Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining's Damaging Push Into Africa

Mining's Damaging African Boom

Australian-listed mining companies are linked to hundreds of deaths and alleged injustices which wouldn’t be tolerated in better-regulated nations. The stories that follow are from people across Africa, rarely heard outside their own communities.
Key figures

150 Companies, 1500 Licenses, 33 Countries: Fatal Extraction By The Numbers

Explore some of the key figures behind ICIJ's Fatal Extraction project, from the estimated market capitalization of Australia's mining companies with a presence in Africa, to the number of kilometers travelled by reporters for this investigation.
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Data guide

Data and Field Work Combine to Reveal Australian Mining's Impact in Africa

The 18-month Fatal Extraction investigation has brought together data and records from Australia and Africa in a way that hasn’t been done before, combining corporate information from the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) with months of on-the-ground work by reporters throughout Africa.

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