Statue unveiled to protest opencast coal

Statue unveiled to protest opencast coal

On 10 April, Secretary of State for Communities, Sajid Javid and his colleagues were greeted with a life-size statue depicting the Secretary of State ‘turning a blind eye’ to the imminent expansion of opencast coal mining in the UK. The statue’s creators, Art Rise Up,...
VIDEO: Resisting Mines and Money

VIDEO: Resisting Mines and Money

In November 2017, nearly 2,000 mining company representatives, investors and financiers met at London’s Mines and Money Conference. Deals struck here – with the help of the likes of Nigel Farage and Arron Banks – are fuelling projects around the planet that...
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...
'I closed my eyes and waited for the bullet'

'I closed my eyes and waited for the bullet'

Five years ago today, 34 mine workers were shot dead in South Africa during a bitter dispute with British firm Lonmin. Today their community is taking their demands for accountability to the firm’s HQ. In August 2012, mine workers at British company Lonmin’s Marikana...
Demand accountability for the Marikana Massacre! Protest the Lonmin AGM!

Demand accountability for the Marikana Massacre! Protest the Lonmin AGM!

Since the police killings of 34 striking mine workers in August 2012, British-South African mining firm, Lonmin, has failed to live up to many of its social commitments to the workers and the survivors of the deadly attack. Join South African Bishop Johannes Seoka...
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...