The West African gold producers entered an agreement in March 2020 which will see Endeavour acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of SEMAFO.
Volt Resources has begun exploration at its Guinea gold projects in the Siguiri Basin, which forms part of the mineralised West African Birimian Gold Belt.
Barrick has donated 10 computers to the University of Zambia School of Mines and agreed to help repair the Kakayindu Police Post.
Barrick Gold has paid the first tranche of the $300 million settlement it agreed with the Tanzanian government to resolve inheritated disputes.
All COVID-19 positive cases will be isolated in line with national health protocols, with on-site facilities available for those who may need them.
The Minerals Council South Africa hosted its first weekly virtual update on the mining industry’s position on COVID-19 as positive cases begin to rise.
The approach taken to benchmark and improve Barrick’s operations was later developed into an international guideline by the Global Mining Guidelines Group.
“Until recently, we had no clear indication on the number of facilities around the world, their locations or the quantity of tailings."