Barrick produced 5.32 million ounces of gold and 413 million pounds of copper in 2017 from a portfolio that includes some of the world’s premier mining assets.
The Golden Sunlight mine is located in Jefferson County in southwestern Montana, 55 kilometers east of Butte and eight kilometers northeast of Whitehall. The property lies on the eastern flank of a fault-bounded mountain range known as Bull Mountain.
The Turquoise Ridge underground mine is located about 44 miles north-east of Winnemucca, Nevada. Barrick is the operator and 75% owner of the mine. Newmont Mining owns the remaining 25%. At 15.56 grams per tonne, Turquoise Ridge has the highest reserve grade in the Company’s operating portfolio, and among the highest in the gold industry.
Lagunas Norte is located on the Alto Chicama property in north-central Peru, 140 kilometers east of the coastal city of Trujillo. A conventional open-pit, crush, valley-fill heap leach operation, the property lies on the western flank of the Peruvian Andes at an elevation of 4,000 to 4,260 meters above sea level.
The Lumwana copper mine is a conventional open pit (truck and shovel) operation. It’s located about 100 kilometers west of Solwezi in Zambia’s Copperbelt—one of the most prospective copper regions in the world. Lumwana ore, which is predominantly sulfide, is treated through a conventional sulfide flotation plant, producing copper concentrate.
The Jabal Sayid copper operation is located 350 kilometers north-east of Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It’s a 50/50 joint venture operation with Ma’aden. The first shipment of copper concentrate occurred in December 2015, and the mine commenced commercial production in July 2016.
Barrick Nevada is an integrated gold mining operation that combines the Cortez and Goldstrike properties in Nevada, employing a total of 3,000 employees and 800 contractors.
Operations at Cortez are split between two complexes: the Pipeline complex is mined via open pit; and Cortez Hills is mined via open pit and underground. Goldstrike consists of the Betze-Post open pit, and the Meikle and Rodeo underground mines.
The mine is located adjacent to the town of Kalgoorlie, about 550 kilometers east of Perth, Western Australia. Barrick holds a 50% interest, and Newmont Mining Corporation holds the remaining 50% interest.
Pueblo Viejo is located in the Dominican Republic, approximately 100 kilometers northwest of the capital city of Santo Domingo, and is operated by the Pueblo Viejo Dominicana Corporation—a joint venture between Barrick (60%) and Goldcorp (40%).
Development of the project started in 2009, and first production occurred in 2012. Pueblo Viejo is one of the largest gold mines in the world, with a projected mine life of more than 25 years.
Hemlo has produced more than 21 million ounces of gold, and has been operating continuously for more than 30 years. It consists of the Williams mine—an underground and open pit operation—located about 350 kilometers east of Thunder Bay, Ontario.
The Zaldívar copper mine is a 50/50 joint venture with Antofagasta Plc, the operator of the mine. It's 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 Veladero mine is located in San Juan Province Argentina, in the highly prospective Frontera District. The property is located at elevations of 4,000 to 4,850 meters above sea level, approximately 374 kilometers northwest of the city of San Juan. Veladero is a 50/50 joint venture operation with Shandong Gold.
The Porgera Joint Venture is an open pit and underground gold mine located at an altitude of 2,200-2,600 meters in the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea, about 600 kilometers north-west of Port Moresby. Barrick and Zijin Mining Group each own 47.5% of the operation, with the remaining 5% interest held by Mineral Resources Enga.
Our vision is the generation of wealth through responsible mining—wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Barrick has 11,000 employees, with mining operations and projects in 10 countries.
Our project portfolio is unsurpassed in the gold industry, and represents a source of optionality and value.
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