Tue, 26 February 2013
Caterpillar Global Mining’s Vice President of Industry Relations, John Disharoon, provided the global outlook for the mining industry and an overview of Caterpillar’s business strategy.
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:08pm EDT
Tue, 19 February 2013
Scott Manley, Vice President of Government Relations for Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, spoke to Rotary about why his organization supports mining legislation in Wisconsin. The WMC supports the mining bill for fostering job creation while upholding environmental protections.
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Category:general -- posted at: 4:23pm EDT
Tue, 12 February 2013
Members of Wisconsin's Chippewa tribes continue to urge people to take action to stop a proposed iron mine as they describe how iron mining would irreversibly damage the waterways of northern Wisconsin and the Great Lakes. Chairman Michael Wiggins, Jr. of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians, is one of the most outspoken critics of iron ore mining. The Bad River Tribe opposes the mining legislation introduced last year citing concerns including water quality and safety. At the February 12th Rotary luncheon, Chairman Wiggins shared his Tribe's concerns about the safety of our drinking water.
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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT
Tue, 5 February 2013
Dr. Nelson Neumann is the director of Pastoral da Crianca, a non-governmental organization (NGO) headquartered in Brazil that is focused primarily on the healthcare and nutritional needs of mothers and children. The Pastoral uses a sophisticated network of volunteers and community leaders to serve millions of poor families in Brazil and Latin America, and is one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the world. Dr. Neumann discusses the Pastoral as an example of social innovation.
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Category:general -- posted at: 3:50pm EDT