Environmental Risks of Mining

2012-12-11 · Environmental hazards are present during every step of the open-pit mining process. Hardrock mining exposes rock that has lain unexposed for geological eras. When crushed, these rocks expose radioactive elements, asbestos-like minerals, and metallic dust. During separation, residual rock slurries, which are mixtures of pulverized rock and ...

Lonmin an example of exploitation

2012-8-17 · Rustenburg - The violent situation at Lonmin''s Marikana mine was an example of exploitation by the mines, the Bench Marks Foundation said on Friday. "The benefits of mining are not reaching the...

''Like Prisoners'': Chinese Workers in Serbia Complain of ...

2021-1-26 · Dozens of workers hired by China''s state-controlled Zijin Mining Group Co. staged a rare show of dissent on January 14 when they protested in front of a copper mining complex in the Serbian town ...

The Mining of Coltan: Chances are Your Smartphone Was ...

2017-9-25 · The Friends of the Congo identified the following corporations as some of the key players in the foreign exploitation of the Congo: Cabot Corporation, OM Group, AVX, Eagle Wings Resources ...

Zambia: Workers Detail Abuse in Chinese-Owned Mines ...

2011-11-3 · (Lusaka) – Chinese-run copper mining companies in Zambia routinely flout labor laws and regulations designed to protect workers'' safety and the right to organize, Human Rights Watch said in …

CHILD LABOUR IN MINING AND GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS

2021-4-26 · also commonly involved in mining-related jobs such as selling food and supplies to the miners, domestic work for third parties and in some cases may be victims of commercial sexual exploitation.15 Because of its inherent dangers, the ILO considers mining and quarrying as hazardous work and one of the worst forms of child labour.16, 17

Monopsony Exploitation of Labour: Meaning, Situations and ...

2021-8-22 · Meaning of Monopsony Exploitation: Monopsony in labour market is a situation in which there is only one firm to buy the services of a particular type of labour. Hence it is regarded as a "buyer''s monopoly". The term monopsony is derived from the Greek words: mono which means ''one and posinia which means ''a buying''.

British mining companies exploitation of Sierra Leone ...

2013-12-23 · British companies exploitation of both the government and the people also plays a major role. If mining companies demonstrated corporate social responsibility in Sierra Leone, they could significantly improve the lives of 6 million people, and this …

Monopsony Exploitation of Labour: Meaning, Situations and …

The Institutional Work of Exploitation: Employers'' Work to ...

Monopsony Exploitation of Labour: Meaning, Situations and ...

2021-8-22 · Meaning of Monopsony Exploitation: Monopsony in labour market is a situation in which there is only one firm to buy the services of a particular type of labour. Hence it is regarded as a "buyer''s monopoly". The term monopsony is derived from …

Burkina Faso | Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

2021-3-26 · A parliamentary inquiry into the mining sector published in 2016 included a review of the artisanal exploitation of gold, and in particular, informal production (p. 70).17 According to the results of the survey, production from informal gold mining was estimated to be between 15 and 30 tonnes per year for the period 2006-2015, with a shortfall ...

Mandela and Zuma gold mine ''exploiting workers''

2011-5-5 · A South African gold mining company owned by members of the Mandela and Zuma families is accused of exploiting its political connections to avoid punishment over its abuse of workers. …

Financial reporting in the mining industry International ...

2015-11-18 · context of a specific company or industry. IFRS is a principles based framework and short on industry guidance. PwC looks at how IFRS is applied in practice by mining companies. This publication identifies the issues that are unique to the mining industry and includes a number of real life examples to demonstrate how companies are responding

US Companies Exploiting Workers | Green America

Warehouse Workers for Justice (WWJ), a coalition of workers at US warehouses in Walmart''s supply chain, has, to date, recovered over $700,000 in stolen wages through lawsuits against Walmart-contracted warehouse companies, with more suits pending. The majority of the workers are people of color, says WWJ''s Leah Fried, with up to half of ...

