Profile: Barrick Gold Corp (ABX.TO)
Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick), incorporated on March 10, 1995, is a gold mining company. The Company is principally engaged in the production and sale of gold and copper, as well as related activities, such as exploration and mine development. The Company's segments include Goldstrike, Cortez, Pueblo Viejo, Lagunas Norte, Veladero, Turquoise Ridge, Acacia Mining plc (Acacia), Pascua-Lama and Other Mines. Goldstrike, Cortez, Pueblo Viejo, Lagunas Norte, Veladero and Turquoise Ridge are its individual gold mines. The Company, through its subsidiary, Acacia, owns gold mines and exploration properties in Africa. It also holds interest in gold mines, including Porgera and Kalgoorlie, and copper mines, such as Zaldivar and Lumwana. The Pascua-Lama project is located on the border between Chile and Argentina. The Company has nine producing gold mines, which are located in Canada, the United States, Peru, Argentina, Australia and the Dominican Republic. It also holds an interest in a producing mine in Papua New Guinea. Its copper business includes a copper mine in Zambia, and its interests in copper mines in Chile and Saudi Arabia. It also has projects located throughout the Americas.
The Company's gold mining operations produce gold in dore form, except Acacia's gold mines of Bulyanhulu and Buzwagi, which produce both gold dore and gold concentrate. Its Lumwana and Jabal Sayid mines produce a concentrate that primarily contains copper. The Cortez property is located 100 kilometers southwest of Elko, Nevada. The Goldstrike property is located on the Carlin Trend, approximately 60 kilometers northwest of Elko, Nevada. The Goldstrike operation includes the Betze-Post open pit mine, and the Meikle and Rodeo underground mines. The Pueblo Viejo property is located in the Dominican Republic, approximately 100 kilometers northwest of the capital city of Santo Domingo. Lagunas Norte is located on the Alto Chicama property in north-central Peru, 140 kilometers east of the coastal city of Trujillo. The Veladero mine is located in the San Juan Province of Argentina in the Frontera District. The Turquoise Ridge property is located in the Potosi Mining District, approximately 70 kilometers northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada.
The Porgera operation is located approximately 130 kilometers west of Mount Hagen, and 600 kilometers northwest of the capital Port Moresby. The Kalgoorlie mine is located adjacent to the town of Kalgoorlie, approximately 550 kilometers east of Perth, Western Australia. The Zaldivar mine is located in the Andean Precordillera in Region II of northern Chile, approximately 1,400 kilometers north of Santiago and 175 kilometers southeast of the port city of Antofagasta. The Lumwana copper mine is located in Zambia.
Barrick Gold Corp
Brookfield Place, 161 Bay St Sui
P.O. Box 212
TORONTO ON M5J 2S1
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