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5 Surprising Uses For Gold
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We all know how monetarily valuable gold is, but it could be even more valuable than you’d think! Not only does bling make you look cooler, but gold also has other helpful uses… from a chemotherapy alternative, to protecting astronauts … Read More

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What Makes Gold So Valuable?
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Gold is seen as a valuable metal world wide. Where did this idea originate and how much is it worth today? It’s only fair to share…

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How Gold Mining Works
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Ever wonder how people mined for gold? Have no fear! You can use a pan, a large drill, and even explosives! Anthony did some digging and found out many of the methods that people get that rare substance out of … Read More

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Children of the mines
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UNICEF correspondent Michelle Marrion reports on how UNICEF is supporting efforts to find child labourers a way out of the diamond mines of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It’s only fair to share…

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Congo and Africa’s World War: Crash Course World History
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When you understand the history of the Democratic Republic of Congo you begin to understand the need for impact investing into such a culturally rich nation. As usual, well done to John Green and the Crash Course YouTube channel. I … Read More

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When Mines Fuel Conflict – IOM
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This was a video shown by the International Organisation of Migration during the 2017 11th ICGLR-OECD-UN GoE Joint Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains. Personal stories from miners like this one are essential to not just understanding the challenges of … Read More

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Why it Takes 75 Elements to Make your Cell Phone – Seeker
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Another great video by Seeker/DNews showing the complexity of something we take for granted. I highly recommend subscribing! It’s only fair to share…

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OECD Trade in Raw Materials
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A very accurate assessment. Congo can be one of those positive examples as the near future unfolds. It’s only fair to share…

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Fair Congo Project
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The Fair Congo initiatives were launched in 2017 by the Chambers Federation after working in the area of artisanal and small scale mining (ASM) since 2008. The Fair Congo initiative is currently focused on the exportation of conflict-free ASM gold with … Read More

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Key factors for your Startup Success
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Spoiler alert! Timing is by far the most important factor for a startups success. When I look back at the various startups I’ve founded I would agree wholeheartedly. Even the existing businesses I’ve been apart of, when I implemented changes to … Read More

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Chambers Federation renews its investment into social enterprise, ELL, seeks new women to join its ranks
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The Chambers Federation is pleased to announce its renewal of financial and technical support for the social enterprise, Empowerment Lighthouse Ltd (ELL). The Federations initial capital investment of 15 million shillings will be rolled over to continue to support the … Read More

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Recycle Tribe receives investment from the Chambers Federation
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The Chambers Federation is please to announce its investment into the Kenyan social enterprise Recycle Tribe. Recycle Tribe is a social enterprise founded in 2015 that finds value and purpose in discarded materials from the construction and shipping industries. It was founded and … Read More

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PSIC Promo Video
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Women in Mining
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According to the World Bank Group as of 2013, an estimated 20 to 30 million people engaged in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) globally; in many countries, women make up between 10 to 50 percent of small-scale miners *1. While … Read More

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$24 Trillion
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An estimated $24 trillion in untapped deposits of raw mineral ores lie beneath the Congo’s incredibly vast lands. This is the equivalent to the combined Gross Domestic Product of Europe and the United States *1. This figure accounts only for the reserves not currently being mined, not … Read More

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Artisanal Small-Scale Mining (ASM) & how does it relate to Large-Scale Mining (LSM)?
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Artisanal Small-Scale Mining vs. Large-Scale Formal Mining ASM activities often take place near or within the formal mining concessions of large-scale mining (LSM) operations. ASM may take place in abandoned mining areas, in tailing dams, low volume deposits, or in downstream … Read More

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What is Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining (ASM)?
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Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining (ASM) covers a broad range of mining activities but generally refers to mining practiced by individuals or groups, such as cooperatives, often informally (illegally), operating with low tech, manual labor and in developing nations *1. ASM often takes … Read More

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Conflict Minerals & You
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The Conflict: The conflict mineral ores of tin, tungsten and tantalum, as well as gold, are key elements of electronics products including cell phones, personal computers even gaming systems like the Sony PlayStation. Unfortunately, they have also been the principal source of revenue for … Read More

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How the US Congress has affected Congo’s miners, Pre-Trump
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Most people who watch the news already know of the 2010 Consumer Protection Act, also known as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform. Congress passed this act as their response to the economic crisis which began in 2008. What many people … Read More

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What is Wolframite?
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The name Wolframite is derived from the German “wolfram”, meaning tungsten. “Wolfram” is also the basis for the symbol W for tungsten as a chemical element. Along with scheelite, wolframite is the most important tungsten ore mineral. Wolframite deposits are often found with cassiterite, … Read More

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What is Cassiterite?
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The name Cassiterite is derived from the Greek “kassiteros”, meaning tin. Cassiterite (tin oxide, SnO2) is the best-known and principle tin ore. Tin (cassiterite) is currently classified as a conflict mineral along with tantalum (coltan), tungsten (wolramite) and gold. These 3T minerals, … Read More

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What is Coltan?
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The name Coltan is derived from columbite–tantalite, known industrially as tantalite, with tantalum (Ta) as the principle chemical element. Tantalum (coltan) is currently classified as a conflict mineral along with tin (cassiterite), tungsten (wolramite) and gold. Previously known as tantalium, its name comes from … Read More

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Over 2.5 Billion Dollars in Managed Assets
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Chambers Financial Group, a division of the Chambers Federation, represents both federal and private banking institutions and has helped shelter the industry through the financial crisis beginning in 2008. Incorporated in 2005, this division has managed over $2.5 billion dollars in assets … Read More

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