The sound and the fury: yet another GCM AGM

The sound and the fury: yet another GCM AGM

Report by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network I suspect that GCM Resources management thought that if they held their AGM this year on 28 December, deep in the heart of the Christmas-New Year break, protesters would stay away and they could have a quiet...
Protest against GCM Resources at its AGM on 28 December

Protest against GCM Resources at its AGM on 28 December

Our friends at Phulbari Solidarity Group and Committee to Protect Resources of Bangladesh, UK branch, are planning a protest at the AGM of GCM Resources, which continues lobbying to be allowed to construct a huge opencast coal mine at Phulbari in northwestern...
Flogging a Dead Horse: the 2017 GCM Resources AGM

Flogging a Dead Horse: the 2017 GCM Resources AGM

“The overall indication from various departments has not been entirely negative…” Datuk Michael Tang, Executive Chairman, GCM Resources. Report on the GCM Resources AGM, 4 Hamilton Place, London W1, Tuesday 12 December 2017 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London...
GCM Resources at Phulbari: perseverance or perversity?

GCM Resources at Phulbari: perseverance or perversity?

Photo: Phulbari Solidarity Group Report on the GCM Resources AGM, 4 Hamilton Place, London W1, Thursday 15 December 2016 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network GCM Resources has only one active project, the Phulbari coal project: this is a plan for an...
GCM Resources AGM protest, London, Thursday 15 December

GCM Resources AGM protest, London, Thursday 15 December

Thursday 15 December, Action at GCM AGM 10:30–13:00, 4 Hamilton Place, London W1J 7BQ This year marked the tenth anniversary of Phulbari outburst, where three people were shot dead and two hundred injured in a demonstration of 80,000 people in 2006 for opposing plans...
GCM withering and wilting

GCM withering and wilting

Photo by Peter Marshall Report of the AGM of GCM Resources plc, Friday 18 December 2015, by Sam Brown, shareholder’s proxy representative Few people bothered to come to the 2015 AGM of GCM Resources plc, which is still technically an AIM-listed mining company...
Phulbari Day, 26 August 2015

Phulbari Day, 26 August 2015

Every year, the killings of protesters against opencast coal mining at Phulbari in Bangladesh are commemorated. Plans to construct a huge opencast mine are being pursued by London-listed GCM Resources. This year, a meeting was held in London to pay homage to the...
Demo raged in London at British coal company GCM

Demo raged in London at British coal company GCM

While several of us were inside the GCM Resources AGM last week raising concerns about the company’s planned Phulbari coal project in Bangladesh, many of our Bangladeshi friends and allies were outside in the cold making demonstrating. Here’s some of the...
When will GCM Resources be put out of its misery?

When will GCM Resources be put out of its misery?

Photo: Diamond Studios Report on the GCM Resources AGM, 4 Hamilton Place, London W1, Tuesday 9 December 2014 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network (GCM Resources has only one active project, the Phulbari coal project: this is a plan for an opencast...
News from Phulbari

News from Phulbari

The week before the London AGM of GCM Resources was a tense week in Phulbari, where the company’s Bangladesh subsidiary Asia Energy wants to construct a huge opencast coal mine against local opposition. Fulbari tense over Asia Energy chief of operation’s...