DENVER -- (Business Wire)
Goldcorp Corporation (NYSE: NEM, TSX: NGT) (Newmont Goldcorp or the
Company) is safely ramping up operations at the Peñasquito mine in
Mexico following the lifting of an illegal blockade and the
establishment of a dialogue process sponsored by the national government.
Concentrate shipments from the mine, as well as the delivery of supplies
to the site, have resumed and workers are going through orientation
sessions to ensure production begins in a safe and orderly manner.
During the temporary suspension of operations, which began on April 29,
the mine used the downtime to bring forward maintenance on a variety of
systems and equipment.
Newmont Goldcorp is committed to good-faith dialogue with the trucking
company and the San Juan de Cedros community (one of 25 neighboring
communities) to achieve a fair and enduring resolution to contract and
water availability issues.
The Peñasquito mine produced 272,000 ounces of gold in 2018 and directly
employs more than 6,000 people while supporting another 20,000 indirect
jobs in the region. Peñasquito has enhanced water availability to
neighboring communities through a number of projects including water
treatment plants, new wells, pipelines and water trucks.
About Newmont Goldcorp
Newmont Goldcorp is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of
copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of
assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining
jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa.
Newmont Goldcorp is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index
and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and
governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value
creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and
technical proficiency. Newmont Goldcorp was founded in 1921 and has been
publicly traded since 1925.
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meaning of Section 27A of the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and
Section 21E of the US Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, which are
intended to be covered by the safe harbor created by such sections and
other applicable laws. Forward-looking statements may include, without
limitation, statements relating to future production and operations at
the Peñasquito mine. Where a forward-looking statement expresses or
implies an expectation or belief as to future events or results, such
expectation is expressed in good faith and believed to have a reasonable
basis. However, such statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and
other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially.
Risks may include, but are not limited to, community relations risks and
other factors disclosed in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for
the year ended December 31, 2018 under the heading “Risk Factors” filed
with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and the
Company’s recent SEC filings, available on the SEC website or www.newmontgoldcorp.com,
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“forward-looking statement,” including, without limitation, outlook, to
reflect events or circumstances after the date of this news release, or
to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as may be
required under applicable securities laws. Investors should not assume
that any lack of update to a previously issued “forward-looking
statement” constitutes a reaffirmation of that statement. Continued
reliance on “forward-looking statements” is at investors’ own risk.
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Omar Jabara, 303.837.5114
Source: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation
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