Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Barrick Gold Corporation: Perfect Storm at Pascua Lama

SMITH N. Craig, McCORMICK Erin
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This case is about a gold mining company that seeks to practice “responsible mining” by addressing environmental and stakeholder concerns, but which nevertheless attracts protests. Barrick Gold Corporation has invested $4.8 billion developing the Pascua Lama gold mine in a glacial region of South America, but opposition has blocked the project.