BHP's long trail of disasters

BHP's long trail of disasters

Immediately before the 2018 BHP London AGM, we publish a summary of five cases where BHP has left behind severe environmental damage – and one case where if it goes ahead with a project, it may do so again. If you can’t see the report above, download the...
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,...
London protest against seabed mining

London protest against seabed mining

London Mining Network was involved in a protest on 24 May against the 5th annual seabed mining summit. We joined Australian-based Deep Sea Mining campaign and LMN member group War on Want in solidarity with communities across the Pacific who are calling for a Ban on...
Bougainville passes new mining law, outraging mining opponents

Bougainville passes new mining law, outraging mining opponents

Many in Bougainville are determined to prevent Rio Tinto subsidiary Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) returning to the island.  The company’s Panguna copper and gold mine triggered a war with the Papua New Guinea Defence Force, backed by Australia. See the...