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BHP Billiton

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12 September 2017

Australia: Growing numbers of mining companies operating in Africa; greater transparency required to minimise risk of corrupt practices

Author: Eryk Bagshaw, Sydney Morning Herald

"The Australian companies mining $40 billion out of Africa", 10 September 2017...

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7 September 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Lawsuits by companies seek to silence accountability advocates

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4 September 2017
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Author: AIL-ENS

“Con la presentación de 26 querellas ante el Min-Trabajo, termina hoy el IV Encuentro por la Libertad Sindical” – 31 de agosto de 2017...

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29 August 2017
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Tras registrarse 13 accidentes laborales en dos semanas, según trabajadores afiliados a Sintracarbón, con lesiones a operarios de la mina a cielo abierto de carbón propiedad de Cerrejón (parte de Anglo American, BHP Billiton y Glencore), el sindicato...

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24 August 2017

Nickel mining: the hidden environmental cost of electric cars; incl. company comments

Author: Max Opray, The Guardian (UK)

As countries the world over legislate to phase out petrol and diesel cars, attention is turning to the environmental impact of mining the materials needed for electric vehicle batteries. This additional scrutiny has largely focused on ethical concerns...

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22 August 2017
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Author: Pe. Geraldo Martins Dias, Coordenador Arquidiocesano de Pastoral/Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens (Brazil)

"Mensagem da Arquidiocese de Mariana à Comunidade de Gesteira", 5 de agosto de 2017...

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21 August 2017

Chile: Indigenous organisations concerned about water use by mining projects on Peru/Chile border

On the occasion of the international Day of Indigenous Peoples, Aymara organizations sharing the border between Chile and Peru denounced (in Spanish) the loss of water sources due to mining concessions that would be impacting negatively the...

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21 August 2017
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Con ocasión del Día Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas, organizaciones aymaras que comparten la frontera entre Chile y Perú denunciaron la pérdida de sus fuentes de agua por concesiones mineras que estarían causando un impacto ambiental en una...

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21 August 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,...

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15 August 2017
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Diversas comunidades de la etnia Wayúu en La Guajira interpusieron acciones de tutela para detener el desvío del arroyo Bruno, una de las fuentes de agua más importantes en la región más desértica de Colombia, e iniciaron campañas mundiales de defensa...

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