When You Strike the Women, You Strike A Rock

When You Strike the Women, You Strike A Rock

Learning from women’s organising in apartheid South Africa to present-day ahead of the sixth anniversary of 2012’s Marikana Massacre  By Yula Burin Marikana Solidarity Collective marked South Africa’s Women’s Day on 9 August 2018 with a film...
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...
Cerrejon Coal: the Marcha de Mantas Rojas

Cerrejon Coal: the Marcha de Mantas Rojas

Last week, LMN member group Colombia Solidarity Campaign organised a vigil outside the Colombian Embassy in London in support of our friends in La Guajira, Colombia, who are struggling to stop Cerrejon Coal (owned by London-listed multinationals Anglo American, BHP...
Industrial Mining: A Wild Frontier in Need of Monitoring

Industrial Mining: A Wild Frontier in Need of Monitoring

PassBlue is an independent digital publication providing in-depth journalism and vivid photographs on the United Nations, with a strong focus on women. The publication’s reporter Rhona Scullion recently interviewed London Mining Network Co-ordinator Richard...
African women say ‘NO’ to Coal!

African women say ‘NO’ to Coal!

African women say ‘NO’ to Coal! WoMin Press release,  24 January 2015 Coal kills people, Coal destroys health and community well-being, Coal devastates land, water and eco-systems and Coal is destroying our planet. These are the conclusions of more than fifty women...
AngloGold Ashanti in Colombia: threats and protests

AngloGold Ashanti in Colombia: threats and protests

Just over a year ago, LMN member group Colombia Solidarity Campaign published a report on AngloGold Ashanti’s efforts to open a huge new open pit gold mine at La Colosa in the Colombian province of Tolima. Local people are still worried about the project’s...