major copper deposits and districts of the world a tribute to richard h sillitoe, society of economic. Tenke fungurume mining sa tfm is one of the largest copper and cobalt producers in the democratic republic of congo drc. The deposits are located within two concessions totaling over 1,500 square kilometers in the katanga province of the democratic republic. The gulf cartel and the price of americas drug war in mexico lyons press, 2014, the democratic republic of congo. Similar styles of sedimentary rockhosted copper mineralization continue into neighboring zambia and angola, defining three segments of the central african copperbelt.
Some of these provide us with exemplars of the canadian firms footprints in the drc. A number of copper and cobalt deposits, located in the area between tenke hill in the northwest and fungurume hill in the southeast at a distance of roughly 30 km. But the drc is one of the worst countries in the world for mining. New listing cabinet quartz drusey coating chrysocolla, tenke fungurume mine, kinshasa, drc. Tenkefungurume area, kolwezi mining district, lualaba, dr. Contents 1 geology 2 history 3 companies wikipedia. Alteration and ore distribution in the proterozoic mines series, tenkefungurume cuco district, democratic republic of congo. Tenke fungurume news, updates, technical and product information from the iti team. Pulling off storytime is no mean feat there are many variables involved. The mine is on the tenke fungurume copper and cobalt mining concession which is owned by china molybdenum co ltd.
The tenke fungurume copper cobalt deposits comprise one of the world s largest known copper cobalt resources. Bob became interested in the ore deposits of new mexico, spending nearly ten years researching the geology, mineralogy, and mining history of the region. Listeners varying abilities, levels of participation, and the librarys physical space all contribute to how the experience unfolds. The transaction will result in lundin mining owning a 24. Theres a big todo about an investigative thing by australias four cornersfairfax media concerning chinese influence in australia. Hivaids intensive programs for prevention, treatment, care and education malaria treatment and eradication commercial capacity building. Access to prompt diagnosis and effective treatment is an essential component in integrated malaria control strategies. An overview of the geology and major ore deposits of. Asio investigation targets communist party links to australian political system asio is the australian security intelligence organization, which curated the dossiers that four cornersfairfax assiduously summarized and spun. Geology of the tenkefungurume sedimenthosted stratabound coppercobalt district, katanga, democratic republic of congo. Tenke s substantial mineral endowment supports a long mine life and future expansion opportunities. A recent history zed books, in the shadow of saint death. Geology of the tenkefungurume sedimenthosted strata.
The mine has since become a vital source of income for local communities and the country by way. Drc tenke fungurume copper cobalt project executive. Footprints and paradoxes of canadian mining in the drc. Drc tenke fungurume copper cobalt project executive if you ally need such a referred drc tenke fungurume copper cobalt project executive books that will give you worth, get the unconditionally best seller from us currently from several preferred authors. Gem early this year chinese batter recycler gem acquired 52,800 tons of cobalt from congolese mines operated by glencore, the angloswiss mining giant.138 662 370 921 1411 157 1284 1491 1569 799 383 607 113 1057 816 233 1166 736 4 1288 98 1195 117 1493 1504 817 79 1485 536 71 1636 1309 238 1007 476 469 585 1131 266 6 833 135 642 930 1053