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New Gold: Minera San Xavier Project

Issues

Community health and safety

Description: Complaint raises concerns related to public health and safety including incidents of or an increase in accidents, release of hazardous materials, and spread of diseases. Concerns related to retaliation and/or violence are not included.

Complaints with this Issue: 260

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Consultation and disclosure

Description: Complaint raises concerns regarding inadequate or absent consultation about or disclosure of project information, including project impacts and/or mitigation plans.

Complaints with this Issue: 388

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Displacement (physical and/or economic)

Description: Complaint raises concerns about physical relocation, loss of shelter, and/or loss of assets that relate to income or livelihood.

Complaints with this Issue: 331

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Due diligence

Description: Complaint raises concerns about inadequate or absent prior investigation of project impacts.

Complaints with this Issue: 390

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Environmental

Description: Complaint raises concerns regarding environmental impacts that do not refer specifically to water, pollution, or biodiversity.

Complaints with this Issue: 275

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Livelihoods

Description: Complaint raises concerns about impacts on the means by which people make a living, including wage-based income, trade and bartering, agriculture, fishing, foraging, and other natural-resource based means.

Complaints with this Issue: 243

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Sectors

Extractives (oil, gas, mining)

Description: Project relates to the extractive industries, including oil, gas, and mining. Examples may include mines, drilling operations, pipelines, and the associated legal frameworks.

Complaints in this Sector: 152

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Infrastructure

Description: Project relates to construction or improvement of large structures, facilities, or public works projects. Examples include roads and other transportation projects, sanitation and water treatment facilities, power plants, and industrial facilities.

Complaints in this Sector: 510

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Land reform

Description: Project relates to development of or changes to legal frameworks regarding land tenure.

Complaints in this Sector: 19

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Project

Name: New Gold: Minera San Xavier Project (2013-04-MEX)

Investments: COES 2013-04-MEX

Client:

Support:

Country: Mexico

Complaint

IAM: Corporate Social Responsibility Counsellor (CSR)

ID: 2013-04-MEX

Date Filed: Feb. 11, 2013

Date Closed: Oct. 23, 2013

Status: Closed Without Outputs

Description

The Office received a request for review on February 11, 2013 from the Mexico Canada Responsible Mining Network (“Network”) and inhabitants of the town of Cerro de San Pedro regarding the Cerro San Pedro project owned by New Gold Inc. in Mexico. The Network is a small organization which aims to work with Canadian-owned mining operations in Mexico on issues of social responsibility. The requestor’s stated objective in choosing to submit a request to the Office was to assist the people of Cerro de San Pedro in furthering a dialogue process with New Gold Inc.

Complaint Stages

Filing

Feb. 11, 2013

Filing

Status:

Start Date: Feb. 11, 2013

Registration

Feb. 11, 2013 -

Feb. 11, 2013

Registration

Status: Completed

Start Date: Feb. 11, 2013

End Date: Feb. 11, 2013

Eligibility

Feb. 11, 2013 -

Feb. 12, 2013

Eligibility

Status: Completed

Start Date: Feb. 11, 2013

End Date: Feb. 12, 2013

Dispute Resolution

Feb. 28, 2013 -

Oct. 23, 2013

Dispute Resolution

Status: Closed Without Output

Explanation: Actor(s) involved refused to participate

Compliance Review

Not Undertaken

Compliance Review

Status: Not Undertaken

Explanation: Not offered by mechanism, Compliance review was not an option in this case

Has Compliance Report: No

Non-Compliance Found: No

Monitoring

Not Undertaken

Monitoring

Status: Not Undertaken

Start Date: None

Closed

Oct. 23, 2013

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