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Newmont Mining Corporation: How Gold is Made
This 15-minute Newmont documentary outlines the process of how gold is mined and how the process has changed over the past 150 years. Visit our website to learn more: http://newmont.com/
A Career in Gold Mining (JTJS52010)
It's an exciting prospect to go underground, extract rock and process it until you are left with a solid bar of gold but that's exactly what Caleb Lese from Dunedin will find out all about when he heads to Macraes mine in Otago. Heading underground he learns that the 12 hour shifts begin and end with a blast and that the multi-million dollar subterranean digging machines are one of the main tools used by the mine. While these 'bogger' machines can be used by an operator, they can also be operated remotely when the area being worked on is unsupported. Caleb is keen to see if operating a bogger remotely is as easy as it looks but soon learns it might take a little more training to become proficient! At the processing plant, Caleb finds out more about how the gold is extracted from the sulphur rock and how from the plant processing control room around 95 per cent of the plant can be managed. Then it's off to see if there is any gold at the end of the rainbow and to his surprise, the $800,000 bar of gold he holds is much heavier than he expected! There are a wide range of roles within the gold mining industry and much of the training can be done on the job. For Caleb, it is certainly something to think about for his future. Find out more about this, and a huge variety of other careers, at http://www.justthejob.co.nz
Views: 16177 Just the Job
Underground to surface at Tanami.
Gold mining.
Views: 1287 Luis Bianchi
The Youth of Ahafo Community are not getting employment in the Newmont Ahafo Mines.Even though the Mining Company is operating on their Land.Agreement between the community and Newmont Gold Ridge Limited is that ,in any recruitment concerning employment the youth of the affected communities must be first considered.The youth of the people of Ahafo believe that Mr Kim Taylor (Projecte
Views: 372 AHAFO YOUTH
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Barrick Gold Wants to Buy Newmont Mining Now Too?
Jason talks about rumors of Barrick Gold making a hostile takeover bid for Newmont Mining were reported by Bloomberg on Friday. 1) Barrick Gold Has Studied Offer for Newmont Mining https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-02-22/barrick-gold-is-said-to-have-studied-offer-for-newmont-mining-jsfhehgz 2) Barrick's Thornton Puts Newmont in Check in Gold Takeover Game https://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2019-02-22/barrick-s-thornton-puts-newmont-in-check-in-gold-takeover-game 3) Barrick Shares Likely Stuck Below $14.00 Until New 5-Year Plan Revealed https://seekingalpha.com/article/4241955-barrick-shares-likely-stuck-14_00-new-5-year-plan-revealed 4) Is Barrick Gold Close To Buying Freeport-McMoRan? https://seekingalpha.com/article/4241987-barrick-gold-close-buying-freeport-mcmoran 5) Barrick Gold gets two downgrades; investors should wait for long-term strategy https://seekingalpha.com/news/3433943-barrick-gold-gets-two-downgrades-investors-wait-long-term-strategy More bad economic data for the global economy! 1) World's Largest Shipping Company Warns 2019 Global Economic Outlook Is Worse Than 2018 https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-02-21/worlds-largest-shipping-company-warns-2019-global-economic-outlook-worse-2018 Plus, take a look at the chart of the Baltic Dry Shipping Index! It has totally collapsed which is not a good sign for the Chinese economy and the global economy as a whole! A brief history of corporations: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corporation Corporations actually arose as a government protected (monopoly or duopoly) charter protected by the king and his army and predated the Industrial Revolution. Many of the earliest corporations like Dutch and English chartered companies, such as the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and the Hudson's Bay Company literally murdered competitors and owned many indentured servants and slaves. Please visit the Wall St for Main St website here: http://www.wallstformainst.com/ Follow Jason Burack on Twitter @JasonEBurack Follow Wall St for Main St on Twitter @WallStforMainSt Commit to tipping us monthly for our hard work creating high level, thought proving content about investing and the economy https://www.patreon.com/wallstformainst Also, please take 5 minutes to leave us a good iTunes review here! We only have about 44 5 star iTunes reviews and we need to get to our goal of 100 5 star iTunes reviews asap! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wall-street-for-main-street/id506204437 If you feel like donating fiat via Paypal, Bitcoin, Gold Money, or mailing us some physical gold or silver, Wall St for Main St accepts one time donations on our main website. Wall St for Main St is also available for personalized investor education and consulting! Please email us to learn more about it! If you want to reach us, please email us at: [email protected] **DISCLAIMER- ANYTHING MENTIONED DURING THIS AUDIO OR SHORT VIDEO RECORDING IS FOR INFORMATION & EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE INVESTMENT ADVICE. JASON BURACK AND HIS GUESTS ARE MERELY STATING THEIR OPINIONS ON DIFFERENT TOPICS RELATED TO INVESTING, THE ECONOMY, MARKETS OR COMPANIES. PLEASE TALK TO YOUR INVESTMENT ADVISOR AND DO ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND DUE DILIGENCE ON YOUR OWN BEFORE INVESTING AND MAKING IMPORTANT INVESTMENT DECISIONS.- DISCLAIMER**
Views: 2926 WallStForMainSt
Get a Job Monday Rewind:  Mining for a golden opportunity
Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co. (CC&V) owned by Newmont Mining Corporation is hiring. Gazette's Eric Singer talks with a Newmont rep to get you the lowdown on what positions need to be filled.
