Forrest Group

The Forrest Group (also Groupe Forrest) is a group of companies founded around the mining industry in 1922, currently active mostly in Europe, East Africa, and Arabia. It is owned by George Arthur Forrest, a Belgian entrepreneur of New Zealand descent.

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Forrest Group - Controversy
... In 2002 a United Nations panel named the George Forrest Group as one of 29 companies that should face sanctions for their operations in Democratic Republic of the Congo ... Their report said the group was taking as much as possible of the profit from their mining operations out of the country, and were providing little benefit to the DRC ... reports of dangerously high levels of radiation at Forrest's Luiswishi Mine, and implied that uranium was being separated from the ore which purportedly held only copper and cobalt ...

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