Randgold Mining News

Acacia takeover by merged Barrick an option — Randgold CEO

Acacia has three operating mines in Tanzania and is engaged in a protracted and ugly disagreement over taxation with the government.

Barrick, Newmont said to be in talks to merge Nevada operations

Experts believe the US firm could achieve $300 million in operating and cost savings from combining its mines in Nevada with those of the Canadian rival.

Randgold Resources' Mali gold mining complex ramps up production

Increased grades expected in Q3 and Q4 of this year.

Gold output at Randgold's Ivorian mine to fall 23.3% below 2018 forecast

The production forecast has been revised to 230,000 ounces of gold for this year.

Barrick could trade copper mines for gold ones to expand Tier 1 assets

The combined miner plans to focus on Tier 1 assets, those producing at least 500,000 ounces of gold annually, with a mine life of more than 10 years and low costs.

About $5B in assets to be sold due to Barrick-Randgold merger — expert

BMO Capital Markets has flagged a total of 13 mines that could be sold following the $6-billion merger.

Barrick maintains forecasts ahead of Randgold vote

Shareholders of Barrick and Randgold will vote on Nov. 5 on an all-stock transaction that will create a company with operations in Africa, Australia, North and South America, Saudi Arabia and Papua New Guinea.

Filing of management information circular for merger with Randgold

Barrick Gold Corporation announced today that it has filed its management information circular and related voting materials in connection with a special meeting of shareholders to be held on November 5, 2018.

ERG bets on cobalt from Congo in quest for growth

Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) plans to ramp up cobalt output at its Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) facility as it expects the electric car industry to boost demand for the metal.

Randgold's hook-up with Barrick to leave large void in London market

Randgold becomes second major miner to announce departure from London.

Congo-owned Sokimo may hinder transfer of Kibali mine to Barrick

The state miner warned it would "assert its rights" in Barrick Gold's acquisition of Rangold's stake in the Kibali mine, but did not provide details of its plans.

Barrick to buy Randgold for $18.3B forming giant global gold miner

The new Barrick, which will be listed in New York and Toronto, will own five of the world's 10 lowest cost gold mines and will be the world's top bullion producer by both value and output.

Randgold to revise full-year forecast as readies Tongon mine for restart

As a result of the latest stoppage at the Ivory Coast mine and the time it will take to bring it back on line and at full tilt, Randgold will have to review its 290,000-ounce gold output forecast for the year.

Kibali gold mine aims at record output after underground ramp-up

DRC's Kibali is moving from underground mining by contractors to owner-mining, as has already happened at the company’s Loulo mines in Mali.

Randgold’s Tongon mine in Ivory Coast hit by strike

Labour action has brought gold production to a halt.

Congo's miners face harsh new reality as mining law finalized

After six months of lobbying, companies including Glencore and Randgold Resources have got nowhere in their battle to push back against a new mining law that voids existing agreements and increases their costs.

Development decision nearing on Randgold's Massawa project

Massawa was discovered by Randgold in 2007 and is one of the larger undeveloped gold deposits in West Africa. 

Miners warn Congo it faces $3bn revenue loss over new law

The mining companies insist the government reinsert a stability clause, present in the former code.

Q1 results – Kibali shines as Randgold maintains annual production guidance

Randgold Resources said today its 2018 production guidance remained intact despite a softer first quarter in which it contended with multiple challenges.

Randgold hopeful of compromise with Congo over new mining rules

Seven mining companies submitted a proposal to the Mines Ministry insisting that the government reinsert a stability clause, contained in the 2002 code.

Randgold ends gold venture with Cradle Arc in Mali

Under the agreement begun in February 2016, Randgold held a 65 percent stake in the Kossanto West Gold Project licences, which will revert to Cradle Arc, now the 100 percent owner.

Randgold expects Kibali gold output to rise thanks to automation

Company said new technology will help the DRC mine achieve its 2018 production guidance of 730,000 ounces, despite challenges posed by the country's new mining code.

Strike halts gold output at two Randgold mines in Mali — union

The strike at the company’s Loulo and Gounkoto mines is related to the payment of bonuses and will continue until the issue is resolved.

BlackRock's $1.3 billion gold fund feeling pain of miners

“A contributor to this performance in 2018 has been the underperformance of the royalty companies, which the fund has some exposure to."

Randgold Resources Tongon mine in Ivory Coast hit by strike

Recurrent industrial action by the workforce of a subcontractor it's jeopardizing Tongon's 290,000-ounce production forecast.