Petition to IFC on UK company Condor Gold

Petition to IFC on UK company Condor Gold

A new petition has been created to support the community of Mina la India, Nicaragua, who are opposing a gold mining project by UK-registered Condor Gold. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), which is part of the World Bank Group, is the second biggest...
Call for EU countries to cease support for deep sea mining

Call for EU countries to cease support for deep sea mining

The following is a statement from Seas at Risk elaborating on letters the organisation sent to the European Commission, the UK and other EU country governments over their sponsoring deep sea mining exploration contracts. This is the sort of call that the Stop Mad...
Earth Overshoot Day: The role of mobile phones

Earth Overshoot Day: The role of mobile phones

Last year LMN posted a blog about Earth Overshoot Day, which is the day where the citizens of Planet Earth calculate when we will have used more from Nature than our planet can renew in the whole year. Last year we posted our blog on 8th August. Today we are posting...
Update on Condor Gold and community protest in Nicaragua

Update on Condor Gold and community protest in Nicaragua

The following is a communication from the Nicaraguan campaign group ACAFREMIN. They are supporting the community of Santa Cruz de la India, who have been opposing a proposed gold mine from UK registered Condor Gold.  An open letter on the issue, signed by London...
EU Parliament adopts binding law on conflict minerals

EU Parliament adopts binding law on conflict minerals

Following previous updates and activism on the issue of conflict minerals (see: EU agrees mandatory law on conflict minerals, but exemptions cause concern and Last chance to influence EU Conflict Minerals Regulation) the European Union Parliament has now officially...
Data summary of European Commission report

Data summary of European Commission report

The following is a summary attached of the E Comm report http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/mining/pdf/report_mining_waste.pdf (E Comm COM(2016) 553 Sept 2016 report to the European Parliament and European Council on on the implementation of Directive 2006/21/EC on...
Last chance to influence EU Conflict Minerals Regulation

Last chance to influence EU Conflict Minerals Regulation

As you no doubt know we at London Mining, and specifically the Stop Mad Mining project, have been campaigning on the European Union’s plans for regulating conflict minerals. The aim is to tackle how the extraction and trade of raw materials contained in our...