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2017-09-11 Tanzania - Vocal legal critic of mining in attempted assassination
2017-07-11 Vedanta attempts to carry Zambia case in London court
2017-01-31 South African bishop lobbies Lonmin at London AGM
2016-12-10 Corporate intelligence agency infiltrated global anti-asbestos campaign
2016-10-21 The mistake that cost Aberfan its children
2016-08-07 Global protests greet Vedanta’s 2016 AGM
2016-08-03 Coal: globally, pressures mount
2016-07-11 Peru: Glencore-Xstrata human rights case heard in London
2016-06-23 Protest mining industry greenwash at 'Responsible Extractives Summit'
2016-05-28 From the Pacific to London; Ban Seabed Mining
2016-05-26 Vedanta: The fest may be over, but not the controversy
2016-05-21 London Calling has words to say about Vedanta's literary sham
2016-04-29 Is coal now a zombie industry?
2016-03-07 Anglo American and AngloGold reach $30m silicosis settlement with miners
2016-02-04 Shareholders pressing big miners on climate change disclosure
2016-01-15 How the world's biggest asbestos factory tried to exposure campaigners
2015-12-15 Battle over coal mine reveals Russian billionaire's UK links
2015-11-03 Green Climate Fund under pressure to shun HSBC and Credit Agricole
2015-10-24 London Calling detects a green finch in China's bull shop
2015-09-18 Former Anglo CEO Cynthia Carroll joins Vedanta
2015-08-09 Gabriel Resources sues Romania for $2.5 billion damages
2015-08-04 Global demos around Vedanta AGM in London, India and Africa
2015-07-02 Sirius gets go-ahead to build UK’s largest potash mine despite growing opposition
2015-06-22 Canadian mining company uses UK subsidiary to sue Kenya
2015-05-23 Is "resource nationalism" a good thing?
2015-05-05 Coal financing under further scrutiny as funds divest
2015-04-27 European Parliament approves limited measures on conflict minerals
2015-04-18 London Calling on the theft of artefacts now being returned to India
2014-12-11 When will GCM Resources be put out of its misery?
2014-12-01 BHP mining giant targeted at Australian AGM
2014-11-24 UK urges GCM Resources to assess human rights impact of Bangladesh coal mine
2014-10-29 UK MPs back campaigners' call for action on 'unethical' mining industry
2014-09-25 European companies able to reap rewards from deadly conflict mineral trade
2014-08-14 The newest assault on the world's oceans, deep sea mining
2014-08-06 London Calling in on Vedanta's tenth anniversary
2014-08-04 Activists protest at Vedanta's 2014 AGM over alleged illegalities
2014-07-18 World Council of Churches pulls fossil fuel investments
2014-04-08 London Calling on Dodgy Dmitry
2014-04-08 Rio Tinto revealed as lobbying in human rights case
2014-04-01 A Call to ARMS: The dumb and the dumber at Bumi
2014-03-08 LMN tells Parliamentary Committee to tighten regulation on mining companies
2014-02-21 Kazakhstan: Poisoned Legacy
2013-12-29 Guinea's Simandou battle: Beny Steinmetz cries foul
2013-12-18 UK: Santas deliver coal to 'naughty bank' HSBC
2013-12-11 GCM Resources catches flak again at its AGM
2013-11-22 Bumi plc delays the vote on split with Bakries
2013-11-18 UK-listed company fined US$2.5 million for chromium injuries
2013-11-07 British regulator seeks to protect mining's minority shareholders
2013-09-01 'Flying pickets' swoop on London mining companies' offices demanding justice for Colombian farmers
2013-08-07 Deep Sea Mining Targeted By Activists At London Conference
2013-07-30 African Barrick Gold sued in UK over Tanzania mine deaths
2013-07-22 London Calling on a banking scandal you've probably never heard of
2013-07-17 Brazil: Controversy engulfs scandal-hit ENRC over port plans
2013-06-17 Mining Firms Face New Regulator Scrutiny Amid Deal Probes
2013-05-28 UK lawmakers consider probe into transparency of mining firms
2013-05-07 London Calling on the Zimbabwe-UK asbestos scandal
2013-04-15 Rio Tinto accused of attempting to dilute EU law on extractive transparency
2013-02-26 The Bumi scandal reaches break-up point
2013-02-25 Politics hamper bid to unlock French coal mine gas riches
2013-02-11 Bangladesh: Protests prevent British mining company GCM visiting mine site
2013-01-14 Will 2013 see the new 'brooming' of dubious mining investment?
