mining research

Limestone quarrying in the Kingdom of Tonga. This material is used for the construction of roads, houses, seawalls month other development projects. 

Preliminary self-funded research on the extractive industry. 

Locations; Brazil and the Kingdom of Tonga


audio, video, documents

Screenshot of aerial drone footage indicating the altitude of recording 

Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional - Brazil
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Visualization of heights and depths of a mining area in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

An example of confidential land leases provided by the Ministry of Land and Natural Resources in the Kingdom of Tonga.

The town of Bento Rodrigues, flooded and destroyed in 2015 by the damn tailings of a mine owned and operated by Vale in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. All residents were evacuated and relocated. The town is only accessible for Civil Defence monitored visits. 

Relocation site for the displaced residents of the town of Bento Rodrigues (Brazil). 

Sibonga, Cebu. Unidentified areas of these hills are alleged to be explored for mining by both a local business and a Taiwanese investor

Interview with displaced resident of Naga City.