Author archive for LMN

  • EU Parliament adopts binding law on conflict minerals

    LMN update on news that the European Union Parliament has officially adopted the new conflict minerals law

  • Lonmin Cannot Wash its Hands of Marikana’s Blood

    A short film on protests at Lonmin’s Annual General Meeting in London in January 2017, commemorating the death of…

  • House at the resettled community of Tamaquito

    European reps won’t listen to community concerns at Cerrejon, Colombia

    An eye-witness account of how delegates from a German Company which buys coal from Cerrejón in Colombia treated the…

  • Death threats against coal activist in Colombia

    A Colombian activist – Jakeline Romero – in opposition to the British-owned Cerrejón coal mine, has received death threats…

  • Blood on our hands re mobile phones

    EU agrees mandatory law on conflict minerals, with exemptions

    The following is a summary posted by London Mining Network after the conclusion of EU negotiations over conflict mineral…

  • Damage from Samarco tailings dam spill, November 2015

    One year on, BHP Billiton held to account for the Samarco tailings dam disaster

    BHP Billiton held to account at its company AGMs for the Samarco tailings dam disaster

  • Protest at BHP Billiton London AGM October 2016

    BHP Billiton’s London AGM in the news

    A summary of media coverage of this year’s BHP Billiton AGM in London, with a focus on LMN activities…

  • Cerrejon flyer

    Cerrejon Coal: the Marcha de Mantas Rojas

    Report on vigil outside the Colombian Embassy in London in support of communities struggling with Cerrejon Coal

  • Pledge for the Planet: The case of minerals

    Examining the relevance of Earth Overshoot Day to minerals, and post-Brexit United Kingdom particularly

  • Protestors at Vedanta AGM with inflatable 'monster'

    A tale of two worlds – Vedanta AGM 2016

    A personal reflection on Vedanta’s AGM in London, August 2016