Smear Campaign Launched Against Opponents to Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Project, After Mine Licences Suspended

July 19, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: Tahoe ResourcesGuatemalaMilitarisation/Criminalisation.

Following the suspension of two of Tahoe Resources’ mine licences in Guatemala on July 5, Tahoe Resources’ suppliers, workers and the Guatemalan Industrial Association have engaged in a smear campaign in the Guatemalan press against the Centre for Environmental, Social and Legal Action (CALAS) and its members for having brought the claim against the Ministry • Read More »

Each New Lung Cancer Case Costs Governments $790,000 A Year – Not To Mention Lives

July 12, 2017 | By admin | No Comments | Filed in: HealthLabour.

Diesel fumes, silica dust and radon gas—to name three examples of well-known air pollutants in mines— continue to affect thousands of miners across Canada and the world. Too little attention is paid to the health costs and impacts of this reality.   Thanks to the work of organizations such as the Occupational Cancer Research Centre • Read More »