2012-12-17 Roman's US$1.5 billion holiday
2012-12-11 India-UK demonstrators call for closure of Vedanta refinery
2012-11-25 Glenstrata - what's the nature of the "beast"?
2012-10-08 Are aliens conspiring to impoverish Indians?
2012-10-02 Bumi Burns Hole in London's Reputation
2012-10-02 From Burke to Bumi - a UK-Indonesian scandal
2012-09-04 London Calling gets the wind up, as copper receives "green" boost
2012-08-13 London Calling 2012: Not much going for Gold
2012-08-01 Burmese regime allegedly persecuting Muslim minorities
2012-07-24 Olympic protestors carpeted for "green wash" demo
2012-07-24 The London Stock Exchange: a "haven for laundered conflict assets"?
2012-06-26 Rio Tinto's "Great Olympic Greenwash"
2012-06-19 London activists expose corporate greed
2012-06-19 The Indonesian mining scandal at the heart of UK capital
2012-05-29 London put on its metal, flagrant manipulation exposed
2012-05-29 Should PLUS Go MINUS?
2012-05-15 Vedanta Aluminium's Indian safety record is tarnished
2012-01-31 Fossil fuels are sub-prime assets, Bank of England governor is warned
2011-11-30 The hidden human cost of the 2012 Olympic medals
2011-10-05 Miner dies at UK Coal Yorkshire colliery
2011-09-26 Don't forget the victims of dust - they also suffered
2011-09-26 South Africa gold miners sue Anglo American in London
2011-09-19 Mining disaster returns to Wales
2011-09-12 Glencore's sorry record of fatalities and fines
2011-09-06 UN tells UK: ensure your mining companies respect human rights
2011-08-08 Nuclear: too hot to handle
2011-06-07 London Calling on Richest Brits (not forgetting their Ozzie counterparts)
2011-05-30 London (& Hong Kong) Calling on a "Market Mess"
2011-05-10 Mines Bigger than Yours! Forbes' rankings surprise
2011-01-17 A Cop out in the Coal
2010-12-21 Tar: Another face of deadly coal
2010-11-01 Two year investigation sees nine charged over international electrical waste dumping
2010-09-20 Miners seed more money in the fields of Academe
2010-08-08 Treasure islands: Mapping the geography of corruption
2010-08-02 UK government taken to court over companies trading Congo conflict minerals
2010-03-05 Obama's uranium power plan will set US back thirty years
2010-02-23 London Calling deplores the gilding of Tata's tarnished image
2010-02-07 Climate change debate must radically shift, says campaigner
2010-02-07 London Calling picks the links between a UK war criminal ...
2010-02-07 Rio Tinto, Kaiser Aluminum, try greening Wales
2009-12-14 CARRYING CARBON TO COPENHAGEN: EU & UK
2009-11-16 UK:Landmark case against Treasury chucked out
2009-10-26 UK Treasury taken to court for RBS loans to Vedanta Resources
2009-10-13 UK government finds Vedanta in major breach of trust
2009-10-13 Turning E.ON Off!
2009-09-01 Potentially toxic ship gets docked by UK watchdog
2009-08-25 On the rocks and off the high ground
2009-08-03 Lethal threat from asbestos fibres 'seriously underestimated', say scientists
2009-05-05 EXCLUSIVE: How coal may produce energy without being mined
2009-04-14 British mining companies face challenge on unjust practices
2009-03-03 London Calling asks: who's taking AIM - and why has no-one been fired?
