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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. Mining Developers in Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul Region Fail to Meet Environmental Requirements

    19 Jul 2016- 11:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Companies developing metal deposits in Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul province are failing to company with environmental safety requirements, according to provincial authorities. Askhat Akibaev, th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/19/2016 - 11:50

  6. 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

  7. Kyrgyzstan Approves Kumtor Mining Plan

    28 Jun 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz government this week approved Kumtor’s 2016 mine plan. It is the final approval needed to ensure continuous operations at the gold mine in Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul province. Last w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/28/2016 - 10:15

  8. Centerra Receives Approval for Discharge, Emissions Permits for Kumtor Gold Mine

    23 Jun 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Centerra Gold Inc, owner of the Kumtor gold mine in Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul province, said this week that it has received approval for its 2016 maximum allowable emissions and maximum allowa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2016 - 11:30

  9. Kyrgyz Government Says Measures to Keep Kumtor Mine Operating Do Not Cancel Out Company’s Obligations

    20 Jun 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Kyrgyz government has ordered state agencies to take steps to ensure uninterrupted operations at the Kumtor gold mine in Issyk-Kul province, but has warned that these measures “do not c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2016 - 10:07

  10. Bishkek Court Fines Kumtor Mine Another $5.1 Million USD

    2 Jun 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Inter-District Court of Bishkek on June 1st fined the Kumtor Operating Company another $5.1 million USD for environmental damage at its gold mine in Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul region. The ru ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2016 - 10:21

  11. Centerra Gold to Seek Arbitration Over Violations at Kumtor Mine

    1 Jun 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Centerra Gold this week notified the Kyrgyz government of its intention to seek arbitration to resolve disputes related to number of issues at the Kumtor gold mine in Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/01/2016 - 10:08

  12. Kyrgyz Court Fines Kumtor Mine $98 Million for Environmental Damage

    26 May 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan The Bishkek Inter-District Court on May 25th issued a new ruling against the Kumtor Operating Company, a subsidiary of Toronto-based Centerra Gold, for environmental violations at its mine ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2016 - 10:21

  13. Kyrgyz Court Fines Kumtor Mine $10,000 for Environmental Damage

    24 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A Kyrgyz court on May 23rd fined Centerra Gold subsidiary Kumtor Gold $10,000 USD for environmental damage. The ruling is the first of four lawsuits Kyrgyzstan’s State Inspectorate for Ecol ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:12

  14. Kyrgyz Regulators Threaten Legal Action Against Kumtor Gold for Environmental Violations

    17 May 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan’s State Inspectorate for Ecological and Technical Safety has threatened to take legal action againt the Kumtor Gold Company for "a number of violations of the ecological and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2016 - 10:16

  15. 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

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