On April 15th, Rio Tinto plc holds its 2009 annual general meeting in London. Among the issues for which the world’s third biggest mining company should face opprobrium are: confirmed leakages of contaminated water from its huge Ranger uranium mine in Australia; and continued illegal payments made to the Indonesian military to “safeguard” the Freeport-Rio Tinto Grasberg mine in West Papua.
See http://www.minesandcommunities.org/article.php?a=9151