Tampakan mine, Philippines – How to lose money and terrify people

Tampakan mine, Philippines – How to lose money and terrify people

This blog post by Andy Whitmore originally appeared on the PIPLinks website. On 30th January, the relatively minor Australian ‘miner’ Indophil released their quarterly report for the three months ending 31 December 2013. Such standard reporting fare hardly registers...

Peru struggles to improve its reputation over extractive projects

Peru has recently found itself in the mining spotlight for a number of reasons. A new report reveals that mining corporations have signed agreements with the National Police to secure their assets, thus providing an incentive to use force against mining project...

Mining is misery for us, says Colombian indigenous leader

Yazmin Romero: “Defending the earth is an act of peace” “For us mining is misery. They say there is coal there for the world; but they don’t realise this comes at the expense of huge loss of human life.” Yasmin Romero Epiayu. Yasmin Romero Epiayu is an indigenous...