Banks could accidentally fund Carmichael coal via Adani bond issue

8 July 2019 In early July 2019 Adani issued US$1billion in bonds for one part of its business (Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone), which nine major banks invested in. This company operates several ports in India. Unfortunately, the evidence shows that the Adani group of companies has regularly funded … Read More

Adani still vulnerable on insurance for its Carmichael mine and railway

Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching

28 June 2019 Like the stampede that saw almost 40 major banks turn their backs on Adani’s Carmichael coal mine and rail project (eventually forcing Adani to pledge it will “self-fund”), major insurance companies are now also refusing to insure this climate-wrecking project. All major projects require underwriting insurance, for … Read More

Non, merci! Rothschild & Co. walks away from Adani

16 May 2019 In May 2018 it was revealed that French investment bank Rothschild and Co was helping Adani to sell a minority stake in the Abbot Point coal terminal on the North Queensland coast. The terminal would act as the port through which coal from the proposed Carmichael coal … Read More

Aurecon attempts to spin its way off the Adani List

18 March 2019 Aurecon, a major consultancy working for Adani’s Abbot Point coal port, is taking Orwellian corporate spin to a new level by telling university students and its own staff it is not working on the disastrous Adani Carmichael project. It justifies this line by conveniently re-defining the project … Read More

Adani accused of not paying contractors

17 September 2018 The Australian Financial Review reports today that two companies, AECOM and Jangga Operations, are claiming they are owed money by Adani for work the companies did on the Carmichael coal project. Engineering and design group Aecom is trying to recover almost $17 million it alleges it is … Read More

Adani: No customers, no finance, but still a threat

UPDATE: 18 July 2018 In a television interview overnight, the son of Gautam Adani, Karan, claimed that financial close had been reached for the Carmichael coal mine. We need to treat this information carefully. On one hand, it was part of an interview containing several other inaccuracies about the status … Read More

AECOM cancels grad outreach to avoid Adani questions

Wednesday 21 March, 2018 US-based engineering and design firm AECOM has cancelled most of their graduate outreach program to avoid facing questions and protests regarding their work on the Adani Carmichael coal project railway line. Of the 19 graduate career information or networking sessions scheduled for this month across Australia, … Read More

Media release: AECOM cancels graduate outreach as #StopAdani protests mount

Tuesday 20 March, 2018: US-based engineering and design firm AECOM’s graduate outreach program has been thrown into disarray, with protests and cancellations impacting most events. Of the 16 Graduate Career Information Sessions scheduled this month, eight have been cancelled and another five have faced protests, with questions on Adani and … Read More

EFIC supporting Adani Carmichael

June 2018 Adani has failed to attract private finance to its proposed Carmichael mine and rail project and is becoming increasingly reliant on public funding to proceed. The company has already attempted to use the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to secure a publicly-funded loan – this was vetoed by the … Read More

Adani unravels and major institutions dump coal. This was 2017.

In the nearly five years since Market Forces began, there has not been a more successful and fast-changing year as 2017. Let’s take a look at the year that is rapidly coming to an end. A big thank you to all our supporters who took part in our campaigns and … Read More