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Brazil prosecutors file $58 billion lawsuit against BHP Billiton-owned mining company over fatal dam spill

Reuters | 4 May 2016

Federal prosecutors in Brazil have filed a 155 billion real ($58.2 billion) civil lawsuit against iron miner Samarco, and its owners Vale SA and BHP Billiton, for a collapsed tailings dam that killed 19 people and polluted a major river. 307 more words

Environmental Impact

Pacific urged to be cautious over seabed mining

Radio New Zealand | 28 April 2016

A new report by the World Bank says Pacific Island countries should be cautious over any plans for mining of the seabed. 1,117 more words

Papua New Guinea

Activists Crash a Shareholders Meeting to Raise Issues of Rape at Barrick Mines

Hilary Beaumont | Vice News | April 28 2016

Four activists crashed the annual general meeting of the world’s biggest gold mining company on Tuesday morning while, outside, around 60 protesters chanted at company shareholders, “Quit while you’re ahead, Barrick Gold is dead.” 694 more words

Papua New Guinea

Preservation Beyond the Bits: An Interview with Linda Tadic

Linda Tadic is founder and CEO of Digital Bedrock (www.digitalbedrock.com), a managed digital preservation and consulting service in Los Angeles. A founding member and former president of the Association of Moving Image Archivists, she has written and given lectures on AV metadata, copyright, and digital asset management… 1,740 more words

Issue Of Interest

World Bank urges Pacific to be cautious over experimental seabed mining

Radio New Zealand | 28 April 2016

A new report by the World Bank says Pacific Island countries should be cautious over any plans for mining of the seabed. 183 more words

Papua New Guinea

Solwara Warriors want govt to ban experimental seabed mining

PNG Loop

The recently formed Alliance of Solwara Warriors is demanding the government of PNG to ban experimental seabed mining in PNG.

Nautilus Minerals is scheduled to start its experimental seabed mining production in 2018. 167 more words

Papua New Guinea