Non-publicly denounced AND mainly Western companies in the ongoing crisis of DRC



They have been identified by UN experts and other sources as being involved in the tragedies of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). But mainstream media in the West, or advocacy agencies such as Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and others, don’t mention them or associate them even indirectly enough to persistent atrocities being committed in DRC. When serial rapes are denounced and rebel movements pointed at as main perpetrators, nobody makes the link between involved actors in the supply chain of minerals from that country. Different companies from many countries benefit from the statu quo.

Australia – Anvil Mining; BHP Billiton; Moto Goldmines Ltd; Tiger Resources Ltd

Belgium – Banque Belgolaise; Banque Bruxelles Lambert (since 2003 called ING Belgium SA/NV); Blattner Group (Groupe Blattner); George Forrest International S.A.; Umicore

Canada – Africo Resources Ltd; Anvil Mining; Banro Corporation; BRC Diamond Corporation; El Nino Ventures Inc; EnerGulf Resources Inc. (ENGFF); First Quantum Minerals Ltd; Gee-Ten Ventures Inc. (Gee-Ten, the Corporation); Harambee Mining; Heritage Oil; International Panorama Resources (since 2008 called Otish Energy Inc.); La Quinta Mining; Lundin Mining Corporation; Kinross Gold Corporation; Shamika Resources; Simberi Mining; Tenke Mining Corp.

China – COVEC (China Overseas Engineering Group Co., Ltd.)

Germany – Danzer Group; H.C. Starck

Israel – DGI Mining (DGI Group); Ludan Engineering

Russia – Nizhne-Lenskoye

Singapore – Ivanhoe Nickel and Platinum Ltd; Olam International

South Africa – Copper Resources Corporation, De Beers Group; Gold Fields; Kumba Iron Ore; Metorex; Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA); Ruashi Mining; Teal Exploration & Mining

Switzerland – Glencore International AG

United Kingdom – Afrimex; A.H. Knight; A & M Minerals and Metals; Alex Stewart (Assayers) Limited; Anglo American; Barclays Bank PLC; Brinkley Mining plc; Central African Mining & Exploration Co (CAMEC); De Beers Group; Gem Diamonds Limited; Katanga Mining Ltd.; Malabar Logistics; Nikanor (Merged with Katanga Mining January 2008)

United States – Blattner Group; Cabot Corporation; Eagle Wings Resources, LCC; EnerGulf Resources Inc. (ENGFF); Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.; H.C. Starck; Kemet; OM Group

Other companies in the Supply Chain

Sony, Microsoft, Panasonic, Nokia, Motorola, Ericsson, Intel, AVX, NEC, Alcatel, Compaq, Dell, AMD, Nintendo, IBM, Intel, Hitachi, Samsung, Pioneer, Kenwood
Some stocks on the financial market related to mining in Democratic Republic of Congo

Copper/ Cobalt – First Quantum, Nikanor, Metorex, Katanga Mining, Camec, Mwana Africa, Teal, Copper Resources, Africo Resources

Gold – Banro, Moto Gold

Diamonds – SouthernEra, BRC Diamonds

Uranium – Berkerley Resources


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