Evasion and hypocrisy: the 2021 Rio Tinto plc AGM

Evasion and hypocrisy: the 2021 Rio Tinto plc AGM

Report by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network, with assistance from Dina Rui, Roger Featherstone, Sukhgerel Dugersuren, Yvonne Orengo and Zoe Lujic. Rio Tinto’s London AGM on 9 April 2021 was the first ‘hybrid’ AGM we have experienced:...
Send Rio Tinto a Message

Send Rio Tinto a Message

On 9 April 2021, Rio Tinto will be holding its Annual General Meeting – the first since its shocking demolition of the 46,000-year-old Juukan Gorge site. Across the globe, this giant mining company continues to destroy Indigenous heritage, put communities under...
Rio Tinto: No Progress, Only Hollow Talk

Rio Tinto: No Progress, Only Hollow Talk

To mark Rio Tinto’s 2021 AGM, campaigners from five continents came together to push back against the company’s hollow talk. Rio Tinto says its a force for “human progress”, but around the world its actions tell a different story. Here we...
Recording: Resisting Mining Book Club, Resource Radicals

Recording: Resisting Mining Book Club, Resource Radicals

Recorded 15/03/21 LMN was delighted to be joined by guest speaker Thea Riofrancos for the launch of the first Resisting Mining Book Club! Thea spoke about her recently published book Resource Radicals: From Petro-Nationalism to Post-Extractivism in Ecuador (Duke...
Aggreko plc – Are You Benefiting from Modern Slavery?

Aggreko plc – Are You Benefiting from Modern Slavery?

Freedom United and LMN member group Eritrea Focus have published an open letter to London Listed company Aggreko plc. Aggreko has just signed an agreement to work with Australian miner Danakali on its Colluli Potash Project in Eritrea, which operates a system of...