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...
Cerrejon Coal: "the best mine in Colombia"

Cerrejon Coal: "the best mine in Colombia"

Villagers from Tabaco stand in the ruins of their house after the 9 August 2001 eviction By Richard Solly, Colombia Solidarity Campaign member and Co-ordinator of London Mining Network Today, 9 August 2014, is the 13th anniversary of the brutal eviction of the small...

Rio Tinto: Voices of Resistance

Perle Zafinandro from Madagascar The week before the recent Rio Tinto AGM, London Mining Network organised an event at Amnesty International UK’s Human Rights Action Centre so that people could hear from representatives of communities and workers directly...
Rio Tinto AGM 2014: thanks, and no thanks

Rio Tinto AGM 2014: thanks, and no thanks

Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network Thanks from Alaska This year’s Rio Tinto AGM was extraordinary for one particular reason: Indigenous representatives had travelled all the way from Alaska to THANK the company – for pulling out of a project that...
Rio Tinto London AGM 2014 in the news

Rio Tinto London AGM 2014 in the news

Yesterday’s Rio Tinto AGM was widely covered in the press and social media. John Vidal wrote in the Guardian about recently published reports about the impacts of Rio Tinto’s uranium mining in Namibia. These reports were also featured in Independent...