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Newmont Mining | Environment

We focus on minimizing and mitigating our impact on water, land, air quality, climate and biodiversity, and working with stakeholders on systemic solutions to complex environmental challenges.

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Energy & Climate Change: Newmont Identifies Risks and Opportunities
Climate change is real and we recognize the risks it presents to our business and to the world. In this first of our three-blog series on Energy and Climate Change, we’re highlighting Newmont’s work to better identify the impacts of warming global temperatures on our business and societies. Mining, like all large-scale industrial operations, is energy-intensive and uses myriad...
Nov 10, 2017 10:55 AM ET
Newmont's Commitment to Creating a More Sustainable World
In 2015, more than 130 heads of state at the United Nations (UN) Summit on Sustainable Development adopted 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) that aim to end poverty, protect the environment and promote prosperity by 2030. In 2016, we conducted a comprehensive mapping exercise of Newmont’s current contribution to the SDGs. This exercise involved completing a baseline...
Oct 19, 2017 5:45 PM ET
New Study Reaffirms Newmont Tailings Responsibly Managed at Buyat Bay in Indonesia
A recently published report, coordinated by the Government of Indonesia’s Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, concluded that Newmont’s former Mesel gold mine in North...
Oct 5, 2017 3:50 PM ET
Newmont's Sustainability Practices in Action: Water in Peru
The region of Cajamarca, located in northern Peru, is home to many rural communities whose residents depend on agriculture. From May to October, the region sees little to no rainfall creating drought-like conditions impacting agricultural production and livestock grazing. This annual dry season also impacts life in the City of Cajamarca, where inadequate water infrastructure means many...
Oct 2, 2017 1:30 PM ET
Newmont Engages Stakeholders for Improved Watershed Management
As part of the Newmont water management strategy, regions are completing evaluations of their watershed to develop methodology that are in line with the ICMM guidelines on Catchment based water management for the mining and metals industry. These guidelines...
Sep 25, 2017 3:35 PM ET