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Auteur: Roger Moody
[refers to Newmont, East Asia Gold, Myanma Gem Enterprise, ECI Minerals, Ivanhoe Mines, Mandalay Mining, First Dynasty, Indochina Goldfields (now part of Ivanhoe Mines), Sumitomo Metal Mining, Marubeni, First Marathon, Nesbitt Burns, Rio Tinto, Tiger...
- Entreprises concernées: Anglo American Austindo Resources BHP Billiton Chiyoda Cornerstone Capital Resources Daewoo International (part of Posco) Freeport-McMoRan GRD Ivanhoe Mines (now Turquoise Hill Resources) Leeward Capital Marubeni Myanma Gem Enterprise Newmont Goldcorp Rio Tinto Silver Standard (now SSR Mining) SNC-Lavalin Sojitz Sumitomo Metal Mining (part of Sumitomo Group) Tiger International Resources
Ivanhoe Mines, a Canadian-based company whose operations in Burma have recently come under renewed scrutiny following the release of a report by a mining watchdog group, has come out in defense of its Burmese business partners, the ruling SPDC...by...
The Supreme Court of Victoria [Australia] yesterday gave Papua New Guinea landowners until January 7 to decide if they would participate in a class action surrounding the controversial Ok Tedi copper mine. The court said the class action should be...
Auteur: Mineral Policy Institute
The BHP Billiton agreement to exit its Ok Tedi mine leaves Australia facing a potential environmental refugee crisis less than one hundred kilometres from mainland Australia. BHP Billiton and the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government have agreed basic...
- Egalement dans: BHP Walkout Leaves Threat Of Ok Tedi Environmental Refugees [Papua New Guinea]
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- Entreprises concernées: BHP Billiton
Auteur: Lesley Wroughton, Reuters
Inmet Mining Corp., an 18 percent stakeholder in the Ok Tedi copper-gold mine in Papua New Guinea, said yesterday it was pleased with an in-principle deal that would allow the project's operator BHP Billiton to exit the environmentally challenged mine....
BHP Billiton said yesterday it would make sure money was available for mine closure and environmental remediation before it moved its 52 percent stake in Papua New Guinea's Ok Tedi copper mine into a trust.
Auteur: Illawarra Mercury [Australia]
A Wollongong trade union leader said yesterday he fully supported a proposed international union campaign against BHP Billiton over its workplace practices, which unions claim are in breach of core labour standards. The International Metalworkers...
Auteur: Louise Egan, Reuters
Copper mining giants BHP Billiton and Codelco will begin construction in early 2002 of a plant in Chile for the use of bacterial technology that could revolutionize the industry, a company official said...The technology is more environmentally-friendly...