Following up the Dirty Coal Tour

Following up the Dirty Coal Tour

In October and November 2014, London Mining Network hosted a Dirty Coal Tour, with visitors from Colombia and Indonesia meeting up with Fossil Free Universities groups, local WDM groups, churches and others to speak about the human and environmental impacts of coal...
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...
BHP Billiton's Australian AGM

BHP Billiton's Australian AGM

BHP Billiton holds two Annual General Meetings each year – one in London, the other in Australia. Here’s a roundup of news about the November AGM in Adelaide. Protesters gather at BHP Billiton meeting BHP Billiton’s use of only fly-in fly-out workers...
Dirty Coal Tour

Dirty Coal Tour

The world’s biggest mining company, BHP Billiton,held its AGM in London on Thursday 23 October. London Mining Network (LMN) worked with LMN member groups Coal Action Network, Coal Action Scotland, Colombia Solidarity Campaign, Down to Earth, War on Want and WDM,...
Endcoal website launched

Endcoal website launched

The International Coal Network, in which LMN participates, has just launched End Coal, a new website for the global anti-coal movement that provides information and resources about the dangers of coal and the solutions to meeting global energy needs. Endcoal.org is a...
LMN, BHP and UCL

LMN, BHP and UCL

  Photo: Jo Syz There was a lively demo outside yesterday’s BHP Billiton AGM in London to support our friends from Colombia and Indonesia who attended the AGM to confront the company with the impacts of its operations in their countries. Photo: Jo Syz We spoke...