The rush to mine an ocean, and the struggle to save a river

The rush to mine an ocean, and the struggle to save a river

Dear friends, London Mining Network agrees that we have to phase out fossil fuels fast. That means a swift transition away from coal, among other things. We are working with member groups Coal Action Network, Colombia Solidarity Campaign and War on Want to support...
More AGMs, and uranium mining

More AGMs, and uranium mining

Dear friends, I hope to see many of you at our annual gathering on the evening of Wednesday 26 June. Do come and hear from our guests Siti Maimunah and Volker Boege about the legacy of UK mining company Rio Tinto in Bougainville and Indonesia, and learn more about our...
Death threats, and Lonmin’s last days

Death threats, and Lonmin’s last days

Dear friends, It has been six weeks since our last full news mailing, and there has been so much news we cannot fit it all in a mailing! I hope you’ll find the news below interesting, but remember also that you can find our full news output by following us on...
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...
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...