Barrick Gold Corporation Mining News

Barrick mulls selling part of Peru mine, bringing partner — report

Rumours come a year after the gold miner vowed to spend $640 million to extend the life of Lagunas Norte, worth about $1.4 billion according to industry experts.

Chile’s Supreme Court casts shadow over Barrick’s plans to restart Pascua-Lama

The country's mining regulator will have to issue a new temporary closure plan for the project, including comments from other government offices.

Here's the latest scoop on Barrick's projects

The company is focusing on assets with the potential to add as much as 1.1 million ounces of gold to its total output beyond 2021.

Barrick’s gold output fell almost 10 percent in 2016

But lower all-in sustaining costs mitigated the impact of decreased production, preliminary full-year figures show.

Barrick’s chairman wants the miner to be a ‘company of owners’

Executive Chairman John L. Thornton discusses company’s new global employee share plan.

Barrick Gold brings in new director to regain strength in Latin America

The gold producer said the region will play an increasingly important role in its growth strategy.

Barrick on track to meet 2016 debt reduction target — Haywood

The sales of Kalgoorlie and Barrick's 63% interest in Acacia would provide well in excess of $2 billion.

Barrick and NOVAGOLD announce the appointment of Andy Cole as General Manager of the Donlin Gold Project in Alaska

Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick) and NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. (NOVAGOLD), the owners of Donlin Gold LLC, are pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Cole as General Manager of the Donlin Gold project in Alaska.

Zijin, Shandong go after Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina

The potential sale of a 50% stake in Veladero mine could fetch Barrick more than $1 billion, sources familiar with the matter say.

Operations resume at Barrick’s Veladero mine

The miner said it didn't expect the18-day suspension to have a significant impact on its 2016 operating guidance for Veladero.

Barrick Gold halts Veladero mine on fresh cyanide spill

The incident happened on Sep. 8, when a pipe carrying process solution in the heap leach area was struck by a large block of ice that had rolled down the heap leach valley slope, Barrick said.

Barrick appoints new exec to restart Argentine side of Pascua-Lama

George Bee will assume as vice president of the Argentine side of the project effective Sep. 12.

Barrick announces appointment of Mark Hill as Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Hill brings added technical experience to the investment review process at Barrick, complementing the economic and financial expertise of Chief Financial Officer Catherine Raw.

China snaps up $4.5bn worth of overseas mining assets in just six months

Most of them have been after existing operations and companies, rather than trying to build mines from scratch.

Barrick appoints Daniel Oh as senior vice president, investor engagement and governance

Reporting to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Catherine Raw, Mr. Oh will lead Barrick's Investor Relations team, and will serve as a central point of contact for investor engagement on governance.

Gold firms gear up for growth as cost of mining the metal falls

Early signs of activity include Kinross Gold's March decision to expand its Mauritanian gold mine and Goldcorp acquisition of junior Kaminak for $520 million in May.

Barrick ‘is back’ chairman Thornton tells shareholders

Barrick Gold has reduced its debt load, reshuffle management and sold several assets.

Barrick Gold swings to quarterly loss, but trims debt further

The world's largest gold producer, reported a quarterly loss, compared with a year-earlier profit, as asset sales impacted production and realized gold prices fell.

Barrick’s fourth CFO in five years may be what shareholders were waiting for

Most shareholders hope that Catherine Raw persuades management to stop prizing output over profitability and, instead, place more emphasis on investors’ returns.

China’s Zijin Mining profit in 2015 hit by gold, base metal prices slump

Net profit for 2015 dropped by almost 30% to $261 million (1.7 billion yuan) from the previous year's $353 million.

Barrick Gold chairman John Thornton takes a 76% pay cut

He will receive $3.4 million for his work in 2015, including compensations and pension, a significant reduction from the almost $13 million he pocketed in 2014.

US judge rules Barrick Gold must face group lawsuit over Pascua-Lama mine

Class action claims that Barrick repeatedly and knowingly misled shareholders about whether Pascua-Lama complied with environmental regulations.

Barrick announces ‘drastic revision’ of Pascua-Lama, may add partner

Analysts believe that Barrick’s partner in Papua New Guinea, Zijin Mining Group, could be the one to help turn Pascua-Lama into a success.

Australia’s Northern Star puts Plutonic gold mine on the market

Plutonic is the highest-cost of Northern Star's five mines, producing around 79,000 ounces last financial year at an all-in sustaining cost of $1550 an ounce.

Barrick braces for up to $3 billion in writedowns

The asset writedown is primarily related to two Latin American assets — Pascua Lama project, on the border of Chile and Argentina and Pueblo Viejo, in Dominican Republic.