The story of Elizabeth; a welder at Newmont’s Akyem mine

Elizabeth Amofa, an employee of Newmont Ghana’s Akyem Mine grew up in the mining community of Obuasi. Like many other mining communities, Obuasi has spawned a mining industry that is predominantly male. Growing up however, Elizabeth developed the passion for welding and made up her mind to succeed in it regardless of the widely held […]

Nevada Mining Association hosts Elko event for women leaders

Women from all over the state visited Elko in August to tour local mines and hear from Betty Gibbs, who has been in the industry for 50 years and is the executive director of the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America. The event was hosted by the Nevada Mining Association, Newmont Mining Corp. and the […]

Nevada: A Champion to Women in Mining

March 8, 2016 Contributed from Dana Bennett, President of the Nevada Mining Association. March commemorates both International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month. As such, it’s a good time to look back at the progress made by women in mining and to look toward a promising future. In 1965, Newmont poured its first […]

Newmont’s Diversity Efforts Win Awards in Australia

June 23, 2015 Newmont is committed to promoting women’s rights and gender diversity in our workforce, as well as in the communities where we operate. Recently, this commitment was recognized with two awards at the Women in Resources Northern Territory Awards dinner in Darwin, Australia. Recipients of the Diversity Award attend ceremony in Darwin, Australia. Our Newmont […]

Newmont: International Women’s Day – Honoring the Women in Our Lives

March 09, 2015 March 8 marked the 104th anniversary of International Women’s Day (IWD). This global celebration highlights women’s valuable political, social, economic, and cultural contributions to society. Newmont is committed to promoting women’s rights and gender diversity in our workforce, as well as in the communities where we operate. While we all have more […]

Zooming into Newmont's Diversity Policy

See below extracts of Newmont’s diversity policy. There is an improvement at board and executive committee level but we sadly note that in the 5 year period 2009-2013 the proportion of female employees stayed flat at 11% with no increase; and that the proportion of women in management and senior management roles fell from 13-14% […]

Zooming into Newmont’s Diversity Policy

See below extracts of Newmont’s diversity policy. There is an improvement at board and executive committee level but we sadly note that in the 5 year period 2009-2013 the proportion of female employees stayed flat at 11% with no increase; and that the proportion of women in management and senior management roles fell from 13-14% […]