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Going for gold [electronic resource] : the history of Newmont Mining Corporation / Jack H. Morris.

Author/Creator:
Morris, Jack H.
Publication:
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (417 p.)
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Subjects:
Gold mines and mining -- Colorado -- History.
Colorado -- Gold discoveries.
Newmont Mining Corporation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A Fortune 500 company as a pioneer of current gold-mining technology Jack H. Morris details how Newmont Mining revolutionized the gold mining industry and remains today the second largest gold miner in the world. He asserts that Newmont is the link between early gold mining and today's technology-driven industry. We learn how the company's founder and several early leaders grew up in gold camps and how, in 1917, the company helped finance South Africa's largest gold company and later owned famous gold mines in California and Colorado. In the 1960's the company deve...
Contents:
Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; 1. Eureka; 2. Colonel; 3. Veins; 4. Africa; 5. Plato; 6. Magma; 7. Desert Gold; 8. Black Gold; 9. The End of an Era; 10. Shareholder Value; 11. Going Crazy; 12. Grief; 13. Jimmy; 14. New Horizons; 15. Culture Shock; 16. Vision; 17. Faith, Hope, and Hedging; 18. Pinnacle; 19. A Good Neighbor; 20. Sustaining Success; Appendix: Officers and Directors; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-8173-8443-X
OCLC:
772459654