Nine Years On, Still No Justice for the Dead of Marikana

Nine Years On, Still No Justice for the Dead of Marikana

On the 9th Anniversary of the Marikana Massacre, campaigners prepare to gather in remembrance of the dead and in solidarity with those still fighting for justice. On 16th August 2012, the South African Police shot dead 34 platinum rock drillers on strike for a living...
Tabaco: 20 years since eviction and still no justice

Tabaco: 20 years since eviction and still no justice

Residents of Tabac standing in the ruins of their houses, October 2001 By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network On 9 August 2001, the residents of the village of Tabaco in La Guajira, Colombia, were violently evicted from their land and their village was...
Danakali Ltd to leave London Stock Exchange

Danakali Ltd to leave London Stock Exchange

By Habte Hagos, Eritrea Focus Australia’s potash miner Danakali (ASX, LON: DNK) has requested a cancellation of its listing on the London Stock Exchange, expected to be effective on 24 September.1  Danakali Ltd has been working...
Rio Tinto commits to assessment of Panguna mine legacy

Rio Tinto commits to assessment of Panguna mine legacy

By Volker Boege The giant mining multinational Rio Tinto is finally willing to face the environmental catastrophe its former Panguna gold and copper mine left behind on Bougainville. This is a huge success for the people of the mine-affected communities and their...
BHP in trouble again in Chile

BHP in trouble again in Chile

BHP does not respect indigenous consultation: the Complementary project for the Cerro Colorado Mine will be re-evaluated for its impact on communities and environment By Javiera Martinez The Environmental Qualification Resolution of the Minera Cerro Colorado...