Evasion and hypocrisy: the 2021 Rio Tinto plc AGM

Evasion and hypocrisy: the 2021 Rio Tinto plc AGM

Report by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network, with assistance from Andrew Hickman, Andy Whitmore, Dina Rui, Roger Featherstone, Roger Moody, Sukhgerel Dugersuren, Yvonne Orengo and Zoe Lujic. Rio Tinto’s London AGM on 9 April 2021 was the first...
Remembrance, resistance and legal proceedings

Remembrance, resistance and legal proceedings

Dear friends, Monday 25 January was the second anniversary of the catastrophic tailings dam collapse at Vale’s iron ore mine at Brumadinho in Brazil. Vale is a Brazilian mining company with significant UK investment. We worked with our friends in Brazil to mark...
Deadly dams, and victory over Dewley Hill mine

Deadly dams, and victory over Dewley Hill mine

Dear friends, We at London Mining Network send you good wishes for Christmas and the New Year. May 2021 be considerably better than 2020! The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), Co-Convenors of the Global Tailings...
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...