Minera Yanacocha (joint venture Newmont, Sumitomo & Compañía de Minas Buenaventura)
Member of UN Global Compact
Headquarters in Peru
Author: Oxfam America
Recently, residents of the Peruvian city of Cajamarca raised their voices to oppose the expansion of a gold mine to Quilish Mountain, a key water resource for over 100,000 people in the city and valley. Despite local concerns about cyanide used by the...
Author: Danielle Knight, Inter Press Service
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has refused to investigate allegations of corruption involving a gold mine it co-owns in Peru...The IFC owns five percent of the Minera Yanacocha mine, the largest gold mine in Latin America, which is co...
Hundreds of protesters blocked a major highway in northern Peru this week, alleging local water supplies had been contaminated by toxic mercury from Latin America's largest gold mine Yanacocha [joint venture Newmont & Buenaventura], but officials...