Newmont Mining

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great company to work for

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Current Employee - Mine Engineer in Elko, NV
Current Employee - Mine Engineer in Elko, NV

I have been working at Newmont Mining full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Opportunity for personal development, great people, great safety culture

Cons

operations in the middle of Nevada. lacking off-work options. housing super expensive for small towns.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Richard O'Brien, WAKE UP to 2013!

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    Former Employee - Slave in Carlin, NV
    Former Employee - Slave in Carlin, NV

    I worked at Newmont Mining full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    People have flocked to the Elko Nevada area, the Carlin pit mine in my case, to be thankful to have a job. It's a secure thought and has benefits included.

    Cons

    The management, supervisors especially, are basically treating people like slaves to the lowest point, and have a mixed bag of reasons to fire you.It's ok for one person, different for the drinking/fishing pal. They need a standard of acceptance, cut the crap on female harassment, be aware of it, from supervisors to workmates.Supervisors need to follow trained procedures, have a brain, not be a family member of past and move in progression, or an eager idiot who wants a name tag and shove people around.You are losing good dedicated people over ignorance in supervision/policies.They never explain a workers rights in a situation, because most supervisors don't even know them! Profits are #1, safety always #2 until after the fact, they put on a good show to cover their butt first ALWAYS! Train supervisors and HR to today's standards, not make their own as see fit, continuity works great in a workplace!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your head out of the sand, it's 2013, not 1935. There is a need to treat workers right, with reason for cause. I would NEVER invest into this outfit, just to line corporate pockets, slavery was supposed to be abolished years ago. If you have a large turnover of workers, maybe look down the line and see really why you're losing them.You spend a fortune on training, why lose them over ignorance on your part?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    I loved working at Newmont!!

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Englewood, CO
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Englewood, CO

    I worked at Newmont Mining as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    I worked at their smaller MTF lab and the people there were great. It is a pretty big company, fortune 500 and 46,000 employees, so there are the benefits of the big company. I worked at a 200 person lab, so there was definitely also the feel of a nice homey place to work. Very good work life balance working 9/80s.

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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