Rio Tinto’s mining waste: a disaster waiting to happen?

Rio Tinto’s mining waste: a disaster waiting to happen?

The evening before Rio Tinto’s annual shareholder meeting, join us for an event where we’ll be hearing about its damaging proposed and current mining projects in Madagascar, West Papua and the US, on 9th April, at Amnesty International’s office,...
Mimika's Coastal Dystopia – report

Mimika's Coastal Dystopia – report

Indonesian organisation AEER, coordinated by LMN partner Pius Ginting, has just launched this report into mining waste (tailings) at Grasberg mine, a controversial mine in occupied West Papua, co-owned by British-Australian Rio Tinto and US company Freeport-MacMoRan....
Mining waste threatens people and planet, says UN

Mining waste threatens people and planet, says UN

A new UNEP report summary “Mine Tailings Storage: Safety Is No Accident” finds mining waste dams threaten people and the environment. An international coalition of non-governmental organizations – London Mining Network, Earthworks, MiningWatch Canada and Amnesty...
Data summary of European Commission report

Data summary of European Commission report

The following is a summary attached of the E Comm report http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/mining/pdf/report_mining_waste.pdf (E Comm COM(2016) 553 Sept 2016 report to the European Parliament and European Council on on the implementation of Directive 2006/21/EC on...