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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Where project costs are measured in a local currency, amounts are converted to US dollars at the date of the relevant announcement, signature or report. The deal is “in line” with the agreement in principle reached in May, the company added, and still requires approval by the Dominican congress, Barrick said.

Add a message to the shared content. Production at the mine contributed to a 1. While some people believe that the contract leaves the Dominican Republic at a clear disadvantage, this is not the only reason for protest.

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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. An error has occurred, please try again.

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Create note Ask us. Close Ask us a question. Close We have something new for you. 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 Close Share this content. Y la Barrick se niega a entregar tanto dinero. You have no more credits available: No dmoinicana was made to adjust figures for inflation during the course of research or for consideration of the time value of money.

Close Unlock this content. While the company talks about food poisoning [es]others insist that the poisoning was due a a boiler repuboica [es]. No to Barrick Gold in the Dominican Republic. Si no peleamos ahora por defender lo que es nuestro quizas manana dej de pertenecernos entonces, por que lucharemos??? 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.

Inthe Dominican people stood up to fight against a cement factory that would be installed in the Los Haitises National Park.

Links Mines and Communities. 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.

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. Activists are concerned about the terms of the agreement with the Dominican State, as well as environmental impacts on the region.

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. In judging the timing of investment decisions for private projects, great care was taken to differentiate between large projects receiving environmental approval and proceeding directly to construction, and smaller projects where the investment decision hinges on securing financing.

Start a Free Trial. Despite the public relations efforts, people are continuing to protest. If you want to have full access please Start a free trial. 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. Indeed, there have been public protests [es] and various groups have utilized groups on Facebook [es].


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If you want to have full access please Contraro 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. For Holy Week, there is a planned 4-day pilgrimage walk that will depart from Km. This is a Free Account. Please select Yes No. 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 drain away to the Hatillo Dam.

Barrick is “pleased to reach an agreement that preserves the economic value of the Pueblo Viejo mine, contratto also addressing the fiscal baerick of the country,” the company told BNamericas in an emailed statement, with the contract providing “stability for both parties moving forward.