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18 September 2018

Tanzania: MiningWatch Canada on alleged shortcomings of Barrick Gold's subsidiary's new operational-level grievance mechanism; company responds

MiningWatch Canada has issued a brief documenting alleged shortcomings of Barrick Gold's new operational-level grievance mechanism. These include lack of capacity of grievants due to low literacy levels and poverty, lack of understanding of the...

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11 September 2018

Renewable energy increasingly popular with mining companies

"As mining companies become more aware of the rapidly falling costs of renewables, wind and solar are set to become a growing trend in powering mining operations worldwide over the coming years, shows a new report from Fitch Solutions. On the back of...

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30 August 2018
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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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7 August 2018
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Author: El Masacre (República Dominicana)

“Ministro de Medio Ambiente visita mina de Barrick Pueblo Viejo”, 3 de agosto de 2018...

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17 July 2018

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17 July 2018

Range of human rights abuses by extractive companies allegedly tied to European financial institutions: companies respond to Facing Finance report

"The global extractives industry is heavily involved in some of the worst labour, environmental and human rights violations. The rights of communities, farmers and indigenous people are being trampled in the push for ever more extraction. Indeed all b...

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16 July 2018

Barrick Gold response

"The report raises several troubling and at times inaccurate allegations about either Barrick’s or its affiliate’s environmental and human rights performance. Many of these matters have been discussed in considerable detail in the past, so rather than...

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13 July 2018
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Author: MDZ

“Veladero: confirman el procesamiento de tres exfuncionarios kirchneristas por contaminación” -13 de julio de 2018...

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10 July 2018
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