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Behind closed doors at Rio Tinto

Richard Solly reflects on the mining company’s AGM – and why such meetings are so important.

Filed in: Environment Mining

Trading fjords for profit

Tina Andersen decries Norway’s decision to open up its fjords to mining projects.

Filed in: Corporations Environment Mining Norway

Living with fracking

What’s it like to live next door to the fracking rigs? Six photographers spent two years in gas-rich Pennsylvania trying to find out. 

Filed in: Mining United States

Mine shafted

Jess Worth on indigenous Canadians’ fight against a mine.

Filed in: Activism Canada First Nations Reservations (Canada) Mining

Risking fjords for profit? Norway’s dirty mining story

The Nordic country is about to turn some of its unspoilt landscape into dirty waste disposal units, reports Tina Andersen.

Filed in: Fishing Indigenous Peoples Mining Norway

The myth of ethical gold

Certification schemes notwithstanding, clean gold is a bit of a scam, says Stephanie Boyd.

Filed in: Fair Trade Mining

Stop the gold rush!

Our appetite for the shiny metal is both pointless and dangerous, argues Richard Swift.

Filed in: Environment Mining Wealth

The price of gold

Critic of the Canadian mining industry, Alain Deneault, talks to Richard Swift about the destructive nature of this sector.

Filed in: Canada Corporations Mining

Spinning gold: the ‘happy’ story of Canadian mining

What world are Goldcorp’s shareholders living in, wonders Emilie Teresa Smith as she sits in on their AGM.

Filed in: Canada Guatemala Mining

Mega-project, mega-profits and mega-destruction in Chile

David Ransom on plans to dig the biggest hole in the world and what it could mean to local biodiversity.

Filed in: Chile Environment Mining

Krey vs Rio Tinto: a community struggle against coal expansion

Amy Hall writes about a David and Goliath battle where an Australian village is taking on a mining giant.

Filed in: Activism Australia Mining

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