The ground is shifting under BHP

In a remarkable development late last year, the world’s biggest miner made the momentous declaration that it would quit the World Coal Association, citing “material differences” on climate and energy policy. We have recently marked the second anniversary of the Samarco dam disaster in Brazil. On November 5, 2015, 19 people died when two iron ore tailings dams collapsed at a Brazilian mine, co-owned by BHP.
Entire villages were swept away in a torrent of toxic mud. Two years on, a report by the London Mining Network estimates that 1.4 million people continue to seek urgent action to remediate ecosystems and restore livelihoods.

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