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RD Congo : L’or, toujours au cÅ“ur des conflits

La carte de conflits en RD Congo reproduit largement celle de l’or, de diamant et Uranium qui lui sont liées. Un pays qui réunit ces trois sources de richesse ou (au choix) de malédiction. Les conflits considérés comme un mode…


Afrique : Exploitation de l’or : une bombe à  retardement

Une exploitation d’un secteur opaque aux mains de 3 majors notamment AngloGold(South Africa), Barrick Gold( Canada) et Newmont Mining( USA) qui détiennent 80% de plus gros gisements africains de l’or. Une exploitation de l’or qui serait un vecteur important de…


Newmont boss under fire

The Wassa Association of Communities Affected By Mining (WACAM) has protested the proposed conferment of the International Bridge Builders award on Wayne Murdy, Chief Executive Officer of Newmont. This was contained in a petition sent by the association to the…


Environment and Employment top Mining & Metals CSR Agenda

Environment and employment are currently the major concerns regarding the Mining & Metals industry’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) record, states a report released today by Geneva-based reputation research firm Covalence, Covalence Mining & Metals Industry Report 2007. For 2006 to…


Is Big Business Buying Out the Environmental Movement?

In the business world these days, it appears that just about everything is for sale. Multi-billion-dollar deals are commonplace, and even venerable institutions such as the Wall Street Journal find themselves put into play. Yet companies are not the only…


Newmont pays $2.4m royalty to government

Newmont Mining Corporation’s Ahafo Mine has paid 2.4 million dollars to the government as mining royalty for the first quarter of 2007, the company has revealed. The company has projected it will produce at least 430,000 ounces in 2007. The…

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