Smile please! It's the Lonmin AGM!

Smile please! It's the Lonmin AGM!

Report on the AGM of Lonmin plc, held at the Lincoln Centre, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, on 15 March 2018 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network You may wonder why anyone should be asked to smile at the AGM of a company so closely connected in...
Demands of South African delegation to Lonmin plc, March 2018

Demands of South African delegation to Lonmin plc, March 2018

Reviewed by Bishop Johannes Seoka, Andries Nkome and Thumeka Magwangqana Since Bishop Jo Seoka attended the Lonmin AGM in January 2017, he reports that little progress has been made at Marikana, despite promises made by the company. Community representatives therefore...
Avoiding responsibility: the 2017 Lonmin AGM

Avoiding responsibility: the 2017 Lonmin AGM

By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network On 16 August, 2012, South African police shot and killed 34 striking miners at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine. Lonmin is a British company – successor to Lonrho, which British Conservative Prime Minister...
Media coverage of the 2017 Lonmin AGM

Media coverage of the 2017 Lonmin AGM

There was extensive media coverage of this year’s Lonmin AGM. Check out the following: AfricaNews BBC World Service Church Times Daily Mail Guardian Independent Catholic News Media Diversified Neues Deutschland New Internationalist Reuters Telegraph The Citizen...
Lonmin, the Marikana massacre, job cuts and taxes

Lonmin, the Marikana massacre, job cuts and taxes

Nearly three years after the massacre of mineworkers at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine in South Africa, people are still waiting to read the report of an inquiry into the outrage. President Zuma appears to be sitting on the report – and both...