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Organised Labour has 292 articles

2021-08-28 Sexual harassment in mine camps, reports
2021-06-14 Peru Elections: The people does not want 'more money'
2021-05-25 An endless war on the Central Appalachian Mountains
2021-05-22 Shukruti residents protest Georgian Manganese
2021-05-03 Ross Beaty: Thank you now f*ck off
2021-05-01 Chilean copper workers blocked from pension withdrawals
2021-04-13 Coalmine accident traps 21 workers in China’s Xinjiang
2021-02-05 Nornickel to pay €1.62 billion for Arctic oil spill
2020-12-26 Ukrainian uranium disputes
2020-11-12 Argentina: Covid-19 outbreak hits Cerro Vanguardia and San José workers
2020-11-06 Coal criminal is running for US White House!
2020-10-10 Black Lung and COVID-19: A disaster in slow motion
2020-04-06 Rio Tinto goes ahead with an AGM shorn of crucial input
2020-02-20 Quebec's asbestos-created agonies
2020-02-18 New Zealand: Broadcaster blasts "crazy" Rio Tinto
2020-02-14 The End-of-Week Essay: Calling Rio Tinto's New Zealand Bluff
2020-02-06 Vale's Schvartsman faces 270 homicide charges
2020-02-04 Pakistan's Coal Miners suffer appalling fatalities
2019-08-28 Anglo American might face lead poisoning law suit
2019-08-21 The Midweek Essay: How Glencore manipulates in DRC
2019-07-04 Nuclear power no longer qualifies as "green"
2019-06-29 The Weekend Essay: Behind Zambia's divorce from Vedanta
2019-06-16 The Sunday Essay: How Australia’s coal madness led to Adani
2019-04-28 ArcelorMittal uses "dirty" tactics against South African workers
2019-04-09 China: workers labour for solar energy, while their health suffers
2019-04-08 Nearly a hundred institutional investors demand mine dam disclosures
2019-04-03 A typical hugh - and cry!
2019-02-25 DR Congo villagers sprayed with mine acid
2019-01-26 Zambia: Three children die in manganese mine disater
2019-01-26 Rwanda: Trade Union claims mine disaster was "preventable"
2018-11-08 What happens when a "driverless" train loses its driver?
2018-08-31 Under Saffron Jackboots
2018-07-06 Glencore hammered by corruption and accusations of rights violations
2018-05-16 The "oracle" pronounces on Anglo America's 2018 AGM
2018-02-22 South Africa: Ramaphosa's "atonement" for Marikana massacre
2018-02-19 South Africa - away with Zuma, in with Ramaphosa
2018-02-13 US coal miners heading for unprecedented black lung future
2018-01-05 Vale talking with BHP over a Samarco takeover?
2017-11-26 Can there be a truly "just transition" for mine workers?
2017-09-20 Greek government surrenders to Eldorado Gold
2017-09-20 South Africa - the shooting of two AMCU workers
2017-08-22 India's uranium workers endure double jeopardy
2017-02-24 Is global copper supply threatened?
2016-10-07 Canadian mining company on trial for slave labour in Eritrea
2016-09-23 Colombia: Segovia and Remedios shut down amid dispute with Canadian miner
2016-07-21 Peru Wins Arbitration Dispute Over Doe Run Cleanup
2016-07-18 South African gold firms file plea to appeal lung disease class action
2016-05-24 IACHR urges Peru to protect the people affected by pollution in La Oroya
2016-05-16 South Africa gold mines face 500,000-strong suit on silicosis
2016-04-25 Rio Tinto 2016 AGM: "Goodnight children – sleep well"
2016-04-07 South Africa: Glencore coal strike struck by violence
2016-03-14 Mining layoffs speed up in Argentina
2016-03-03 Mexico: Ten years has elapsed since the Pasta de Conchos mining homicides
2016-02-17 Armed police remove ship's Australian crew from ore ships
2016-02-03 Millions of Chinese metals and coal workers to lose their jobs
2016-01-27 South Africa: Lonmin struggling to stay afloat - and address environmental issues
2016-01-11 City in Quebec suffers from collapse in iron ore prices
2015-10-12 Will South Africa's gold miners get justice?
