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22 February 2019

Australia: Glencore caps global coal output after activist shareholders' call to align to Paris Agreement

Author: Cole Latimer, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Australia's biggest coal miner moves to cap global output", 20 February 2019 Australia's largest coal miner Glencore will cap its global coal output at current levels in the wake of pressure from activist shareholders as part of a pivot towards miner...

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22 February 2019

Response by Teck Resources

Author: Teck Resources

...At Teck the pursuit of sustainability guides our approach to business, and is one of our core values of our company...As indicated in the letter sent to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre by Antamina, in both incidents mentioned in the...

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22 February 2019

Proposed treaty on business & human rights should include provisions on greater protection of human rights defenders, says PBI Mexico

Author: Brent Patterson, on Rabble (Canada)

"Curtailing corporate impunity would defend human rights", 20 feb 2019...

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21 February 2019

Bahrain: Authorities take legal action against local mining company Bramco for labour violations

Author: Raji Unnikrishnan, GDN Online (Bahrain)

"Authorities step in to resolve Bramco labour dispute", 18 Feb 2019...

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20 February 2019

Glencore commits to limit coal production & focus on minerals for low-carbon energy transition following investor pressure

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20 February 2019
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20 February 2019

Tailing dam facilities one of most common & high-stake risks to communities & environment

Author: Responsible Mining Foundation

[Tailing dams ramin] inadequately addressed by many mining companies... and present some of the most common and most high-stakes risks to workers, communities and environments in the vicinity of mine sites......

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19 February 2019
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19 February 2019
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Guatemala fue suspendida de la Iniciativa de Transparencia de Industrias Extractivas (EITI) por incumplir con la entrega de informes en tiempo y forma. El gobierno dice que la medida es temporal y que se ha entregado ya toda la información que se debía...

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19 February 2019

Brazil: Prosecutor arrests Vale employees for knowingly disguising dam weaknesses

Author: Eduardo Simões & Marta Nogueira, Reuters

"Brazil arrests eight Vale employees in alleged cover-up in dam disaster", 15 Feb 2019...

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