Canadian Mining Journal


Barrick Gold Corporation


  • GOLD-COPPER: Tanzania bans concentrate exports

    May 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TANZANIA – In March the Tanzanian government banned the exports of gold and copper concentrates from that country, a move that was especially troublesome to Acacia Mining. Many  hoped the ban would be lifted, but last week the government charged

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    Yukon catches more majors’ eyes

    April 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Recent investments in the Yukon by Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX), Newmont Mining(NYSE: NEM) and Agnico Eagle Mines (NYSE: AEM; TSX: AEM) underscore the allure of Canada’s Far North – where prospective ground and a bulletproof jurisdiction are proving a winning combination. Barrick’s option

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    GOLD: Barrick announces $500M upgrades at Veladero

    April 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Barrick Gold said it will be making US$500-million worth of upgrades at the Veladero gold project 320 km 320 km northwest of the city of San Juan. The announcement was made on April 25, 2017, by COO Richard

  • GOLD: Barrick Q1 report cuts 2017 guidance

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold reported strong first quarter results, but has cut its guidance for 2017 following the sale of a 50% interest in the Veladero gold mine in Argentina. The company had first quarter revenues of $1.99 billion (all

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    GOLD: Kalgoorlie talks between Barrick, Chinese break down

    April 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Talks between Barrick Gold of Toronto and China’s Shandong Tyan about a 50% interest in the Kalgoorlie gold mine, known as the Super Pit, have broken down both sides say. The mine, located 700 km northeast of Perth,

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    GOLD: Barrick signs earn-in for ATAC’s Rackla property

    April 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – ATAC Resources of Vancouver and Barrick Gold of Toronto have signed agreements pursuant to which Barrick can acquire an interest in the central portion of the Rackla gold property 55 km northeast of Keno City. Under terms of

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    GOLD: Barrick sells half of Veladero to Chinese for $960M

    April 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold and Shandong Gold, a Chinese company, have signed a strategic co-operation agreement that includes half the Veladero gold mine in Argentina. Shandong has agreed to purchase 50% of the Veladero mine in Argentina for US$960 million,

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    BIGGEST: MINING.com lists 50 largest miners by capitalization

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Thanks to the diligent work of MINING.com and IntelligenceMine, we now have a list of the world’s largest mining companies by capitalization (reported in U.S. dollars). “At the end of the first quarter this year the top 50

  • GOLD-COPPER: Barrick, Goldcorp set up Cerro Casale JV

    March 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Vancouver-based Goldcorp is buying 50% of the Cerro Casale gold-copper project in the Maricunga district and will form a 50:50 joint venture with Barrick Gold of Toronto. Goldcorp is buying out the 25% interest belonging to Kinross Gold

  • 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