Elko NV Gold Mine Trip
I traveled to Elko Nevada for work so I could ride in some heavy mining machinery. how cool is that?
Views: 5444 Erik Johnson
newmont gold mine
Views: 1602 TheNomorevideos
Newmont to create 26,600 agro-based jobs
Newmont to create 26,600 agro-based jobs. Subscribe: https://goo.gl/eeXniN Home Archived News Real Estate Used Cars Trucks Job Openings Telephone Directory Website Directory Budget -Archive Tax Trade Exchange Rate Stock Exchange (GSE) Import/Export Business News of Sunday, 19 November 2017 Source: thebftonline.com 2017-11-19 Many farmers who have lost their source of livelihood to mining now engage in illegal mining In an effort to free the Newmont Ahafo Mine concession from illegal mining activities, Newmont Ghana Gold Limited (NGGL) has initiated steps to create an a... Subscribe: https://goo.gl/eeXniN
Views: 53 Z News
Newmont Ahafo Mine Collapse - News Desk on JoyNews (9-4-18)
Company dismisses allegations it had foreknowledge of cause of death
Views: 1332 MyJoyOnline TV
Newmont Ahafo Mine Collapse  - Joy News Today (4-6-18)
Company, others fined $2.7 million
Views: 167 MyJoyOnline TV
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How gold is produced
This video was produced by Newmont Mining Corporation and gives a general overview of gold mining in Nevada from extraction to reclamation.
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Motion Graphics - Newmont Ghana Ahafo Mine @12
To mark 12 years of responsible and sustainable mining, Newmont Ghana Ahafo Mine contracted Crust Media to create a motion infographic to show key highlights and successes of the mine. With a script, images and cumulative statistics from Newmont Ahafo, Crust conceptualized, designed and animated this motion design to depict the mine's significant strides with regards to health and safety, economic contribution, operational excellence, environmental sustainability and local content development. Project info: Newmont Ahafo Mine @ 12 motion infographic Client: Newmont Ghana Production Company: Crust Media Our role: Concept, creative writing & art direction, character design & animation, design & motion graphics
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Newmont CEO Says Gold Could Reach $2000 in Next 6 Months: Video
Sept. 9 (Bloomberg) -- Richard O'Brien, chief executive officer of Newmont Mining Corp., discusses President Barack Obama's $447 billion jobs plan and the outlook for gold prices. O'Brien speaks on Bloomberg Television's "InBusiness With Margaret Brennan." (Source: Bloomberg)
Views: 752 Bloomberg
Underground Drilling and Blasting Training DVD - ACG
The Australian Centre for Geomechanics has developed this safety training DVD for underground metalliferous mine workers. To purchase this product or find out more information, visit http://www.acg.uwa.edu.au/shop#trainprods Overview All underground mine workers will be exposed to drilling and blasting processes. The aim of this new DVD is to provide workers with the critical knowledge on drilling and blasting to aid appreciation of the importance of these mining processes and their related hazards. The DVD features an introduction to the rock breaking process in mining, followed by a section on how to handle, store and transport explosive products. The third part of the DVD covers development drilling and blasting practices; and the fourth part discusses production drilling and blasting. Target Audience Underground mine workers - the need to identify the potential hazards of working near or with explosives, and the protocols of re-entering a working area after blasting. Workers responsible for development and production drilling and blasting activities. This DVD will review drilling and blasting fundamental concepts that are critical to achieving optimal rock breaking outcomes. All industry stakeholders - those keen to learn more about drilling and blasting in underground mines. Project Sponsors: Barrick Gold of Australia; BHP Billiton Olympic Dam; Dyno Nobel Asia Pacific; Gold Fields Australasia; Newmont Asia Pacific; Orica Mining Services; Xstrata Zinc.
