UNITED NATIONS Mining News

NGOs push to expel Brazil miner Vale from UN pact over dam disaster

"The Brumadinho disaster shows that favoring profit over safety has been Vale's standard operating procedure."

Poland hosts two very different climate change summits this week

As of Monday, Poland will be host to two climate change summits: One organized by the United Nations and the other by the World Coal Association.

Tantalum: A Bloody Future?

First there were "blood diamonds," the gems that fuelled conflict and human rights abuses in Liberia and Sierra Leone. Then there was "conflict cocoa," the chocolate source that is harvested by children and funds civil […]