2015-10-08 Namibia: Rössing Contract Workers Feel Exploited and Abused
2015-08-07 Chinese coal workers left stranded
2015-07-13 Unions target Switzerland over Glencore
2015-06-29 Report on Marikana Massacre is released to heavy criticism
2015-06-24 Mining highlighted in report on the world's worst places for workers
2015-06-07 Kumba Iron Ore's social license to operate is questioned
2015-05-24 Peru: State of emergency declared over Tia Maria
2015-05-09 Protestors call for end to Glencore’s mining abuses
2015-05-02 Anglo American: death and diversions at the company AGM
2015-04-24 Rio Tinto 2015 AGM reports: Behind closed doors at Rio Tinto
2015-04-06 The heavy toll of coal mining in South Africa
2015-01-18 Canada: Rio Tinto accused of "total disregard" for collective agreement
2014-12-28 Big miners fear effects of Chile’s new labour bill
2014-12-01 BHP mining giant targeted at Australian AGM
2014-10-31 Freeport Indonesia union to go on one-month strike
2014-10-24 Rating Peabody: A coal giant on the ropes
2014-10-22 Global unions converge in Mongolia in campaign for Rio Tinto workers’ rights
2014-10-09 Indonesia: Union protests after workers killed at Freeport mine
2014-10-07 Report: Rio Tinto - World leader in insecure work
2014-09-22 South Africa: Lonmin, the Marikana Massacre and the Bermuda Connection
2014-08-27 US court backs groups defending historic site from coal mining
2014-07-28 Philippines: State of the nation's mining questioned
2014-07-13 Power companies urged to stop buying Colombian 'blood coal'
2014-06-24 South African mineworkers end strike, but bleak outlook remains
2014-04-26 Demands for 'justice' for silicosis sufferers made at Anglo AGM
2014-04-17 Rio Tinto face a broad front of protestors
2014-03-03 London Calling the shots - on Aussie mines and China's streets
2014-03-02 Philippines - Mining has the potential for disaster, but uncertainly looms large
2014-02-12 Rio Tinto face global union campaign
2014-01-22 South Africa: Widespread industrial unrest returns to the mines
2013-11-13 Zambia and Vedanta lock horns
2013-08-14 City in Russia Unable to Kick Asbestos Habit
2013-07-22 Canadian Pension Plan Divests from Excellon Resources
2013-07-22 South Africa: little sign of end to mine labour strife
2013-07-09 New Zealand: Bankrupt Pike River Coal ordered to pay victim compensation
2013-07-09 Indonesia allows Freeport to restart underground mining after accident
2013-06-24 Indonesian government clears Grasberg mine to reopen
2013-06-19 Indonesia: Freeport mine stays closed after accident
2013-06-03 New accident jeopardizes Freeport-Rio Tinto's Papuan mine
2013-05-28 Australia: United they stand against Rio Tinto
2013-05-21 South African labour strife: no resolution in sight
2013-04-28 South Africa: The Runaway Union
2013-03-19 Zambia: Are Chinese miners the worst human rights abusers?
2013-03-11 South Africa's labour struggles continue
2013-03-05 Colombia: Coal mining unions support Cerrejon community resistance
2013-03-05 Indian contract workers are joining mining unions
2013-02-11 A call to 'prove that mines develop South Africa'
2013-01-14 Eight workers killed in Turkish mining disaster
2012-12-27 Guinea labour unions call for cancellation of BSGR, RUSAL contracts
2012-12-27 South Africa: Did police deliberately shoot victims of the "Marikana Massacre"?
2012-12-11 Mexico: MiningWatch Canada Visits Demolished Protest Camp near Excellon Resources Mine
2012-12-11 Peru: Blockade at Cañariaco Norte project
2012-12-11 Asbestos: International protest to WHO falls on death ears
2012-12-11 China: how can workers' rights be safeguarded?