THE EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE OF AFRICAN LABOUR IN …

1994-1-17 · ill-treatment of the workers which together failed to popularize the mines as centres of employment within the African circles. In fact, the local African workers had by then so successfully resisted various forms of abuse and exploitation within the mining industry that with the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) in South

Mining misery in Brazil | Al Jazeera America

2015-9-12 · One worker told officials he was forced to drive a truck, said to weigh 100 tons and be 30 meters long, for 23 hours straight, with a break of just 40 minutes. Another told the inspectors he was forced to work from Dec. 14 to Jan. 11 of last year without a …

Diamond Mining in Africa | Child Labor | Conflict Diamonds

Diamond miners who work in small-scale mining – panning or digging for diamonds – produce about 15% of the world''s diamonds. But their wages do not reflect the value of their work. An estimated one million diamond diggers in Africa earn less than a dollar …

Lonmin an example of exploitation

2012-8-17 · Lonmin an example of exploitation. Rustenburg - The violent situation at Lonmin''s Marikana mine was an example of exploitation by the mines, the Bench Marks Foundation said on Friday. "The ...

British mining companies'' exploitation in Sierra Leone

2014-11-7 · Economic exploitation. A major concern about the practices of foreign mining companies is their failure to pay adequate levels of tax. Christian Aid estimates that Sierra Leone will lose US$131m from 2014-16 alone due to corporate income tax incentives granted to five mining companies – an average of $44m a year.

The many faces of labour exploitation

2018-8-3 · The many faces of labour exploitation. An Indonesian worker in the fishing sector. It''s an unpalatable truth but for all our technological advances, for all our rights enshrined by international law, the majority world remains crushed underfoot by the wheels of global capital. This exploitation is racialised as it is gendered.

The Institutional Work of Exploitation: Employers'' Work to ...

2017-10-23 · Mining companies (M) 43: Semi-structured interviews, lasting between 45 minutes and two hours (approx. 2500 pages of text - verbatim transcriptions from audiotape). Focus was on companies'' approach to CSR; a recurring topic was the procurement and housing of workers by the mining companies: Business associations (A) 3: Consultants/academics ...

Mining mica: can the industry overturn its legacy of ...

2020-1-28 · The floor price of four euro cents per kilo means there is serious exploitation of the mica workers, according to the report. "The communities need to understand their bargaining power and we also need to consider the many middlemen that are in the supply chain and how they can really bargain for better pay," says van Bekkum.

Five common challenges facing the mining industry | Aggreko

2018-7-19 · Additionally, a change in mining practices has led to a renewed emphasis on the importance of consistent ventilation systems – to ensure that workers are kept safe from dangerous fumes. 3. Access to Capital. Access and allocation of capital is often cited as one of the biggest issues facing the mining industry, especially for its juniors.

South-African-Mines

2015-1-1 · Mining in South Africa has been the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa''s most advanced and richest economy. Large scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation …

MINING COBALT: CHILD EXPLOITATION IN THE RESOURCE-RICH …

2020-11-11 · Located in the Kasulu and Kamilombe districts of the DRC, are Artisanal Smaller-Scale Mines (ASM) where approximately 15-30 percent of the country''s total cobalt is sourced. It is in these mines where most of child exploitation takes place, thus furthering the argument brought forth that child labour in the DRC is more prevalent than expected.

Crackdown on migrant worker exploitation | The West …

2021-7-26 · Dodgy bosses who exploit migrant farm workers will face new criminal offences and fines under a proposed crackdown on misconduct. The Morrison government has released draft legislation for consultation ahead of a dedicated agriculture visa being due to be introduced later in the year.

US Workers Were Once Massacred Fighting ...

2014-4-23 · For decades, the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) had worked to organize the nation''s coal miners. Its success often hinged on whether the government helped mining companies …

(PDF) Employee motivation and work performance: A ...

The purpose of this study has been to compare empl oyee motivation and its impact o n work. performance among mining companies in Ghana. These compa nies were AngloGold Ashanti. Ltd., Goldfields ...

Palabora Mining Company Ltd

Palabora Mining Company Ltd. Palabora Copper (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of Palabora Mining Company Ltd,is a copper mine that also operates a smelter and refinery complex based in the town of Phalaborwa, in South Africa''s Limpopo Province. The mine owes its origins to a unique rock formation in the region known as the Palabora Igneous Complex.

Burkina Faso | Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

2021-3-26 · A parliamentary inquiry into the mining sector published in 2016 included a review of the artisanal exploitation of gold, and in particular, informal production (p. 70).17 According to the results of the survey, production from informal gold mining was …

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