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Opposing New Tin Mine Proposal at Historic Wheal Vor

The following text was produced by the Great Wheal Vor Community and Environment Group:   The Wheal Vor mining district lies in an area of Devonian Slate between two granite masses at Tregonning/Godolphin hills and Carnmanellis. This mining area,  historically known...

Amadiba Frontline Community Defenders Face New Death Threat

By Andy Higginbottom For several years the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa has been at the forefront of community-based mobilisation to protect land and sea from the destruction of multinational capital. They now face a...

Plot to kill two leaders in Amadiba, Mbizana, South Africa

One of the two leaders under threat in Amadiba is LMN's friend Nonhle Mbuthuma. We helped support the struggle of the Amadiba Crisis Committee to protect the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape from destructive mineral sands mining by Australian company MRC, whose biggest...

Remembering the Victims of the Brumadinho crime

“A Vale além de ter matado sonhos, ela se acha no direito de impor. Tem q ser no tempo dela” Besides killing our dreams, Vale thinks it has the right to impose. It has to be in their timing” Elizangela, cozinheira, Córrego do Feijão, Brumadinho (MG)  On January...

GCM’s Annual General Fantasy

Report on the GCM Resources AGM 18 January 2023 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network, assisted by Sam Brown This year’s GCM Resources AGM – which the company rather confusingly refers to as its 2022 AGM – was held in the Queen Elizabeth II Conference...

Statement on GCM Resources’ AGM, 18 January 2023

GCM Resources plc will hold its AGM (Annual General Meeting, or shareholders’ meeting) onWednesday 18 January 2023. GCM Resources wants to extract 572 million tons of coal at Phulbari in Bangladesh. If it is allowed toproceed with its plans, up to 130,000 people would...

Resisting Mining Book Club: The Extractive Zone

London Mining Network's Resisting Mining Book Club, feat. Macarena Gómez-Barris' book The Extractive Zone (rescheduled from Sept 22) About the book: The Extractive Zone traces the political, aesthetic, and performative practices that emerge in opposition to the...

Problems with the Bauxite-Alumina Industry in Jamaica

  Bauxite or ‘red dirt’, the raw material used in the production of aluminium, has been extracted in Jamaica by open-cast mining since 1952. In the 1960s Jamaica was the leading producer in the world and the industry expanded over the years to include four large...

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