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...
Protests against Anglo American in Brazil

Protests against Anglo American in Brazil

Members of communities affected by Anglo American’s Minas Rio iron ore operations in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, blocked roads earlier this week in protest against the company’s withdrawal of funding for independent technical advice. Communities...