2012-12-04 South Africa's mineworkers union numbed
2012-11-19 Ministry Issues 41 Orders at Site of Vale Mine Fatalities
2012-11-19 Canadian Unions go to court over use of temporary workers at BC coal mine
2012-11-11 South African miners continue struggling with the companies
2012-11-01 Violent destruction of protest camp at Excellon Resources' La Platosa mine
2012-11-01 As labour turmoil continues, is a new South Africa possible?
2012-10-23 IndustriALL commits to trade union networks and Global Framework Agreements
2012-10-16 Mining and the Chile Effect
2012-10-16 South African mineworkers' malaise
2012-10-16 Indonesia threatens 'harsh measures' against miners who dismiss workers
2012-10-16 Ghanaian Forum calls for major mining reforms
2012-10-08 World Bank funding for mining projects blasted by UK group
2012-10-08 South African mineworker strikes proliferate, with no resolution in sight
2012-10-02 South Africa: More mines closed down by workers
2012-10-02 ILVA steel "clean-up" plan booted out by Italian judge
2012-10-02 How should investors confront bad corporate behaviour?
2012-09-24 Europe's largest steel plant founders on pollution charges
2012-09-18 South Africa: no sign of resolution to labour-based conflicts
2012-09-12 South Africa's gold sector goes from one crisis to another
2012-09-04 "Peace" still eludes South Africa following the Marikana massacre
2012-08-28 Counting the Costs of South Africa's Marikana Massacre
2012-08-21 South Africa's Marikana mining massacre: who is to blame?
2012-08-21 Excellon Once Again Break Negotiation with Communal Landowners of La Sierrita
2012-08-13 Zambian miners kill Chinese manager during pay protest
2012-08-13 French health expert refuses Legion d'Honneur
2012-07-17 Mexican workers, landowners, get heavy stick from Canadian company
2012-07-11 Rio Tinto Alcan talks with Paraguay coup regime
2012-06-12 Canadian mining CEO resigns after attacks
2012-05-29 Ride on, Australia's Rinehart Cowgirl!
2012-05-08 China:CNMC Public Listing Needs Investor Vigilance
2012-05-08 Vedanta charges ahead in India
2012-05-08 Philippines: Miners and military create refugees
2012-05-08 Napoleón to return home as Mexican mineworkers' leader
2012-05-08 Venezuelan miners organise general strike as Chavez dawdles
2012-05-01 Vedanta casts more oil on troubled Indian waters
2012-04-24 Rio Tinto gets no Medals from its critics
2012-04-18 Indonesian mine workers bludgeoned by state security forces
2012-04-11 Doe Run, déjà vu?
2012-04-02 CARBON in CONFLICT
2012-03-27 Lawyer prepares silicosis class action suit against top South Africa miners
2012-03-14 When it rains, it pours for BHP
2012-03-06 Canada:Vale to blame for double mine fatalities, claims Union
2012-03-06 South Africa's implacable labouring foes
2012-03-06 BHP Billiton threatens to shift multi-billion coal investment to Indonesia
2012-02-28 South Africa: Three die in Impala mine violence
2012-02-14 Striking stories - from Canada & Australia
2012-01-31 Canadian Rio Tinto lockout nears one month
2012-01-16 Papua: Further killings at world's biggest gold-copper mine
2011-12-20 Papuan Miners End Strike against Freeport-Rio Tinto
2011-12-12 Coal mining has killed 90 Mexicans since 2006
2011-12-12 Massey Energy fined US$10.8 million for worst mining disaster in 40 years
2011-11-21 S.Africa's gold miners denied access to silicosis checks
2011-11-14 US miners continue being sacrificed to coal
2011-11-14 Zambia: Workers detail abuse in Chinese-owned mines
2011-11-08 Papua: Freeport-Rio Tinto labour battles have no end in sight
2011-10-31 Canadian miner breaks conflict resolution process with Mexican workforce
2011-10-25 Australian coal blasting stopped until risk 'acceptable'
