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So. Africa: Ex-Anglo American & Anglo Gold Ashanti miners suffering from silicosis receive payout of over $5 million
Author: Peter Lewis, Ground Up, on All Africa
"South Africa: R66 Million Paid Out to Former Miners With Silicosis", 14 Sep 2017...
“Con la presentación de 26 querellas ante el Min-Trabajo, termina hoy el IV Encuentro por la Libertad Sindical” – 31 de agosto de 2017...
So. Africa: Bokoni Platinum owners have a duty of care to retrenched workers & communities; says NGO
Author: Dineo Faku, IOL (South Africa)
"Bokoni Platinum must come clean", 14 Aug 2017...
Colombia: Constitutional Court suspends Cerrejon’s permit to divert stream over lack of consultations with local indigenous groups; incl. company statement
Following legal mechanisms used by Wayuu indigenous groups and Afro descendant leaders in La Guajira, the decision by the Constitutional Court rules that until it verifies that FPIC was carried out respecting the fundamental right to prior consent,...
So. Africa: Mining companies set aside millions for potential settlement of gold miners’ silicosis lawsuit
Author: Kevin Crowley , Bloomberg Technology
"Anglo, Gold Miners Set Aside Millions for Lung Disease Claims", 27 Jul 2017...
Author: Lina Echeverri, Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, Cerrejón
We have read carefully the 2016 Defenders of the Earth report, published by Global Witness. The loss of any human life is cause for sorrow, and this is particularly the case where people are killed as they are trying to defend their land and their...
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