Hidden in plain sight: BHP’s 2020 AGMs

Hidden in plain sight: BHP’s 2020 AGMs

Former residents of the Tabaco community, La Guajira, Colombia, stand in the ruins of their house after their 9 August 2001 eviction to make way for expansion of the Cerrejon coal mine, now 33% owned by BHP by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network London...
BHP: these questions deserve answers

BHP: these questions deserve answers

London Mining Network submitted the following questions to BHP on behalf of BHP-affected communities and workers in advance of its online AGM on 14 October. As you can see from the AGM report, few of them were answered. We invite answers from BHP, and they should be...
BHP is not very engaging

BHP is not very engaging

The aftermath of the Samarco tailings dam collapse in Minas Gerais, Brazil, November 2015 By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network BHP’s online ‘shareholder engagement session’ on Wednesday 23 September represented a masterful step...
Legal victory over Anglo American in Brazil

Legal victory over Anglo American in Brazil

Anglo American has withdrawn its lawsuit against the organisations Nucleus of Assistance to Communities Affected by Dams (NACAB) and the Israel Pinheiro Foundation (FIP) and against the Minas Gerais State Secretariat (SEMAD). The judge has quashed the lawsuit. The...
Questions to Beowulf

Questions to Beowulf

British company Beowulf has been trying for years to start mining iron ore in the ancestral territory of the indigenous Sámi people in northern Sweden. London Mining Network has supported Sámi organisations in opposing the company’s plans, which would disrupt...