Barrick Mining News

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.

Argentina confirms charges for Barrick employees over 2015 cyanide spill at Veladero

Court of appeals says charges of “pollution, negligence and malpractice" still in place for 8 of 9 people.

Argentina lifts curbs on cyanide use at Barrick's Veladero mine

While the measure allows the company to resume full operations, Barrick said it plans to gradually restart them.

Argentina passes mining act expected to create 125,000 new jobs

Agreement is part of plan to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.

Barrick Gold buys Nevada mining project from former partner

The Robertson Property located about 96km (60 miles) south of Elko, Lander County, Nevada.

Strike at Barrick’s Veladero mine suspended

Union at Barrick's troubled operation, Argentina's largest gold mine, says strike will resume if there's no deal after two weeks of talks.

Australian-Barrick partnership eyes substantial gold upside in Guyana

An Australian company which has teamed up with the largest gold company in the world to exploit a corner of Latin America’s untapped mineral riches, says the bulk of Guyana’s gold production has only “just scratched the surface”.

Argentina to pass new mining law this week

Governments, industry players, unions expected to sign federal mining agreement this week, which aims to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.

Barrick may face 'negligence' charges over latest spill at Veladero — report

Local judge says the company failed to complete improvements that could have prevented the latest cyanide spill, the third such accident in less than 18 months.

Barrick, Cisco, Great Basin College announce partnership providing free digital career training for employees, other northern Nevadans.

$400,000 investment will help participants pursue IT focused exploratory, foundational, and career-ready courses