International campaigners object to Highthorn mine

International campaigners object to Highthorn mine

By Coal Action N etwork Three foreign human rights and environmental campaigners have come together to reject the application by Banks Group to mine at Highthorn, Northumberland. The local campaign, Save Druridge, have been doing brilliant work in raising fighting...
Ditch Coal: the Russian connection

Ditch Coal: the Russian connection

As LMN member group Coal Action Network continues to host our friend Vladimir Slivyak of Russian environmental organisation Ecodefense on the Ditch Coal Speaking Tour, film-maker Jo Syz has produced a three-minute video on the impacts of the UK’s coal imports...
Vedanta: literature, protests and court cases in London

Vedanta: literature, protests and court cases in London

At the end of May, a High Court judge in London allowed 1,826 Zambian villagers to take legal action against mining giant Vedanta Resources Plc through the UK Courts. The villagers allege serious pollution by the company’s subsidiary Koncola Copper Mines (KCM)...
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...
Antofagasta: still rattled?

Antofagasta: still rattled?

by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network One of Antofagasta’s main claims to fame is the enormous El Mauro tailings dam above the small town of Caimanes in northern Chile, a town of some 1600 people (or 2000 if you include the mining company’s...
Reclaim Power and Defend Life: a tour

Reclaim Power and Defend Life: a tour

On the 9 October, as part of global #ReclaimPower mobilisations, London Mining Network and other groups in London held an action tour in Central London, stopping at various companies and government agencies that are enabling and financing dirty energy projects around...