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BHP Billiton employees face criminal charges on Brazil dam disaster

Shared from on 21 October 2016

Eight employees of BHP Billiton face criminal charges over the Samarco dam collapse a year ago that left 19 people dead and hundreds homeless,

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Miner wants 50% of workforce to be women by 2025

Shared from on 20 October 2016

The world’s biggest mining company is aiming to tackle the lack of women in the industry by aiming for gender parity in its workforce within a decade.

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Boulby potash mine workers taken to hospital after fire below sea bed

Shared from on 13 April 2016

Seven workers are taken to hospital after a fire breaks out at a potash mine, hundreds of metres below the sea bed.

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Congolese children mine metals in your phone for 75p a day

Shared from on 19 January 2016

Smartphones made by some of the world’s best-known brands include metal mined by Congolese children, according to an investigation

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Congolese children mine metals in your phone for 75p a day

Shared from on 19 January 2016

Smartphones made by some of the world’s best-known brands include metal mined by Congolese children, according to an investigation

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Congolese children mine metals in your phone for 75p a day

Shared from on 19 January 2016

Smartphones made by some of the world’s best-known brands include metal mined by Congolese children, according to an investigation

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Cash-hit Glencore to cut 3,800 jobs at Zambian mines

Shared from on 24 September 2015

The commodities giant is planning to lay off 3,800 workers at two Zambian copper mines whilst it suspends production for 18 months

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Cash-hit Glencore to cut 3,800 jobs at Zambian mines

Shared from on 24 September 2015

The commodities giant is planning to lay off 3,800 workers at two Zambian copper mines whilst it suspends production for 18 months

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BHP Billiton CEO’s pay drops by more than 40%

Shared from on 23 September 2015

Andrew Mackenzie’s annual payments fall to $4.6m, reflecting dire state of mining industry and deaths of five employees

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Redundancies and cost savings put Lonmin in better shape, but challenges remain

Shared from on 28 August 2015

The struggling South Africa-focused platinum miner Lonmin said that 1,400 voluntary redundancies and cost savings had put it in better shape

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Don’t strike if you want to keep your jobs, bosses tell Cleveland Potash miners

Shared from on 7 August 2015

Miners at Cleveland Potash mine in Redcar and Cleveland have been warned by management not to jeopardise their future by going on strike

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Don’t strike if you want to keep your jobs, bosses tell Cleveland Potash miners

Shared from on 7 August 2015

Miners at Cleveland Potash mine in Redcar and Cleveland have been warned by management not to jeopardise their future by going on strike

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Don’t strike if you want to keep your jobs, bosses tell Cleveland Potash miners

Shared from on 7 August 2015

Miners at Cleveland Potash mine in Redcar and Cleveland have been warned by management not to jeopardise their future by going on strike

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Lonmin shares plummet as it cuts 6,000 jobs

Shared from on 24 July 2015

Shares in UK mining firm Lonmin plunge as its announces 6,000 jobs cuts in South Africa as it scales back its operations due to the falling price of platinum.

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Lonmin to extend job cuts amid platinum slump

Shared from on 24 July 2015

The London-listed platinum miner will announce plans to cut more than 5,000 jobs in South Africa, Sky News understands.

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