2008-10-27 London Calling - Out Loud
2008-09-16 Mine owners reported to police over planning breach
2008-09-16 UK jury stacks its cards against coal
2008-08-19 UK protestors get very attached to global mining giant
2008-04-20 AGM season opens with a few bangs
2008-02-21 Malaysians alerted to Rio's record
2008-01-18 London Calling claims: "It's a steal"
2008-01-08 Rio Tinto caught in EC net
2007-12-21 London Calling on a chill wind blowing from the steppes
2007-12-03 A Big Victory for a small island: London Calling commemorates
2007-10-25 The myth of uranium's "magic bullet"
2007-10-17 London Calling: the bull behind Al's goring
2007-09-01 Women to the fore, not only in politics but also mining
2007-05-10 Emissions and Omissions
2007-05-10 China, India to Lead Luring Green Projects by '12
2007-05-10 US, Russian Greenhouse Gas Emissions Up, EU's Dip
2007-05-10 Germany, UK Home to Most of EU's Dirty Power Plants
2007-05-10 Emissions and Omissions
2007-04-20 China Update
2007-04-20 CNMC signs $150 mln worth of copper contracts in Africa
2007-04-20 China update
2007-04-20 The real face of the Tatas: a Tata rap sheet
2007-04-19 Buildings Are China's Energy "Black Holes"
2007-04-17 Zijin Mining Expands Overseas Mines
2007-04-15 London mining companies: climate change, human rights and corporate wrongs
2007-04-15 Hunan Nonferrous to expand mineral resource development - president
2007-04-14 Launching the London Mining Network
2007-04-14 Launching the London Mining Network
2007-03-27 Imported Pollution Adds to China’s Environmental Woes
2007-03-18 It ain't no tea party: London Calling on Tata's European entwinement
2007-03-18 It ain't no tea party: London Calling on Tata's European entwinement
2007-03-15 Tata's Gamble: Triumph or Nemesis?
2006-12-20 London Calling on Santa Sleaze
2006-12-20 London Calling on Santa Sleaze
2006-12-19 Legal challenge to decision to drop BAE corruption inquiry
2006-12-15 Court Fines Corus Over Fatal Steel Blast
2006-12-14 Latin American Update
2006-11-13 Government inquiry into firms 'fuelling Congo war' attacked
2006-07-05 BHPBilliton "wanted Rifkind to lobby US for Iraq oil"
2006-06-01 Rio Tinto - revisiting the principles
2006-05-12 Inco to build nickel plant in China
2006-05-12 China Update
2006-05-12 INTERVIEW - Australia PM Says Will Not Sell Uranium to India
2006-05-12 China Update
2006-05-08 ILO Meeting of Experts to discuss new Code of Practice on coal mine safety
2006-05-05 Inco to build fifth China plant
2006-03-22 London Calling has a tiff with Dfid…and a bouquet for Rio Tinto
2006-03-22 London Calling Has A Tiff With Dfid...and A Bouquet For Rio Tinto
2006-03-15 India Update
2006-02-26 London Calling
2006-02-20 Extracting Intellects
2006-02-20 Extracting Intellects
2006-02-16 Sources: Alcoa’s Global Record: Mark Meredith, “alcoa And You”, Trinidad And Tobag
2006-02-14 Stop burning wastes!
2006-02-14 Doctors urge halt to waste incineration: Fallout 'harming people and wildlife'
2006-02-14 Stop burning wastes!
