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Open-pit coalmining at Phulbari not feasible

The geological and hydro-geological environment of the Phulbari coal basin is not favourable for open-pit mining, writes AKM Shamsuddin. But Asia Energy, owned by London-listed GCM Resources, is determined to proceed with just such a mine. See...

Shell, RBS challenged over tarsands

Shell: investor campaigners strike blow on tar sands Shareholders have fired another warning shot across the bows of an oil major with just under 11% of shareholder votes at today’s annual general meeting of oil giant Shell refusing to back management over the...

Groups urge US Ex-Im Bank not to fund Pascua Lama

Barrick is a Canadian company but London-based AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd had over $10 million invested in the company in 2007, BlackRock Commodities Income Trust plc has invested in the company, and the company also has connections with Millhouse Capital,...

Introduction to Anglo American plc

This website contains links to a large number of articles about Anglo American plc, which can be viewed at http://londonminingnetwork.org/tag/anglo-american/. The related Mines and Communities website (http://www.minesandcommunities.org/) contains a much larger number...

Victory for locked out workers at Rio Tinto mine in Boron

NB The agreement has now been ratified by 75% of the Borax workforce. May 16, 2010: The Los Angeles labour movement celebrated the announcement of a tentative settlement in the lockout of workers that had ravaged the small mining town of Boron, California. See...

A Sacred Fire Is Burning at Eagle Rock

Around the world, indigenous communities are defending their homelands and sacred sites from mining companies with more urgency than ever. With the fictional Avatar receiving so much media attention, it's important to realize that very real battles between indigenous...

Australian mining 'super tax' has miners running

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's proposed 'super tax' on miners has certainly got the companies raging. Like rich celebrities in a UK election, they are threatening to leave the country if they are over-taxed. Shares of mining giants BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto tumbled...

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