Barrick Mining News

Mining industry’s adoption of blockchain not a question of if, but when — report

Blockchain technology and the smart contracts it enables are the next innovations the mining industry needs to adopt in order to improve efficiencies and increase market transparency, a paper published by global law firm White & Case says.

Barrick to eliminate innovation role under decentralization

Chief Innovation Officer role on the chopping block.

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.

Barrick ‘was almost dead’: Thornton pulls no punches on gold miner’s missteps

Barrick's plan going forward includes increasing its portfolio of so-called tier 1 assets over time, and gradually shedding anything that’s not tier 1 or deemed to be “strategic.”

Barrick’s Dushnisky quits, becomes AngloGold new CEO

Dushnisky will join AngloGold in September, ending the search to replace Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan, who left the world’s third-biggest gold miner in April to run India’s Vedanta.

Barrick Gold walks away from Guyana joint venture project

Alicanto Minerals will retain 100% of Arakaka gold project.

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.

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.

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.

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 clings to top gold miner title as Newmont falls short

About 50,000 ounces — roughly 125 gold bars — is all that stands in the way of Newmont overtaking Barrick as world's No.1 bullion miner.

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.

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.

Barrick grabs stake in Royal Road Minerals in $1.3 million deal

Proceeds from the private placement and financing will be used for exploration and development of the junior miner’s projects in Colombia and Nicaragua.

Chile’s regulator orders permanent closure of Barrick's Pascua-Lama mine

Agency also cut a 2013 fine for violations to $11.5 million (7 billion Chilean pesos) from the previous $16 million it had charged Barrick Gold, but later forced to review by an environmental court.

Data workers prove a rare resource for Barrick, fellow miners

The world's biggest gold miner is staking new ground in a dogged push to overhaul its operations, seeking scarce artificial intelligence experts to oversee projects using technology for everything from exploration to robot-run mining.

Barrick Gold just bought more than $9 million worth of shares in this junior

The non-brokered private placement gives Barrick about 15% of Reunion Gold Corporation (TSX-V:RGD), which has interests in four different projects in South America’s North Atlantic coast.

Barrick cuts 2017 production guidance again

World's number one gold producer swings to loss during third quarter.

Barrick to pay $20 million to settle Pascua-Lama arbitration case

Lawsuit was filed last year after the miner halted payments due to a local group.

Barrick's Munk donates $100 million to cardiovascular care centre

The gift, which will bring the Munk's support of UHN and the PMCC to more than $175 million since 1993, will primarily be used to develop a data-driven digital cardiovascular health platform that reduces costs.