2005-10-24 Updates on mining in India
2005-10-18 London Calling! October 18 2005
2005-10-18 London Calling - October 18 2005
2005-08-02 Vedanta: UK Company Accused of Multiple Violations
2005-06-08 Awkward squads fighting toxic waste
2005-05-27 London Calling - May 29 2005
2005-01-05 In northern climes
2005-01-05 In northern climes
2005-01-05 Platinum galore: remote island of Unst gets ready for a boom in precious metals
2004-11-05 London Calling - November 5 2004
2004-11-05 London Calling! November 5 2004
2004-10-18 The long goodbye - women and asbestos
2004-10-10 London Calling! October 10 2004
2004-10-10 London Calling - October 10 2004
2004-10-09 Coal Mining and arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh
2004-10-09 Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest and most conflict-torn nations, isn't immediately identifiab
2004-08-23 Fuel prices raise hopes for future of coal mining operations in UK
2004-08-23 London Calling - August 23 2004
2004-08-23 London Calling! August 23 2004
2004-08-19 Is "sustainable cement" all it's cracked up to be?
2004-08-19 Prospectors Find Rich Finance Seam In London's Motherlode
2004-08-19 Cementing A Reputation For Innovation
2004-08-04 Australian government seeks Dutch treaty to protect asbestos victims
2004-08-04 Boycott call on Hardie gathers pace
2004-07-30 Some Press Coverage of the Vedanta meeting is below:-
2004-07-30 Not such a fair wind for Fowle
2004-07-30 Not such a fair wind for Fowle - Review of Vedanta AGM
2004-07-30 Financial Times; July 30, 2004
2004-07-30 I wasn't too greedy says head of Vedanta
2004-07-21 Lloyd's Equitas in asbestos claims deal with EnPro
2004-07-21 The following are linked stories on asbestos.
2004-07-21 The troubles of companies dealing in asbestos continue
2004-07-15 Victims push for James Hardie asbestos charges
2004-07-09 London Calling - July 9 2004
2004-06-09 Sandline mercenaries: from Sierra Leone to Iraq
2004-06-02 London Calling - June 2 2004
2004-06-02 London Calling! June 2 2004
2004-04-27 Helping Bush 'Bushwhack' Justice - holding corporations to account
2004-03-15 Two Technical Fixes Against Global Warming
2004-03-15 Reliant nears completion of clean coal power plant
2004-03-15 European steel firms to study cleaner production
2004-03-15 Two "innovative" projects in Europe and the US promise to reduce carbon dioxide emissions
2004-02-26 London Calling - February 26 2004
2004-02-26 London Calling! February 26 2004
2004-02-23 The Vedanta threat increases
2004-02-20 Can BP Keep NGOs Talking?
2004-02-20 Action - Barclays pull out of Baku funding: urge others to follow
2004-02-20 Can BP Keep NGOs Talking?
2004-02-10 Satyagraha Yatra: Finished Yatra In Kalahandi Region In Orissa
2004-02-07 London Calling! February 7 2004
2004-02-07 London Calling - February 7 2004
2004-01-17 An industry dedicated to deception - presentation to World Social Forum
2004-01-10 Vedanta - the panto! A London Calling special - January 10 2004
2004-01-10 A London Calling Special - January 10 2004
2004-01-09 Court Unanimously Rejects 'Back Door' Quarry Attempt
2004-01-09 Court Unanimously Rejects 'Back Door' Quarry Attempt
2004-01-08 Salt mine to become huge dump for toxic waste
2004-01-08 The use of old minesites as repositories of toxic wastes appears to be increasing. This not only en
2004-01-08 Salt mine to become huge dump for toxic waste
2003-12-30 More challenges to come in future'
2003-12-17 London Calling - December 17 2003
2003-12-17 London Calling! December 17 2003
2003-12-07 London Calling - December 7 2003
2003-12-07 London Calling! December 7 2003
2003-12-01 Sources: Launch of Vedanta IPO: Financial Times (FT) 5/12/2003; Hedge funds buying Vedanta: FT 6-7
2003-11-30 London Calling - November 30 2003
2003-11-30 London Calling! November 30 2003
