The firm became the first major mining company to openly accept the toll that slumping commodity prices are taking on the global industry.
The operations that may be added to the list of assets for sale are Dawson and Foxleigh, in Queensland.
New evidence has emerged of China's interest in digging for oil, gas a minerals in the frozen continent.
With Duluht’s acquisition, Antofagasta takes control of the Twin Metals project, located in north-eastern Minnesota, which is set to become its first operation outside Chile.
The measure would only be imposed to miners that consume more than 150 liters (40 gallons) of water per second.
Pre-tax profit for the year was a bit over US$3 billion, a decline of $760 million when compared to 2013.
In the meantime, the miner will receive silver produced at three other Barrick operations in South America.
The court refused to consider the appeal on procedural grounds. Chile's environmental regulator will now have to re-evaluate the administrative fines for over $16 million it imposed on the project.
The new law could seek to limit mining companies' ability to replace workers during strikes.
The touted expansion of the world's largest underground copper mine is two to three years behind schedule and will require $2 billion more than initially planned, said the company.
Credit Suisse downgrades world's number on gold miner citing risks posed by $13 billion debt and permitting, tax challenges.
In this interview with The Gold Report, Ecclestone explains that canny juniors are choosing past-producing properties, which boast dependable resources estimated by majors and already existing infrastructure. And he names two current gold producers he believes are woefully undervalued.
The miner became the latest company to spin off non-core, underperforming assets.
A study of about 40 explorers budgeting at least US$50 million total shows the larger players allocated a total of US$4.33 billion and accounted for 40% of the US$10.74 billion worldwide exploration total.
Miner may try replicate partnership with other of its stalled projects, such as Pascua Lama in South America.
South America has been a major beneficiary of the 2000s gold bull, party to some big discoveries by the mining companies flocking there.
That would constitute a substantial rally after Friday's 4% drubbing of the red metal in New York.
This is the first time mining engineers, geologists and other highly educated employees go on a strike at a privately owned mine in Chile.
These are not very good news for the energy-starved copper producing nation.
Glencore and X2, a company set up by former Xstrata boss Mick Davis, are among the suitors of the Chilean copper assets put up for sale by global miner Anglo American.
The news come only a day after the project executive director in Chile, Eduardo Flores, told local media that Barrick was hopeful it could find a way forward with the long-delayed mine.
Finishing the project would take time and around $4 billion more of what Barrick has already invested.
A global survey of over 5,300 job seekers sheds some light on the issues in the war for talent which the Mining sector continues to face.
The world’s biggest copper producer will, in turn, procure goods and services from Canadian companies.
The move comes as Chile's Supreme Court halted the $3.9 billion gold and copper project last month.
Another contractor died at the mine only two weeks ago.
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