Dangerous rise in global unrest threatens miners

GLOBAL mining operations are increasingly under threat from civil unrest, with serious public order deterioration in Chile, Guinea, Mali, the DRC and Zimbabwe impacting on production and prices. Threats range from political protest to jihadist violence and criminal gangs attacking miners.

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Civil unrest appears to have significantly worsened across much of the globe. Source: Verisk Maplecroft

Rising disquiet over the extractive industry together with political unrest, anti-government demonstrations and the possibility of further levies may give mining companies and investors pause for

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