Recent interviews and views
2011/12/19 Foreign Aid to Mining Firms: CIDA teams up with NGOs to do development work at mine sites Read
2011/12/05 Les politiques minières en Afrique, entrevue avec Bonnie Campbell
2011/08/18 A look at the Dodd-Franck Act, an interview with Joanne Lebert from Partnership Africa Canada
2011/05/26 Forum international sur l’industrie minière: Dan Lansana Kourouma
Mining groups and links
Activist or research groups that are active on mining issues
MiningWatch Canada is a pan-Canadian initiative supported by environmental, social justice, Aboriginal and labour organisations from across the country. It addresses the urgent need for a co-ordinated public interest response to the threats to public health, water and air quality, fish and wildlife habitat and community interests posed by irresponsible mineral policies and practices in Canada and around the world.
Partnership Africa Canada
Partnership Africa Canada is working to strengthen good governance and respect for human rights, prevent conflict related to natural resource exploitation, and promote sustainable development.
GRAMA: Groupe de recherche sur les activités minières en Afrique (UQAM)
Research group based at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM). Founded in 1998 by Bonnie Campbell.
Protestbarrick.net serves as a portal to groups researching and organizing around mining issues, particularly involving Barrick Gold. It contains news articles, testimonies, and backgrounders about Barrick’s operations worldwide. The administrators of this site are volunteers with sincere concerns for communities negatively impacted by Barrick’s operations.
Third World Network
Third World Network (TWN) is an independent non-profit international network of organisations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, developing countries and North-South affairs.
EARTHWORKS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the impacts of irresponsible mineral and energy development while seeking sustainable solutions.
Raw Materials Group (Sweden)
Since 1990, Raw Materials Group has been mining and refining data to bring you the world´s most extensive mining industry database “Raw Materials Data”, unsurpassed within the industry.
Mineral Policy Institute
The Mineral Policy Institute [MPI] started in 1995 in response to a recognised lack of capacity and expertise to engage in mining issues, particularly where Australian mining companies were working overseas without adequate legislation, regulation and monitoring. Since that time MPI has worked on issues in Europe, Africa, Australia, Indonesia, Philippines and New Caledonia.