This Is Mining
Technology is an essential component of modern-day mining operations. To give you a look inside how mining is using cutting-edge tools, we asked Newmont Mining to give us a tour of their facilities in Nevada. Watch our video and see why mining has become a leader in innovation.
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Working for Newmont Mining in Nevada
Newmont's vision is to be the most valued and respected mining company through industry leading performance. If you're ready to join our team, visit our website http://www.newmont.com/join-our-team
Newmont Mining Buying Out Goldcorp
Jason talks about how this week Newmont Mining announced that it's buying out Goldcorp to create the world's largest gold producer https://newmontcorp.com/ Here's 2 Additional Articles About this enormous deal between 2 of the largest gold miners: 1) Newmont's Acquisition of Goldcorp Will Create World's Largest Gold Producer https://www.theaureport.com/article/2019/01/15/newmonts-acquisition-of-goldcorp-will-create-worlds-largest-producer.html 2) Newmont Mining CEO says Goldcorp deal is designed to 'survive' a drop in gold price https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2019/01/16/newmont-says-goldcorp-deal-designed-to-survive-a-drop-in-gold-price.html Global macro articles discussed in this live stream show: 1) US pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for alleged theft of trade secrets: WSJ https://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-pursuing-criminal-charges-against-203000851.html 2) Goldman Warns Earnings Growth In 2019 Could Collapse By 85% https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-13/goldman-warns-earnings-growth-2019-could-collapse-85 3) Janet Yellen says it’s ‘very possible’ the Fed has made its last rate hike of this cycle http://nbr.com/2019/01/14/janet-yellen-says-its-very-possible-the-fed-has-made-its-last-rate-hike-of-this-cycle/ 4) Russia Prepares To Buy Up To $10 Billion In Bitcoin To Evade US Sanctions https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-14/russia-prepares-buy-10-billion-bitcoin-evade-us-sanctions Please visit the Wall St for Main St website here: http://www.wallstformainst.com/ Follow Jason Burack on Twitter @JasonEBurack Follow Wall St for Main St on Twitter @WallStforMainSt Commit to tipping us monthly for our hard work creating high level, thought proving content about investing and the economy https://www.patreon.com/wallstformainst Also, please take 5 minutes to leave us a good iTunes review here! We only have about 44 5 star iTunes reviews and we need to get to our goal of 100 5 star iTunes reviews asap! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wall-street-for-main-street/id506204437 If you feel like donating fiat via Paypal, Bitcoin, Gold Money, or mailing us some physical gold or silver, Wall St for Main St accepts one time donations on our main website. Wall St for Main St is also available for personalized investor education and consulting! Please email us to learn more about it! If you want to reach us, please email us at: [email protected] **DISCLAIMER- ANYTHING MENTIONED DURING THIS AUDIO OR SHORT VIDEO RECORDING IS FOR INFORMATION & EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE INVESTMENT ADVICE. JASON BURACK AND HIS GUESTS ARE MERELY STATING THEIR OPINIONS ON DIFFERENT TOPICS RELATED TO INVESTING, THE ECONOMY, MARKETS OR COMPANIES. PLEASE TALK TO YOUR INVESTMENT ADVISOR AND DO ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND DUE DILIGENCE ON YOUR OWN BEFORE INVESTING AND MAKING IMPORTANT INVESTMENT DECISIONS.- DISCLAIMER**
Views: 2942 WallStForMainSt
Heritage Gold Promotional Video
This was a direct commission by Heritage Gold for broadcast on Sky's CNBC. Produced and Edited by Murray Job, Video by Murray Job except Gold poring that was supplied by Newmont, Narration by John Stewart.
