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13 August 2014

Report on findings of Global Compact & ICMM good practice workshop on indigenous peoples & mining operations

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals

"International Indigenous Peoples Workshop: From Good Practice Guidance to Good Practice on the Ground", 16 July 2014 ...

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27 May 2010

Vigil at Michigan Mine Site Ends With 2 Arrests [USA]

Author: John Flesher, Associated Press

For a month, a small group of American Indians and environmental activists occupied an isolated patch of woods in Michigan's Upper Peninsula where the world's third-largest mining company is preparing to drill for nickel and copper. The protesters...

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23 July 2009

Mine critic speaks

Author: John Pepin, Mining Journal

A rock mechanics expert [Jack Parker] speaking in Big Bay Wednesday on Kennecott-Rio Tinto's proposed Eagle Project said he believes the minerals company could safely mine the nickel and copper ore body lying underneath the Yellow Dog Plains but not...

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7 July 2009

Concerns over Eagle project and company responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Rio Tinto to respond to the following items, which raise concerns over health and safety, and impact on indigenous peoples, of Rio Tinto subsidiary Kennecott Minerals’ Eagle Mine application in...

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1 December 2004

London Mining Network arranges for local representatives to attend Rio Tinto Annual General Meeting, raise concerns over human rights abuses

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1 December 2004

[PDF] Business & Economic Development - Mining Sector Report

Author: AccountAbility, Business for Social Responsibility

[refers to Antamina, Cortez Gold (joint venture Placer Dome & Kennecott Minerals, part of Rio Tinto), Minera Escondida (joint venture BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Jeco), Diavik (joint venture Rio Tinto & Aber Diamond Mines), AngloGold Ashanti]

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31 October 2002

[PDF] full report: "Tunnel Vision: Women, Mining and Communities"

Author: Oxfam Community Aid Abroad

[includes reference to Benguet Corp., Alcan, Norsk Hydro, Indal, Rio Tinto, Kennecott, Placer Dome, Misima Mining Ltd., PT Freeport Indonesia, PT KEM, Aurora Gold, Newmont, PT IMK]

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