In addition to his positions at Rio Tinto, Mr. Goldberg served as Chairman of the National Mining Association in the U.S. from 2008 to 2010 and formed and led its CEO Safety Task Force. While serving as President and CEO of Borax, the company was twice named America's safest large mining operation by the federal Mine Safety & Health Administration and Borax was the first mining company to receive the California Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award. While serving as Managing Director of Coal & Allied Industries Limited, he was appointed to the Australian Government's Business Roundtable on Sustainable Development.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Utah.
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About Newmont Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( www.newmont.com) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Colorado, the Company has more than 43,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at core operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, New Zealand and Ghana. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees, and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.