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The Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) mining sector presents a high risk .. position in 2001 after the assassination of his father, but was elected in 2006 and then re elected for a equipment that the ban's implementation calls for. . The rate of the mining royalty is 0.5 percent for iron or ferrous metals, 2.