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Fight against illegal mining turns ugly

Fight against illegal mining turns ugly

Government buildings set on fire in Amazon

Politics

31 OCTOBER 2017
Brazil overturns mining decree

Brazil overturns mining decree

President reinstates ban on mining in part of the Amazon

Central/South America

27 SEPTEMBER 2017
Brazil investigates alleged massacre

Brazil investigates alleged massacre

Illegal miners rumoured to have murdered indigenous people in remote Amazon

Central/South America

13 SEPTEMBER 2017
Sibanye strike continues

Sibanye strike continues

Number of illegal miner arrests grows

Africa

13 JUNE 2017
"The population of Shabunda deserve to benefit from their own country's mineral wealth"

"The population of Shabunda deserve to benefit from their own country's mineral wealth"

The demands from the minister, Martin Kabwelulu, came after a Global Witness investigation showed up...

Africa

01 SEPTEMBER 2016
Illegal mining chief in custody

Illegal mining chief in custody

Colombian police capture Buritica invasion ringmaster

Central/South America

10 MARCH 2016

Suriname's Bouterse poised for re-election

Desi Bouterse's expected re-election may not spell good news for Suriname's fledgling mining industry...

Challenges persist for Latin American mining

Significant hurdles still for governments and private investors looking to realise more of the region's...

UK mining and the modern slavery act

Companies should position themselves to comply with current and future human rights reporting requirements...

Europe/Middle East

05 MAY 2015

Work still ahead to cement gains

The Ivory Coast is almost entirely underlain by the same prospective gold-rich Archean and Lower Proterozoic...

Africa

24 NOVEMBER 2014

Colombian gold miners hit by court ruling

  A Colombian court has ruled 11 companies must stop gold mining in a nature reserve, as the country...

Central/South America

29 SEPTEMBER 2014

China strikes back

China is gearing up to impose production controls and taxes on rare earth elements (REEs) in a renewed...

Asia

22 AUGUST 2014