Gold is one of the world’s most precious commodities, but in South America...
Cerro Moro Gold-Silver Mine, Santa Cruz Province
Cerro Moro gold-silver mine is located 70km south-west of the port of Puerto Deseado in Santa Cruz province, Argentina, covering 175km². Extorre Gold Mines (EGM), the owner and operator of the mine, was acquired by Yamana Gold in August 2012.
BHP awards $171.54m maintenance services contract to Monadelphous
BHP Billiton Iron Ore has awarded a A$240m ($171.54m) contract to engineering company Monadelphous Group to provide general maintenance services at its mine sites, located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia (WA).
US Senate Committee passes bill to ban mining near Yellowstone
The US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources has cleared a bill that seeks to permanently ban mining on federal public land north of Yellowstone National Park.
The rising risk of gold supply chains in South America
Gold is one of the world’s most precious commodities, but in South America its production is increasingly dogged by human rights abuses and illicit activities, which creates significant financial and reputation risk for companies. Heidi Vella discusses the challenges with Jesse Spiro, global head of threat finance and emerging risks for Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk.
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