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Chilean Court sides with indigenous communities in Cerro Colorado water case

Published by MAC on 2021-01-16Source: Reuters, Miningnews.net (2021-01-26) The mine extracted about 1.2% of the country‚Äôs total copper output in 2019. The court upheld a complaint filed by the San Isidro de Quipisca Indigenous Agricultural Association against an environmental approval granted in November 2016. The indigenous group said water pumping to feed Cerro Colorado’s operations … More

Zambia: UK Copper Mining Company Settles Pollution Claim With Zambian Villagers

19 JANUARY 2021 Radio France Internationale After six years of seeking damages for the pollution that has affected their lives, more than 2,500 Zambian villagers have been awarded a settlement by a UK company and its Zambian copper mining subsidiary. “Without admission of liability, Vedanta Resources Limited and Konkola Copper Mines Plc confirm that they have agreed, for the … More

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