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DRC conflict sparks cobalt concern

Cobalt and the Democratic Republic of Congo’s fortunes are entwined and so as tension and conflict mounts around the tenure of president Joseph Kabila, the prospect of a potential impact on cobalt supply also grows.

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Reaping what you sow: Joseph Kabila has been set a deadline of September 30 to call an election

Amid the DRC chaos, the government has let a VAT holiday expire for miners, but Benchmark Minerals Intelligence's resident cobalt expert Caspar Rawles told Mining Journal producers shouldn't mind a