Link between Xstrata and LOCOG

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is a leading UK-based law firm which, apart from being main legal advisor for the London 2012 Olympic Games organising committee, in February 2009 was appointed by Xstrata to handled its rights issue as the UK-Swiss company attempted to...

Another blow for Xstrata's Tampakan project

… and against mining in the Philippines Xstrata’s proposed Tampakan mine continues to be mired in controversy. The project is increasingly seen as the lynchpin of the battles over the mining industry in the Philippines. As such, it has been a bad past few...

Deaths in protests against Xstrata in Peru

Peru uses emergency rules to end violent protests at Xstrata mine Protesters in the Peruvian province of Espinar have accused Xstrata’s Tintaya mine of causing pollution, and demanded an increase in donations that the company makes towards local development...

Xstrata pressed on record in Peru and Colombia

Representatives of communities affected by Xstrata’s operations in the Espinar region of Peru attended the massive London-listed mining company’s AGM in Switzerland on Tuesday 1 May. They called for compensation and a solution to the problem of water...