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...
Questions to Beowulf

Questions to Beowulf

British company Beowulf has been trying for years to start mining iron ore in the ancestral territory of the indigenous Sámi people in northern Sweden. London Mining Network has supported Sámi organisations in opposing the company’s plans, which would disrupt...
Another victory in campaign to free the Bruno Stream

Another victory in campaign to free the Bruno Stream

A Colombian state authority has called for the Bruno Stream to be returned to its natural course, in the face of Cerrejon Coal’s failure to do so after diverting it to gain access to more coal. The Bruno Stream is the main tributary of the Rio Rancheria, the...
UN asked to suspend Cerrejon coal mining in Colombia

UN asked to suspend Cerrejon coal mining in Colombia

The United Nations is being asked to call for the suspension of coal mining in the Provincial Reserve in la Guajira, Colombia, due to the COVID-19 emergency. Statement from Colectivo de Abogados José Alvear Restrepo (José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers’ Collective),...
Yet another mining-related death threat in Colombia

Yet another mining-related death threat in Colombia

On 17 June, José Silva, president of Nación Wayuu, an NGO defending the human rights of the Wayuu people in La Guajira, found a floral wreath at the entrance to his home with a threatening note saying, “Your funeral is approaching.” Nación Wayuu has been...