Accountability Counsel and Inclusive Development International advise on new Chinese-led accountability mechanism for the mining sector

The Responsible Critical Mineral Initiative (RCI)—formerly known as the Responsible Cobalt Initiative—and the China Chamber of Commerce of Metals, Minerals and Chemicals Importers and Exporters (CCCMC), announced in November 2022 that they are creating a new accountability mechanism for the mining sector covering environmental, social and human rights issues in mineral value chains. As the […]

Bank Dunia mengatakan tambang Sumatera Utara menimbulkan risiko “ekstrim”

DPM Field Office Dairi

Investigasi Bank Dunia telah menyimpulkan bahwa tambang seng dan timah yang sedang dikembangkan di Sumatera Utara, Indonesia oleh Dairi Prima Mineral, anak perusahaan dari China Nonferrous Metal Industry’s Foreign Engineering and Construction (NFC) menghadapkan komunitas sekitar dengan “risiko ekstrem” Yang menjadi perhatian khusus adalah bendungan tailing yang dirancang ini dimaksudkan untuk menyimpan produk sampingan beracun […]

World Bank watchdog says North Sumatra mine poses “extreme” risks

DPM Field Office Dairi

>> Read this release in Indonesian A World Bank investigation has concluded that a zinc and lead mine being developed in North Sumatra, Indonesia by Dairi Prima Mineral, a subsidiary of China Nonferrous Metal Industry’s Foreign Engineering and Construction (NFC), poses “extreme” risks to nearby communities. Of particular concern is a planned tailings dam meant […]

European Union: Rules for Batteries Should Cover Bauxite, Copper, Iron

Bauxite mining in Guinea

The European Union’s proposed batteries regulation should require importers and manufacturers to source the bauxite, copper, and iron used in batteries responsibly, a coalition of 16 organizations said today. The coalition includes Amnesty International, Earthworks, Finnwatch, Germanwatch, Human Rights Watch, Inclusive Development International, INKOTA, PowerShift, RAID, SOMO, and Transport & Environment, as well as human […]

Pengawas Bank Dunia akan meninjau proyek tambang Dairi Prima Mineral yang berisiko di Sumatra Utara

(Medan, Indonesia) Kantor akuntabilitas independen International Finance Corporation (IFC), yang merupakan anggota Grup Bank Dunia, akan menilai kepatuhan bank terhadap kebijakan lingkungan dan sosialnya sehubungan dengan keterkaitannya dengan proyek pertambangan kontroversial di Sumatra Utara, Indonesia, menurut laporan  terbaru dari Penasihat Kepatuhan Ombudsman. Tambang seng dan timah usulan Dairi Prima Mineral, yang terletak di salah satu […]

World Bank watchdog to review risky Dairi Prima Mineral mine project in North Sumatra

(Medan, Indonesia) The independent accountability office of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, will assess the bank’s compliance with its environmental and social policies in connection with its ties to a controversial mining project in North Sumatra, Indonesia, according to a new report from the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman. The proposed Dairi […]

Communities call on Indonesian government to reject dangerous mine in North Sumatra

Concerned communities in North Sumatra are calling on the Indonesian government to deny developers an environmental permit for a proposed lead-zinc mine they believe will threaten their lives, homes and livelihoods. The call comes as the government edges closer to approving the DairI Prima Mineral mining project in Dairi Regency, a joint venture between the […]