2003-11-19 Britain's Biggest Ever Quarry Proposal Goes to Court
2003-11-15 Notes to Editors:
2003-10-15 India: the rising threat from communalists and corporations
2003-10-15 Mock Letter: An Appeal Favoring Peoples Right Over Natural Resources
2003-10-15 Orissa: A Gujarat In The Making
2003-10-15 India: The Rising Threat From Communalists And Corporations
2003-10-05 Security firm spied on road protesters
2003-10-05 Security firm spied on road protesters
2003-10-05 Rio Tinto is among a number of British companies named by the London Sunday Times as employing a &qu
2003-09-23 War Crimes Court Eyes 'Blood Diamond' Buyers
2003-08-21 Mining companies vow not to mine in world heritage areas
2003-08-21 Mining companies vow not to mine in world heritage areas
2003-08-12 UN ethics guidelines may alarm multinationals
2003-08-11 We Had a Democracy Once, But You Crushed It
2003-08-09 Not just oil: Bush grabs other minerals in Iraq
2003-08-09 Cheney firm's rival is forced to drop oil bid
2003-08-09 Not just oil: Bush grabs other minerals in Iraq
2003-08-07 London Calling - August 7 2003
2003-08-04 WWF Press Release - Tesco membership of responsible timber group terminated
2003-08-04 WWF come under renewed pressure to end deal with Superquarry company
2003-08-04 WWF come under renewed pressure to end deal with Superquarry company
2003-08-03 The Thor Case
2003-08-03 The Rothschild Files
2003-08-03 Access to courts for corporate accountability: recent developments
2003-07-28 Groups Demand Repeal of Bush Immunity for US Oil Companies in Iraq
2003-07-27 Criticism of UK Environment Agency over alternative fuels for cement kilns
2003-07-23 London Calling - July 23 2003
2003-07-17 London Calling - July 17 2003
2003-07-17 London Calling! July 17 2003
2003-07-15 Up against the Red Shield
2003-07-08 London Calling! July 8 2003
2003-07-08 London Calling - July 8 2003
2003-05-01 Response to Questions by Mineral Policy Institute (Australia) at Rio Tinto Ltd, AGM Perth, Australi
2003-04-15 Report of the Rio Tinto Annual General Meeting 2003
2003-04-15 Report of the Rio Tinto AGM
2003-03-20 London Calling - March 30 2003
2003-03-20 John Frankenheimer releases new film, 'Path to Wat', which mirrors Iraq
2003-03-20 London Calling! March 20th 2003
2003-02-10 London Calling! February 10 2003
2003-02-10 London Calling - February 10 2003
2003-01-15 Corporate accountability: why?
2002-11-18 London Calling - November 18 2002
2002-11-18 London Calling! November 18 2002
2002-09-27 London Calling! September 27 2002
2002-09-27 London Calling - September 27 2002
2002-08-25 London Calling - August 25 2002
2002-08-25 London Calling - August 25 2002
2001-11-29 MPs slam firm over asbestos payout moves
2001-11-29 MPs slam Rio Tinto over asbestos payout moves
2001-11-21 Rio Tinto Lecture Sinks!
2001-11-21 Rio Tinto Lecture Sinks
2001-11-19 2) CORPORATE WATCH
2001-05-23 The following is a text of an Early Day Motion (EDM) proposed for signing by Members of Parliament i
2001-05-23 The following is a text of an Early Day Motion (EDM) proposed for signing by Members of Parliament i
2001-05-01 A Message from Partizans (People against Rio Tinto and its Subsidiaries)
2001-05-01 ome funny things happened on the way to the forum
2001-05-01 Mining firms agree to observe world heritage sites
2001-05-01 See an artist's impression of the proposed quarry at:
2001-05-01 Extra material from
2001-05-01 Arsenic; Natural but Nasty
2001-05-01 Rio Tinto Takes its Divide-and-rule Strategy to the Heart of London NGO's
2001-05-01 A cold reception
2001-04-23 Early Day Motion on Rio Tinto & Capper Pass
2001-04-23 RIO TINTO PLC: CAPPER PASS CLAIMS REVIEW SCHEME
2001-04-23 EDM 596
2001-04-23 Early Day Motion on Rio Tinto & Capper Pass 2

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