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 Andrew Hickman, Andy Whitmore, Dina Rui, Roger Featherstone, Roger Moody, Sukhgerel Dugersuren, Yvonne Orengo and Zoe Lujic. Rio Tinto’s London AGM on 9 April 2021 was the first...
Remembrance, resistance and legal proceedings

Remembrance, resistance and legal proceedings

Dear friends, Monday 25 January was the second anniversary of the catastrophic tailings dam collapse at Vale’s iron ore mine at Brumadinho in Brazil. Vale is a Brazilian mining company with significant UK investment. We worked with our friends in Brazil to mark...
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...
BHP: these questions deserve answers

BHP: these questions deserve answers

London Mining Network submitted the following questions to BHP on behalf of BHP-affected communities and workers in advance of its online AGM on 14 October. As you can see from the AGM report, few of them were answered. We invite answers from BHP, and they should be...
London-listed Danakali in Eritrea

London-listed Danakali in Eritrea

22 May 2020 Press Release from LMN member group Eritrea Focus We note with concern the announcement that Danakali – an Australian based mining house, listed on the London Stock Exchange – is proceeding with its investments in Eritrea.(1) In a statement the company...