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Updates regarding illegal mining at KCC

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On Thursday, 27 June 2019, we were saddened to report an incident that resulted in multiple fatalities and injuries of illegal miners at our Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) industrial operations in the DRC. The illegal miners were working two galleries (underground tunnels) in benches overlooking the extraction area. Two of these galleries caved in. These incidents were not linked to KCC operations or activities. 

Find the latest press releases and other materials on this page relating to this incident.

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FARDC in area around Kamoto Copper Company

04/07/2019 Read more
Announcement regarding fatalities of illegal miners at KCC 27/06/2019 Read more


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Fact sheet - English 08/07/2019  
Fact sheet - German 08/07/2019  
Fact sheet - French  08/07/2019  
Blog - Addressing artisanal and small-scale mining in the DRC 05/07/2019 Read more
Letter - to Voluntary Principles Secretariat 04/07/2019  


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