Resources on Mining (coal and other mining) sector

  1. Inclusive business practices in Africa's extractive industries

    08 February 2016

    The policy note presents key factors contributing to inclusive growth linked to the extractive industries in Africa, reflecting on the distinctive yet complementary roles of governments and multinational enterprises. The document considers the types of economic linkages to local communities and national economies that contribute towards employment, enterprise development, infrastructure, and ultimately to the economic transformation required for sustainable development. The factors are explained with reference to lessons learned from African countries at various stages of development of their mining, oil and gas sectors.

  2. World of Work Magazine No.74, May 2012 - Giving youth a better start

    15 May 2012

    This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on youth employment and also features stories from the world of work: Child labour, women workers in mines, employment, education...

  3. Corporate brochure on ILO Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work

    15 March 2012

    Prevent HIV, Protect Human Rights at Work

  4. Promoting job creation for young people in multinational enterprises and their supply chains: Sierra Leone

    14 December 2010

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 8

  5. Promoting job creation for young people in multinational enterprises and their supply chains: Liberia

    02 September 2010

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 7

  6. Joint ILO/WHO guidelines on health services and HIV/AIDS

    01 January 2005

    The purpose of these guidelines is to promote the sound management of HIV/AIDS in health services, including the prevention of occupational exposure. Furthermore, the purpose is to ensure that health-care workers have decent, safe and healthy working conditions, while ensuring effective care that respects the needs and rights of patients, especially those living with HIV/AIDS. These guidelines rest on the basic principle that the process of policy development and implementation should be the result of consultation and collaboration between all concerned parties, based on social dialogue and including, to the extent possible, persons and workers living with HIV/AIDS. They take a rights-based approach to HIV/AIDS, as promoted by the Declaration of Commitment and the international community at large, expanding on ILO and WHO HIV/AIDS and occupational safety and health instruments.

  7. A Rapid Assessment of Bonded Labour in Pakistan's Mining Sector

    03 January 2004

    This paper, written by Mr Ahmad Salim, of the Sustainable Development Policy Institute in Islamabad, deals with bonded labour in Pakistan’s mining sector.

  8. Facts on Small-scale Mining

    09 November 2003

  9. Note on the proceedings. Mining industry. Report TMMI/2002/12

    23 January 2003

  10. The evolution of employment, working time and training in the mining industry. Report TMMI/2002

    27 August 2002

    Examines trends from 1985-2001.