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4 November 2019

Kosovo: Roma surviving as informal collectors in struggling waste management system

In February 2019, it was reported that the struggling waste management system in Kosovo, especially prevalent in the largest cities, was not only an environmental threat but affected some of the poorest and most vulnerable in Kosovan society - Roma,...

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30 October 2019

Brazil: Operations at iron mine to resume, contingent on BHP & Vale safeguarding against another fatal dam collapse

Author: Marta Nogueira, Reuters

"Vale, BHP's Samarco gets license to resume operations after dam burst", 25 October 2019...

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30 October 2019

Locals voice concern as Ramu mine reopens after toxic slurry spill

Author: Benjamin Robinson-Drawbridge, Radio New Zealand

"Controversial PNG mine reopens but locals unhappy", 30 October 2019. ...

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29 October 2019

Jordan: Three Egyptian construction workers die on site

Author: Royal News

"Three bodies recovered from under rubble near 8th circle in Amman", 28th of October 2019 ...

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24 October 2019

Laos: One dead, 20 others injured following rock-blasting operation at Chinese-backed cement factory

One died and 20 others were injured following a rock-blasting operation at a Chinese-backed cement factory, Ket Thao Lao Co. Ltd.. Local authorities attributed the accident to the misuse of stockpiled explosives....

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23 October 2019

Solomon Islands: Troubled goldmine to be reconstructed by Chinese-owned developers

Author: Radio New Zealand

"Solomons' gold mine to launch redevelopment", 23 October 2019...

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22 October 2019

So. Africa: Embrace technology solutions to mitigate risks associated with mine closures, says IT specialist

Author: Vanessa Tyne, IT Online (South Africa)

‘Securing abandoned mines’ 17 October 2019...

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11 October 2019

Papua New Guinea: Chinese-owned Ramu Nickel spills 200,000 litres of toxic slurry into the sea; co. commits to address compensation

A Chinese nickel mine operator accidentally spilled an estimated 200,000 litres of toxic slurry into a bay in Papua New Guinea's Madang province. The plant operator, Ramu Nickel, which is owned by the Metallurgical Corp of China (MCC), said that it is...

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5 October 2019

Indonesia: Palm oil & paper companies under renewed scrutiny for breaking anti-logging commitment following forest fire

Author: Catherine Lai, Asia Times

"Burning issue: Indonesia fires put palm oil under scrutiny", 30 September 2019...

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28 September 2019

Laos: NGOs warn proposed fifth large Mekong dam will cause adverse effects on environment & people

Author: Eugene Whong, Radio Free Asia

"Thai NGOs Speak Out Against Proposed Dam in Laos", 23 September 2019...

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