Open letter to Cerrejon Coal

Open letter to Cerrejon Coal

On 24 July, an open letter was sent by email to Lina Echeverri of Carbones del Cerrejon (Cerrejon Coal), the mining company operating the vast Cerrejon opencast coal mine in La Guajira, Colombia. It is owned by London-listed multinationals Anglo American, BHP and...
Protests against Antofagasta at Pelambres in Chile

Protests against Antofagasta at Pelambres in Chile

In response to a serious contamination incident at Minera Los Pelambres (Antofagasta) on July 16th, over 100 inhabitants of Cuncumén, a small community in the municipality of Salamanca in North-Central Chile, protested by blocking the entrance to the mining operation....
Antofagasta AGM 2018: Half-answers to very few questions

Antofagasta AGM 2018: Half-answers to very few questions

Report on the Antofagasta AGM, London, Wednesday 23 May 2018 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network Chairman’s address Chairman Jean-Paul Luksic said that it was a pleasure to be here in London with their shareholders. I can’t say I felt the...