Canadian Mining Journal


Barrick Gold Corporation


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    COPPER: Jabal Sayid mine begins production

    January 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SAUDI ARABIA – Initial production of copper has begun at the Jabal Sayid project 120 km southeast of Medina. Commercial production is expected in the first quarter of this year and will be 45,000 to 60,000 tonnes of copper annually.

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    MINING PEOPLE: Antioquia Gold, Barrick, Batero Gold, First Point, and Jet Metal

    December 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Calgary-based Antioquia Gold has named Felipe Ferraro president and CEO in place of Julian Villarruel, who will remain president of the company’s Colombian subsidiary. Barrick Gold of Toronto has added J. Robert S. Prichard to the company’s board of directors.

  • GOLD: Donlin EIS available for comment

    November 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Equal partners Barrick Gold of Toronto and NovaGold Resources of Vancouver say a milestone has been reached at their Donlin gold project 450 km northwest of Anchorage. The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has published the draft environmental

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    GOLD: Barrick lays off Golden Sunlight open pit crews

    November 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTANA – As announced in September, Toronto’s Barrick Gold has laid off 135 of its open pit crew at the Golden Sunlight gold mine near Whitehall. The change became effective Nov. 30, 2015. Low gold prices and concerns about slope

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    GOLD: Pueblo Viejo output cut by motor failures

    November 24, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Operator Barrick Gold (60%) of Toronto has advised partner Goldcorp (40%) of Vancouver (and by extension the public) that mechanical issues will cut production at the Pueblo Viejo gold mine until mid-January 2016. The autoclave will be

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    Barrick pioneers cyanide-free processing at Goldstrike

    November 19, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) hit a major milestone late last year, after it poured its first cyanide-free gold bar at its Goldstrike operations in Nevada using nothing other than a common potato fertilizer. The reagent, known as thiosulphate, is

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    GOLD: Barrick sheds three mines in Nevada, gains $720M

    November 12, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Toronto’s Barrick Gold has unloaded three more “non-core” assets, two of which are its shares in the Bald Mountain and Round Mountain gold mines. Kinross Gold, also Toronto-based, has agreed to pay US$610 million for the three properties.

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    Barrick, Agnico Eagle top earnings expectations

    November 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A slew of mining companies have recently rolled out their third quarter financials, including Toronto-based gold miners Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) and Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM). Both firms published better than expected results during the quarter. Here are some

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    NuLegacy completes 70% earn-in on Iceberg deposit

    October 26, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NuLegacy Gold (TSXV: NUG; US-OTC: NULGF) is standing at a crossroads, after fulfilling its 70% earn-in on the Barrick property that hosts its flagship Iceberg gold deposit in Nevada. The Reno, Nevada-based junior discovered the Carlin type gold deposit on the

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    GOLD: Barrick streaming deal and debt tender offer

    September 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has closed a gold streaming transaction with a subsidiary of Royal Gold involving production from the Pueblo Viejo gold mine in which Barrick holds a 60% interest in the Dominican Republic. Vancouver-based Goldcorp…

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    GOLD: Veladero mine resumes full production

    September 28, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ARGENTINA – An Argentine judge has lifted the stop work order at the Veladero gold mine high in the Andes Mountains. The order banned the addition of reagents to the heap leach circuit following a cyanide spill caused by a faulty valve on…

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    COMMENT: Newmont interested in Barrick’s Australian assets

    September 24, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Rumours are flying about which Barrick Gold assets will next change hands. The mining world is watching as the company strives to cut its debt by US$3.0 billion in 2015. Thanks to the sale of several “non-core” assets, Barrick is…