Glencore's Casino Trial: A Tragi-comic affair

Glencore's Casino Trial: A Tragi-comic affair

By Andy Whitmore, London Mining Network Glencore held its Annual General Meeting in the Theater-Casino in the sleepy Swiss lake-side town of Zug on 2 May. I have been to many major mining company AGMs over the years in London, but this was my first foray to a Swiss...
EU countries must not weaken plan to stop conflict minerals trade

Human Rights Day: The costs behind a new smartphone

This Human Rights Day, don’t let your holiday spending fuel violence abroad. Sign the petition to help tackle the trade in conflict minerals. Hundreds of thousands buy smart phones for Christmas presents in Europe. But how many of them know that the gold and...