Barrick Gold Mining News

Barrick on Newmont merger: "No decision at this time"

The Canadian gold giant confirmed it has reviewed the opportunity to merge with the US miner in an all-share deal.

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.

Canadian regulator clears Newmont’s $10B merger with Goldcorp

The companies announced their planned all-share tie-up in January, just two weeks after the Barrick-Randgold merger was finalized.

Barrick Gold posts $1.2 billion quarterly loss, sees cost rising in 2019

The company pinned the cost increases partly on mining ending at its low-cost Cortez Hills open pit in Nevada in the first half of the year.

Africa Mining Indaba: 'Let's talk,' Ramaphosa tells producers

Executives, investors and government officials meet in Cape Town this week at the African Mining Indaba, the continent’s biggest gathering of one of its most essential industries.

Africa Mining Indaba: Dam safety, Zambia taxes, Ford on cobalt

Executives, investors and government officials met in Cape Town at the African Mining Indaba, the continent’s biggest gathering of one of its most essential industries.

Barrick, Reunion Gold to jointly go after key assets in South America

Strategic alliance expands Barrick’s exploration footprint in the Guiana Shield, a significantly under-explored region and one of the most prospective in the world for large scale gold discoveries.

Strike takes shine off Barrick’s Loulo-Gounkoto production results

Company said the output decline was a consequence of a week-long strike at the Mali operation.

Barrick mulls selling Zambia copper mine over higher taxes

While company denied media reports that it had sold Lumwana, it said that given the challenging conditions the mine was facing in Zambia, all options would have to be considered.

Monster gold-mining deals pile pressure on those left behind

“The question becomes now, will there be a domino effect?”

Newmont grabs Goldcorp in $10B deal that creates world's top gold miner

Massive deal creates company that challenges rival Barrick as the world’s largest gold producer.

Barrick CEO to forge ahead in Latin America despite past strains

The company's new boss Mark Bristow beleives that Chile is a “great” destination for miners, despite Barrick’s difficulties advancing the massive Pascua-Lama project.

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.

Barrick's new CEO says gold industry shake-up is just starting

“Without a doubt, this industry needs transformation,” Mark Bristow, the new chief executive officer of Barrick Gold said.

New era for Barrick Gold begins

Barrick now trades as GOLD in New York and continues as ABX in Toronto.

Randgold to cease trading as merger with Barrick gets final approval

The planned merger, which creates the world's top gold miner by value and output, has been approved by the Royal Court of Jersey.

Barrick ups investment in Reunion Gold, hopes for big payoff in Guiana

The Toronto-based company, which already owns 15% of Reunion, said the fresh $2.27-million investment leaves its stake in the Quebec-based miner unchanged.

Barrick aborts earn-in joint-venture on ATAC Resources’ Orion project

Shares of ATAC Resources plunged 25% on news that Barrick Gold is terminating its earn-in joint venture on the junior’s Orion project.

South Arturo JV to expand production in late 2019

Premier Gold Mines of Thunder Bay, Ont., has provided an update on development at the South Arturo joint venture in the Carlin Trend.

Barrick selling research and development firm AuTec

Incoming CEO Mark Bristow has announced his intention to offload non-core assets and research and development company AuTec is one of them.

La Mancha plans to expand its African footprint, buy Barrick gold mines

La Mancha is a private gold company with investments in Toronto-listed Endeavour Mining, Australia's Evolution Mining and Ghana-focused Golden Star Resources.

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 keen on Guyana Shield, Canada for exploration -executive

The giant also said it wants "more exposure" in Canada.

Premier Gold Mines locks up land next to South Arturo, Nevada

Under the agreement, Premier Gold can acquire a 100% stake in the 206-hectare Rodeo Creek land package.

Randgold ready to mediate in Acacia's Tanzania row before Barrick tie-up

Bristow, who will be CEO of the merged firm, did not give specifics about what that mediation would involve, but said he would be acting in his capacity as Randgold's chief executive not as the head of Barrick.