Palmer's rise to the top of the gold sector

BURIED in the details of the US$10 billion Newmont Mining-Goldcorp merger was the news that Newmont CEO Gary Goldberg will step down.

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Newmont's Tom Palmer

Goldberg has run Denver-based Newmont for the past six years and will stay on through the integration process.