Despite the fact that the last time they tried this, 40 percent of the fish died, the mining company is pretty sure this will work out for the best.
By VICE News
With miners using mercury in illegal gold mines, Colombia’s gold rush has led to some side effects on the population, including erectile dysfunction.
By Simeon Tegel
Activists are warning that Peru's sharp lurch to the right in the country's general elections earlier this month could bring an escalation of the often violent conflicts between local communities and mining companies.
It's taken the better part of a decade, but a lawsuit alleging that HudBay Minerals was responsible for the execution of a prominent teacher and activist will finally see its day in court.
By Ari Paul
The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed rules that will require companies to disclose how much they pay for the right to drill and mine for resources around the world.
A new Inspector General report reveals that much of the money the US spent trying to build up the Afghan mining sector was squandered
Barrick Gold, headquartered in Toronto, disputes that any rapes by its security guards have happened since 2010, saying they have a mechanism of reporting human rights abuses.
The gem, found by a Canadian mining company, is second only to the famous Cullinan diamond found in South Africa 1905, which ended up becoming part of Britain's Crown Jewels.
The Lumads, an indigenous group, say the government is sanctioning military and paramilitary operations on their land in order to displace them and allow mining companies, including those with Canadian, Australian, and British interests, to enter.
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More than 10,000 people on the largest Native American reservation in the United States live without regular access to clean drinking water.
By Sarah Berman
Alaskans fear that a newly opened gold and copper mine in British Columbia could poison their rivers, so they're asking for an international review of the project.
By Esha Dey
US Environmental Protection Agency workers were using heavy equipment and accidentally breached a mine wall, unleashing the toxic spill.
By Jeff Abbott
For Dan Kappes, CEO of the US mining firm at the center of a struggle over a gold mine in Guatemala, the peaceful resistance group La Puya is "obnoxious" and "manipulated" by outsiders. La Puya has fought against the mine since 2012.
In one of the most high-profile assaults since the end of apartheid, South African police killed 34 miners striking for higher wages and better living conditions in August 2012.
'Blood Diamonds' Journalist Faces Renewed Threat of Prison After Alleged 'Double-Crossing' by Angolan Government
Rafael Marques thought libel charges over his reporting on atrocities in Angola would be dropped last week, but now the journalist is again facing the prospect of a stint behind bars.
Clashes between police and protesters demonstrating against a $1.4 billion copper mining project in southern Peru left one person dead and at least seven others injured.
Marques told VICE News the generals agreed to end their quest to silence him, and did not contest the allegations of killings and torture in the country's diamond-rich Lunda Norte province.
Award-winning investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais is facing defamation charges over his allegations that nine Angolan generals committed crimes against humanity.