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  1. Jachal Residents Protest Reopening of Veladero Mine

    10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Residents of the town of Jáchal, in Argentina’s San Juan province, stepped up protests last week after Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold announced it was resuming operations at the nea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2016 - 08:26

  2. Barrick Gold Resumes Normal Operations at Veladero Mine

    6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina After receiving approval from local authorities, Barrick Gold Corp has resumed normal operations at its Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province, the company said on October 3rd. T ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 08:21

  3. Argentinian Judge Upholds Suspension at Veradero Mine

    3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina An Argentinian judge on September 30th upheld the suspension of operations at Barrick Gold Corp's Veladero mine in San Juan province. In his decision, Judge Pablo Oritja cited a rep ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2016 - 09:59

  4. Argentina’s San Juan Province Temporarily Suspends Operations at Veladero Mine

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The government of Argentina’s San Juan province has temporarily suspended operations at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in the wake of a new spill at the site. A pipe carrying process solu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2016 - 08:57

  5. Jachal Residents Demand Closure of Barrick Gold’s Veladero Mine

    15 Jul 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Ten months after a major cyanide spill at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province, local residents are demanding that the government shut down the project. Residen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 10:45

  6. UNEP Head for Latin America Stands by San Juan Pollution Findings

    16 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Leo Heileman, the United Nations Environment Program’s (UNEP) new head for Latin America, is standing by his agency’s conclusions about the environmental impacts of last September' ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2016 - 12:00

  7. Argentinian Protesters Demand Closure of Veladero Mine

    29 Apr 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Dozens of environmental activists gathered at the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires on April 27th for a silent protest to demand that President Mauricio Macri close Barrick Gold’s Veladero ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/29/2016 - 10:10

  8. Veladero Mine Violates Argentina’s Glacier Law: US Expert

    13 Apr 2016- 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine is located in periglacial area of Argentina, and therefore violates the country’s Glacier Law, according to a US geologist. The scientist, Robert Moran, vis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/13/2016 - 11:45

  9. Argentinian Judge Orders Creation of Commission to Investigate Barrick Gold’s Practices at Veladero Mine

    24 Mar 2016- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Argentinian Federal Judge Sebastian Casanello this week ordered the creation of an expert commission to investigate conditions and practices at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in San Juan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/24/2016 - 11:36

  10. Barrick Gold Fined $9.8 Million for Veladero Cyanide Spill

    14 Mar 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina A court in Argentina’s San Juan province on March 11th fined Canadian miner Barrick Gold $9.8 million USD for a cyanide spill at its Veladero mine last September. Announcing the fine, S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/14/2016 - 10:14

  11. With Nine Employees Under Investigation for Environmental Crimes in Argentina, Barrick Gold Says No Health Risk From Cyanide Spill

    11 Mar 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TORONTO, ON, Canada Canadian mining giant Barick Gold this week responded to Argentinian media reports that nine of its employees had been “processed” last week as part of a criminal investigation into the cya ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/11/2016 - 10:02

  12. Argentinian Judge Asks for More Studies on Veladero Mine Cyanide Spill

    7 Mar 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Argentinian Federal Judge Sebastián Casanello last week asked the University of Buenos Aires and the National University of Cuyo (Uncuyo) to carry out testing of residents of San Juan pr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/07/2016 - 10:13

  13. Argentinian Government Report Finds Problems With Barrick Gold's Handling of Veladero Cyanide Spill

    4 Mar 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina A report by Argentina’s Undersecretary for Environmental Control and Supervision has identified several ways that Barrick Gold mismanaged last September’s cyanide spill at its Veladero m ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2016 - 10:17

  14. Concerns Over Water Pollution From Codelco Pipeline Rupture

    26 Feb 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VALPARAISO, Chile The Valparaiso Health Authority has started a legal summary against Chile’s National Copper Corporation (Codelco) after a pipeline rupture at Codelco's Andina mine caused 50 cubic meters ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/26/2016 - 11:27

  15. Barrick Gold Investigated for Environmental Crimes in Argentina

    25 Feb 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Canadian miner Barrick Gold faces a possible investigation for environmental crimes in connection with a cyanide spill at its Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan Province last Septemb ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2016 - 10:05

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