2011-10-25 Protesters, Colombian leader, target BHP Billiton's AGM
2011-10-25 Albanian miners blasted in chrome mine explosion
2011-10-25 Papuans struggle - and die - as mining conflict intensifies
2011-10-18 Massey employee convicted in Upper Big Branch mine investigation
2011-10-18 Ghanaians demand justice from gold miners
2011-10-18 Striking Freeport miners shot dead in Indonesian strike
2011-10-18 Unity is Strength: The Workers' Movement in China 2009-2011
2011-10-10 "King Cobra"'s election in Zambia bites Chinese mining firms
2011-10-05 Freeport, Rio Tinto battle with workers
2011-09-26 Georgia's Big Steal
2011-09-26 Striking Bangladesh coal workers achieve some success
2011-09-26 South Africa gold miners sue Anglo American in London
2011-09-19 Papua: Freeport-Rio Tinto workers are on strike - again
2011-09-06 Bangladesh: Remembering the Phulbari killings
2011-08-30 BHP posts mining industry's biggest-ever profits
2011-08-08 Two-week strike ends at Escondida in Chile
2011-08-08 South African mineworkers wage war on economic injustices
2011-08-08 Strike shuts down Canada-owned gold mine in Suriname
2011-07-25 Africa's uranium industry "threatens people and nature"
2011-07-18 Codelco workers on 24-hour strike against privatisation and dismissals in Chile
2011-07-11 Freeport Indonesia Mine Workers Start Strike
2011-07-11 For South Africa's sickened gold miners, a long wait for justice
2011-07-04 Massey accused of criminal acts leading to US mine disaster
2011-07-04 ICEM Condemns Tactics in Australia Coal Talks
2011-07-04 Colombia: Vale threatens heart of mineworker's union
2011-06-13 Hundreds march to save Blair Mountain
2011-06-07 Union organizing undermined by Excellon Resources in Mexico
2011-05-30 Policing Chile's copper
2011-05-24 Voisey's Bay Report: A Victory for Workers
2011-05-10 Chinese coal mine cover-up
2011-04-27 Renco files for arbitration against Peru over Andean smelter
2011-04-27 Concessions and counter attack mark Anglo American AGM
2011-04-12 Chile: Pollution and gas leak hit community
2011-04-04 Global Unions to hold Chile accountable on mine safety
2011-03-14 US mountain-top removal prompts legal action
2011-02-14 US Appeals court revives case against Drummond
2011-02-14 Social Movements Fight Mining (and protect the paramos!) in Colombia
2011-02-14 Four Mexican Miners' Union members illegally detained
2010-12-27 ILO asks Venezuela government to release secretary general of Sintraferrominera
2010-12-13 Police attack strikers against planned mine near Conococha Lake, Peru
2010-10-10 Canada: Taxpayers, Unions, outraged at $1 billion loan to Vale
2010-09-20 No sign of an end to the Cananea conflict
2010-08-22 Peruvian workers revolt against Chinese mine control
2010-08-16 Mining "accidents" may be increasing
2010-08-16 Zambia miners reject Vale
2010-07-24 Massey mine workers disabled safety monitor
2010-07-04 Global trade unions demand sustainability and justice
2010-06-26 US: Massey tries escaping penalties for killing employees
2010-06-19 Australian union declares uranium to be the new "asbestos"
2010-06-11 Grupo Mexico Enters Cananea After Police Break Rally
2010-05-29 Evidence given of duplicity at Massey mine in Congressional Hearing, US
2010-05-23 Victory for locked out workers at Rio Tinto mine in Boron
2010-05-20 ICEM Commends Liberian Affiliate for Opposing Vale Investment
2010-05-20 At least 66 dead in Russian coal mining disaster
2010-05-07 Massey stocks plummet on criminal probe news
2010-05-01 International Open Letter of Those Affected by Vale
2010-04-24 Rio Tinto confronts critics from across the world
2010-04-24 Squeaky - but far from clean
2010-03-18 Vale pseudo-negotiations condemned, as union rejects company's latest offer
2010-03-02 Labour groups rally around locked out Rio Tinto borax miners
