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2018-02-16 Dalits driven off land, forced to migrate to brick kilns, construction sites
2017-08-21 "Make in India" - the truth about its deadlier side
2017-08-09 How Rajasthan’s mine workers keep languishing without any identity
2017-03-30 Indonesia: Indigenous farmers rally to halt cement factory in Central Java
2017-03-03 Sand mining: a global environmental crisis
2016-07-11 Philippines: A new hope for mine-affected communities
2016-07-09 Three Cambodian mining activists convicted and heavily fined
2016-06-24 The World’s Disappearing Sand
2016-05-23 Silicosis - the world's most destructive mining disease?
2016-03-15 Sunderbans wetlands threatened in India as well as Bangladesh
2016-01-17 India: Caste discrimination rules, even in the kilns
2015-11-03 Chinese environmental NGOs win court case over mining expansion
2015-09-29 Indonesia: Antimining activist beaten to death
2015-05-12 Call to act on modern slavery and child labour in Indian quarries
2014-01-19 Blood bricks: how India's urban boom is built on slave labour
2014-01-18 Burma: Irrawaddy Delta villagers lose land, homes to mining waste
2013-09-16 China embarks on cutting industrial production, targeting polluters
2013-06-06 Appeals court sharpens Schmidheiny sentence
2013-04-28 Six million Chinese workers are victims of pneumoconiosis
2012-08-13 French health expert refuses Legion d'Honneur
2012-07-24 Giant Caterpillar is on a downward crawl
2012-07-17 Indian Human Rights Commission raps denial of silicosis deaths
2012-06-05 Out of the Woods: can Australia overcome fatal carbon flaws?
2012-05-22 Are China's "instant" buildings too good to be true?
2012-05-15 India's Kaziranga - Between Rocks and Wild Places
2012-02-20 World's biggest asbestos trial sees two billionaires sentenced to prison
2012-01-10 Israel exploits Palestinian resources in occupied West Bank
2011-11-21 India: "devils" in the deep blue sea?
2011-09-12 Exposing the hidden destructiveness of 11 September 2011
2011-09-12 Human bricks in China's walls
2011-07-11 Italian court seeks 20-year terms for asbestos poisoners
2011-02-21 More revolutions must come!
2011-02-14 The Methodical Shooting Of Boys At Work In Gaza
2010-12-21 Australia - Sands of time: rock art versus Rocla
2010-12-13 Asian anti-asbestos delegation headed to Quebec
2010-11-08 Israel's bloody response to young men collecting gravel
2010-11-01 Cemex gets blasted in Dominican Republic & US
2010-10-04 Donkeys Work
2010-09-20 Ocean exploration reaches perilous new depths
2010-07-17 More lead poisoning and slave labour reported from China
2009-12-14 Turin trial opens over asbestos deaths
2009-11-30 UNDP condemns cement plant near Dominican National Park
2009-10-05 Dusts of Death: Asian Activists Gather to Fight Workplace Illnesses
2009-07-16 New report exposes China's Labour attrition
2009-07-07 Top cement maker faces $558 million lawsuit
2009-07-07 Judge blocks cement factory, Dominican President to consult the UN
2009-06-08 Dominican Republic: Environmentalists rally to block cement plant
2009-05-27 Vietnam's aluminium war heats up
2009-05-11 India imposes ban on hill mining
2008-08-04 India's contract workers face growing dangers in construction, mining, brick-making and manufacturing
2008-07-28 After quake, China leans on grieving parents to buy their silence
2008-01-04 Indonesia update
2007-11-23 India Cements to own overseas coal mines
2007-10-17 London Calling: the bull behind Al's goring
2007-08-31 Doe Run Lead Production Loss Put At 6,500 Tons
2007-08-30 US update
2007-08-30 China update
2007-08-30 China Says May Sack Energy-Guzzling State Firms' CEOs
2007-08-30 China Urges Electricity Suppliers to Buy ‘Green’ Power Ling Li
2007-08-30 China update
2007-08-16 Local police and security guards break up peaceful workers' protests
2007-08-14 Black stuff and nonsense
2007-08-14 Black Stuff And Nonsense
2007-08-13 Indonesia wants to renegotiate copper contract
2007-08-13 Indonesia update
2007-08-13 Indonesia update
2007-08-04 Women lead marble mining opposition
2007-07-26 Diary of a Strike: 3,000 workers at the Shuangma Cement Plant strike in protest at management's comp
2007-07-15 Chemical Company Profits From Double Counting Of Carbon Credits
2007-06-29 China update
2007-06-29 A Journey Into The Black Heart Of Shanxi
2007-06-29 Massive Crackdown On Slave Labour Camps – A Response To Years Of Neglect And Collusion
2007-06-29 National People's Congress Approves New Labour Contract Law
2007-06-29 As Unrest Rises, China Broadens Workers' Rights
2007-06-29 China Update
2007-06-28 Mine Boss Jailed For Reporter Death
2007-06-22 China Update
2007-06-22 Update on Chinese minerals companies overseas: Kenya, Australia, Russia, Mongolia, Vietnam, North Ko
