We interviewed director Mark Grieco about his film MARMATO, which examines how mining companies descended on a town in Colombia.
As Scotland votes on independence, an unlikely coalition of billionaire miners and xenophobic libertarians want Western Australia to follow suit.
Judith Prat is a Spanish photojournalist who has been capturing the harsh realities facing miners of coltan in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Coltan is a mineral essential for the manufacture of the tiny capacitors that make smart phones, computers...
For the 850,000 kids there who already work, the law is a huge victory: Children, just like adults, will now be entitled to a minimum wage, and they'll have full protection under the law. Of course, the dangers are obvious, too. Did Bolivia just create...
In the Smokey Mountain community located in Tondo, people make a living through the production of charcoal. Half of the people working there are under the age of 17.
According to the Confederation of Trade Unions of Albania, 88 miners have died in their line of work only in the last five years. Many more have been severely injured or crippled. No one really knows how many deaths and injuries occur in the informal...
The miners, who were trapped underground for 69 days, urged Chile to overcome adversity in the World Cup's "Group of Death."
The move comes a day after Turkish search and rescue crew pulled the two bodies of the last missing miners.
Canadian mining companies are causing massive travesties in other parts of the world.
On Monday night, a conflict between police and miners outside of Cochabamba, Bolivia, protesting Bolivia's new Mining Law left two miners dead and 50 people injured.