Corporations & their agents Archives: Glencore

Resistance forces in Philippines storm mining company, torch heavy equipment

By Mindanao Examiner New People’s Army rebels on Saturday raided a mining firm in the southern Philippine province of Agusan del Norte, reports said. Reports said the rebels swooped down on Philippine Alstron Mining Company on the village of Tamamarkay in Tubay town and overpowered the security guards without firing a single shot before they … Continue reading Resistance forces in Philippines storm mining company, torch heavy equipment

Mining firm Glencore accused of child mine labor and dumping raw acid into a river

By John Sweeney / The Guardian Glencore, the commodity and mining firm worth £27bn, stands accused in the Democratic Republic of Congo of dumping raw acid and profiting from children working 150ft underground. The revelations come as the notoriously secretive Swiss-based company, which floated on the London Stock Exchange last year, seeks to merge with … Continue reading Mining firm Glencore accused of child mine labor and dumping raw acid into a river