Rio Tinto: still saving the world

Rio Tinto: still saving the world

Report on the Rio Tinto plc AGM, London, 8 April 2022 By Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network, with assistance from Andy Whitmore, Richard Harkinson, Roger Featherstone and Yvonne Orengo Introduction Despite the unpleasantness of mining company AGMs, it...
Can the mining industry save the planet? Probably not.

BHP AGM 2021 – the future is clear: we’re doomed

Report and personal reflection by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator, London Mining Network 1. This year’s BHP plc AGM, held on 14 October at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster, central London, may have been the last ever: if shareholders vote at...
Questioning BHP – 2021 AGM

Questioning BHP – 2021 AGM

Each year, London Mining Network takes the opportunity presented by the major mining companies’ Annual General Meetings to ask them the questions they don’t want to answer. While the executives are more than happy to talk about their profit margins and...