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17 May 2016

India: 238 deaths later, silicosis is still the killer in Godhra’s quarries

Author: Aditi Raja, Indian Express

ASWANT Manjhi...40-year-old has already lost his elder brother Mukesh, younger sister Kokila and her husband Tansinh — all workers like him at stone quarries in Godhra — to the respiratory disease. And he is among the survivors still waiting for...

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30 March 2016
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Author: Bruno Meyerfeld, Le Monde (France)

« En Ouganda, LafargeHolcim accusé de produire du ciment avec du minerai extrait par des enfants », 22 mars 2016...

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15 February 2016

Uganda: Govt. official says children from poor families trafficked to work in stone quarries & brick making sites

Author: Yasin Kakande, in Reuters (UK)

"Anti-child trafficking campaign in Uganda taken to schools"...

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1 December 2015

India: Bengaluru's growth fuelled by bonded labour

Author: Mohit M Rao, Hindu

Brick kiln factories that manufacture mortar to build the city’s dreams have traditionally been the bastion of bonded labour. This was acknowledged in a recent Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj-commissioned report on agricultural bonded...

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9 November 2015
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Author: La Prensa (Panamá)

“Vía crucis para cobrar multas por daños ecológicos”, 2 de Noviembre de 2015...

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15 October 2015
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En Sibaté (Cundinamarca), Gachantiva (Boyacá) y localidades rurales de Bogotá, las comunidades han expresado su preocupación por los impactos de la minería. En el primer pueblo, los habitantes se oponen a Comind SA, filial de Mineraly Industriali...

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28 September 2015
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Author: Eduardo Barahona, Vanguardia (El Salvador)

“Al rescate del río Jiboa”, 24 de Septiembre de 2015...

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3 September 2015
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La compañía aseguradora noruega Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP) ha decidido este 11 de julio excluir de su cartera de inversiones a Cemex y HeidelbergCement por sus operaciones en el área C en Cisjordania bajo el control militar y civil de Israel....

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1 September 2015
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Author: CEMEX

CEMEX y, en particular, CEMEX Israel, no suministra materiales de construcción a los asentamientos ilegales en Cisjordania. Asentamientos ilegales son asentamientos no aprobados por el gobierno de Israel…[E]n 2014, CEMEX, en colaboración con "Shift" ...

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20 August 2015

Uganda: Environmental agency threatens to prosecute China Communications Construction for depriving locals of healthy environment

Author: Anthony Wesaka & Emmanuel Ainebyoona, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Stone quarry firm ordered to follow rules"...

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