Newmont’s Gary Goldberg Honored for Contributions to Mining Safety, Value Creation and Sustainability
Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) (Newmont or the Company) announced
that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Gary J. Goldberg,
received the Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal for his leadership and
contributions to the mining industry in “transforming organizations to
elite status of value, sustainability and safety.” The award was
presented by the American
Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME)
during the 2018 Society
for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration conference.
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Gary J. Goldberg, President and Chief Executive Officer (Photo: Business Wire)
The Charles F. Rand Memorial Gold Medal was established in 1932 and is
awarded for distinguished achievements in mining administration. Charles
F. Rand was President of AIME in 1913 and Treasurer from 1922 to 1927.
Rand developed mines and new processes in iron mining and was President
of several mining companies.
About Gary J. Goldberg
Gary J. Goldberg was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and
joined the Board of Directors of Newmont Mining Corporation on 1 March
2013. He previously served as Newmont’s President and Chief Operating
Officer. He is credited with turning Newmont’s performance around
through a disciplined focus on value over volume. The Company now leads
the gold sector in value creation as measured by cash flow generation,
and has been named the top mining company in the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index for three years running. Prior to joining Newmont,
Mr. Goldberg held leadership roles in Rio Tinto’s global coal, gold,
copper and industrial minerals businesses. His career spans more than 30
years in the mining industry. In 2014, he received a lifetime
achievement award for his contribution to mining safety from the Society
of Metallurgical Engineers, and in 2017, he was inducted into the
American Mining Hall of Fame.
Newmont is a leading gold and copper producer. The Company’s operations
are primarily in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname.
Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and was
named the mining industry leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability World
Index in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The Company is an industry leader in value
creation, supported by its leading technical, environmental, social and
safety performance. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly
traded since 1925.
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Source: Newmont Mining Corporation