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Chilean Court Again Suspends Operations at Pascua Lama Mine Until Water Management System Is Completed

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TORONTO, Canada

Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold announced this week that Chile’s Copiapo Court of Appeals had upheld a previous court order requiring the company to halt operations at its $8.5 billion USD Pascua-Lama gold mine until a water management system is in place that satisfies Chile’s Superintendency of the Environment.