Health and safety
The Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management was launched on 5 August 2020, as the first global standard on tailings management that can be applied to existing and future tailings facilities, wherever they are and whoever operates them.
In line with its objective of finding and developing the best assets, Barrick Gold has strengthened its exploration team.
These results position Barrick well to achieve its guidance for the year, despite the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdowns.
Nevada Gold Mines has delivered real value to all its stakeholders, says Mark Bristow, president and chief executive of Barrick Gold Corporation.
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.
Pueblo Viejo Dominicana, operator of Pueblo Viejo gold mine, has paid $185 million in direct taxes and $9 million in indirect taxes.
Barrick also notes that the existence of alleged environmental damage claims and resettlement issues as a reason for the non-extension.