Views: 3384985 Murray Job
Midas Funds Winmill Likes Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining: Video
Feb. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Thomas Winmill, portfolio manager of the Midas Fund, talks with Bloombergs Lori Rothman and Mark Crumpton about the outlook for gold prices and investment strategy in gold stocks. Winmill also discusses factors that may drive down gold prices. (Source: Bloomberg)
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Mining - Ghana
Mining Operations at the Obotan Gold Mining (March 2015)
Views: 1995 PW Mining
The Giant Holes:  Super Pit gold mine, Kalgoorlie-Australia #Vendora
The Fimiston Open Pit, colloquially known as the Super Pit, is Australia's largest open cut gold mine. The Super Pit is located off the Goldfields Highway on the south-east edge of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. The pit is oblong in shape and is approximately 3.5 kilometres long, 1.5 kilometres wide and 570 metres deep. At these dimensions, it is large enough to be seen from space. The Super Pit is owned by Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines Pty Ltd, a company owned 50/50 by Barrick Gold Corporation and Newmont Mining Corporation. The mine produces 850,000 ounces (28 tonnes) of gold per year, and employs around 550 employees directly on site.
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Newmont Boddington Gold Mine
A 3D animated flythrough we produced for the official re-opening of Boddington Gold Mine in Western Australia last year.
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Seems Trump Admin. Open To Dialogue on Mining - Newmont CEO
There are lots of factors that could potentially work in the mining sector’s favour, one of which could be President Trump. Speaking with Kitco News, Newmont CEO Gary Goldberg said it seems like the Trump administration is ‘open to dialogue on regulations’ and looking to make changes to the corporate tax rate, all of which would help the industry. Goldberg also comments on the current gold price. Don’t forget to sign up for Kitco News’ Weekly Roundup – comes out every Friday to recap the hottest stories & videos of the week: https://connect.kitco.com/subscription/newsletter.html Join the conversation @ The Kitco Forums and be part of the premier online community for precious metals investors: https://gold-forum.kitco.com/ -- Or join the conversation on social media: @KitcoNewsNOW on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kitconewsnow --- Kitco News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/kitconews --- Kitco News on Google+: http://google.com/+kitco --- Kitco News on StockTwits: http://stocktwits.com/kitconews
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Newmont Celebrates International Women's Day 2019
To commemorate the day, some of the women who work at Newmont's mines are sharing their experience. We believe that bringing visibility to the range of roles and responsibilities that women hold across our business can help influence perceptions about the industry in a positive way – because mining is made for everyone!
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Barrick Gold CEO: Mining More Gold in Nevada | Mad Money | CNBC
Barrick Gold CEO Mark Bristow explains to Jim Cramer why he prefers a merger over a joint venture with Newmont Mining to increase gold mining in Nevada. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC » Watch more Mad Money here: http://bit.ly/WatchMadMoney » Read more about Barrick Gold here: https://cnb.cx/2UlKEXD "Mad Money" takes viewers inside the mind of one of Wall Street's most respected and successful money managers. Jim Cramer is your personal guide through the confusing jungle of Wall Street investing, navigating through both opportunities and pitfalls with one goal in mind -- to try to help you make money. About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Get More Mad Money! Read the latest news: http://madmoney.cnbc.com Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/MadMoneyEpisodes Like Mad Money on Facebook: http://bit.ly/LikeMadMoney Follow Cramer on Twitter: http://bit.ly/FollowCramer Connect with CNBC News Online! Visit CNBC.com: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC Barrick Gold CEO: Mining More Gold in Nevada | Mad Money | CNBC
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The Boddington Hot Seaters - This is our story - Cinema Ad
These mums are like gold for a goldmine. The 'Boddington Hot Seaters' are a group of lively mums (and one dad) who have dramatically increased production at the Boddington Gold Mine, 130 kilometres from Perth. Newmont Mining identified a large loss of production time occurring while fulltime equipment operators on twelve hour shifts took morning tea and lunch breaks. This was equating to thousands of tonnes of ore not being moved. In an inspired move, the Boddington management team decided to train and employ local women who were looking for work between 9am and 2pm, to relieve the fulltime operators. Danny Foley explains the concept: "Hot Seating is where you change equipment as quickly and safely as possible. It's one out and one in, and go." These mums certainly pull their weight, and then some. As Cathy points out, "Fully loaded, the trucks are about 500 tonne." Thankfully these monstrous machines are fully automatic and have as Cathy describes "a better turning circle than my ute." From an operational perspective the 'Mother's Shift', as it's known, covered the production downtime during the breaks of fulltime equipment