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DRCONGO-MINING/GECAMINES
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February 22, 2013
A worker sits in the control room at Gecamines' Shituru hydrometallurgical facility, which processes...
Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Worker sits in the control room at Gecamines' Shituru hydrometallurgical facility, which processes copper...
A worker sits in the control room at Gecamines' Shituru hydrometallurgical facility, which processes copper and cobalt, outside Likasi in the southern region of Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the southern region of Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo January 31, 2013. At its peak, Gecamines was almost a state within a state. It directly employed more than 30,000 people and ran schools, hospitals, flour mills and vast swathes of arable land, much of which it still maintains, further draining its stretched finances. Its roots are in the mining company set up at the turn of the last century by statesman Cecil Rhodes and Belgian King Leopold II, which later became Union Miniere du Haut Katanga, and then Gecamines. Picture taken January 31, 2013. To match Insight DRCONGO-MINING/GECAMINES REUTERS/Jonny Hogg (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - Tags: BUSINESS COMMODITIES EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY)
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