Glencore

Rio Tinto sounds climate alarm for iron ore’s future

Rio Tinto sounds climate alarm for iron ore’s future

This will affect companies such as Rio’s fellow mining giant BHP, Bluescope Steel, coalminers Whitehaven, New Hope Group and Yancoal, and cement makers Adelaide Brighton and Boral. Last week Swiss mining giant Glencore said it wouldn’t expand its Australian thermal coal production any more, under pressure from investors in the Climate+100 group. Mainstay of prosperityIron…


ACTU demands industry funds act against BHP

ACTU demands industry funds act against BHP

The ACTU claims that ending the shipping arrangement will cause up to 80 domestic seafarers to be replaced by foreigners, which would constitute a breach of human rights obligations and be an affront to the “intent” of Australian shipping laws.Labor Leader Bill Shorten has previously accused BHP of jeopardising national sec­urity and local jobs. Accompanying…


Climate change activism entering a new era

Climate change activism entering a new era

Chanticleer understands that when the Centre for Policy Development held a private session in Melbourne in 2017 to talk about Hutley’s opinion, directors’ duties and climate-related risks there was a forthright and somewhat controversial intervention by a former High Court judge.The judge said that if he were forced to decide on this sort of matter…