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A judge has ordered Brazil’s largest mining company to suspend plans for a controversial railway track which jeopardises the livelihoods of Earth’s most threatened tribe.
Two CAFOD partners have been detained by police whilst investigating human rights abuses near Anglo-Swiss mining company Xstrata’s new Tintaya site in Peru
One of the world’s most controversial mines is back in the spotlight after hundreds protested against renewed efforts to mine India’s Niyamgiri Hills.
Aid charities are raising awareness of a new law that would force oil, gas and mining companies to tell the truth about their relations with poor countries.
A vital step has been taken say campaigners, toward requiring companies to disclose payments made for projects around the world
British mining company Monterrico Metals has made an out-of-court settlement with 33 Peruvian farmers who accused them of colluding in detention and torture.
NGOs have filed a complaint with the OECD against commodities giant Glencore and First Quantum Minerals, based on tax evasion allegations.
An alliance of solidarity, human rights, development and environmental groups will be protesting at London-based Rio Tinto Plc's AGM on 14 April 2011.
India’s Supreme Court is to consider a new attempt to give a green-light to FTSE 100 Vedanta Resources’ bauxite mine in Orissa state, east India.
An open-pit mine planned in south-west Alaska is to be investigated by the US Environmental Protection Agency following mass opposition from local indigenous peoples.