Barrick Gold Corporation


Photo contest focuses on Canadian mining

A milling electrician has been awarded top prize in the Keep Mining in Canada photo contest.The winner, Peter Massi, mill/electrical superintendent at Barrick Gold’s Golden Patricia mine near Dryden, …


Noranda buys into smelter

The growing Chilean copper smelting business has attracted Noranda Metallurgy.The company, a unit of Noranda, (TSE), has agreed to buy a 24.8% interest in Fundicion Refimet, operator of the Antofagast…


Geophysics start in Costa Rica

Airborne geophysical surveys are under way on Costa Rican properties held by Barrick Gold (TSE), Lyon Lake Mines (ME) and Placer Dome (TSE).The three companies hold adjacent ground in the Sarapiqui be…



Continental adds to zinc discovery

Drilling on the Anialik-High Lake project in the Northwest Territories continues to return zinc-copper mineralization for property owner Continental Pacific Resources (VSE).Hole R-11-95 returned a 13….


R&D firm unveils new gold bioleaching process

A biochemical process developed by a firm based in Bozeman, Mont., is showing potential as an inexpensive, clean alternative to cyanidation in gold extraction.Yellowstone Environmental Science is deve…



FACTS’N’FIGURES — Nevada dominated by gold

In 1994, Nevada produced an estimated US$3.2 billion in minerals (including petroleum and geothermal energy), which is 8% more than in 1993. Gold production in the state reached an all-time high last …



Companies (August 14, 1995)

INDEXAgnico-EagleAlleghenyAmerican BullionAsarcoBarrick GoldBattle MtnBema GoldCanAlaskaCash ResourcesColumbia YukonCons MagnaCons NirvanCons ViscountFalconbridgeFirst LabradorFormation CapitalGold R…


Pacific Rim strikes deal with Barrick

Barrick Gold (TSE) will buy up to 70% of Pacific Rim Mining’s (VSE) wholly owned Argentine subsidiary, setting the stage for expansion of the Diablillos gold-silver property.An aggressive program cons…


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