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full report: "Dirty Metals: Mining Communities and the Environment"

Author: Earthworks and Oxfam America, Published on: 1 February 2004

...details the massive pollution, huge open pits, devastating community health effects, worker dangers and, in many cases, human rights abuses that have become hallmarks of gold and metals mining in countries such as Peru, Indonesia, Ghana and in parts of the United States. [refers to mining companies including Cambior, Placer Dome, Southern Peru Copper Corp, Newmont, BHP Billiton, Inco, Doe Run (part of Renco), Noranda, Manhattan Minerals, Meridian Gold, Barrick Gold, Rio Tinto, Cameco, Freeport-McMoRan, Ashanti Goldfields, Benguet, Glamis Gold, Orvana Minerals, Pegasus Gold, Ivanhoe Mines, Esmeralda Exploration, Western Mining]

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Related companies: Barrick Gold Benguet BHP Billiton Cambior Cameco Doe Run (part of Renco) Esmeralda Exploration Freeport-McMoRan Glamis Gold (part of Goldcorp) Grupo México Inco (part of Companhia Vale do Rio Doce) Ivanhoe Mines (now Turquoise Hill Resources) Manhattan Minerals Meridian Gold Newmont Noranda (part of Falconbridge) Placer Dome (part of Barrick Gold) Renco Rio Tinto Southern Copper (part of Grupo México) Western Mining