Glencore faces third Congo legal challenge this year

Congolese-American businessman and convicted fraudster Charles Brown has brought back a lawsuit against Glencore the company considered dead, becoming the third court challenge the mining and commodities giant faces this year for control of its DRC mines.

BHP Escondida mine workers in Chile start new wage talks

The union of workers at BHP's Escondida copper mine in Chile said on Friday it had kicked off the latest round of labor negotiations with a contract proposal that includes a bonus of about $34,000 per worker at the world's largest copper mine.

London: Campaigners protest over Thoothukudu Vedanta massacre

Campaigners gathered outside the Indian High Commission in London on Saturday, to protest over the killing of at least 13 unarmed people, including four Catholics, by police in India on Tuesday, who had been demonstrating against British company Vedanta Resources' copper smelter in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin), Tamil Nadu. A further 20 people, including a Catholic priest, are being treated in hospital for their injuries.