Goodnight children – sleep well: the 2016 Rio Tinto AGM

Goodnight children – sleep well: the 2016 Rio Tinto AGM

Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network (LMN) If you are a parent and your children find it difficult to go off to sleep at night, you may consider asking Sam Walsh to read them a bedtime story. A few paragraphs would surely...
GCM withering and wilting

GCM withering and wilting

Photo by Peter Marshall Report of the AGM of GCM Resources plc, Friday 18 December 2015, by Sam Brown, shareholder’s proxy representative Few people bothered to come to the 2015 AGM of GCM Resources plc, which is still technically an AIM-listed mining company...
Solidarity with those on the front lines of climate change

Solidarity with those on the front lines of climate change

  London Mining Network took part in the Climate March on Sunday, November 29. As an organisation, we did not march in the Wretched of the Earth (WotE) bloc (a coalition of visiting Indigenous delegates and Global South diaspora in London), respecting the desire...
The Two Degrees: yet another BHP Billiton AGM

The Two Degrees: yet another BHP Billiton AGM

Samuel Arregoces from Colombia arrives at the BHP Billiton AGM (Photo: Christian McLaughlin) Report on the 22 October 2015 London AGM of BHP Billiton plc by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network As shareholders arrived at the BHP Billiton AGM, they were...
Reclaim Power and Defend Life: a tour

Reclaim Power and Defend Life: a tour

On the 9 October, as part of global #ReclaimPower mobilisations, London Mining Network and other groups in London held an action tour in Central London, stopping at various companies and government agencies that are enabling and financing dirty energy projects around...