Dr. Sharon Bauer: "Early diagnosis of breast cancer is key!"

31 October 2022
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Rosebel Gold Mines N.V. (RGM) implemented an awareness campaign during the month of October with a focus on providing information on breast cancer. We also initiated a special mammography screening project for the female employees within Rosebel, in collaboration with the Radiology Department of the Academic Hospital Paramaribo (AZP). The purpose of mammography is to detect and treat possible symptoms at an early stage, before it becomes difficult or impossible. To learn more about breast cancer and possible preventive measures, we interviewed our occupational physician Doctor Sharon Bauer. In this interview, she also discusses RGM's health policy regarding Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) and the importance of a healthy lifestyle.
Read more

Rosebel has consultations with Districts Commissioner and Traditional Authority Brokopondo

27 October 2022
Rosebel Gold Mines NV (RGM), on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, held consultations with the Brokopondo Traditional Authority Platform and District Commissioner (DC), Ludwig Mendelzoon, of the Brokopondo District. During these meetings, the traditional authority and the DC were officially informed of the agreement made by parent company IAMGOLD with Zijin Mining Group Co. Ltd. (Zijin) to sell its interest in RGM. The management team of RGM also responded to questions from the traditional authority and provided assurances about the current agreements for various community projects in the district.
Read more

IAMGOLD and Zijin inform Rosebel staff in joint statement

25 October 2022
IAMGOLD Corporation (IAMGOLD), announced on Tuesday, Oct. 18, that it had entered into a definitive agreement with Zijin Mining Group Co. Ltd. (Zijin) to sell its 95% interest in Rosebel Gold Mines N.V. (RGM). In January of this year, IAMGOLD announced that a strategic review would take place for RGM, which would include looking at the option for sale. The strategic review had to take place because, among other things, IAMGOLD is currently facing a budgetary gap for the Côte Gold project in Canada, which makes new investment in the RGM operation particularly difficult.
Read more

IAMGOLD announces agreement to sell interest in Rosebel to Zijin Mining

19 October 2022
IAMGOLD Corporation announced on October 18, 2022, that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Zijin Mining Group Co. Ltd. to sell its 95% interest in Rosebel Gold Mines N.V. (Rosebel) for cash consideration of $360 million and release of IAMGOLD’s equipment lease liabilities amounting to approximately $41 million. Rosebel holds a 100% interest in the Rosebel Gold Mine and a 70% participating interest in the Saramacca Mine, located in Suriname.
Read more

Rosebel Brokopondo Scholarship Program 7th graduate: Sisrian Geddeman

03 October 2022
One of the ways in which Rosebel contributes to the sustainable development of surrounding communities in Brokopondo is through the Rosebel Brokopondo Scholarship Program. This program enables the best students from Brokopondo to continue and successfully complete secondary school or higher education in Paramaribo. This year, the program delivered its 7th graduate; Sisrian Geddeman, who after ten (10) years in the program, now returns to the district as a Spanish teacher at Mulo Brownsweg.
Read more

Rosebel finances agricultural project in Brokopondo

12 September 2022
On Friday, September 9, Rosebel Gold Mines N.V. (Rosebel) and the Platform of Traditional Authority Brokopondo signed a funding agreement for the Brokopondo Outgrowers project. This is a pilot project that will significantly boost the agricultural sector in the district, by assisting farmers from Rosebel's Communities of Interest (COI) in setting up an agricultural business.
Read more

AZP, Kirpalani Foundation and IAMGOLD open first eye care hospital in Suriname

29 July 2022
On Thursday, July 28, 2022, IAMGOLD/Rosebel Gold Mines N.V. together with the Kirpalani Foundation and the Academic Hospital Paramaribo (AZP), proudly inaugurated the first eyecare hospital in Suriname. The expansion and upgrading of the former eyecare clinic were made possible by the aforementioned companies for the purpose of optimizing patient care in Suriname.
Read more

Rosebel supports flooded Brokopondo communities

20 June 2022
On June 17, the official handover of a donation by Rosebel Gold Mines to the communities of Brokopondo took place at the company’s Paramaribo head office. As a result of the continuous rains of the past months, many villages in the interior of the country have been flooded and certain roads leading to these villages are in a very bad condition.
Read more

Shalini Kesarsing: Protection of biodiversity and ecosystems is one of our top priorities

15 June 2022
Shalini Kesarsing, Manager of Health, Safety and Environment, has the challenging task of making sure we have an effective implementation of our environmental management program. She started working at Rosebel in November 2005 as an Environmental Specialist and has since then contributed to shaping the organization and several company policies: “Our focus has always been on wildlife and aquatic life assessment and monitoring when it comes to our environmental management.”
Read more

Rosebel facilitates agriculture awareness sessions Brokopondo

06 May 2022
Within the district of Brokopondo, agriculture is a known concept. The majority of the communities however only do gardening for their own consumption and not commercial agriculture. In the first quarter of this year, Rosebel Gold Mines facilitated some interactive sessions with members of our Communities of Interest (COIs) to raise awareness about the possibilities in the district for large-scale/industrial agriculture.
Read more