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Dem. Rep. of Congo: Chinese minerals-for-infrastructure Sicomines deal has failed to benefit the Congolese population according to analysts
Author: Andoni Maiza Larrarte and Gloria Claudio-Quiroga, Quartz Africa
"How to avoid flawed minerals-for-infrastructure deals like DR Congo and China's Sicomines pact", 3 April 2019....
Tanzania: Study finds factories' workers at high risk of hearing damage due to lack of protective equipment
Author: Israel Paul Nyarubeli, The Citizen (Tanzania)
“Workers in Tanzania’s noisy factories are at risk of hearing damage”...
Author: Jax Jacobson, Forbes
"Can blockchain apps ensure a responsible mineral supply chain?", 22 March, 2019...
Author: The Guardian (UK)
“In the land of El Dorado, clean water has become ‘blue gold’”, 9th April 2019...
Criminal case reveals that Lydian Armenia mining company employees were spying and running fake profiles in social media
Author: Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) civil initiative
All around the world we witness mining companies targeting citizens for fighting for the protection of nature. Armenia is in no exception. For years paid media, specialists, as well as recent fake users and pages in social media carried out online...
- Related stories: Armenia: Activists opposing Lydian Intl.'s Amulsar gold mine face surveillance & smear campaign in social media, allegedly linked to company
- This is a non response from the following companies: Lydian International
Peru: Chinese company MMG to declare force majeure on copper from Las Bambas mine amidst weeks-long blockade
Author: Reuters (UK)
"China's MMG to declare force majeure on copper from Peru mine as blockade continues", 26 Mar 2019...
- Related stories: Peru: Following local protests in 2015 against MMG Las Bambas mining project, judicial authorities continued trial against 20 community leaders and peasants
- Related in-depth areas: Chinese investment overseas
- Related companies: China Minmetals Minerals and Metals Group (MMG) (part of China Minmetals)
So. Korea: Workers forced into labour for Japanese companies during World War II launch lawsuits before statute of limitations ends
Author: Yosuke Onchi, Nikkei Asian Review (Japan)
"South Koreans ready more wartime labor suits as clock ticks", 20 Mar 2019...