More than 100 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

Asia Pacific Jul 2, 2020

More than 100 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide

The bodies of at least 100 jade miners were pulled from the mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar on Thursday, in one of the worst-ever accidents to hit the perilous industry. Scores die each year while working in the country's lucrative but poorly regulated ...

Caterpillar, Volvo and Komatsu linked to mining abuses in Myanmar: report

World Jun 21, 2018

Caterpillar, Volvo and Komatsu linked to mining abuses in Myanmar: report

Caterpillar, Volvo and Komatsu contribute to abuses in Myanmar by selling machinery used by domestic mining companies implicated in land expropriation, environmental destruction and armed conflict, according to a report published on Wednesday. The three companies "appear to be the dominant brands" represented in the ...