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Abu Dhabi Court orders company to pay compensation to family of construction worker crushed to death on site
Author: Ismail Sebugwaawo, 7Days
'Family awarded Dhs400,000 after construction worker death', 17 Jul 2016...
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UK High Court finds provocative Xstrata email to be relevant & disclosable in Peruvian human rights claim against company
Author: Richard Meeran, Leigh Day
“Indigenous Peruvians' human rights claim: UK High Court rules on dispute over disclosure of documents by mining giant Xstrata”, 21 Jul 2016...
- Related stories: Peruvian community sue Xstrata in UK for alleged responsibility for deaths & injuries of protestors opposing mining activities
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- Related companies: Glencore Xstrata (part of Glencore)
Author: Erik Larson & Kartikay Mehrotra, Bloomberg (USA)
“VW Sued by NY Over Pollution Linked to Cheat Device”, 19 Jul 2016...
Author: Kevin McGowan, Bloomberg BNA
“Wal-Mart Settles Sex Bias Claims, but Class Action Refiled”, 19 Jul 2016...
So. Africa: Gold mining companies appeal to Supreme Court over class action decision in silicosis lawsuit
Author: Cecilia Jamasmie, Mining.com
“South African gold firms file plea to appeal lung disease class action”, 15 Jul 2016...
Peru: Govt. wins arbitration brought by Renco over Doe Run smelter - company claimed govt. cleanup order to protect town’s health was excessive
“Peru Wins Arbitration Dispute with Renco on Smelter Cleanup”...