GCM’s Annual General Fantasy

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

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

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...
Problems with the Bauxite-Alumina Industry in Jamaica

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...
Rafaella’s Re-brand: Mines and Money Conference 2022

Rafaella’s Re-brand: Mines and Money Conference 2022

The annual Mines and Money Conference is, aside from being the most on-the-nose named event of the year, where mining company executives come to mingle with and win over investors. This year LMN paid the conference a visit to talk to attendees about the impact the San...