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.

Author: Kazragal Yozshushicage
Country: Sao Tome and Principe
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Personal Growth
Published (Last): 20 March 2011
Pages: 59
PDF File Size: 5.95 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.33 Mb
ISBN: 799-4-68715-710-1
Downloads: 12018
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Ditaur

Inthe mine found a new leaseholder, the Canadian company Placer Republoca, which signed a year contract before being bought by another Canadian company, Barrick Gold, in 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.

El Nuevo Diario

If you want to have full access please Start a Free Trial. Close We have something new for you. 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. 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.

Si no peleamos ahora por defender lo que es nuestro quizas manana dej de pertenecernos entonces, por que lucharemos???


The agreement, signed by state officials and mine operator Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation, a Your friend’s e-mail address: 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.


Where guidance is non-specific as to dates for completion, the following is used.

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. The content has been shared, if you want to share this content with other users click here.

Close E-mail to a Friend. Barrick Gold has felt a lot of pressure in the Dominican Republic that it has seen the urgent need erpublica a public relations program, which includes the publication of statements in paid advertisement spaces in national newspapers and on national television.

Join our e-mail list.

Cotui contra Pueblo Viejo/Barrick Gold, Dominican Republic | EJAtlas

Close Ask us a question. While the company talks about food poisoning [es]others insist that the poisoning was due a a boiler explosion [es]. 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. An error has occurred, please try again. There is also a barrick 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.

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.

Despite the public relations efforts, people are continuing to protest. Ask us a question. The greatest care possible was taken to ensure consistency of information in order make a like-for-like comparison in project costs. Links Conrtato and Communities.

Barruck contract for the Pueblo Viejo gold-silver mine in the Dominican Republic will secure additional benefits barrick the state, according to a government statement.

If you want to have full access please Start a free trial Ask us Send repiblica your feedback. In the case of state-owned projects, validation is carried out where possible with either a member of the consortium, EPC contractor, a relevant state agency or advisors to either party.

Once the gold oxide was processed, the sulfides were exposed and the mine was abandoned to its fate, allowing acidic waters dominiicana the Margajita River to drain away to the Hatillo Dam. While some people believe that the contract leaves the Dominican Republic at a clear disadvantage, this is not the only reason for protest.


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.

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. If you want to have full access please Start a Free Trial Email address. We should stand up for our ideals.

Protest Barrick : Dominican Republic: Opposition to Barrick Gold Mining Operations

This is a Free Account. 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 republjca for the Stage.

Please select Yes No.

Projects must have a:. Start a Free Trial Already a subscriber?

Production at the mine contributed to a 1. 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. Inthe Dominican people stood up to fight against a cement factory that would be installed in the Los Haitises National Park. If original contracts cannot be obtained, information is taken from public documents, presentations, news articles from BNamericas archives, and external sources.