Barrick Gold Mining News

Argentina's official glacier inventory reveals extensive mining impacts at controversial projects

The glacier inventory is now the most authoritative document indicating where the no-go zones are for mining.

Glencore, Barrick expect prospecting licence for Tanzania nickel project

Tanzania is seeking a bigger slice of the pie from its vast mineral resources by overhauling the fiscal and regulatory regime of its mining sector.

Barrick signs 10-year gas supply deal to make Dominican mine greener

Converting the power plant that feeds the Pueblo Viejo mine from heavy fuel oil to natural gas is expected to reduce the operation’s average cost of sales and all-in sustaining costs by about $54 per ounce.

Barrick grabs stake in Midas Gold, accesses promising Idaho project

The $38-million investment will give Barrick an almost 20%-stake in Midas Gold.

The benefits and pitfalls of mining automation

Automated mining technologies require governments and the mining industry to consider how efficiency gains will change local mining communities.

You don't have to dig a mine to run one, female leaders say

The materials industry, which includes miners, trails all other sectors in the Bloomberg World Index on rates of female participation.

Barrick, NovaGold project in Alaska gets key environmental approval

Bringing the project to production is expected to take about four years, but Donlin gold project is still has a long way to go in the permitting process before construction and operations can begin.

Newmont profit soars on higher gold prices, claims top bullion miner title

Despite seeing gold output decline by 2%, Newmont claimed the title of world’s biggest bullion producer as it surpassed rival Barrick by 16,000 ounces in the first three months of the year.

Barrick Gold earnings just beat market; turns focus to growth

Barrick Gold Corp reported a slightly better than expected increase in first-quarter adjusted profit on Monday.

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.

Barrick Gold founder Peter Munk dies at 90

The company said its founder and chairman emeritus, Peter Munk, passed away Wednesday in Toronto, surrounded by his family.

Barrick chairman Thornton boosts ownership with major share buy

The boss of the world's top gold miner has bought 306,000 additional shares in the company.

Barrick moves forward with plan to make every employee an owner

The gold miner’s employees will receive this year 90 shares each, taking the total held by staff to more than 1.5 million shares.

Moody’s upgrades Barrick to Baa2 with stable outlook

Company’s goal remains to reduce total debt to around $5 billion by the end of 2018.

The world's top 10 largest gold mining companies – 2017

Rough year shuffles ranks of global gold mining giants as Freeport makes a comeback – 2018 forecasts point to another tumultuous year.

Barrick to hike gold output as Newmont gets too close to being world’s top producer

Miner is advancing a pipeline of projects expected to contribute more than 1 million ounces of annual production starting in 2021.

Barrick exec. to chair Global Mining Standards and Guidelines Group

Barrick Gold’s Chief Innovation Officer, Michelle Ash, will become the new Chair of GMSG in May 2018.

NovaGold up on better-than-expected drilling results for Alaska mega-project

Mineralized intercepts encountered higher grades than predicted by previous modeling, said the project owners NovaGold and Barrick.

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.

Barrick Gold earnings in line with forecasts, output seen falling

Barrick, the world's biggest gold producer, said it expects to produce between 4.5 million and 5 million ounces of gold this year.

Copper, iron ore price jump sparks rally in mining stocks

Top listed copper producer Freeport jumped 7.4% and with Vale – up 6% – was among the NYSE's top 10 most actively traded stocks.

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.

Gold giant Barrick faces grilling after fall to bottom of pack

Even with rising gold prices and a strengthened balance sheet, the world’s largest gold producer left shareholders with the worst returns among its top North American peers last year.

For Barrick Gold the Pascua-Lama hits keep coming

$429 million impairment on the stalled project after Chile environment agency ordered final closure.

Barrick's BattleBorn series will bring together Nevada's tech and innovation community

“Barrick is excited to host the state’s first global mining hackathon in Las Vegas,” said Michael Brown, President, Barrick USA.