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Good to be the king

Democracy, I fear, is not a natural form of the human condition. Yes we pay lip service to wanting to...

North America

21 JULY 2014

View from the West End: All care but no responsibility

“I ran out of gas! I had a flat tyre! I didn't have enough money for cab fare! My tux didn't come back...

Barrick Gold cuts reserves by a quarter

Barrick Gold Corp has cut its overall reserves by a quarter to 104.1Moz after applying a lower gold price...

Central/South America

14 FEBRUARY 2014

Marigold not so high-cost

The purchase of any gold mine with all-in sustaining costs north of US$1,500/oz would potentially concern...

North America

07 FEBRUARY 2014

Beament licensed to thrill

Being among a handful of Australian gold company execs to deliver consistently on his promises has given...


10 JANUARY 2014

New Barrick chairman reopens door to hedging

Incoming Barrick Gold Corp chairman John Thornton said he would consider resuming the hedging strategy...

North America

05 DECEMBER 2013

Finance: Alternative financing blossoms as equity wilts

Necessity is the mother of invention. So as access to traditional routes of financing has shrunk, mining...


30 NOVEMBER 2012

Argentina: Aiming high

The Veladero mine is operated by Minera Argentina Gold SA (MAGSA), a subsidiary of Barrick Gold Corp,...

Central/South America

10 AUGUST 2012

Dominican Republic: Holding steady

The Dominican Republic has experienced both political and economic stability over the past few years,...

North America

20 JANUARY 2012

Silver Wheaton doubles revenue

Silver Wheaton Corp has announced a year-on-year doubling of revenue in the three months to end-June...

Central/South America

12 AUGUST 2011

Barrick battles rising costs

Barrick Gold Corp, the world's largest gold producer, has planned measures to meet the challenge of rising...


05 AUGUST 2011

Barrick invests into Carpathian

Barrick Gold Corp has invested C$20 million (US$20.8 million) into Carpathian Gold Corp to advance the...

Europe/Middle East

22 JULY 2011