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Newmont CEO O’Brien Says Mining Engineers Are ‘Tough to Find’

February 27, 2012

Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM) Chief Executive Officer Richard O’Brien said mining engineers are “tough to find” as his industry faces higher costs because of labor and construction costs.

O’Brien spoke today in an interview with Adam Johnson on Bloomberg Television’s “Bottom Line” from BMO Capital Markets’ Global Metals & Mining Conference in Hollywood, Florida.

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