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Anglo American has withdrawn its lawsuit against the organisations Nucleus of Assistance to Communities Affected by Dams (NACAB) and the Israel Pinheiro Foundation (FIP) and against the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...
Why are workers at Cerrejon Coal on strike?

Why are workers at Cerrejon Coal on strike?

The Cerrejon mine is the largest opencast coal mine in Latin America and one of the largest in the world. It is owned by three mining companies listed on the London Stock Exchange – Anglo American, BHP and Glencore. Workers at the mine have been on strike since...
Legal struggle with Anglo American hots up in Brazil

Legal struggle with Anglo American hots up in Brazil

Last week, communities affected by Anglo American’s Minas Rio iron ore mine blocked roads in protest against the company’s withdrawal of funding of independent technical advice. Anglo American was obliged to establish an Independent Technical Advisory team...
Colombia: legal intervention to protect Arroyo Bruno

Colombia: legal intervention to protect Arroyo Bruno

The dried up bed of the Arroyo Bruno below the diversion, July 2019 Legal Clinic research to protect the rights of a river Indigenous communities threatened by climate change in Colombia had successfully argued in court that a British owned coal mining company should...