Mining

NORTH KOREA

North Koreans Were Treated to a Mining Opera on TV During the Trump-Kim Summit

Complete with jazz hands.
Adam Forrest
6.12.18
environment

Still No Charges for the Company Behind Canada’s Largest Mining Spill

Canada has one of the worst records on the planet for making polluters like Imperial Metals pay.
Carol Linnitt
2.12.18
environment

BC Fracking May Be Exposing Pregnant Women to a Carcinogen, Study Says

Urine tests suggest higher than normal levels of a benzene near shale gas fields.
Sarah Berman
11.21.17
VICE News

Women from Papua New Guinea bring rape complaints to Canadian mining company’s door

‘They like raping us, the security guards’
Hilary Beaumont
4.26.17
column

Justin Trudeau Takes Hit on the Environment But He’ll Likely Escape As Usual

The Trudeau government has a lot of weak spots when it comes to climate action. But who is going to set them right?
Drew Brown
4.18.17
VICELAND

Inside the Fight Against a Mining Development in Oak Flat

The latest episode of ‘RISE’ explores the Apache Stronghold occupation at Oak Flat, Arizona.
Julien Gignac
2.3.17
Motherboard

The Mine of the Future Is Run by Drones

Drones, 3D scanning, and autonomous vehicles are moving humans away from the risks of the mining industry.
Corin Faife
1.11.17
Stuff

Coal Dreams: In Struggling Cape Breton They Still Dream of Returning to ‘The Pit’

"I don't want that to sound mean, but we are desperate."
Katie Toth
10.20.16
News

Exclusive: The British Army's Secret Plan to Prop Up South Africa's Ruling Party

Also revealed: the Army's links to a controversial mining company.
Phil Miller
5.16.16
the vice reader

Life Inside an American Mining Boomtown on the Brink of Decline

J. J. Anselmi's new book focuses on the Rock Springs's crushing provincialism, severe drug problem, and plague of suicides.
Nathan C. Martin
5.10.16
Ain't No Grave

A Portrait of Coal Town on the Brink of Death

A failing coal industry has left many residents of West Virginia with few options: move away, die, or try to scrape out a future in an unforgiving economic climate.
Jacob S. Knabb
5.3.16
Photo

Photos of the Indian Mining Town That's Been on Fire for 100 Years

Mining in the town of Jharia has caused widespread pollution and illness, as well as a number of injuries and deaths from workers and locals falling into open pits of fiery coal.
Tom Usher, Photos: Seb Heseltine
1.11.16