Germany's Paus company is growing fast as the price of commodities rises. It makes giant mining vehicles
Speaking in front of thousands of indigenous people Pope Francis decried the reckless destruction of rainforests by mining. Later, with Peru's president and other leaders, he warned of another scourge: corruption.
Our growing demand for resources has prompted companies to turn to mining in the depths of the oceans. With help from robots, a team of German scientists is racing to map the potential environmental damage.
El Salvador's Parliament has approved a law banning all metal mining projects. The measure aims to protect the impoverished Central American nation's environment - but critics fear it could hurt the economy.
The Tanzanian government is coming down hard on the country’s extractive industries. President John Magufuli wants them to pay higher fees and help build a processing industry for Tanzania’s mineral resources.
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