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20 February 2015

After the Indabas: where next for southern African mining and human rights?

Author: Khanya Mncwabe in Mail & Guardian (So. Africa)

'Mining for goodwill reaps profits', 20 Feb 2015: Africa’s top mining…executives met…at the Investing in African Mining Indaba…last week…[J]ust a few kilometres away…hundreds of civil society activists who could not afford the almost $2 000 admission...

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10 February 2015

Myanmar: Foreign mining companies colluding in serious abuses & illegality in Monywa mine complex, says Amnesty report

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6 February 2015

NGO report examines the human rights impacts of southern Africa’s extractive sector

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

'Business unusual: Mining in the aftermath of Marikana - the human rights impacts of southern Africa’s extractive sector', Feb 2015: Mining is central to the economies of southern Africa…But there is so much more that this wealth-generating industry...

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4 February 2015

Rio Tinto did not respond

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4 February 2015

Amnesty Intl. calls on Greater Manchester Pension Fund to scrutinise the human rights record of companies they invest in

Pensions worth millions from all 10 Greater Manchester Councils are being invested in companies accused of war crimes, racial discrimination, and massive environmental ruin....The fund invests public sector pensions into the businesses, which include...

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3 February 2015
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Author: El Diario (España)

“Repsol vende un pozo en la Amazonia peruana tras el aviso de veto del mayor fondo soberano del mundo” – 1 febrero de 2015...

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1 February 2015
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Author: Groupe Banque Mondiale

"Le potentiel transformateur de l’industrie minière - Une opportunité pour l’électrification de l’Afrique subsaharienne", ...

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23 January 2015

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches its third annual briefing on corporate legal accountability

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7 January 2015

Cabinet clears mineral Act; foreign companies can mine too

Author: Anupam Chakravarthy, Down to Earth

The BJP-led Central government has cleared an ordinance to facilitate the auction of minerals, including ores used to produce iron, manganese and aluminium. In a cabinet meeting on Monday, the government approved amendments to the 57-year old Mines...

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5 January 2015

India: At "Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor Summit" NGOs urge CEOs to consider human rights

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