Beyond BHP: introducing the earth defenders

Beyond BHP: introducing the earth defenders

Meet the five environmental human rights defenders who are travelling from Latin America and the US to the UK for Beyond BHP: breaking free from the world’s biggest mining giant. From 13-20 October we will be mobilizing around the multinational’s annual general...
Saving civilization: the 2017 Rio Tinto AGM

Saving civilization: the 2017 Rio Tinto AGM

Rio Tinto subsidiary QMM’s ilmenite mine in Madagascar Report on the Rio Tinto AGM, London, Wednesday 12 April 2017 By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network with assistance from Albert Beale, Andrew Hickman, Andy Whitmore, Mamy Rakotondrainibe,...
Goodnight children – sleep well: the 2016 Rio Tinto AGM

Goodnight children – sleep well: the 2016 Rio Tinto AGM

Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network (LMN) If you are a parent and your children find it difficult to go off to sleep at night, you may consider asking Sam Walsh to read them a bedtime story. A few paragraphs would surely...
Rio Tinto AGM 2015: yawning and struggling

Rio Tinto AGM 2015: yawning and struggling

  Reflection of the Rio Tinto AGM in London, 16 April 2015, by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network. I can’t say I attend mining company AGMs because I enjoy them. They are a kind of liturgy in the Temple of Money, where the worshippers make their...
Rio Tinto AGM: Workers of the world unite!

Rio Tinto AGM: Workers of the world unite!

Report on the Rio Tinto AGM, London, 16 April 2015 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network There is a full webcast of the AGM at http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/q5xxmtf6. This year’s Rio Tinto AGM was another three hour marathon, preceded by a...