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International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)

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1 January 2010

Good Practice Guidance on Health Impact Assessment

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)

ICMM has developed a set of tools to help site practitioners assess and address the risks posed by hazards in the mining and metals sector…This Good Practice Guidance sets out an overview of how mining and metals operations can affect the health and...

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3 December 2009

High Prices Draw More Gold Diggers [Tanzania]

Author: Nicholas Bariyo & Robb Stewart, Wall Street Journal

The rising price of gold has intensified a decadelong conflict between international companies and the small-scale miners they replaced. Over the 1990s, Tanzania...brought in international miners, who forced out tens of thousands of artisan miners...

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9 October 2009

[PDF] Human Rights in the Mining & Metals Sector. Handling and Resolving Local Level Concerns & Grievances.

Author: International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)

...This publication builds upon International Council on Mining and Metals’s overall work to date on ‘business and human rights’...It sets out good practice approaches on a specific...issue in this area: the development of company procedures for...

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27 September 2009

Christian Aid report on negative impact of low corporate tax rates on development & poverty in Latin America

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27 September 2009

[PDF] Undermining the poor: Mineral Taxation Reforms in Latin America

Author: Clair Kumar, Christian Aid

Over the past few decades tax reforms in developing countries has been highly regressive, with corporate taxes being lowered and consumption taxes-which hit the poor hardest-being increased…Overly generous tax incentives has resulted in many...

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4 August 2009

[PDF] "Human Rights in the Mining & Metals Industry Overview, Management Approach and Issues"

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals

Our overall objective here is to provide an overview of the main challenges and dilemmas that companies in the mining and metals sector are often faced with...It also deals with how mining companies can ensure that both employees and communities have...

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20 July 2009

ICMM presents new guidance note on mining and human rights

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals

[International Council on Mining and Metals] presents “Human Rights in the Metals and Mining Industry: Overview, Management Approach and Issues”, the first in a line of publications affirming the organization’s commitment to uphold human rights...it...

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20 July 2009

International Council on Mining and Metals publishes new guidance on mining & human rights - reviews business practices

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9 June 2009

International Council on Mining and Metals guidance for managers on reducing fatalities at extractive sites

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9 June 2009

Leadership Matters - The elimination of fatalities

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)

This document provides a guide for Senior Leaders in their relentless drive to prevent fatalities; both through their personal actions and the processes and activities they should ensure are in place...The actions of Senior Leaders are fundamental to...

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