Central Asia UpdatePublished by MAC on 2007-06-10
Central Asia update
10th June 2007
The world's biggest steel producer, Arcelor Mittal, has been condemned for permitting appalling conditions at the company's mines in Kazakhstan.
A tangle of political and financial affiliations underscores recent protests against a new gold mining project in Kyrgyzstran, according to one reporter. And it's underlined by a decade of unresolved issues surrounding operations by the state's biggest gold miner, Kumtor.