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2 July 2020

Myanmar: Jade mine collapse kills over 100 workers; Death toll expected to rise

Author: Saw Nang and Richard C. Paddock, New York Times

"Myanmar Jade Mine Collapse Kills Over 100", 2 July 2020...

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1 July 2020

‘The Impact of COVID-19 on African communities affected by diamond mining’ June 2020

Author: Kimberly Process Civil Society Coalition (KPCSC) June 2020

The diamond sector has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The devastation is felt across the supply chain, not the least in various African countries that depend on this precious mineral in their socio-economic development. To curb the spread...

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1 July 2020

Ghana: One dead as military clashes with protestors over mining concession

Author: Ghana Business News

‘One dead in clashes between military personnel and miners at Patrensa’ 28 June 2020   ...

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1 July 2020

So. Africa: Covid-19 cases on the rise in the mining industry as miners seek to increase testing capacity while more jobs are on the line

South Africa’s mining industry has recorded 1,796 cases of COVID-19 with six deaths, the Minerals Council said on Thursday as mines ramp up after an extended shutdown. The Minerals Council this month rejected what it called a “narrative” in which mines...

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1 July 2020

So. Africa: Power utility giant creates a just energy transition project to evaluate green financing options

Author: Creamer Media (South Africa)

‘Eskom’s new just energy transition office assessing green finance options for repurposing of old coal stations’ 25 June 2020...

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1 July 2020
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Author: Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros de América Latina

"Minería peruana: 140.000 trabajadores formales ya retornaron a sus labores" – 24 de junio de 2020...

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1 July 2020

Africa: Communities increasingly finding ways to challenge extractive projects contributing to climate change

Author: Pooven Moodley, Open Global Rights

‘Litigation to challenge large extractive projects is gaining traction in Africa’...

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1 July 2020

Ghana: Fathers seek damages for sons' deaths allegedly caused by inhaling toxic gas from mine

Author: Ghana Web

‘16 fathers sue Shaanxi for deaths of their sons’ 25 June 2020...

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30 June 2020

Chile: Codelco, the world’s largest copper producer, closes mine after third COVID-19 death

Author: Mining.com

“Codelco shuts Chuquicamata smelter and refinery” – 26 June 2020...

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30 June 2020
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Author: CERLAS y Plataforma Contra el Arco Minero del Orinoco.

“Boletín Minerales de Conflicto de CERLAS y la Plataforma contra el AMO: Sur del Orinoco, soberanía perdida” -27 de junio de 2020- ...

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