Going for Gold: The History of Newmont Mining Corporation

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"Newmont Mining Corporation has been in business for close to ninety years, having successfully navigated a business environment that brought down many of its competitors. Within that story of survival in a harsh, unforgiving business world is also the story of a company attempting to do the right thing regarding the environment, to have fair and ethical dealings with foreign governments, and to give citizens in the areas being mined an economic stake in the mining operation. These have not been easy goals to accomplish. How Newmont survived and prospered in these tumultuous times, especially from the mid-1980s until the present had not yet been recorded until this book. It is a story well worth reading."--Robert Sorgenfrei, ArthurLakes Library of the ColoradoSchool of Mines Newmont Mining Corporation has been in business for close to ninety years, having successfully navigated a business environment that brought down many of its competitors. Within that story of survival in a harsh, unforgiving business world is also the story of a company attempting to do the right thing regarding the environment, to have fair and ethical dealings with foreign governments, and to give citizens in the areas being mined an economic stake in the mining operation. These have not been easy goals to accomplish. How Newmont survived and prospered in these tumultuous times, especially from the mid-1980s until the present had not yet been recorded until this book. It is a story well worth reading. Robert Sorgenfrei, Arthur Lakes Library of the Colorado School of Mines" A most fascinating book I found difficult to put down. . . . extensively based on primary sources, particularly personal interviews with a great many of the people directly involved in, and setting, the history of the company. The book makes a valuable complement, supplementary reading, for mining engineering courses, business and management, etc. It is a superb, informative, instructive, and enjoyable read. Jaak Daemen, professor emeritus, Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno" Going for Gold is an important work. Fortunate we are to have this history-even though it at times walks delicately around some of the more difficult topics-and fortunate it is for the company to approach its centennial. . . . For those readers prospecting for information on twentieth-century mining history, especially the latter half of the century's gold boom, this book is well worth the assay. Technolgy and Culture " Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 "Going for Gold" is an important work. Fortunate we are to have this history-even though it at times walks delicately around some of the more difficult topics-and fortunate it is for the company to approach its centennial. . . . For those readers prospecting for information on twentieth-century mining history, especially the latter half of the century's gold boom, this book is well worth the assay. "Technolgy and Culture"" "A most fascinating book I found difficult to put down. . . . extensively based on primary sources, particularly personal interviews with a great many of the people directly involved in, and setting, the history of the company. The book makes a valuable complement, supplementary reading, for mining engineering courses, business and management, etc. It is a superb, informative, instructive, and enjoyable read."--Jaak Daemen, MackaySchool of Earth Sciences and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ""Going for Gold" is an important work. Fortunate we are to have this history-even though it at times walks delicately around some of the more difficult topics-and fortunate it is for the company to approach its centennial. . . . For those readers prospecting for information on twentieth-century mining history, especially the latter half of the century's gold boom, this book is well worth the assay."--"Technolgy and Culture" ""Going for Gold" is an important work. Fortunate we are to have this history-even though it at times walks delicately around some of the more difficult topics-and fortunate it is for the company to approach its centennial. . . . For those readers prospecting for information on twentieth-century mining history, especially the latter half of the century's gold boom, this book is well worth the assay."--"Technolgy and Culture"

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Newmont Mining, the world's second-largest gold miner and a Fortune 500 company, is the link between the early days of gold mining and today's technology-driven industry. Its story is one of scientific breakthroughs, corporate intrigue, Wall Street greed, and epic legal battles at home and abroad. Although for years a diversified multi-metal miner, Newmont has had a presence in the gold industry since 1917, when its founder helped finance South Africa's largest gold company. Three of its early leaders grew up in gold camps, and it later owned the most famous gold mines in California and Colorado. In the 1960s, the company was the first to seek out and exploit 'invisible gold', sub-microscopic deposits of the precious metal in tons of rock beneath the high desert of northern Nevada, making the Carlin Trend one of the world's major goldfields. The birth and growth of modern gold mining has all the excitement and historic significance of the metal's colorful past. Instead of panning for nuggets, today's corporate miners face heavy odds by having to extract value from ores containing as little as one-hundredth of an ounce per ton, as 240-ton trucks ascend beetle-like from half-mile deep pits and where the capital cost of a new mine can top $2 billion. In this work, the author tells the story of discovery and advances in technology, strong-willed leaders, corporate raiders such as T. Boone Pickens and Jimmy Goldsmith, a lawyer who read a poem in Russian to win access to gold in Uzbekistan, attempted shakedowns by the Indonesian government, and the monumental battle with the French over control of the richest gold mine in Peru. He also examines the company's environmental record and its struggle learning to operate under new standards of social responsibility. All of this is told against the backdrop of a metal that has ignited passions for centuries and now sells for nearly $1,000 an ounce.

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