Not the whole truth: the Rio Tinto AGM, 10 April 2019

Not the whole truth: the Rio Tinto AGM, 10 April 2019

By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network, with assistance from Andrew Hickman, Andy Whitmore, Christina Montorio, Paul Robson, Richard Harkinson, Roger Featherstone, Roger Moody and Yvonne Orengo A recording of the entire AGM is available here –...
Three years of mud and struggle

Three years of mud and struggle

For the third anniversary of the Samarco tailings dam disaster, our friends in the Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil have issued a declaration: From the river to the sea, they will not silence us: 3 years of mud and struggle.
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...
Fear and loathing in La Guajira

Fear and loathing in La Guajira

Forced eviction of the community of Tabaco to make way for the Cerrejon coal mine, 9 August 2001 Report by Richard Solly of Colombia Solidarity Campaign and Co-ordinator of London Mining Network It is sad to see fear on the faces of people you love because of the...
Antofagasta AGM 2018: Half-answers to very few questions

Antofagasta AGM 2018: Half-answers to very few questions

Report on the Antofagasta AGM, London, Wednesday 23 May 2018 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network Chairman’s address Chairman Jean-Paul Luksic said that it was a pleasure to be here in London with their shareholders. I can’t say I felt the...