#mining News

The Pluto LNG project in Western Australia
The Scarborough-Pluto LNG project in Western Australia will produce 3.5 times the United Kingdom’s annual emissions over its lifetime, torpedoing the decarbonisation pledges of the banks that are funding it, says Market Forces.
coal barge in kalimantan
Coal miners in Indonesia have been shirking their obligation to allocate 25 per cent of their output for the domestic market, leading to a critical shortage of the fossil fuel for power generation.
Protest against mining bill - Indonesia
Indonesians defending their lands against mining operations are frequently met with criminal persecution on dubious charges, say local observers.
lao ye temple mine
Pakistan will continue to develop its coal plants that are under construction and will turn to highly polluting local sources for the fossil fuel.
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#mining Opinion

Coltan mine, Congo
When forced labour practices are part of supply chains, it is reasonable to ascertain that environmental degradation may be present too.
Sual 1 coal plant Pangasinan, Philippines
Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November, Eco-Business highlights some of the major issues the Southeast Asian country must address to attain its vision of a low-carbon future.
labourers in Nepal river
The transboundary rivers of South Asia are seeing increased business investments and infrastructure development. There is a growing need for the integration of businesses and human rights frameworks in water governance decision-making.
Igorot people in Banaue, Philippines
Companies are seeking to press ahead with investments on community lands or even take advantage of the pandemic to avoid the usual authorisation requirements.
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#mining Videos

Deep sea mining
Sponsored There are vast mineral riches lying on the ocean floor that could help to power the energy transition, but is the environmental cost of extracting them worth the risk?
father shows light to son
Diamonds aren't just for engagement rings and cutting tools—they can bring light to dark places.
jakeline romero
A Global Witness report has found that more than 200 people were killed for engaging in peaceful protest against corporate mining, logging, agribusiness and poaching activities last year. The trend is growing.
ghana mining chinese
An influx of illegal Chinese miners, attracted by the abundance of gold, has ignited bloody conflicts with the …
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#mining Podcasts

Indigenous community, Amazon
The clean energy sector’s poor human rights performance places its legitimacy at risk. Jessie Cato of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre sheds light on how the industry can avoid labour abuse, land grabs and other violations.
coal mining aus
Sponsored Mining can come at great environmental cost, but is necessary to fuel the energy transition. Michael Salvatico from Trucost tells the Eco-Business podcast about the risk and opportunity confronting Australia's mining sector — and what it could mean for Asia Pacific.
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