operators, with an estimated 120 to 160 hours of equipment operational time gained. That equates to millions of dollars a year. But on a personal level, the job is priceless. As Louise says, "it's massive for me and my self confidence." Rochelle's daughter Jade has even noticed the change in her Mum. "It made her a lot more confident, I'm proud of her. And she's made a lot of friends." Importantly, the mums have gained industry training skills and experience while still being able to drop off and collect their kids from school. As Rochelle says, "To go to work when the kids are at school, knowing they're safe and happy - we are lucky." Kylie agrees, "It's nice to be able to pick them up from school. We're not missing out on anything with this job." Cathy chimes in with a smile, "Happy wife, happy life, there's no question about that." But let's not forget Patrick - he's the one bloke on the 'Mother's Shift', and he gets to drive these colossal machines around for a living -- making him one of the happiest home dads in the world! The move to employ locals won the '2012 Outstanding Company Initiative' award with the Chamber of Minerals and Energy WA (CMEWA) the 'Innovation in Training and Development' award with the Australian Mines and Minerals Association (AMMA) in May and was a finalist at the Australian Human Resource Industry Award. Despite all this recognition the Boddington Hot Seaters still have their priorities straight. Cathy puts it nicely, "my kids are worth more to me than a truck load of gold." Thanks to this great initiative from Australian Mining, she can give them all the attention they need. For more great stories from Australian Mining, please visit: http://www.thisisourstory.com.au
Views: 12189 AusMiningStory
Newmont Boddington Gold Mine Vital Behaviour -The Challenge
Newmont Boddington Gold Mine Vital Behaviour. G'day guys and thanks for stopping by I work on B crew Load and Haul and would like to see who would lock arms with me and do this Gate to Gate Challenge .... The Newmont Boddington Gold Mine Vital Behaviour perches positive and safe behaviour to be fit for work and that is exactly what me purpose is in this challenge ..... If you got the guts and the stamina let's connect and lead by example ... Lean and mean Is the name of the game ... This helps me have Heeps of energy and be super fit for work on a daily basis and I believe it is time to share the passion ..... Thanks and looking forward to meet you Peace Anan Lashin "The Lean and Mean Machine " Email: [email protected] Mobile 0427011003.
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Ahafo Newmont Accident: Families to be compensated
Ahafo Newmont Accident: Families to be compensated
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Plutonic Gold Mine Western Australia
Aerial View of a Gold Mine, about 1000Kms North East of Perth.
Mining Camp Room
Check out this camp accommodation.
Views: 30668 Sounder
Nexus Gold to Begin Exploration Work at McKenzie Gold Project, Red Lake, Ontario
Nexus Gold Corp. (TSX-V: NXS, OTCQB: NXXGF, FSE: N6E) is pleased to report that it has finalized its upcoming exploration plans for its 100%-owned McKenzie Gold Project, situated in Red Lake, Ontario. Over the past two months the Company has been reviewing historic exploration activities on and around its 1,348.5-hectare McKenzie Gold property. The project is located in the heart of the world-famous Red Lake gold camp. The highly prospective geological setting is analogous to several past producers. McKenzie hosts nine documented historical gold occurrences with limited exploration and is preferentially situated adjacent to Newmont Goldcorp on its east and northern boundaries, and Pure Gold Mining's Madsen project on the southern boundary. ************************ Check out our website: https://www.stockpulse.com Subscribe to our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa-g1JRLm2laxeZ-PfEIm9Q?sub_confirmation=1 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/StockPulseio Like us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stockpulseio Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StockPulseio Follow us on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/stockpulseio ************************
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Tocqueville's Hathaway Likes Osisko Mining, Newmont: Video
June 1 (Bloomberg) -- John Hathaway, a fund manager at Tocqueville Asset Management LP, talks with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox about his investment strategy for gold producers. Hathaway also discusses prospects for Osisko Mining Corp. and Newmont Mining Corp., and the outlook for gold prices. (Source: Bloomberg)
Views: 1990 Bloomberg
Open Pit
Feature documentary Open Pit is a tour de force of investigative journalism and guerilla filmmaking that reveals the vicious face of "dirty gold" in Peru. A film by Gianni Converso. Produced by Daniel Santana and Gianni Converso. In the heart of Cajamarca, Newmont Mining Corporation operates the Yanacocha Gold Mine, one of the largest Open Pit mining operations in the world. Using the cyanide leach process, Newmont Mining has come to define "dirty gold" for a generation of Campecinos -- the indigenous people who have lived at the top of the Peruvian Andes since the Inca civilization.
Views: 41476 OpenPitDocumentary
World news |  Newmont to become largest gold producer
Newmont to become largest gold producer Newmont Mining said it will buy smaller rival Goldcorp for 10 billion, becoming the world's biggest gold producer, just as gold reserves are declining.
