Currently viewing Global edition

Cooperation the new mining zeitgeist?

Mining seems to have passed an inflection point in which cooperation with one’s peers and competitors is no longer a dirty concept. Miners have known for a long time they should cooperate, but in general terms they have not, until now.

Cooperation the new mining zeitgeist? Cooperation the new mining zeitgeist? Cooperation the new mining zeitgeist? Cooperation the new mining zeitgeist? Cooperation the new mining zeitgeist?

The Zaldivar copper mine in northern Chile

This new zeitgeist has been raised to centre stage through the strong-arm tactics Barrick Gold CEO Mark Bristow used to finally create the Nevada joint venture with Newmont Mining - a union the