On the eve of Anglo American’s 2018 AGM on 8 May, threats continue against critics of its Minas Rio iron ore mine in Brazil.
By Andy Whitmore, London Mining Network
Glencore held its Annual General Meeting in the Theater-Casino in the sleepy Swiss lake-side town of Zug on 2 May. I have been to many major mining company AGMs …
For Immediate Release: 04 May 2018
Campaigners bring demands of affected communities to Anglo-American AGM
Despite breaking news of its divestment from the Nautilus deep sea mining project, Anglo-American, one of the world’s largest mining …
Russia is the third biggest exporter of coal. It has vast reserves in the Kuzbass in southern Siberia which nestles roughly north of Mongolia and Kazakhstan. 76 per cent of Russia’s coal exports come …
COAL MINERS ARE NEXT ON THE LINE FOR COMPENSATION CLAIMS. CATHOLIC BISHOPS WILL FIGHT FOR THE COAL MINERS.
Press release from South African Catholic Bishops Conference, 4 May 2018
As the sick miners won a …
Photo: The UlsterHerald
Gold in the hills: international solidarity flows to community resisting mining in Northern Ireland
by Hal Rhoades, Gaia Foundation
“A mask of gold hides all deformities”- Thomas Dekker
Wind whips across high …
Global union IndustriALL has published a briefing on Glencore to coincide with the company’s AGM in Switzerland today, 2 May 2018.
The briefing details Glencore’s environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related risks – with a focus …
By Andrés McKinley
On March 29th, 2017, the small country of El Salvador became the first nation in the world …
Activists have for the first time in Russian history succeeded in cancelling permission for new coal mining in a Russian court. London Mining Network has just received the press release below (translated from Russian) from …
A pipeline in Brazil carrying iron ore more than 500 kms from Minas Gerias State to a terminal on the Atlantic Ocean burst twice during March 2018 in the District of Santo Antônio do Grama, …
London Mining Network has joined the Legal and Human Rights Centre, RAID, CORE and MiningWatch Canada in signing an open letter to the board of Acacia Mining, calling for an improvement in the company’s human …
Report on the Rio Tinto plc AGM, London, 11 April 2018
By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network