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UPDATE 2-Paulson's success at Detour Gold could serve as 'template' for future activism

Dec 13 2018

Dec 13 Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson's success in ousting the bulk of Detour Gold Corp's board could serve as a "template" for an expected increase in shareholder activism in the gold sector, institutional investors said on Thursday.

Barrick, Tanzania make progress in tax row, no deal yet: source

Dec 12 2018

JOHANNESBURG/TORONTO Barrick Gold Corp has made progress in talks with the Tanzanian government to resolve a nearly 2-year-long tax dispute, but it is premature to say a deal has been reached, a person familiar in the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

Company walks fine line to revive Colombia emerald mine

Dec 12 2018

COSCUEZ, Colombia/TORONTO A tiny company is trying to breathe new life into a fabled, four-century-old Colombian emerald mine without triggering unrest among wary locals who fear being shut out of the tunnels where they hunt for gems and make a meager living.

RPT-New Barrick CEO eyes miners' alliance to fix Tanzania tax row

Nov 26 2018

LONDON/TORONTO, Nov 23 Barrick Gold's incoming chief executive said he wants to pull together Tanzania's mining industry to tackle a "desperate" tax dispute that has snared several companies, including the firm's Acacia Mining unit.

New Barrick CEO eyes miners' alliance to fix Tanzania tax row

Nov 23 2018

LONDON/TORONTO Barrick Gold's incoming chief executive said he wants to pull together Tanzania's mining industry to tackle a "desperate" tax dispute that has snared several companies, including the firm's Acacia Mining unit.

Barrick Gold eyes assets, exploration as it plots new phase

Nov 16 2018

TORONTO/LONDON Barrick Gold Corp, soon to become the world's largest bullion miner, is interested in adding more copper assets as long as the red metal is accompanied by bullion, executives said on Friday.

Canadian firm Lundin confirms job cuts at Chile's Candelaria copper mine

Nov 16 2018

Canadian miner Lundin confirmed on Friday it was cutting 106 jobs at its Candelaria copper mine in Chile to "improve competitiveness and productivity", amid reports that workers had begun a 48-hour strike.

Pan American Silver offers $1.1 billion to buy out Tahoe

Nov 14 2018

TORONTO Pan American Silver Corp said Wednesday it has agreed to buy Tahoe Resources Inc in a $1.07 billion cash and stock deal that would create a top global silver miner but also include some troublesome assets.

Barrick chairman says miner eyes nimble future after Randgold deal

Nov 05 2018

TORONTO If all goes according to plan, Barrick Gold will have fewer mines and workers one year after acquiring Africa-focused Randgold Resources , the Canadian miner's executive chairman said on Monday, as its investors approved the deal.

Barrick chairman says miner eyes nimble future after Randgold deal

Nov 05 2018

TORONTO If all goes according to plan, Barrick Gold will have fewer mines and workers one year after acquiring Africa-focused Randgold Resources , the Canadian miner's executive chairman said on Monday, as its investors approved the deal.

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