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 –...
BHP's long trail of disasters

BHP's long trail of disasters

Immediately before the 2018 BHP London AGM, we publish a summary of five cases where BHP has left behind severe environmental damage – and one case where if it goes ahead with a project, it may do so again. If you can’t see the report above, download the...
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...
Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

On 16 August, around 60 people participated in Marikana Solidarity Collective’s (Marikana Miners Solidarity Campaign, Pan-Afrikan Society Community Forum, Decolonising Environmentalism and London Mining Network) vigil of the sixth anniversary of the Marikana...
Protests against Antofagasta at Pelambres in Chile

Protests against Antofagasta at Pelambres in Chile

In response to a serious contamination incident at Minera Los Pelambres (Antofagasta) on July 16th, over 100 inhabitants of Cuncumén, a small community in the municipality of Salamanca in North-Central Chile, protested by blocking the entrance to the mining operation....
Antofagasta AGM 2018: Half-answers to very few questions

Antofagasta AGM 2018: Half-answers to very few questions

Report on the Antofagasta AGM, London, Wednesday 23 May 2018 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network Chairman’s address Chairman Jean-Paul Luksic said that it was a pleasure to be here in London with their shareholders. I can’t say I felt the...