Deadly dams, and victory over Dewley Hill mine

Deadly dams, and victory over Dewley Hill mine

Dear friends, We at London Mining Network send you good wishes for Christmas and the New Year. May 2021 be considerably better than 2020! The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), Co-Convenors of the Global Tailings...
The Damage Done – Reputational & Real

The Damage Done – Reputational & Real

Rio Tinto destroys 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site, and other London mining news Dear friends,In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, LMN recently issued a statement making clear the link between mining, imperialism and racism. Rio Tinto then swiftly gave...
Three AGMs and a global pandemic

Three AGMs and a global pandemic

Dear friends, We have recently intervened in two major mining company AGMs (annual shareholder meetings), those of Rio Tinto on 8 April and Anglo American on 5 May. Or rather, we haven’t, because we weren’t allowed to. Both companies held their AGMs behind...
Death threats, mining waste, and Covid-19

Death threats, mining waste, and Covid-19

Dear friends, We at LMN hope that you and your loved ones are safe and well during the current corona virus crisis. We know, however, that some of you are not: those of you who have lost work and income, or who are prevented from leaving your homes to obtain the food...