2007-06-22 China Says Exports Fuel Greenhouse Gas Emissions
2007-06-22 China update
2007-06-19 China’s Environmental Crisis Catalyzes New Democracy Movement
2007-06-19 China Now Number One in Carbon Emissions; USA Number Two
2007-06-15 Zijin On The Warpath Yet Again
2007-06-15 Update: foreign companies in China
2007-05-19 Latin America / Caribbean update
2007-05-19 Gold Fever in Patagonia
2007-05-19 Latin America/ Caribbean update
2007-05-17 PERU
2007-05-16 Barrick bids Famatina project goodbye, La Rioja
2007-05-16 ARGENTINA
2007-05-15 Peruvian Congress Investigates Doe Run Compliance: Congresswoman Rejects Mining Company "Blackm
2007-05-07 Blood and Gold on Algamarca Hill
2007-05-06 Villa Las Rosas Prohibits Mining
2007-05-04 Farmers, Informal Gold Miners Clash Over Pollution
2007-05-04 Govt Told Not to Resume S'pore Sand Exports
2007-05-04 Granite Mining Threatens Riau Protected Forest
2007-05-04 Indonesia update
2007-05-04 Indonesia update
2007-05-02 CHILE
2007-04-27 Indonesia update
2007-04-27 Indonesia update
2007-04-24 Newmont executive, company found not guilty in pollution trial
2007-04-24 Flawed Judgement: Newmont Buyat Bay Criminal Case
2007-04-24 Indoneisan Mine Pollution Ruling: Setback for Environmental Justice
2007-04-23 In an Indonesian bay, fish, tumours and controversy
2007-04-21 Blood Money: U.s. Bank Funds Korean Project That Will Destroy Native Community
2007-04-21 South Asia update
2007-04-20 China update
2007-04-20 Buyat Bay Case: Court has to decide for People Justice
2007-04-20 China Update
2007-04-20 CNMC signs $150 mln worth of copper contracts in Africa
2007-04-19 Buildings Are China's Energy "Black Holes"
2007-04-17 Zijin Mining Expands Overseas Mines
2007-04-15 Hunan Nonferrous to expand mineral resource development - president
2007-04-12 OMYA neighbors make one last stand
2007-03-27 Imported Pollution Adds to China’s Environmental Woes
2007-03-22 Indonesia update
2007-03-22 Indonesia update
2007-03-16 Prosecutors confident Indonesian court to find Newmont guilty of polluting bay
2007-03-15 Indonesia Says to Allow Singapore Granite Exports
2007-03-15 China's iron ore traders reject India's new export duty
2007-03-15 Bosai Mining assumes management of South American bauxite mine
2007-03-13 Archipelago in the mud
2007-03-09 China Update
2007-03-09 China update
2007-03-08 China Abandons Annual Energy Saving Targets
2007-03-08 ANALYSIS - China Building Blitz Holds Key to Energy Saving
2007-02-21 Note to editors:
2007-02-21 UK company called to account for DRCongo dirty trade
2007-02-21 UK company called to account for DRCongo dirty trade
2007-02-03 Indonesia update
2007-02-03 Indonesia Update
2007-01-30 New Laws Won't Solve Indonesia Mining Investment Woes
2007-01-25 Indonesia Bans Sand Exports to Singapore
2007-01-23 Indonesia Newmont Boss Says No Complaints On Mining
2007-01-22 Banful Paddy Farmers Switch to Sand Mining
2006-12-22 Asbestos Roundup
2006-12-22 Asbestos Roundup
2006-12-20 Study: Asbestos Fears Are Justified - USGS Scientists Debunk Industry Claim, Call Particles Dangerou
2006-12-18 Ban asbestos now! Asbestos major reason for rise in Canadian work-related deaths
2006-12-17 Brakes Warning Remains: OSHA Statement on Asbestos Exposure Hazard Survives Challenge
2006-12-14 American Journal of Industrial Medicine Publishes Materials from ADAO's 2006 Asbestos Disease Awaren
2006-10-21 The world's worst places
2006-10-15 JAMAICA
2006-09-20 US Update
2006-09-20 US Update
2006-09-20 Keeping Cities Cool
2006-09-20 EPA Not Fulfilling Environmental Justice Requirements
2006-09-20 California Sues Automakers Over Global Warming
2006-09-18 U.S. Missing Renewable Energy Opportunities
2006-09-15 Clean Energy Bill Could Create Half a Million Jobs
2006-08-23 India Update
2006-08-23 Minister claims the government is not legally bound to give miners' families compensation after a &
2006-08-08 Coeur d'Alene Says Alaska Mine Suit Dismissed
2006-08-08 US Update
2006-08-08 US Update
2006-08-06 Appalachian Citizens Demonstrate at Governors Conference
2006-08-04 Group says proposed N.S. quarry will hurt environment, tourism and fishery
2006-08-04 Errors understate mercury emissions
2006-08-02 Suit Filed Over Paradise Coal-fired Plant in Kentucky
2006-07-20 China Update
2006-07-20 China Update
2006-07-15 Occupational illnesses and injuries cost China 100 billion yuan per year, official warns
2006-07-15 63 killed and 26 trapped in three separate coal mine accidents
2006-06-30 Indonesian Update
2006-06-30 Indonesian Update
2006-06-29 Walking out of slavery
2006-06-29 Biak-na-Bato destruction scored
2006-06-25 Philippines Update
2006-06-25 Philippines Update
2006-06-23 Biak-na-Bato mining put to a halt
2006-06-22 Are miners certifiable?
