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...
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...
Vedanta AGM report – Deja vu all over again …

Vedanta AGM report – Deja vu all over again …

Photo: Foil Vedanta 14th August 2017 For reporting on the demonstration outside the Vedanta AGM, highlights of the AGM itself, and protests around the world, see Vedanta’s 2017 AGM again disrupted by protests (on the Foil Vedanta website). For a full account of...
Worker injury at Vedanta's Tuticorin operations

Worker injury at Vedanta's Tuticorin operations

In the early hours of Saturday 18 March, 2017, a 31 year old worker was engaged by contractor Operational Energy Group Ltd to do some maintenance work on a conveyor belt at the Phosphoric Acid Plant at Vedanta subsidiary Sterlite’s copper smelter in Thoothukudi,...
Antofagasta: are you really pleased to see us?

Antofagasta: are you really pleased to see us?

Report on the Antofagasta plc AGM, London, 24 May 2017 By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network 1. This year, London Mining Network hosted a visit by Lucio Cuenca, Director of Observatorio Latinoamericano de Conflictos Ambientales, (OLCA, the Latin...
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,...