Let off for now

  • 30/01/2005

newmont Mining Corp, the world's biggest gold miner, claimed on December 28, 2004, that a $528.1 million civil lawsuit against its subsidiary pt Newmont Minahasa Raya in Indonesia for causing heavy metal poisoning has been withdrawn. Newmont was charged with dumping carcinogenic waste in Buyat Bay near its Minahasa gold mine in northeast Indonesia (see Down To Earth,

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