Blood, mud, corruption and criminality

Blood, mud, corruption and criminality

Dear friends, The cataclysmically destructive nature of the mining industry becomes ever more evident. A recent UN report has shown that extractive industries are together responsible for half the world’s carbon emissions and 80% of biodiversity loss. We are not...
Rio Tinto’s mining waste: a disaster waiting to happen?

Rio Tinto’s mining waste: a disaster waiting to happen?

The evening before Rio Tinto’s annual shareholder meeting, join us for an event where we’ll be hearing about its damaging proposed and current mining projects in Madagascar, West Papua and the US, on 9th April, at Amnesty International’s office,...
Press release: Demonstration outside Lonmin AGM

Press release: Demonstration outside Lonmin AGM

London-listed platinum miner awaits takeover as Marikana community repeat demands for justice nearly seven years after mineworker massacre. Lonmin AGM protest: March 25, 10-11am, Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5 An international alliance of community, solidarity...
Protest Lonmin’s AGM: Justice for Marikana

Protest Lonmin’s AGM: Justice for Marikana

We collected the women and when we met near the mountain, we were too late. We heard the bullets, and then the ambulances. Thirty-four mine workers were shot dead.” Thumeka Magwangqana, Marikana community leader On August 16 2012, over 100 workers on strike for a...
Polluted water, website, and worker deaths

Polluted water, website, and worker deaths

Dear friends, We have redesigned our website! It now provides much more introductory material, so people who are not familiar with the mining industry or our work can learn more about the background as well as being able to find our latest news (now available at the...
What’s in the water?

What’s in the water?

BHP, the London-listed mining giant, released its half-year profit earnings this morning, on 19th February. Their net profit for June-December 2018 increased to $3.8 billion, up 90 percent from the last half of 2017. But it comes at a cost: clean water for...