Hidden in plain sight: BHP’s 2020 AGMs

Hidden in plain sight: BHP’s 2020 AGMs

Former residents of the Tabaco community, La Guajira, Colombia, stand in the ruins of their house after their 9 August 2001 eviction to make way for expansion of the Cerrejon coal mine, now 33% owned by BHP by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network London...
Glencore, below the surface

Glencore, below the surface

Global union IndustriALL has published a briefing on Glencore to coincide with the company’s AGM in Switzerland today, 2 May 2018. The briefing details Glencore’s environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related risks – with a focus on labour-related risks –...
Coal and conflict in the UK

Coal and conflict in the UK

by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network I recently watched two very moving documentaries about the last miners in Britain’s last deep coal mine, Kellingley, which closed a year ago. Their bravery, camaraderie, solidarity and dedication were...