2006-06-22 Philippines mulls tough mining regulations
2006-06-20 Sustainable construction: Building momentum, brick by brick
2006-06-18 Sepang sand mining threatens locals' livelihood in Bengkulu, Sumatra
2006-06-17 Church, NGOs call for Reyes' resignation over Lafayette
2006-06-10 India Update
2006-05-02 Eliza Kissya: Preserving the 'sasi' tradition against the odds
2006-02-25 India Update
2006-02-25 India Update
2006-02-18 Tata initial work by year-end - Steel plant at Tontoposhi
2006-02-18 India Update
2006-02-18 India Update
2006-02-15 Nalco appeals to people's body to call off stir
2006-02-15 ADIVASIS OF BANSAPAL PROTEST AGAINST EXPANSION OF MINING – Public hearing disrupted and cance
2006-02-10 New mining policy in three months: Minister
2006-02-09 India hotbed of mining
2006-02-08 Govt's Balco exit plan might delay
2006-02-05 Rampant pollution and state inaction forces farmers to attack and kill a miner in Goa
2006-01-25 Brazil may give land to "wildcat" diamond miners
2006-01-10 Bonded Labourers Rescued From Brick Kiln
2005-11-22 Bricks Kiln Contractor Sold a Lady, Her Son At Rs 70,000
2005-11-10 India Mining Roundup
2005-11-10 India Mining Roundup
2005-11-03 Bauxite mining will affect tribals badly
2005-10-31 Government embarks upon a transparent mining policy
2005-10-31 Government embarks upon a transparent mining policy
2005-10-30 Youths oppose Posco deal
2005-10-30 Mittal eyes Anglo American's mining assets
2005-10-28 Posco move to reduce project oustees
2005-09-05 Deforestation, sand mining bring water table down
2005-07-08 Polluters Will Pay $50 Million to Clean Maryland Superfund Site
2005-06-17 UNEP implicated mining in tsunami aftermath
2005-06-08 Awkward squads fighting toxic waste
2005-02-26 London Calling - February 26 2005
2005-02-15 World Day against Child Labour 2005 to focus on child labour in mines and quarries
2005-02-15 World Day against Child Labour 2005 to focus on child labour in mines and quarries
2005-01-20 Clay mining in Kerala creates health concerns
2005-01-20 Clay mining in Kerala creates health concerns
2005-01-19 Human Rights Commission member visits mining site
2005-01-16 India Update
2005-01-16 "ground Zero" For Exploited Indian Sandstone Quarry Workers
2005-01-15 Tsunamis and Reckless Resource Extraction - The Unknown Link
2005-01-14 In a statement of appalling insensitivity towards the victims, some Indian scientists have expressed
2005-01-07 Quarrying made Kanyakumari coast vulnerable'
2005-01-02 One of India's major nuclear power plants was profoundly affected by the tsunamis, and many employee
2005-01-02 Tsunami underlines importance of CRZ
2004-12-30 London Calling! December 30 2004
2004-12-30 London Calling - December 30 2004
2004-12-29 Coming next month: brand new coastal rules
2004-12-29 Mining companies untouched by tsunamis
2004-12-27 Human activities contributed to tsunami's ravages: environmental expert
2004-10-15 Two vast quarry proposals threaten people and biosphere in eastern Europe
2004-10-15 Two vast quarry proposals threaten people and biosphere in eastern Europe
2004-08-19 Is "sustainable cement" all it's cracked up to be?
2004-08-11 Dolomite Quarry Plans Encroach on Caucasian Wilderness
2004-05-19 Europe's Coastlines Eroding Into the Sea
2004-01-09 Court Unanimously Rejects 'Back Door' Quarry Attempt
2004-01-09 Court Unanimously Rejects 'Back Door' Quarry Attempt
2003-11-19 Britain's Biggest Ever Quarry Proposal Goes to Court
2003-11-15 Notes to Editors:
2003-07-07 Call for solidarity with Polish village-protest against destructive mining plans
2003-07-07 Background Information: Destructive Mining Plans Threaten Historic Landscapse in Karonosze and Izert
2003-07-07 Organizations Already Signed
2001-05-01 See an artist's impression of the proposed quarry at:
2001-05-01 Silent victims of silicosis
2001-05-01 Lafayette’s 30-day test run - A Simple Gimmick?
2001-05-01 Judge's Ruling Gives W.R. Grace a Break: Attic Insulation Found Not a Risk to Homeowners

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