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4 April 2006

[DOC] Philippe Gomes: "Rheebu Nuu’s boycott of the opportunities for communication" [New Caledonia]

Author: Les Nouvelles [New Caledonia], translation provided by Inco

The President of the southern province, Philippe Gomes, yesterday condemned the violence of Rheebu Nuu and refuted the arguments presented by the Committee of Raphael Mapou concerning the absence of dialogue and of the taking into account of the...

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3 April 2006

Inco’s Goro Site Blockaded Again by Indigenous Kanaks: French Troops Respond with Violent Action [New Caledonia]

Author: MiningWatch Canada & Agence Kanak de Developpement

Indigenous Kanak Chiefs and villagers are currently blockading all access to Inco’s massive Goro Nickel project on the island of New Caledonia in the South Pacific... At stake for the Kanaks is the protection of fresh water from Yate Lake, which Inco...

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3 April 2006

New Caledonia: Indigenous group blockades access to Inco's Goro nickel mine, concerned about impacts on their water supply

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30 June 2005

[DOC] Mineral Policy Institute’s July 2005 Newsletter

Author: Mineral Policy Institute

Includes the following articles: - Perth-based Anvil Mining Company implicated in Congolese massacre [Dem. Rep. of Congo] - Seven tonnes of mercury released from Kalgoorlie Super Pit [operated by Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (joint venture...

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24 May 2005

Lead still North American pollution danger -report

Author: Robert Melnbardis, Reuters

Lead still tops the list of industrial pollutants in North America that can cause birth defects or developmental damage in children...with much of it coming from just three base metal smelters in Canada [owned by Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting,...

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1 January 2005
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1 January 2005
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Author: Procurador de los Derechos Humanos de Guatemala

El reinicio de actividades de exploración y explotación minera en Guatemala ha despertado...

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1 November 2004

New pollution study corners Newmont [Indonesia]

Author: Down to Earth newsletter

The latest pollution study, conducted by a government-convened Joint Investigation Team, found that levels of arsenic and mercury in fish in Buyat Bay, near PT Newmont Minahasa Raya's gold mine in North Sulawesi, posed health risks for the local...

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21 October 2004

Moved too fast on Goro [New Caledonia], Inco CEO admits - Insists company has it right this time

Author: Wendy Stueck, Globe & Mail [Canada]

Inco Ltd. was too aggressive in planning and beginning to develop its Goro project in New Caledonia, chairman and chief executive officer Scott Hand said yesterday...[The] company...spent too little time on community and government relations. [also...

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30 September 2004

[PDF] Corporate accountability to the poor? Assessing the effectiveness of community-based strategies

Author: Niamh Garvey & Peter Newell, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

While corporations secure access to decision-making and privilege through their contributions to state resources through taxes, and to economic development more generally by providing employment, the communities in which many TNCs invest, by contrast...

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