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Increase In Civil Unrest Threatens Global Mining Industry

Dangerous rise in civil unrest threatens global mining industry 17 January 2020 Mining operations are increasingly under threat from civil unrest, with serious public order deterioration in Chile, Guinea, Mali, the DRC and Zimbabwe impacting on production and prices, according to our Poltical Risk Outlook report

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When Social Unrest Affects Mining Operations

When Social Unrest Affects Mining Operations. What is essential business? The current global crisis has shown how nuanced and complex that question can be. Of course, food and water supplies are essential. People also need access to medical care, housing, banking, hardware stores, transport services, plumbers, electricians and the list goes on. At the bottom of many government lists of

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Mining in the UK: Part I

The UK Government and industry players are looking to revitalise domestic mining, placing communities and ecosystems under threat. The prospect of increasing UK mineral and metal mining activity looks set to compound and reproduce the social unrest and ecological damage that dog other extractive projects throughout the nation.

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(PDF) The Marikana Massacre: A Historical overview of the

04/10/2018  The Marikana Massacre: A Historical overview of the labour unrest in the mining sector in South Africa. October 2018. Project: The African National Congress in the Free State, 1912 to 1994.

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Webber Wentzel successfully obtains community unrest

Webber Wentzel successfully obtains community unrest interdicts for different clients operating in the mining industry Page Content On two recent occasions involving mining operations in Limpopo and Mpumalanga, Webber Wentzel has assisted different clients operating in the mining industry to obtain interdicts against the SAPS to compel them to fulfil their duty to maintain law and order

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Increase In Civil Unrest Threatens Global Mining Industry

Dangerous rise in civil unrest threatens global mining industry 17 January 2020 Mining operations are increasingly under threat from civil unrest, with serious public order deterioration in Chile, Guinea, Mali, the DRC and Zimbabwe impacting on production and prices, according to

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When Social Unrest Affects Mining Operations

Recent clashes at mining and oil sites in Peru (the world’s second largest producer of copper) are a painful example. As of August 2020, Peru has one of the worst coronavirus caseloads in the world, and the highest mortality rate in Latin America.

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CRU: How Will the Mining Industry Respond to the Civil

09/01/2020  CRU: How Will the Mining Industry Respond to the Civil Unrest in Chile PR Newswire LONDON, Jan. 9, 2020 LONDON, Jan. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Copper Conference will once again be hosted

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South African mining unrest spreads to Gold Fields

31/08/2012  Bullion miner Gold Fields said about a quarter of its 46,000 workers have walked out in the first strike to affect South Africa's gold mining industry since violent protest shut down London-listed

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The mining industry strike wave: what are the causes

10/10/2012  The hard truth of South Africa’s mining industry is that it is characterised by the stringent, inflexible economics of being global commodity price takers, critically dependent on the Rand/Dollar exchange rate, whilst simultaneously being constrained by a largely fixed and inflexible input cost structure composed of labour costs (50% plus of all costs), administered price setting in water

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Webber Wentzel successfully obtains community unrest

Webber Wentzel successfully obtains community unrest interdicts for different clients operating in the mining industry Page Content On two recent occasions involving mining operations in Limpopo and Mpumalanga, Webber Wentzel has assisted different clients operating in the mining industry to obtain interdicts against the SAPS to compel them to fulfil their duty to maintain law and order

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What's behind mining unrest SowetanLIVE

10/10/2012  A HIGH fragmentation of responsibilities in South Africa's mining industry has led to a wave of strikes and unrest in the sector, a non-governmental organisation said yesterday .

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The future of mining in South Africa

Credit: South African Government. However, both the industry’s platinum production and GDP contribution have been in decline for a number of years, and as the country struggles with depleting mineral reserves, trade union unrest and legal confusion, the South African mining industry has been dubbed a “sunset industry”, one in a perpetual decline.

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Big Shifts for Latin America’s Mining Sector Resource

Mining wasn’t directly hit by the unrest but some fear it will be hit by tax or regulation changes in the wake of the protests. Yamana Gold, a TSX and NYSE-listed goldminer, has two producing mines in Chile, but Executive Chairman, Peter Marrone, isn’t worried: “There is always a risk of political unrest in any jurisdiction. You can see protests across the world, from Hong Kong to Paris. Clearly, in many

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Mining in Cornwall and Devon Wikipedia

Mining in Cornwall and Devon, in the southwest of England, began in the early Bronze Age, around 2150 BC, and ended with the closure of South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall in 1998. Tin, and later copper, were the most commonly extracted metals. Some tin mining continued long after the mining of other metals had become unprofitable.

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Increase In Civil Unrest Threatens Global Mining Industry

Dangerous rise in civil unrest threatens global mining industry 17 January 2020 Mining operations are increasingly under threat from civil unrest, with serious public order deterioration in Chile, Guinea, Mali, the DRC and Zimbabwe impacting on production and prices, according to our Poltical Risk Outlook report

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When Social Unrest Affects Mining Operations

Recent clashes at mining and oil sites in Peru (the world’s second largest producer of copper) are a painful example. As of August 2020, Peru has one of the worst coronavirus caseloads in the world, and the highest mortality rate in Latin America.

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Silke: Agreement won′t end unrest in South African mining

South Africa's mining trade union AMCU refused to sign a government-brokered pact on Wednesday aimed at curbing the 18 months unrest in the mining industry.

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South African mining unrest spreads to Gold Fields

31/08/2012  Bullion miner Gold Fields said about a quarter of its 46,000 workers have walked out in the first strike to affect South Africa's gold mining industry since violent protest shut down London-listed...

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The mining industry strike wave: what are the causes

10/10/2012  The hard truth of South Africa’s mining industry is that it is characterised by the stringent, inflexible economics of being global commodity price takers, critically dependent on the Rand/Dollar exchange rate, whilst simultaneously being constrained by a largely fixed and inflexible input cost structure composed of labour costs (50% plus of all costs), administered price setting in water

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The Marikana Massacre: A Historical Overview of the Labour

Labour Unrest in the Mining Sector in South Africa Chitja Twala University of the Free State, South Africa Introduction and Historical Background This article is aimed at explaining and interpreting the events, causes, and the aftermath of the Marikana Massacre which happened on 16 August 2012 in South Africa. Furthermore, the article gives a historical overview of the fiduciary

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Turning around Mexico’s mining meltdown

Mexico’s mining industry dates back as far as the Aztec empire and the ancient Maya civilisation. The search for minerals like gold by Spanish immigrants gave rise to major population centres like Guanajuato, Taxco and Zacatecas. But despite Mexico’s long tradition of mining and continued industrial potential just 25% of the country has been explored for minerals and oil to date

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South Africa: Labor unrest in mining industry to

South Africa: Labor unrest in mining industry to negatively impact economy Finance Minister “The platinum industry needs to seriously get around the table,” Gordhan told state broadcaster SAFM in an interview on Monday.

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Big Shifts for Latin America’s Mining Sector Resource

Mining wasn’t directly hit by the unrest but some fear it will be hit by tax or regulation changes in the wake of the protests. Yamana Gold, a TSX and NYSE-listed goldminer, has two producing mines in Chile, but Executive Chairman, Peter Marrone, isn’t worried: “There is always a risk of political unrest in any jurisdiction. You can see protests across the world, from Hong Kong to Paris. Clearly, in many

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Mining industry of Guinea Wikipedia

Another case of alleged corruption in the country’s mining industry is based on the findings of an NGO called Global Witness. According to their report Sable Mining, an AIM-listed company, got close to President Condé prior to the elections and bribed his son in order to receive iron ore mining rights to the Mount Nimba mine.

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