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The long arms of a U.S. law reach Congo

Dec 11, 2014
Most of the miners in Congo are self-employed, equipped with a spade and a dream.

Miner vs. miner: A different kind of mineral conflict

Dec 11, 2014
In Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the advent of industrial mining has pros and cons.

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich on 'silicon leadership'

Oct 1, 2014
Intel plans to make its supply chain conflict-free by 2016.

Inside Intel's 'confict minerals' program

Jan 9, 2014
Earlier this week, Intel announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that its chips will be produced from 'conflict-free' sources.

Conflict minerals disclosure rule heads to court

Jan 7, 2014
A court hears arguments on a rule that requires companies to report on whether their products contain conflict minerals.