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Tanzania threatens Acacia with closing North Mara over water pollution

The country's No.1 gold producer says the "brief" spill affecting the operation has already been halted and blamed vandals for destroying or stealing sections of the pipe it uses to move waste water.

Barrick and Tanzania reach proposal to settle country’s row with Acacia

The gold giant said it would approach the board of Acacia Mining to back the formal proposal that would settle a long-running dispute with the Tanzanian government.

Tanzania row overshadows Acacia's upbeat output, cost figures

Shares in the gold miner are up more than 50% since September when Barrick said it was buying Randgold Resources and when Mark Bristow was named as chief executive, taking over as head of the merged entity from January.

Tanzania to cancel licenses for undeveloped mineral sites

The announcement comes amid a tax dispute between the state and Acacia Mining Plc.

Tanzania President wants reserves to include nation's gold

Tanzania has banned shipments of mineral concentrates and slapped Acacia Mining Plc with a $190 billion tax bill.

Acacia Mining fined over alleged environmental breach in Tanzania

Barrick’s Acacia Mining has been hit with a 300-million Tanzanian shillings fine (about $129,144) over allegations of environmental breaches at its North Mara mine.

Tanzania names latest mining minister in ongoing industry clash

A prolonged spat between the government and gold producer Acacia over a $190 billion tax bill has severely limited the company's operations in the East African nation.

Acacia Mining ends earn-in deal with Sarama in Burkina Faso

Acacia chose to divest of South Houndé as part of an ongoing review of its exploration portfolio, to focus on core projects.

Ex-SAS Commander who led Barrick's efforts in Tanzania has left

Richard Williams who served as Barrick’s chief of staff and later chief operating officer was assigned in February to work full-time on securing a deal between the Tanzanian government and Acacia Mining Plc.

Barrick favors taking back control of Acacia Mining

No final decision has been made, and it’s also not clear whether all three of Acacia’s Tanzanian gold mines will be brought back into Barrick.

Acacia threatens Tanzania with legal action as dispute escalates

The company is also seeking direct talks with the country's government, as it's been excluded so far from negotiations between controlling shareholder, Barrick Gold, and President John Magufuli.

Tanzania anti-corruption body charges Acacia subsidiaries with tax evasion, money laundering

The news comes barely a week after the company said another worker had been released on bail after being charged with corruption.

Barrick Gold seeks Chinese partners, may slash headcount: Globe

The Canadian miner may slash 400 jobs and involve Chinese partners in its troubled Tanzania operations.

Embattled Acacia Mining lets partner up stake in Nyanzaga gold project

 Acacia — Tanzania's No.1 gold miner— will retain a net smelter return production royalty over the project, capped at $15 million.

Acacia Mining searches for chairman as Dushnisky leaves for AngloGold

Kelvin Dushnisky, who leaves Acacia and its parent company Barrick, assumes as South Africa’s AngloGold Ashanti (JSE:ANG) new boss next week.

Acacia boss is getting frustrated waiting for Barrick Solution

It’s been a year since Acacia Mining Plc’s majority shareholder started talks on its behalf to end a standoff with the Tanzanian government.

Barrick’s Acacia Mining keeps suffering from Tanzania row

Gold production for the three months to June dropped 36% to 133,778 ounces as operations at two its three mines - Bulyanhulu and Buzwagi – were scaled back.

No resolution yet for Acacia Mining tax row with Tanzania’s Gov’t

Barrick, which has been negotiating on Acacia’s behalf for over a year, had said it would deliver a deal for Acacia’s board to vote on by the end of June, but now says talks are ongoing and it has backed away from setting a new deadline.

Embattled Acacia Mining keeps losing money due to Tanzania tax row

Revenue in the first quarter slumped almost 50% due mainly to reduced operations at its flagship Bulyanhulu gold mine.

Acacia Mining admits in talks with Chinese over potential sale of Tanzania assets

Tanzania's top gold producer said in conversations with potential investors over a stake in some or all of its operations in the East African nation.

Embattled Acacia Mining ends painful year with $700-million loss

The miner has also scrapped its 2017 dividend after full-year core earnings fell by more than a third because of a ban on unprocessed mineral exports in Tanzania.

Acacia adopts fresh gold price protection measures

Miner has spent $2 million to lock in the option to sell 120,000 ounces of future output at $1,320 an ounce, as it waits for Tanzania exports ban to end.

Petra Diamonds shares crash on profit and output forecast cuts

The stock fell by 21%, the steepest intraday decline since September, after the miner lowered production forecasts and confirmed that a stronger South African currency would knock annual profits.

Acacia Mining top execs. quit amid ongoing dispute with Tanzania

The Tanzanian gold producer, majority owned by Barrick, has been locked in a months-long dispute with the local government.

Barrick shares crater as Tanzania troubles grow

Disappointed shareholders sink Barrick Gold shares 7.6% after $300m settlement with east African country over export ban is labelled a "downpayment".