Mimika's Coastal Dystopia – report

Mimika's Coastal Dystopia – report

Indonesian organisation AEER, coordinated by LMN partner Pius Ginting, has just launched this report into mining waste (tailings) at Grasberg mine, a controversial mine in occupied West Papua, co-owned by British-Australian Rio Tinto and US company Freeport-MacMoRan....
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...
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,...
BHP Billiton's London AGM in the news

BHP Billiton's London AGM in the news

There was a great deal of media coverage of this year’s BHP Billiton AGM in London, including plenty of quotes from LMN’s visitors from Brazil, Colombia and Indonesia. In advance of the AGM, the New Internationalist published Life in the shadow of the...
Demands of BHP Billiton from Brazil, Colombia and Indonesia

Demands of BHP Billiton from Brazil, Colombia and Indonesia

Visitors from three of the thirteen countries BHP Billiton operates in have come to London in search of accountability for the the company’s operations in their respective homes. These range from the fall-outs of the much-publicised Samarco dam disaster in Brazil, to...
Battling Giants: Frontline Resistance to BHP Billiton Around the Globe (15/10/16)

Battling Giants: Frontline Resistance to BHP Billiton Around the Globe (15/10/16)

When? Saturday 15 October, 2pm – 9pm Where? SOAS, University of London Thornhaugh Street Russell Square London WC1H 0XG Main Building Room room G3 (registration and plenaries) and rooms G51 and G51a Registration 2pm, event begins 2.30pm...