Siemens AGM dominated by Adani criticism

6 February 2020 With hundreds of protestors chanting outside and an over-the-top security presence inside, Siemens annual general meeting (AGM) in Munich yesterday was dominated by stern criticism, by both institutional investors and ordinary Germans, of Siemens’ decision to stick with a contract to supply signalling technology for the Carmichael … Read More

Australia’s major political parties, brought to you by fossil fuels!

February 2020 Every year, Australian governments and their departments spend billions of dollars of your money so that more coal, gas and oil can be extracted and burned. Favourable decisions include: tax-based subsidies direct contributions concessional loans from public financial institutions lax environmental laws and approvals for disastrous projects. Meanwhile, … Read More

Fact Check: Siemens’ attempt to justify the unjustifiable

Siemens Don't Build Adani protest banner

21 January 2020 Last week Siemens confirmed it intends to go ahead and do signalling work for Adani’s climate-wrecking Carmichael coal project rail line. Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser attempted to justify this unjustifiable decision with a public statement full of nonsense, red herrings and dodgy spin. There are a number … Read More

GHD’s announcement doesn’t go far enough

On 16 December 2019, global engineering firm and Adani’s longest-serving contractor GHD updated a statement on its website revealing it has no ongoing contractual obligations on the climate-busting Carmichael coal mine project. This is a welcome and important first step but disappointingly doesn’t go far enough. After 10 years of … Read More

Siemens, tut das Richtige und sagt nein zu Adani!

Siemens don't build Adani - Galilee Blockade

Adani hat gerade bekanntgegeben, dass Siemens den Kontrakt erhalten hat, die Signaltechnik für die Bahnstrecke an der Carmichael Kohlenmine zu liefern – das ist ein Projekt, dass das Galilee Kohlebecken zu Zwecken des Bergbaus öffnen und hunderte Millionen Tonnen Co2 in die Atmosphäre ausstossen würde. Die Adani Carmichael Kohlenmine ist … Read More

Siemens, do the right thing and walk away from Adani!

Siemens don't build Adani - Galilee Blockade

Adani has announced that Siemens has been awarded a contract to deliver rail signaling systems for the rail line to its Carmichael mine – a coal project that would open up the Galilee thermal coal basin to mining and add hundreds of millions of tonnes of CO2 to the atmosphere. … Read More

GHD staff want company out of coal expansions

1 November 2019 A survey of engineering firm GHD employees shows that three out of five staff members want the company to end its work on coal expansions such as the Adani Carmichael project. The survey, which has been distributed over a number of months via LinkedIn and leafletting outside … Read More

Wagners willing to risk business for Adani

31 October 2019 Construction company Wagners made it clear at its annual general meeting (AGM) in Queensland yesterday that it is not concerned by the reputational and financial risks of working on the controversial Adani Carmichael coal project. The company, which has seen significant drops in its share price over … Read More

AIG hangs sponsorship partner NZ Rugby out to dry

21 October 2019 AIG’s refusal to make a one sentence statement has drawn New Zealand Rugby into the #StopAdani campaign, tarnishing the All Blacks brand during the Rugby World Cup. In early September 2019, just days after a massive petition signed by over 100,000 people was presented to AIG’s offices … Read More

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