Category Archives: Pacific Rim

Pacific Rim has headquarters in Vancouver:
625 Howe Street (at Dunsmuir), Unit #1050
www.pacrim-mining.com

Report – Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Conflict: OceanaGold and the El Dorado Foundation in El Salvador

The full report, executive summary, and a print version are available for download here, at MiningWatch’s website. This report documents the current activities of the El Dorado Foundation, which was originally established by Pacific Rim Mining in El Salvador in 2005, … Continue reading

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When Corporations Sue Governments (NY Times)

By MANUEL PÉREZ-ROCHA (Artwork by Mitch Blunt) In 2004, the Pacific Rim mining company applied to dig for gold in El Salvador. Pacific Rim (since acquired by the Canadian-Australian company OceanaGold) assured the government of then-President Antonio Saca that its work … Continue reading

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World Bank Tribunal Weighs Final Arguments in El Salvador Mining Dispute (Inter Press Service)

By Carey L. Biron WASHINGTON, Sep 16 2014 (IPS) – A multilateral arbitration panel here began final hearings Monday in a contentious and long-running dispute between an international mining company and the government of El Salvador. An Australian mining company, … Continue reading

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Protesters in D.C. ask for halt to gold mining in El Salvador, say it will endanger ecology (Washington Post)

By Pamela Constable Calling gold mining a scourge on the environment of El Salvador, a group of protesters rallied Monday outside the World Bank in the District, where a tribunal is discussing the case of a foreign company that seeks … Continue reading

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Gold: Why a mining company is suing El Salvador (CBC)

(Photo Credit: REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas) Click here to listen to CBC’s The Current on April 16 – the program examines Pacific Rim’s lawsuit against the country of El Salvador, which has denied the Canadian company permits to mine for gold in … Continue reading

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El Salvador groups accuse Pacific Rim of ‘assault on democratic governance’ (The Guardian)

This article by Claire Provost examines efforts of Pacific Rim to sue El Salvador for refusing to let the company dig for gold in its northern province of Cabañas.  A multinational mining company has been accused of launching “a direct assault on … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim Ramps Up Law Suit Against El Salvador

Pacific Rim’s announcement of a US $315 million increase in its law suit against El Salvador denounced by members of the National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining in El Salvador. Tell Pacific Rim to drop the lawsuit with The Blue Planet Project. … Continue reading

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