Brumadinho catastrophe: in context

Brumadinho catastrophe: in context

We are holding a vigil outside the Embassy of Brazil to remember 272 people who were killed when a mining waste dam collapsed a year ago. “On 25 January 2019 I lost my father and my friends. Many family members worked and work for mining companies. We have tried to...
LMN and the Global Tailings Review

LMN and the Global Tailings Review

After the catastrophic tailings dam collapse at Brazilian mining company Vale’s iron ore mine at Brumadinho on 25 January 2019, the Church of England and Swedish state pension funds started to gather data on existing mine waste tailings dams by sending out a...
LMN and the Global Tailings Review

Anniversary vigil for Brumadinho mining disaster

Friday, 24 January 2020 from 16:00-18:00 Embassy of Brazil, 14-16 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5BL On 25 January, 2019, a catastophic tailings dam collapse took place at the Brumadinho iron ore mine operated by Brazilian multinational Vale (in which a number of UK...
Chile’s Copper for the Chilean People  

Chile’s Copper for the Chilean People  

For a new constitution making Chile a sovereign state not subordinated to foreign powers By Chilean authors Javiera Martinez and Fernando Toro, and Andy Higginbottom  Before the social explosion in Chile in October 2019, the country was immersed in discussing the...