Rio Tinto, Anglo American sell Palabora to China–SA consortium

…around the Palabora complex. Rio Tinto still has a great deal to answer for. See http://www.miningweekly.com/article/palabora-sale-to-china-led-consortium-seen-as-part-of-sas-steel-ambitions-2012-12-11. For information about recent disputes between Rio Tinto and the local community, see https://londonminingnetwork.org/?s=palabora….

Protest against Rio Tinto at Palabora

The South African Ba-Phalaborwa Indigenous Community marched to the Palabora mining company’s office to hand a memorandum to Rio Tinto’s Subsidiary in demands of their rights, on Wednesday the 21st…

Ba-Phalaborwa demands justice from Rio Tinto

…paying adequate compensation for loss of lands and livelihoods. London-based Rio Tinto owns 57.7% of the South African-listed Palabora Mining Company Limited (‘Palabora’). London-based Anglo American owns 16.8%, and it…

Saving civilization: the 2017 Rio Tinto AGM

Saving civilization: the 2017 Rio Tinto AGM

…cave mining is controversial but the company was nonetheless ploughing ahead. The company first used block caving at the Palabora mine in South Africa, from which it walked away. It…