Glencore's Casino Trial: A Tragi-comic affair

Glencore's Casino Trial: A Tragi-comic affair

By Andy Whitmore, London Mining Network Glencore held its Annual General Meeting in the Theater-Casino in the sleepy Swiss lake-side town of Zug on 2 May. I have been to many major mining company AGMs over the years in London, but this was my first foray to a Swiss...
Glencore, below the surface

Glencore, below the surface

Global union IndustriALL has published a briefing on Glencore to coincide with the company’s AGM in Switzerland today, 2 May 2018. The briefing details Glencore’s environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related risks – with a focus on labour-related risks –...
Latest news about Cerrejon Coal in Colombia

Latest news about Cerrejon Coal in Colombia

Members of indigenous Wayuu communities recently blocked the railway carrying coal from the Cerrejon mine (a joint venture of BHP Billiton, Glencore and Anglo American) to the export port on the coast. The protest was violently attacked by police. The protest came in...
Declaration on the assassination of Aldemar Parra Garcia

Declaration on the assassination of Aldemar Parra Garcia

Monday, January 23rd 2017 The undersigning organizations condemn the assassination of Aldemar Parra García and express our deepest condolences to his family. Facts On January 7, Aldemar was assassinated by two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle on the route from El...