2010-02-23 Australian coal miners call 3-day strike against Xstrata
2010-02-07 Rio Tinto dispute set to go international
2010-02-07 Russian giant will sack more than 700 Jamaican employees
2010-01-31 Chile's president-elect pushes part-privatization of world's biggest copper company
2010-01-31 Grupo Mexico offers new deal to end Cananea strike
2010-01-11 Voisey's bay nickel strike talks falter once more
2009-11-16 Striking miners at BHP's Spence mine dig in heels
2009-11-09 Global campaign against Vale gains momentum
2009-09-01 Vale moots using scabs to break Canadian strike
2009-08-25 Vale strikes in Canada could last into 2010
2009-08-03 Canada's Vale workers go south in protest
2009-05-27 Tanzania fails to implement mine tax reform, as Barrick comes under fire
2009-05-27 Peru: Doe on the run again
2009-05-05 London Calling regrets a lost opportunity for coal mine workers
2009-04-06 Rejecting the marginalization of women in the Indian mining sector
2009-03-11 Miners unite in protest at threat to Mexican mineworkers' leader
2009-02-23 US: Indigenous peoples demand green careers and communities
2009-02-10 Mexico seeks extradition of exiled miners' leader, while communities close mine in Oaxaca - Mexico solicita extradición de sindicalista Urrutia; comunidades clausuran mina en Ocotlán, Oaxaca
2009-02-10 Canada's Indigenous Rights record slammed, as Norway revises upwards is corporate social responsiblity policy
2009-02-02 Botswana's diamonds are fast losing their shine
2009-02-02 Mining recession's human costs
2009-01-26 South African Mine Deaths Fall to Lowest on Record
2009-01-19 Is this the end of mining as we know it?
2009-01-07 Colombia: Seven year long peoples' struggle achieves a victory
2008-12-22 Mexican strike shuts world's top silver pit after "illegal" arrests - Paro en mina de plata más grande luego de detención "ilegal"
2008-12-22 Faced with crisis, Brazil's Vale asks for relaxation of labour laws - Protestan contra despidos de Vale
2008-12-22 Tunisian mineworkers jailed after "travesty of justice"
2008-12-15 Will Rio Tinto ever learn?
2008-11-24 Vedanta: copper pie in the Zambian sky?
2008-11-24 Giant Mines Scramble to Cut Output
2008-11-17 Tunisia: Journalist condemned as "criminal" for reporting mine demonstration
2008-11-10 Hidden Cost Of China's Coal Is $250 Bln – Survey
2008-09-29 The attrition behind China's economic "miracle"
2008-09-16 Brazil, Canadian, mining unions agree on mutual support
2008-08-25 China advances workers' rights
2008-08-19 Two miners killed, many hurt in Bolivia tin clash - Dos mineros muertos, verios heridos en lucha por el estaño
2008-07-09 Indian workers strike, as Rio Tinto envisages multi-billion profits from new mine
2008-07-01 Peruvian miners ready for nationwide strike
2008-05-26 New workers' accord aimed at Teck Cominco
2007-07-14 Latin American update
2007-06-29 Colombia update
2007-06-29 China update
2007-06-23 South Africa update
2007-06-15 China update
2007-06-01 Latin America Update
2007-05-12 Latin America update
2007-05-02 Latin American update
2007-04-27 Latin American update
2007-04-26 A Victory in West Papua
2007-04-20 The real face of the Tatas: a Tata rap sheet
2007-04-20 Massive strike halts production at giant copper mine in Indonesia
2007-04-14 Africa Update
2007-03-30 Africa update
2007-03-24 Latin American Update
2007-03-15 Securing our children's world
2007-03-13 Steelworkers strike for basic rights at Iron Ore company of Canada
2007-02-24 Colombia Special - Edición especial Colombia
2007-02-13 Vedanta Update
2007-02-08 Africa update
2007-01-25 Latin American Update
2007-01-25 Vedanta update
2006-12-14 Latin American Update

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