Copper mining
Chileans demand protection for mine workers in the face of COVID-19

In Chile, more than 2,500 mine workers are infected with coronavirus and 3 have recently died from the disease

Peruvian activists and farmers on trial for protesting against Tía María mining project

District attorney of Arequipa has demanded up to 30 years in jail for all the leaders who opposed the Tía María mining project and led the resistance struggle against it

Future of Tía María mining project hangs in the balance

The Peruvian Mining Council held a public hearing on the Tía María mining project and the final ruling will decide the future of the mining project resisted for almost a decade

No to Tia Matia Peru Mine Anti-Tía María mine protesters emerge victorious in Peru

Since July 15, thousands of farmers and inhabitants of the Tambo Valley in the Arequipa region of Peru have been mobilizing against the government’s decision to authorize the construction of the long-resisted Tía María mining project.

Chilean mine workers reject Codelco’s offer and continue strike

Since June 14, over 3,200 workers at the Chuquicamata mine have been on strike demanding lifetime health insurance coverage for all workers

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