Goldak Airborne Surveys in controversy in occupied Western Sahara

The Canadian company undertook a airborne study of occupied Western Sahara on behalf of the occupying power.

Published 31 July 16

In its 2012 annual report, ONHYM notes the following regarding the Canadian Metalex's mineral exploration in occupied Western Sahara: 

"Airborne geophysical survey, magnetic and spectroradiometry, conducted by the Canadian company Goldak Airborne Ltd. Processing and interpretation of the airborne survey results Geological control of airborne anomalies. A total of 428 samples were collected. Partial results of samples collected at certain anomalies are encouraging."

Goldak's physical presence in Dakhla in 2012 was documented here

Goldak is based in Saskatoon, Canada. 
 

Telecom cables laid in occupied waters

The French company Alcatel Submarine Networks SpA, partially owned by Nokia, has laid telecom cables in occupied Western Sahara. 

19 April 21

Report reveals clients of Western Sahara’s conflict mineral

India and New Zealand stand out as the main importers of phosphate rock from occupied Western Sahara, in WSRW’s newest annual report on the controversial trade. 

13 April 21

These are the questions that Siemens will not answer

At its Annual General Meeting, Siemens Gamesa was as evasive as ever with regard to core questions about the company's involvement in occupied Western Sahara.

01 April 21

Shipping company responses to the report P for Plunder 2020

The WSRW report P for Plunder 2021 to be published in April 2021 will contain information on all 22 vessels that departed occupied Western Sahara from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020.

22 March 21