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Mining - Dirty Jobs
Views: 609 Piper Mathews
FSRN Gold Mining in Haiti Exposes Corruption
As delegates and activists from around the world gather this week in Brazil for the RIO+20 conference on sustainable development, they'll be discussing a broad range of issues, including food security, urban growth, jobs and disaster response. Advocates are also drawing attention to the corporate influence at the UN-backed conference and calling for an alternative to extractive industries, such as mining. According to a draft text of the RIO+20 resolution obtained and published by the Guardian today, delegates will include mining as a way to alleviate poverty and help countries to meet development goals. The text also calls for strong government oversight of mining. Mining plays a big role in many developing countries, including Haiti. As the country continues to recover from the devastating earthquake of 2010 and pervasive government corruption, foreign companies are rushing in to mine for gold. According to a ten-month investigation by local reporters and students with Haiti Grassroots Watch, one third of the land in northern Haiti is under exploration, research or extraction by foreign companies and some residents are worried about environmental destruction. One of those residents is Elie Florestan from Grand Bois. "I think a mine might cause lots of problems for us. They say the mine would use our river. They say our water might become polluted. And that many families will be displaced." Two of the foreign companies most aggressively pushing for mining are Eurasian Minerals, based in Canada, and Newmont, based in the US. According to Haiti Grassroots Watch, two Haitian ministers recently signed a "Memorandum of Understanding" with Newmont and Eurasian that says the companies can begin drilling at one of their sites, a violation of Haitian law, which states no drilling can occur without a mining convention. The mining companies have promised to provide much-needed jobs in the area and some residents expressed support for the projects. Anthony Silvestre, a resident of Morne Bossa said some of the land in his area was rich with the mineral. "We feel very strongly about something: we like foreigners a lot. When foreigners come and work with us we're proud and it's beautiful. If they make a mine at Morne Bossa it would be as if God himself came down from heaven." But communities in nearby Dominican Republic are already confronting the costs of mining. The Canadian companies Barrick and Goldcorp are teaming up to develop an open pit mine. Barrick has already been forced to clean up a river polluted with sulphuric acid from a previous government-backed project in the area. Some residents described being displaced from their land for the new mine. "They moved us to this neighbohood, with nothing, no jobs no land. We're farmers! But we have nowhere to plant except the yard." In Haiti, residents and community journalists are organizing to demand more transparency in the process. But the pace is picking up. One of the mining firms, Eurasian Minerals, has collected 44,000 samples and Newmont is considering at least five mine sites. The government's role has also been called into question. A former Minister of the Economy and Finances is now a paid consultant for Newmont and residents have struggled to get information about the projects. Arnolt Jean is a farmer in Lakwev. He calls the government irresponsible. "Yes, the country is poor. But what's underground could make us rich. If the government did what it was supposed to do, and exploit the minerals that are underground, the country would not be poor, but since what's underground stays underground, rich people figure out how to exploit the minerals, so they can become richer. Those who live on top of the ground stay poor. Those who exploit what's underground get even richer." Despite millions of dollars of aid money pouring into Haiti, the government still lacks resources to adequately monitor mining or oversee future projects. To view the full report, including a video on gold mining in Haiti, go to haitigrassrootswatch.org. More at http://fsrn.org/
Views: 6731 Reddebrek
Borden - Goldcorp's Building a Mine of the Future
Goldcorp is building a mine of the future at Borden - an all-electric underground mine that will significantly improve the health and safety performance of the mine and reduce its environmental footprint. Visit our blog for more details: http://www.goldcorp.com/English/blog/Blog-Details/2016/Its-Electric---Goldcorp-Sees-the-Mine-of-the-Future-at-Borden/default.aspx
Views: 3846 Newmont Goldcorp
Minerals Commission begins investigations into Newmont mines Accident
The Minerals Commission, is investigating last Saturday's accident at Newmont Ghana’s Ahafo mine in which six construction workers from Consar were killed. For now, the scene of the accident has been cordoned off as the Minerals Commission’s Principal Inspector of mines for the Ashanti Region looks into the matter and is expected to present a report in the next two weeks.
BC Mining Jobs Task Force announcement
A BC Mining Jobs Task Force has been established to review exploration and mining in the province and find ways to strengthen this important industry. The 12-member task force will include representatives from industry, First Nations, municipal government, an environmental non-governmental organization, labour, post-secondary/training, and the financial sector. Read more: https://news.gov.bc.ca/16479
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