Mining
How profits are maximized at the expense of workers’ lives in South Africa

In workplaces across South Africa, workers get sick and injured at their jobs. This has only gotten worse throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

Social movements denounce Bolsonaro’s plan for the mining sector

Social movements that work with those affected by the sector’s activities believe the plan threatens indigenous people and weakens laws

South African gold mining company abandons workers after asking them to return to work

60 workers were turned away by the company as the permitted capacity was exceeded. They are now stuck in overcrowded, unsanitary hostels with no way to get home

Mining giant Vale enjoys impunity as victims suffer in Brumadinho

One year after the Brumadinho dam burst, nearly a million people are continuing to suffer the consequences of the carelessness of mining giant Vale.

One year since the Brumadinho disaster: locals struggle, Vale profits

The mining company has recovered its market value, while 93,000 people affected by dam burst will have relief payments cut in half

“Water is worth more than gold”: Mendoza, Argentina rejects advance of extractive industry

The province of Mendoza has been suffering from water crisis for more than 11 years and mining activities would be further aggravate the crisis

Australia mining protests Police attack protesters blockading entrance to mining convention

The attack took place as activists protested the crimes of mining companies at the sixth annual International Mining and Resources Conference and Expo that is currently on in Melbourne

Peruvian mine industry workers suspend indefinite strike

The workers suspended their strike this week in order to facilitate a dialogue with the authorities on their demands

Peruvian mining industry workers begin an indefinite general strike

The mine workers are demanding a dignified collective negotiation agreement and abolition of an anti-labor reform, approved by the president in July

Protests continue against Tia Maria mining project in Peru

The inhabitants, farmers, environmentalists, provincial and regional authorities are demanding a definite termination of the mining project

ATW_Rodrigues Island_Palestine_Peru Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 39

In this episode, we report on protests in Rodrigues Island, the demolition of a Palestinian village by Israel, and the struggle in Peru against a mining project.

South African company Videx bows to workers’ pressure

Videx, a mining products company, will withdraw the court application to stop the ongoing strike and has agreed to negotiate with workers

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