Canadian mining conference's morals are mocked by protestors (01/03/2015)

Members of Canada's Mining Injustice Solidarity Network (MISN) have demonstrated outside a major mining conference, organized by the country's Prospectors and Developers Association Convention (PDAC).

Thai gold mine, said to have poisoned locals, allowed to reopen (2/3/2015)

A gold mine that straddles three provinces in northern Thailand has been given the go-ahead to reopen, following a month-long halt due to health concerns believed to be the result of heavy metal contamination.

Vedanta must be punished for illegal fly ash pond in Odisha (, says activist (3/3/3015)

The Vedanta group of companies has built its fly ash pond by illegally encroaching upon 246.74 acres of forest land in complete violation of the Forest Conservation Act 1980.

Disaster Strikes Ukraine: Death Toll in Coal Mine Blast Rises to 33 (05/03/2015)

33 miners were confirmed dead on March 4th 2015 after a coal mine blasted in the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. Kiev accused separatists of restricting access to rescue workers.

World Bank admits botching resettlement policy (06/03/2015)

Earlier this month the World Bank was forced to admit that it had fallen far short of implementing its own rules in regards to people turfed off their land.

Australian uranium mine approved despite looming corruption investigation (08/03/2015)

The Martu Aboriginal community of Western Australia made a deal with Canada's Cameco in 2012, to open up their territory to uranium mining. The agreement is now under investigation by the Office of Regional Indigenous Corporations.

Bottoming-out of the iron ore price (09/03/2015)

March 9th was the worst day in years for coal and iron ore markets, especially in Australia, and this has been attributed to various people attribute this to different reasons.

Is the infamous Posco project in India all but dead? (09/03/2015)

10 years after the first agreement between the South Korean steelmaker company POSCO and the state government of Odisha (India) to set up a steel plant on 4,004 acres of land, it does not look like this project will go ahead after all.