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1 January 2003

Tintaya addresses community concerns through formal consultation processes with stakeholders

Author: BHP Billiton

For the past few years, long-standing community concerns about environmental and land management issues at our Tintaya copper operations in Peru, many dating from the days of state ownership, have been addressed through ongoing consultative processes...

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1 January 2003
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Author: Initiativa de Investigación sobre Políticas Mineras (IIPM) y Centro Internacional de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo (IDRC)

[se refiere a Cerro Matoso (parte de BHP Billiton), Inversiones Castro Jaramillo, MACEL, Carbones del Caribe, CARBOMED, Codelco, Minera Zaldívar (parte de Placer Dome), Southern Peru (parte de Grupo México, Cerro Trading, Phelps Dodge), Milpo]

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31 July 2002

full report: Clashes with Corporate Giants: 22 campaigns for biodiversity and community

Author: Friends of the Earth

[includes section entitled "Towards binding corporate accountability"; also includes the following case studies: Peru: Manhattan Minerals (Tambogrande gold mine) Malaysia: Malaysian timber companies (logging in Sarawak - affecting indigenous peoples)...

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1 July 2002

BHP Billiton - Not just a new face - a new beginning?

Author: Mineral Policy Institute

...From the Canadian Arctic where it is facing an environmental prosecution, to South America, displacing indigenous people, to labour rights in Mozambique, to Papua New Guinea and clean up of massive destruction caused by two decades of Ok Tedi mining...

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30 June 2002

BHP Billiton: Social & environmental concerns about its mining operations

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1 April 2002

Broadening the Corporate Commitment to HIV and AIDS

Author: Business for Social Responsibility

[refers to positive steps by Coca-Cola, Hewlett-Packard, Unilever, Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, DaimerChrysler, De Beers]

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1 April 2002

[PDF] Business and Human Rights: Policy commitments and disclosure in the extractive sector

Author: Lucy Amis & Dave Prescott, International Business Leaders Forum

[A comparison of policies & practices on human rights issues by 7 multinational extractive companies: BG, BP, BHP Billiton, BOC Group [part of Linde], Premier Oil, Rio Tinto, Shell]

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7 February 2002

BHP washes its hands of Dead River [Papua New Guinea]

Author: Mineral Policy Institute

BHP Billiton today washed its hands of responsibility for the damage its Ok Tedi mine is creating

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26 November 2001

Landowners shut PNG Ok Tedi copper mine - radio

Author: Reuters

[Australian Broadcasting Corp radio report about events in Papua New Guinea]: The landowners had presented a petition which calls for a share of BHP Billiton's stake in Ok Tedi to be transferred to them and for compensation for environmental damage...

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23 November 2001

New Chile copper plant for rock-eating bacteria

Author: Louise Egan, Reuters

Copper mining giants BHP Billiton and Codelco will begin construction in early 2002 of a plant in Chile for the use of bacterial technology that could revolutionize the industry, a company official said...The technology is more environmentally-friendly...

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