Canadian Mining Journal


Barrick Gold Corporation


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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…

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    GOLD: Copper sidelined as Barrick refocuses on gold

    September 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold will fold its copper division and refocus on gold production following the sale of half of its interest in the Zaldavar copper mine Chile and the write down at its Lumwana copper mine in Zambia.

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    GOLD: Barrick updates reserves, resources at Lagunas Norte

    September 14, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERU – Barrick Gold of Toronto has filed an updated 43-101 report for its Lagunas Norte gold mine in the Alto Chicama district. This operation began production in 2005, producing 582,000 oz of gold in 2014 at an all-in sustaining cost of…

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    GOLD: Barrick, Zijin form joint venture at Porgera

    August 31, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Barrick Gold of Toronto and China’s Zijin Mining Group have created a joint venture in respect to Barrick’s 95% interest in the Porgera gold mine in the Enga province. Zijin bought into the project for…

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    MINING PEOPLE: Hatch, Alderon, Barrick, North American Palladium, and SNC-Lavalin

    August 20, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dr. Chris Twigge-Molecey of Hatch is this year’s recipient of the Airey Award, the most prestigious award in Canadian metallurgy, presented by the Metallurgy and Materials Society (MetSoc) of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and…

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    GOLD: Barrick tightens belt after Q2 loss

    August 6, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold released its Q2 2015 numbers on Wednesday, revealing that it  had a net loss of $9 million (all US dollars) or $0.01 per share. The adjusted net earnings were $60 million ($0.05 per share).

  • GOLD: Barrick reclaims David Bell mine site

    August 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The following is reprinted from Beyond Borders, Barrick Gold’s magazine of sustainable development. Click BarrickBeyondBorders.com to read other articles in the August 2015 issue.

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    COPPER: Antofagasta to buy half of Zaldivar mine from Barrick

    August 4, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has agreed to sell a 50% interest in its Zaldivar copper mine in Chile to Antofagasta Plc for a slightly more than US$1 billion in cash. The decision followed a highly competitive auction process that involved some…

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    POWER: Zambia cuts power supply to Barrick, First Quantum mines

    July 28, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ZAMBIA – As if gold and copper producers aren’t having a difficult enough time of things these days, local power utility Zesco is limiting electricity deliveries to its customers, notably to Barrick Gold and First Quantum Minerals.

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    COMMENT: One in 10 gold mines losing money

    July 23, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    That’s a headline guaranteed to make any gold bug sit up and take notice. What individuals think this means remains ripe for discussion.

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    MINING PEOPLE: Barrick, GeoMegA, Premier Gold, and Viscount Mining

    July 23, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Ned Goodman has resigned from the Barrick Gold board of directors. The Toronto-based company says he intends to focus on a new business venture in resources and other hard assets.