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World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...

News Releases

Cracked Houses in San Miguel Ixtahuacan: The Marlin Mine Influence
2009-11-11
MiningWatch Canada/COPAE
Today in Guatemala City, COPAE and UUSC present the results of an investigation, after two years of monitoring by a team of engineers: 'Cracked H...
Police in Tunisia's Gafsa mining region harass reporter for banned newspaper
2009-05-20
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the way the police in Tunisia have been harassing political activist Ammar Amroussia in recent days. Amroussia writes for El Badil (Alternative), a banned ...
Rescue Capsule used at the San Jose Chilean mine
2011-03-17
Canada Science and Technology Museum
The Canada Science and Technology Museum invites members of the media to a preview of the Rescue Capsule used at the rescue of thirty-three miners at the San Jose Mine in Copiap, Chile.
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
2010-04-14
Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
Sources welcomes Wildeboer Dellelce LLP
2008-12-16
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP
Canada's leading boutique Corporate Finance firm, Wildeboer Dellelce strives to be the premiere transactional law firm in Canada for emerging companies and deal makers

Sources Select Resources

Australian Mining Companies Digging A Deadly Footprint in Africa
Schilis-Gallego, Cecile
Article
2015
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Schilis-Gallego discusses Australian mining companies' involvement in violence and human rights violations in Africa.
Connexions Library: Africa Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Africa.
Fatal Extraction
Australian Mining's Damaging Push Into Africa
Unclassified
2015
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Australian-listed mining companies are linked to hundreds of deaths and alleged injustices which wouldn’t be tolerated in better-regulated nations. The stories are from people across Africa, and are r...
Australian Mining Companies Digging A Deadly Footprint in Africa
Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining's Damaging Push Into Africa
Fitzgibbon, Will; Hamilton, Martha M.; Schilis-Gallego, Cécile
Unclassified
2015
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
A pattern of links between mining activities and deaths, disfigurement, environmental destruction and displacement suggests a troubling track record for Australian companies seeking wealth from Africa...
The Hillcrest Mine Disaster
Venzi, Ron
Article
Coal Miners Memorial
The worst coal mining disaster in Canada occurred in Hillcrest, Alberta, on Friday June 19, 1914. A total of 189 men died. 130 women were widowed and 400 children left fatherless.
Investigation Reveals 'Environmental Ruin' And Workers Rights Abuses
Fitzgibbon, Will
Article
2015
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Broken promises to impoverished communities, serious environmental concerns and poor health and safety records linked to Australian mining companies have all been revealed by Africa’s largest ever col...
Looting Africa: Canadian Company Eyes Gold in Democratic Republic of Congo
Lasker, John
Article
2009
Toward Freedom
A Canadian mining company is prepared to bring hundreds of millions of dollars in gold out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one of Africa's most embattled and poorest countries. One expert say...
Mining Peru
Canada's New Territory?
Engler, Yves
Article
2010
CounterPunch
In Peru, 40 percent of conflicts involving local communities are over mining. The majority of the mining sector in Peru is owned by Canadian corporations.
Mining & Petroleum Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
Sources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to mining and petroleum in the Sources directory for the media.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - August 21, 2015
Canadian federal election, mining and the environment
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
Featuring the Canadian federal election, mining and the environment, failure of Syriza in Greece, refugees, veterans of India's struggle for independence.
Police in Tunisia's Gafsa mining region harass reporter for banned newspaper
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the way the police in Tunisia have been harassing political activist Ammar Amroussia in recent days. Amroussia writes for El Badil (Alternative), a banned ...
Polish farmers threaten uprising over opencast coalmine
Neslen,Arthur
Article
2014
The Guardian
Heinz unites with farmers in rebellion against plan to build a vast lignite mine and power plant on farming land in western Poland.
Rio Tinto's 'sustainable mining' claims exposed
Rio Tinto uses its sustainability reporting to bolster the argument that it is a responsible company and therefore entitled to a license to
Ozkan, Kermal
Article
2014
The Ecologist
Global mining giant Rio Tinto markets itself as a 'sustainable company'. But serious failures in its reporting, and its attempt to hold an Australian indigenous group to ransom, reveal a very differen...

Sources Bookshelf

The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Mumford, Lewis
Book
1961
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
An Unauthorized Biography of the World
Oral History on the Front Lines
Riordon, Michael
Book
2004
This book uses oral history to discuss oral history. It is in memoir style, and delves into how oral history is done in such places as First Nations (Canada), Turkey, Chicago, Newfoundland, Peru, New ...

Media

Canadian Mining Journal
Articles and information of practical use to those who work in the Canadian mineral exploration and mining industries.
CIM Magazine
Technical papers representing the leading edge of mining practise and research in Canada and around the world.
CIM Reporter
The official publication of the CIM Conference & Exhibition, the CIM Reporter and Reporter Updates highlight the hottest news and not-to-be missed events surrounding the three-day event.
Independent Times
50 plus audience.
The Northern Miner
North American mining newspaper.
Resource World Magazine
A leading authority on investing in resource stocks

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Their role "is to provide Canadians with high-quality environmental assessments that contribute to informed decision making, in support of sustainable development."
Ontario Ministry of Finance
The Ministry focuses on four core business areas: tax policy and administration; economic analysis, fiscal policy and controllership; government financing and debt management; and financial services r...
New Brunswick Ministry of Natural Resources
The mandate of the Department of Natural Resources, New Brunswick, is to ensure that the Province's timber, fish, wildlife, mineral, energy, and Crown lands resources are developed, protected and util...
Natural Resources Canada
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is a federal government department specializing in the sustainable development and use of natural resources -- energy, minerals and metals, and forests. Our work contr...


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