Mine finance report available

The latest version of the unique “From Money to Metals” database is now available. The document contains information about who is financing mining companies and damaging mining projects around the world. See:...

Xstrata opponent gunned down in the Philippines

A leading social and environmental advocate on the Philippine island of Mindanao was gunned down on Monday March 9th, by unidentified motorcycle killers. He is the second anti-mining activist to have been murdered in Mindanao over the past three months. Eliezer...

Survival film on Vedanta in Orissa

Survival’s new short film, ‘Mine’, tells the story of the remote Dongria Kondh tribe’s struggle to protect the mountain they worship as a God. London-based mining company Vedanta Resources plans a vast open-cast bauxite mine in India’s Niyamgiri hills, and the Dongria...

Phulbari deal 'illegal': official

The Bangladeshi Government’s energy division has ‘lost’ the report of a government-formed expert committee which found that the agreement between the government and London-based Asia Energy (now GCM Resources) for the Phulbari coal field was illegal and an open...

Vedanta facing triple whammy over fraud

It’s been called the worst of all mining companies on the planet – and recent allegations of fraud help confirm the judgment. But this hasn’t stopped Vedanta Resources boasting it will soon become a global leader. See...