Después de Siete Años y Millones de Dólares se Anuncia la Decisión del Caso de la empresa Pac Rim Mining vs El Salvador, Coalición de Organizaciones Declara “No hay Ganadores”

VICTORY! OceanaGold loses ISDS claim against El Salvador

VICTORY! OceanaGold loses ISDS claim against El Salvador

VICTORY! OceanaGold loses ISDS claim against El Salvador

Australian mining company OceanaGold has lost its attempt to claim $284 million in compensation from El Salvador’s government via the World Bank’s secret trade court. This is a major victory for local communities resisting gold mining in El Salvador and for other resisting OceanaGold’s operations around the world. A collection...

World Bank lowers 2016 outlook on 37 of the 46 commodities it tracks

World Bank lowers 2016 outlook on 37 of the 46 commodities it tracks

Originally published by Engineering News on 26/01/16. To download and read the full World Bank Commodities Outlook, click here. The World Bank has lowered its 2016 price forecast for 37 of the 46 commodities it monitors and has warned that low prices for oil and other commodities are “likely to...

Maxima Acuña and Elmer Campos tell the World Bank how their investment has destroyed their lives

Maxima Acuña and Elmer Campos tell the World Bank how their investment has destroyed their lives

  • Written on: 19 October 2015
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Originally posted by Conga Conflict. Maxima Acuña de Chaupe and Elmer Campos, two of the most affected by the attempted imposition of the Conga mining project, have testified during the official World Bank Annual Meeting, telling the directors who hold a 5% stake in Yanacocha, and thus in the Conga...

The end of an affair! Gabriel to sue Romania over Rosia Montana via an ISDS case

The end of an affair! Gabriel to sue Romania over Rosia Montana via an ISDS case

Originally published on our partner’s website: Salvati Rosia Montana   July 21, 2015. This is the date when the locals of Rosia Montana obtained a subtle confirmation that their village is saved from the destruction of Gabriel Resources. The company admitted yesterday in a press release that they have lost...

Honduran Organizations Demand Support for Farming Not Mining

Honduran Organizations Demand Support for Farming Not Mining

Translated from the original in Spanish. Available online via rabble.ca, by Mining Watch Canada. Last week, the Honduran National Coalition of Environmental Networks and Organizations (CONROA by its initials in Spanish) protested a World Bank-sponsored “Conference on Sustainable Development of Natural Resources” in Tegucigalpa. CONROA urged the Bank – and the...

The Impact of Mining on Human Rights in Uganda

Human Rights Watch — The Impact of Mining on Human Rights in Uganda

This report by Human Rights Watch examines the conduct of three companies in different stages of the mining process: East African Mining, Jan Mangal and DAO Uganda. Human Rights Watch found that companies have explored for minerals and actively mined on lands owned and occupied by Karamoja’s indigenous people. But the...