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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 ...

Business / Corporate Feb 20, 2018

Japanese drone service provider Terra taps Indian market

Tokyo-based drone service and solution provider Terra Drone Corp. will launch operations in India this year to apply unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) tech within the industry field of Asia's third-largest economy. Terra Drone India Pvt., a local unit of the firm, was incorporated last month ...

Brazil suspends Amazon mining decree in face of criticism

World Sep 1, 2017

Brazil suspends Amazon mining decree in face of criticism

Brazil's government said late on Thursday it would suspend action on a decree opening a vast section of the Amazon rain forest to mining, backtracking in the face of activist criticism and a legal challenge. The mining ministry said in a statement that, after consulting ...