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9 November 2018

Tanzania: NGO urges Barrick Gold to address alleged human rights issues at subsidiary's mine ahead of proposed merger with Randgold, company responds

Rights and Accountability in Development has written to top executives at Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources ahead of the merger between the two companies, warning them about human rights abuses at Acacia Mining’s North Mara Gold Mine in Tanzania....

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22 October 2018
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Author: Clarín

“Analizan la continuidad de la mina Pascua-Lama” - 18 de octubre de 2018...

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9 October 2018

Papua New Guinea: Community members raise concerns over licence extension for Porgera gold mine

Author: Jarni Blakkarly, SBS

"PNG landowners battle against one of the world's biggest gold miners", 1 October 2018...

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NGO rejoinder
2 October 2018

Akali Tange Association Rejoinder to Barrick Gold

"It is becoming a systematic problem for Barrick Gold Corp for almost two decades in denying allegations of human and environment rights abuses. The reports as stated in the Dirty Profit 6 are all true. Other similar reports of human and environment...

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Company response
2 October 2018

Barrick Gold Responds to Akali Tange Association Rejoinder

"The ATA reiterates many of the inaccurate allegations raised in Facing Finance’s report about the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV)1 on which Barrick has already provided a detailed response in July 2018. As such, rather than repeat our position on these...

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18 September 2018

Tanzania: MiningWatch Canada on alleged shortcomings of Barrick Gold's subsidiary's new operational-level grievance mechanism; company responds

MiningWatch Canada has issued a brief documenting alleged shortcomings of Barrick Gold's new operational-level grievance mechanism. These include lack of capacity of grievants due to low literacy levels and poverty, lack of understanding of the...

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11 September 2018

Renewable energy increasingly popular with mining companies

"As mining companies become more aware of the rapidly falling costs of renewables, wind and solar are set to become a growing trend in powering mining operations worldwide over the coming years, shows a new report from Fitch Solutions. On the back of...

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29 August 2018

Peru: Portal highlights that Volcan and Las Bambas mining projects did not pay but half the price for the water they use in their operations

Author: Red Muqui

Research divulged this morning by the investigation portal [Ojo Público, Public Eye] shows that a group of mining companies have privileged access to water sources.  It says that “all of Peru’s drinkable water is in the hands of corporations,...

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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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7 August 2018
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Author: El Masacre (República Dominicana)

“Ministro de Medio Ambiente visita mina de Barrick Pueblo Viejo”, 3 de agosto de 2018...

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