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Papua New Guinea: Barrick Gold set to elevate Porgera mine as top-tier asset despite environmental & social objections
Author: Jeff Lewis & Melanie Burton, Reuters
"Barrick Gold forges ahead on Papua New Guinea mine in face of local backlash", 16 January 2020...
- Related companies: Barrick Gold
"When Will Bristow Address the Human Rights Issues at Tanzanian Gold Mine?"...
Author: JP Casey & Umar Ali, Mining Technology
With more than 60 minerals and metals currently being pulled from Canadian soil, the mining industry is a major contributor to the national economy... However, the rapid expansion of mining operations have introduced a number of problems... [including]...
Africa: Sierra Leone’s cancellation of mining licence raises concerns about a resurgence of resource nationalism across the continent
Author: Henry Sanderson, Harry Dempsey & Neil Munshi, Financial Times
‘Sierra Leone mine dispute raises fears of resource nationalism’ 9 October 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on natural resources Natural Resources
- Related companies: Acacia (formerly African Barrick Gold) Barrick Gold Glencore Ivanhoe Mines (now Turquoise Hill Resources) Konkola Copper Mines (joint venture Vedanta Resources, Zambia Copper Investments & ZCCM Investments)
UN Working Group on the use of mercenaries highlights the human rights impacts of the relationship between PMSCs and the extractive sector
Author: UN Human Rights Council (Geneva)
"Relationship between private military and security companies and the extractive industry from a human rights perspective. Report of the Working Group on the use of mercenaries as a means of violating human rights and impeding the exercise of the right...