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13 February 2012

Centerra Gold response

Author: Stephen Lang, Centerra Gold

Dr. Moran’s report covers a wide range of issues, and we are preparing a comprehensive response which will be forwarded in the coming weeks. In the meantime...I wish to clarify and correct...a number of points emerging from his report, which paints an...

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Article
31 January 2012

[PDF] Kumtor Gold facilities, Kyrgyzstan: Comments on water, environmental and related issues

Author: Dr. Robert Moran, CEE Bankwatch Network

...Centerra-KOC [Kumtor Operating Company]...Mine operations...are contaminating local ground and surface waters by releasing elevated concentrations of...contaminants (uranium, arsenic, aluminum, iron, copper, molybdenum, manganese, nickel, zinc,...

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Article
3 July 2011

[DOC] RE : Arrests of Leaders of Fire Nation (Gal Undesten) and United Movement of Mongolian Rivers and Lakes (UMMRL)

Author: Tricia Feeney, Rights & Accountability in Development (RAID)

I am writing to you as a matter of some urgency regarding the reports we have just received concerning the recent arrests of leaders of Mongolia’s environmental movement...The arrests on 23 June 2011 of the leaders of Fire Nation and the United...

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13 October 2010

Mongolia: Eco-warriors call attention to economic development dilemma

Author: Pearly Jacob, EurasiaNet.org

[F]our environmental activists...opened fire on gold mining equipment owned by two foreign companies...The shooters, members of the United Movement of Mongolian Rivers and Lakes...sent a powerful message: Puraam, a Chinese firm, and Centerra Gold, a...

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Company response
20 January 2010

Response by Centerra Gold: CEE Bankwatch report says gold mining projects financed by European Bank for Reconstruction & Development harm environment, local communities in Armenia, Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan.

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Article
19 January 2010

[DOC] Centerra Gold response re CEE Bankwatch report “Between a rock and a hard place”

Author: Kumtor Operating Company

…The environmental monitoring program, ongoing studies and results of the conducted audits continue to demonstrate that KOC has not adversely impacted the local environment and continues to be in compliance with national and international...

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21 December 2009

[DOC] Dundee Precious Metals comments on the CEE Bankwatch Report “Between a rock and a hard place. How local communities pay the cost of EBRD-financed gold mining projects”

Author: Dundee Precious Metals

“…[I]t is always disappointing to see reports under CEE Bankwatch letterhead relating to our operations that contain errors and omissions and use innuendo to make a point. This is so because it leaves an impression of DPM that does not reflect our...

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27 November 2009

CEE Bankwatch report says gold mining projects financed by European Bank for Reconstruction & Development harm environment, local communities in Armenia, Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan

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Article
27 November 2009

[PDF] Between a rock and a hard place. How local communities pay the cost of EBRD-financed gold mining projects.

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network

…This collection of three case studies presents local people’s experience with EBRD-financed gold mining projects from three countries…: Kyrgyzstan, where Centerra Gold [part of Cameco Corporation] operates the Kumtor gold mine; Armenia, where Deno...

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Article
18 September 2006

Tarnished Gold: Mining and the Unmet Promise of Development

Author: Radhika Sarin - Earthworks, Nikki Reisch & Jennifer Kalafut - Bank Information Center, Keith Slack - Oxfam America, with Bretton Woods Project, Campagna per la riforma della Banca Mondiale

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) continues to dress up money-making gold mining investments as development, yet it fails to demonstrate how these projects actually reduce poverty. On its "golden" 50-year anniversary, we challenge the IFC to...

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