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Newmont’s $4.8 Billion Peru Gold and Copper Project Under Review

February 27, 2012

Newmont Mining Corp (NEM)’s $4.8 billion Minas Conga gold and copper project is under a 40-day review by consultants from Spain and Portugal, Peru’s Environmental Minister Manuel Pulgar said today.

The review, which began today, will help ongoing talks with protesters who oppose the mine by better explaining the project, Pulgar told reporters in Lima.

To contact the reporter on this story: Alexander Emery in Lima at aemery1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Jasmina Kelemen at jkelemen2@bloomberg.net


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