Lonmin’s last stand

Lonmin’s last stand

Report on the Court Meeting and Extraordinary General Meeting held to approve the takeover of Lonmin by Sibanye Stillwater, London, Tuesday 28 May 2019 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network 1. The reason that Lonmin held another shareholders’...
Lonmin in the dock: the People’s Tribunal

Lonmin in the dock: the People’s Tribunal

What: Join us outside mining company Lonmin’s extraordinary general meeting (EGM) for a People’s Tribunal. Where: Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5 When: 28th May, 10-11.30am ACCESSIBILITY: We will be performing this tribunal outside the EGM venue,...
Blood, mud, corruption and criminality

Blood, mud, corruption and criminality

Dear friends, The cataclysmically destructive nature of the mining industry becomes ever more evident. A recent UN report has shown that extractive industries are together responsible for half the world’s carbon emissions and 80% of biodiversity loss. We are not...
Press release: Demonstration outside Lonmin AGM

Press release: Demonstration outside Lonmin AGM

London-listed platinum miner awaits takeover as Marikana community repeat demands for justice nearly seven years after mineworker massacre. Lonmin AGM protest: March 25, 10-11am, Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5 An international alliance of community, solidarity...
Protest Lonmin’s AGM: Justice for Marikana

Protest Lonmin’s AGM: Justice for Marikana

We collected the women and when we met near the mountain, we were too late. We heard the bullets, and then the ambulances. Thirty-four mine workers were shot dead.” Thumeka Magwangqana, Marikana community leader On August 16 2012, over 100 workers on strike for a...
Emergency picket: HANDS OFF AMADIBA

Emergency picket: HANDS OFF AMADIBA

END PERSECUTION OF AMADIBA CRISIS COMMITTEE! Emergency Picket: South Africa High Commission, South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DP, UK 4-5pm Thursday 27th September South African Police Exclude Amadiba People from Public Hearing At a supposed ‘public...
FILM: Marikana's Precious Metal

FILM: Marikana's Precious Metal

Precious Metal: Marikana film released online 16 August marked the sixth anniversary of the Marikana Massacre in South Africa, when security forces opened fire on striking mine-workers in the most lethal use of force by the South African state since apartheid....
Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

Letter of solidarity from Chile to Marikana

On 16 August, around 60 people participated in Marikana Solidarity Collective’s (Marikana Miners Solidarity Campaign, Pan-Afrikan Society Community Forum, Decolonising Environmentalism and London Mining Network) vigil of the sixth anniversary of the Marikana...