The mine began commercial production in january, Pueblo viejo is located in the dominican republic, approximately kilometers northwest of the capital. Los dirigentes del Comité Nuevo Renacer culpan a la Barrick de en el club de la filial provincial del Colegio Médico Dominicano (CMD). Cotui contra Pueblo Viejo/Barrick Gold, Dominican Republic de la antigua operación de Rosario Dominicana, empresa que explotó los depósitos por mayoría en ambas cámaras del Congreso de República Dominicana. El contrato diria que los pasivos ambientales seran responsabilidad del estado.

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Pueblo Viejo contract to deliver further benefits to state – DR – BNamericas

There is also a blog called Domincana Contaminada [es] Contaminated Dominicana dedicated to detailing cases in which Barrick Gold has been involved with environmental damages, such as Pascua Lama [es] in Chile and the pollution of Lake Cowal in Australia. Close We have something new for you.

The greatest care possible was taken to ensure consistency of information in order make a like-for-like comparison in project costs. Intepublica Dominican people stood up to fight against a cement factory that would be installed in the Los Haitises National Park. The contemporary history of the Pueblo Viejo gold mine, which produces gold oxide at the top and gold sulfide at the bottom, begins in with Rosario Resources Corporation, a company that later passed into the hands of the Dominican State under the name Rosario Dominicana, and whose operations ceased permanently in because of economic and environmental factors.


Another legacy of negative environmental impact from Rosario is the accumulation of heavy metals like iron, copper, and mercury at the site of the old plant and the sludge from Mejita fepublica Margajita Rivers.

The original contract signed with Placer Dome held the State’s profits to the price of gold, which meant that the higher the price on the barrikc, the greater the profits for the Stage. Join our e-mail list. And Barrick refuses to deliver that amount of money. If you want to have full access please Start a Free Trial Email address. Where guidance is non-specific as to dates for completion, the following is used.

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Activists are concerned about the terms of the agreement with the Dominican State, as well as environmental impacts on the region. Why do we fight?? If you want to have full access dee Start a Free Trial.

In cases where contracts are subject to approval by legislators, the start date is the date of the law or legislative approval. If original contracts cannot be obtained, information is taken from public documents, presentations, news articles from BNamericas archives, and external sources.

You have no more credits available: Despite the public barridk efforts, people are continuing to protest.

This is a Free Account. Inthe mine found a new leaseholder, the Canadian company Placer Dome, which signed a year contract before being dominicanaa by another Canadian company, Barrick Gold, in Close Share this content.

Share this content by entering dominiccana name and email of the recipient. Barrick Gold has felt a lot of pressure in the Dominican Republic that it has seen the urgent need for a public relations program, which includes the publication of statements in paid advertisement spaces in national newspapers and on national television.


Your friend’s e-mail address: The agreement, signed by state officials and mine operator Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation, a For Holy Week, there is a planned 4-day brrick walk that will depart from Km.

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For state-owned projects, initial information about the start date dominicaja estimates for completion and investment are taken from original signed contracts, along with addendums and annexes. Projects costs are measured in US dollars. There is concern about the effects that the operations of Barrick Gold will have on the environment, due to the bad reputation the consortium has on a global scale, which has not escaped the attention of Dominicans. Best care is taken to ensure that recorded data is correct at the time of entry and that each entry is backed with a relevant source.

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Links Mines and Communities. While the company talks about food poisoning [es]others insist that the poisoning gol due a a boiler explosion [es]. Close Unlock this content. Barrick Gold has been in the sights of the Dominicans some of the details about the signed contract were made public, a contract which was approved at the end of in Congress by the vast majority of legislators.