Miners arrive in DRC for month of talks to resolve mining code dispute

Major international mining companies operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have resigned from the country’s Chamber of Commerce ahead of a month of talks with the government to resolve their dispute over the new mining code.

A legal and technical team representing Randgold Resources, AngloGold Ashanti, Glencore PLC, Ivanhoe Mines, Gold Mountain International/Zijin Mining Group, MMG (PTY) Ltd and China Molybdenum Co Ltd (CMOC) arrived in the DRC capital of Kinshasa for the talks, which will last for 30 days.

The international mining industry is particularly focused on ensuring the continuation of the stability clause, which prevents changes to...

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Andrea Hotter

March 15, 2018

16:40 GMT

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