On 05.24.2016 the international NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a report investigating the occurrence of child labour in tobacco plantations in Indonesia. More than… Read More »Child Labour on Tobacco Plantations in Indonesia
K-UTEC AG Salt Technologies plans to develop a significant lithium mine in Bolivia, which could have negative consequences for the local people and the environment.… Read More »K-UTEC AG Salt Technologies mining Lithium in Bolivia
Following years of protests in Peru, as documented by Facing Finance, Newmont Mining Corp has taken the Conga Mine off the table. In its most… Read More »Newmont Mining Corp: Conga mine off the table.
A significant achievement for the people of Colombia: The Colombian Constitutional Court has withdrawn all 347 mining licenses for coal in the Colombian area of Páramo, a region… Read More »Colombian Constitutional Court withdraws licenses for coal extraction in the Andean Region
The Swiss-based mining company Glencore, has given up looking for survivors after a wall collapse at their open-pit Katanga mine in the Democratic Republic of… Read More »Glencore: Seven dead in mining accident in Democratic Republic of Congo.