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Author: Rachel Etter-Phoya, in Mining in Malawi
"How can women’s participation in mining improve?"...
"Uranium au Niger: un défenseur de l'environnement récompensé par un prix", 19 septembre 2017...
- Related companies: Areva
So. Africa: Govt. says Lonmin in breach of some of its social & labour obligations; company requests time extension to redress the situation
Author: Phila Mzamo, Mining News (South Africa)
"Lonmin is said to breach social plan needed for mining license", 18 Sept 2017...
- Related companies: Lonmin
Tanzania: Govt. seizes Petra Diamond's consignment allegedly for tax evasion, company denies allegations
Author: Allan Olingo, The EastAfrican (Kenya)
"Petra suspends mining after diamonds seizure by Tanzania"...
Uganda: Stop Child Labour Coalition working to end child labour, primarily in agribusiness & gold mining
"Out of work and into school"...
USA: Increasing minimum wages contributes to raising workers' livelihoods & wider social standards, researchers find
Author: Ben Schiller, Fast Company (USA)
"Raising the minimum wage has benefits way beyond creating more wealth for workers", 31 August 2017...
Malawi: 250 households sue Global Metals & Mining for lack of compensation for displacement to pave way for mining
Author: George Singini, The Nation (Malawi)
"Kanyika mine in court" 4 September 2017...