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20 March 2004

Wheaton River Profits from Destruction at Bajo La Alumbrera, Argentina

Author: MiningWatch Canada

An earthquake on September 17, 2004 measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale caused a pipeline to break at the Alumbrera mine in Argentina, sending copper and gold concentrate into the Villa Vil river...While the flood of concentrate – which according to...

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1 October 2006
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Author: Centro de Derechos Humanos y Ambiente [CEDHA]

Se estima que entre los años 2005 y 2010, se invertirán US$ 5000 millones en industrias extractivas en la Argentina, trayendo consigo impactos sociales y ambientales incrementados. La Pagina Minera de CEDHA apunta a brindar un recurso de información...

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1 October 2006

International Financing - Mining [Argentina]

Author: Center for Human Rights & Environment (CEDHA)

An estimated US$5 billion will be invested in Argentina’s extractive industries between 2005 and 2010, bringing with it increased environmental and social impacts. CEDHA’s mining webpage is a resource to further understanding of the environmental and...

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1 October 2006

New webpage on intl. finance & mining in Argentina - by Center for Human Rights & Environment

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4 October 2006

Argentina: Police repress protest at mining conference

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4 October 2006
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Author: Centro de Derechos Humanos y Ambiente

Andalgalá, Catamarca...Ciudadanos locales sufrieron una brutal paliza, disparos con balas de goma y gases lacrimógenos disparados por fuerzas policiales durante un encuentro entre empresas mineras y altos representantes gubernamentales...cuando [los...

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4 October 2006

The Fight for Gold: Police Violently Repress Peaceful Protest at International Mining Conference in Andean Region of Argentina

Author: Centre for Human Rights & Environment (CEDHA - Argentina)

Andalgalá, Catamarca...Local citizens suffered a brutal beating, teargas, and rubber bullets fired by local police at a pro-mining meeting...between high government officials and mining representatives...when [the citizens] claimed their right to know...

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8 February 2007
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Author: Julio Rodríguez, El Clarín [Argentina]

Estudios realizados en aguas del embalse de Río Hondo dan cuenta de que la cuenca del río Salí-Dulce, está contaminada por efluentes que volcaría la minera Alumbrera [parte de Musto Exploration (que es una empresa de Goldcorp & Northern Orion...

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12 March 2007
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12 March 2007
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Author: Observatorio de las Empresas Transnacionales, Foro Ciudadano de Participación por la Justicia y los Derechos Humanos (FOCO)

El yacimiento minero Bajo de la Alumbrera se encuentra en la provincia de Catamarca, en el departamento de Belén...Para su explotación se conformó una Unión Transitoria de Empresas (UTE) entre YMAD y la firma Minera Alumbrera Limited. Alumbrera Ltd. a...

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