Not the whole truth: the Rio Tinto AGM, 10 April 2019

Not the whole truth: the Rio Tinto AGM, 10 April 2019

By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network, with assistance from Andrew Hickman, Andy Whitmore, Christina Montorio, Paul Robson, Richard Harkinson, Roger Featherstone, Roger Moody and Yvonne Orengo A recording of the entire AGM is available here –...
HANDS OFF AMADIBA! Community leader Nonhle Mbuthuma speaks

HANDS OFF AMADIBA! Community leader Nonhle Mbuthuma speaks

HANDS OFF AMADIBA! Community leader Nonhle Mbuthuma speaks Plus films of the struggle to save Xolobeni sands 6.30pm Friday 26th October 336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA. The Amadiba area of Pondoland is on the beautiful eastern coast of South Africa, but the territory...
The dog ate my homework: another year at Rio Tinto

The dog ate my homework: another year at Rio Tinto

Report on the Rio Tinto plc AGM, London, 11 April 2018 By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network A recording of the whole AGM is available at https://edge.media-server.com/m6/p/q6qsz3ho (registration is necessary). An analysis of the company’s...
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,...
BHP Billiton living in la la land on uranium

BHP Billiton living in la la land on uranium

BHP Billiton Watch MEDIA RELEASE BHP Billiton living in la la land on uranium: mining giant faces difficult questions at its Annual General Meeting 16th November 2016 Company Directors of BHP Billiton will face some difficult questions tomorrow at the mining...
Mining, money and murder on the South African coast

Mining, money and murder on the South African coast

Since the protest held in London on 5 May, much more has been written about the violence at Australian company MRC’s mineral sands project at Xolobeni in South Africa and the role of major MRC shareholder, British businessman Graham Edwards. Australian...
BHP Billiton: pull out of Indomet project!

BHP Billiton: pull out of Indomet project!

Actions at BHP Billiton offices in Melbourne and London, Tuesday 26 May Yesterday, activists in Melbourne in Australia and in London targeted the offices of BHP Billiton to draw attention to the damage caused by the company’s activities in the rainforests of...
Anglo American: death and diversions

Anglo American: death and diversions

Report on the Anglo American AGM, Thursday 23 April 2015 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network Company pressed on climate issues but puts its faith in technological fixes rather than pulling out of coal South African mine workers’ union NUM calls...