It has been more than 83 days since the Ejido of Carrizalillo shut down Equinox Gold's Los Filos mine in Guerrero, Mexico. This is the longest-running strike since the mine started operating in 2007.
Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
The Quebec government is spending $90M over the next five years to develop minerals used in technology for electric vehicles, among other things.
The Responsible Mineral Index 2020 concludes that "even the best mining companies" still fail to meet society's expectations to protect human rights and the environment.
The Ejido of Carrizalillo shut down the Los Filos gold mine in Guerrero, Mexico for the second time in two weeks.
Many organizations from Ecuador released a public statement regarding a letter sent by Canadian company INV Metals to the Cantonal Council of the municipality of Cuenca.
In the heated standoff in a time of emergency declared in relation to COVID-19 pandemic, there has so far been zero reaction from the Armenian executive officials and elected representatives.
Governments must be able to act in the public interest without fear of being sued in secret courts that often fail to recognize public health and well-being.
A group of legal experts has written to Ontario Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford, calling for an immediate halt to mineral staking and permitting processes.
As Barrick Gold executives once again face their shareholders, investors should be asking themselves why this company is continuously embroiled in conflict.
In not acting quickly to curtail or halt operations in light of COVID-19, mining companies are putting workers and communities at greater risk.