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Bristow critical of complacency in gold sector

Barrick Gold president and CEO Mark Bristow is a leading personality in the gold space; one who has shaped the sector in recent years through merging his former company Randgold into Barrick in 2019 and then launching an audacious takeover bid for rival Newmont to force the merger of the two companies’ Nevada assets. This culminated in the creation of the Nevada Gold Mines joint venture. Visionary, controversial and outspoken. <i>Mining Journal's</i> Americas editor Paul Harris caught up with Bristow at the 2021 Gold Forum Americas in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to check on how he felt the sector has evolved over the past two years.

Paul Harris in Colorado Springs, Colorado
 Barrick Gold president and CEO Mark Bristow

Barrick Gold president and CEO Mark Bristow

Mining Journal: When we last meet at this event two years ago you had just completed the Nevada Gold Mines formation. How has the gold industry changed since then? Mark Bristow: I think there has been...

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