Aurizon AGM dominated by Adani concerns

17 October 2019 Aurizon’s annual general meeting (AGM), held in Brisbane today, was dominated by concerns over Aurizon’s potential involvement in the destructive Adani Carmichael coal project. Both shareholders inside the meeting and #StopAdani activists outside called on the rail freight company to refuse to provide coal haulage services to … Read More

Lloyd’s emerges as key player on Adani insurance

14 October 2019 The anonymous tip-off came via one of the many grassroots groups fighting to stop the Adani Carmichael coal project. It said that Lloyd’s syndicates from AXIS Capital and Canopius were negotiating to underwrite the Carmichael railway line construction. Just over a week later, and only three days … Read More

Engineering firm Cardno becomes 60th major company to rule out Adani

10 October 2019 This morning at its annual general meeting (AGM) in Sydney, engineering consultancy Cardno’s Chairman committed the company to doing no further work on the disastrous Adani Carmichael coal project. Cardno, which has been involved with Carmichael since at least as early as 2013, will be winding up … Read More

Tip-off reveals AIG is Adani’s insurer

16 September 2019 A tip-off from a staff member has revealed that US-based AIG is providing insurance for Adani’s preliminary works at the Carmichael coal mine site, and for Directors and Officers liability. Adani’s insurance policies are due to expire on 30 September and, according to the tip-off, AIG’s head … Read More

Over 100,000 people call on AIG to #StopAdani

29 August 2019 A petition with over 135,000 signatures from all over the world was handed to AIG at its Australia headquarters in Sydney today, calling on the company to rule out insuring the disastrous Adani Carmichael coal project. Hundreds of people joined actions outside AIG offices in Sydney, Melbourne … Read More

Adani’s engineers GHD stay silent on coal mine work

15 July 2019 The engineering consultancy managing the design of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine is refusing to comment publicly or meet with #StopAdani alliance groups, as protests grow over its involvement in the disastrous project. Australia-based multinational GHD has a history of working with Adani on Carmichael. It developed the … Read More