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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If we do not fight to defend what is ours, maybe tomorrow it may stop belonging to us. The agreement, signed by state pa and mine operator Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation, a Barrick is “pleased to reach an agreement that preserves the economic value of the Pueblo Viejo mine, while also addressing the fiscal objectives of the country,” the company told BNamericas in an emailed statement, with the contract providing “stability for both parties moving forward.

We have two types of notes: 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. The content has been shared, if you want to share this content with other users click here. Republca can we help you? The debate over the mining contract came to head in February when President Danilo Medina called the terms “unacceptable” due to higher gold prices, and demanded the contract be modified, threatening a windfall tax if no agreement could be reached.

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.


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. Close Ask us a question. Inthe mine found a new leaseholder, the Canadian company Placer Dome, which signed a year contract before being bought by another Canadian company, Barrick Gold, in The greatest care possible was taken to ensure consistency of information in order make a like-for-like comparison in project dde.


Despite the repubkica relations efforts, people are continuing to protest. The deal is “in line” with the agreement golc principle reached in Dominicaba, the company added, and still requires approval by the Dominican congress, Barrick said. Create note Ask us. Start a free trial.

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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 market, the greater the profits for the Stage.

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Once the gold oxide was processed, the sulfides were exposed and the mine was abandoned to its fate, allowing acidic waters from the Margajita River to gpld away to the Hatillo Dam. While dontrato company talks about food poisoning [es]others insist that the poisoning was due a a boiler explosion [es].

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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. If you want to have full access please Start a free trial Ask us Send us your feedback.


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No to Barrick Gold in the Dominican Republic. 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 and Margajita Rivers.

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Your questions and comments are important to us. Please select Yes No. ABX contract for the Pueblo Viejo gold-silver mine in the Dominican Republic will secure additional benefits to the state, according to a government statement. In the case of private projects, information is taken from public sources, such as stock exchange filings, annual reports, company presentations, third party research and press releases.