Canadian Mining Journal


Barrick Gold Corporation


  • What’s wrong with hedging?

    March 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) pioneered gold hedging more than two decades ago, but the company endured sharp criticism when the strategy became a liability, and management eventually closed out its fixed-price hedge book at a significant cost in 2009.

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    Everton Resources starts drill program in the Dominican Republic

    March 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Two of the three concessions Everton Resources (TSXV: EVR) has in the Dominican Republic are adjacent to the massive Pueblo Viejo open pit gold mine, jointly owned by Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NSYE: ABX) (60%) and Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) (40%). But it was Agnico Eagle

  • Barrick, Goldcorp end 2016 on a high note

    February 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) and Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) – Canada’s top gold companies by market cap – recently released their fourth quarter and full-year 2016 results. Here are the highlights: Barrick reported better than expected fourth quarter and full

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    HACKATHON: Barrick to headline first Unearthed mining event in Toronto

    February 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Canadian tech start-ups, entrepreneurs and innovators will have a unique opportunity to create the next generation of technologies for the mining industry at the first Unearthed hackathon in Toronto. Taking place from March 3 to 5, 2017, Unearthed

  • GOLD: Barrick’s sale of Super Pit hits financing snag

    February 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Barrick Gold of Toronto plans to sell its 50% interest in the Kalgoorlie gold mine, including the Super Pit, appears to have hit a snag. Minjar Gold, a Chinese company willing to pay US$1.3 billion, is having

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    Top 10 most important mine builders in Canadian history

    February 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

      As Canada celebrates the 150th anniversary of the signing of Confederation this year, it is a great time to remember the enormous contributions the mineral sector has made to our past and highlight the Top 10 Mining Men in

  • GOLD: Barrick launches share ownership for employees

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Last November, Barrick Gold Corp. launched a global employee share plan, with the aim of making every employee an owner of the company. More than 10,000 workers are receiving an initial grant of 25 common shares that they

  • News

    GOLD: Barrick puts Wi-Fi underground at Cortez mine

    January 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – One of the first mines to benefit from Barrick Gold’s decision to go digital across all its operations is the Cortez gold mine 100 km southwest of Elko. Here the company has installed Wi-Fi underground with many potential

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    MINING PEOPLE: Barrick Gold, Cameco, MWH, Osisko Gold Royalties, Premier Gold, and Rubicon Minerals

    December 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pablo Marcet has joined the board of Toronto-based Barrick Gold. A native of Argentina, he is expected to play an important part in Barrick’s growth strategy in Latin America. Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon has named Kathryn J. Jackson as a

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    Outlook 2017: Five companies getting busy in the new year

    December 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With some recovery in commodity prices in 2016, more than a few mining companies are stepping up work programs and striving to hit milestones in the coming year. The following are examples of five such companies – Alamos Gold, Barrick

  • AWARDS: Renewable energy winners

    November 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mining companies were celebrated the evening of Nov. 21 for their investments in renewable energy at an awards gala and dinner in Toronto. Mining companies from Canada, Chile, Mexico, Australia, and South Africa received awards for their investments

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    MINING PEOPLE: Barrick, NovaGold and Satori Resources

    November 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto’s Barrick Gold Corp. and Vancouver’s NovaGold Resources, partners in the Donlin gold project in Alaska, jointly announced the appointment of Andy Cole as general manager of the project. He comes to Donlin from Barrick where he was most recently