Platinum output fell by nearly 40% as a consequence of a more than three-month strike over pay in the sector South Africa.
The new gold giant would have a market value of $33 billion, operations on five continents, and a gold output of well over 12 million ounces a year.
Chile's massive copper mines will soon be part of a "Mining Tourism Route," to kick off in 2015.
The biggest chunk of the investment will be allocated to CAP's Cerro Negro Norte operation in the country's north.
Production of the steel-making material, however, increased by 16%, which means the miner is on track to meet its full-year target.
The world's No.1 copper producer needs to invest roughly $30 billion in the next decade to counter dwindling ore grades in its massive mines.
The criminal activity involved contractors and it had been going on since 2011.
They believe those funds should be allocated to the regions where mining operations are based.
The closely-watched Thomson Reuters GFMS annual copper survey paints a grim picture for the copper price in 2014 and beyond.
The world’s No.1 copper producer said the recently found deposits are all located nearby current operations.
Amid mounting criticism on the a proposed reform to the country’s foreign-investment law that removes a mining-friendly clause.
The aftershock was the strongest of several that have followed Tuesday's massive 8.2-magnitude. Mining operations remain unaffected.
World prices for copper jumped as the quake in the world's No.1 producer raised supply concerns.
Due to declining ore grades and lower metal prices.
Company said operations remain unaffected.
The London-listed copper miner will pay its shareholders a dividend equivalent to 142% of its full year earnings.
Companies will get $100 million for a joint-venture in Chile, under the latest funding deal by Australia's controversial Export Finance and Insurance Corporation.
The open-pit mine, to begin operations later this year, is considered the world’s seventh largest copper project.
Aurora Williams, Chile’s new mining minister, takes office on Tuesday.
Shanghai copper, in turn, went down beyond its 5% daily limit on Monday, hitting its lowest in more than four years.
The company has no predictions as to when the strike may end or how production will be impacted.
Despite the gloomy results, the commodities giant revenues for the year jumped 9% to $232.6 billion
Far from being good news, the resolution orders Chile's environmental watchdog to charge Barrick for each and every of the 22 violations found in the project, instead of grouping them into five categories as it did the first time.
Despite quarterly loss of $584m, the $8.5 billion share is up 23.5% year to date and enjoys a higher valuation than gold miners producing millions of ounces more per year.
The copper giant is having a rough start of the year with sinking copper prices, lack of cash and escalating costs.
"We are not happy," said CEO Mark Cutifani.
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