More news on divestment

More news on divestment

Our friends in global mine workers’ union IndustriALL have published some thoughts on the need for workers to be involved in the transition to a low carbon economy, to make sure that it takes into account workers’ needs for decent jobs. The Business...
Anglo American: death and diversions

Anglo American: death and diversions

Report on the Anglo American AGM, Thursday 23 April 2015 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network Company pressed on climate issues but puts its faith in technological fixes rather than pulling out of coal South African mine workers’ union NUM calls...
Rio Tinto AGM: Workers of the world unite!

Rio Tinto AGM: Workers of the world unite!

Report on the Rio Tinto AGM, London, 16 April 2015 by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network There is a full webcast of the AGM at http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/q5xxmtf6. This year’s Rio Tinto AGM was another three hour marathon, preceded by a...

Rio Tinto: Voices of Resistance

Perle Zafinandro from Madagascar The week before the recent Rio Tinto AGM, London Mining Network organised an event at Amnesty International UK’s Human Rights Action Centre so that people could hear from representatives of communities and workers directly...
Rio Tinto AGM 2014: thanks, and no thanks

Rio Tinto AGM 2014: thanks, and no thanks

Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network Thanks from Alaska This year’s Rio Tinto AGM was extraordinary for one particular reason: Indigenous representatives had travelled all the way from Alaska to THANK the company – for pulling out of a project that...