R/€ = 16.07 Change: -0.01
R/$ = 14.43 Change: -0.01
Au 1278.62 $/oz Change: 0.92
Pt 887.59 $/oz Change: 1.13


Agnico bets on high grade gold as it digs in Canada's remote north

By: Reuters     24th April 2019 Agnico Eagle Mines is doubling down this year on Nunavut, Canada’s least developed territory, betting that the high-grade gold ores and slim competition there will offset the risks of digging in the remote location in the far north. For miners desperate to shore up reserves, the choice is often... 

World's No 1 gold complex taking shape – Barrick

By: Mariaan Webb     23rd April 2019 The creation of the world’s largest gold producing complex, the yet-to-be-named joint venture (JV) of Barrick Gold and Newmont Goldcorp in Nevada, has cleared all regulatory conditions required for its completion, Canadian miner Barrick reported on Monday. This comes as the US Federal Trade... 

Goldcorp and Newmont successfully create gold behemoth

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th April 2019 Gold miners Goldcorp and Newmont have successfully closed their $10-billion merger, creating the world’s largest gold mining business with operations in the Americas, Africa and Australia. Newmont Goldcorp will continue trading on the NYSE with the ticker ‘NEM’ and will begin trading on the TSX... 

Newmont shareholders vote in favour of merger with Goldcorp

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th April 2019 Shareholders of NYSE-listed Newmont Mining on Thursday voted in favour of the proposed transaction with TSX- and NYSE-listed Goldcorp. Goldcorp’s shareholders voted in favour of the transaction on April 4. 

Newmont bondholder revolt may put Barrick on hook for debt

By: Bloomberg     11th April 2019 Barrick Gold could find itself partially liable for $600-million in additional debt if some Newmont Mining bondholders have their way. The creditors are trying to block an amendment Newmont is seeking for a large tranche of notes associated with its operations in Nevada, according to people with... 

Barrick’s deal-making chairperson awarded $12.9m in 2018

By: Bloomberg     8th April 2019 Barrick Gold boosted executive chairman John Thornton’s total compensation last year 67% to $12.9-million, rewarding the former investment banker for the company’s performance and his role in the merger with Randgold Resources. Thornton received a $9.74-million bonus on top of his $2.5-million... 

Goldcorp shareholders approve Newmont’s $10bn takeover bid

By: Bloomberg     5th April 2019 The fate of a $10-billion mega-merger rests with Newmont Mining investors after Goldcorp shareholders overwhelmingly approved what could be the largest deal in gold mining history. Greater than 97% of Goldcorp shareholders voted for the merger at a special meeting in Vancouver, the miner said... 

Goldcorp reports underground fire at Musselwhite

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st April 2019 Gold miner Goldcorp has halted underground operations at its Musselwhite mine, in Ontario, after a fire was discovered on Friday evening during shift change. No one was injured in the incident. The company said on Sunday that it was too early to determine the impact on its underground... 

Second proxy advisory firm recommends Newmont/Goldcorp merger

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th March 2019 A second independent proxy advisory firm has recommended that shareholders vote ‘for’ the combination of Newmont and Goldcorp. NYSE-listed Newmont said on Wednesday that Glass, Lewis & Co has joined Institutional Shareholder Services as the second independent proxy advisory firm to recommend... 

Newmont names post-Goldcorp merger leadership team

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th March 2019 As the merger of Newmont and Goldcorp now looks set for closure in the second quarter, the US gold mining company on Tuesday unveiled its new leadership team. Gary Goldberg will remain as CEO until the fourth quarter, when he will retire, to be succeeded by Tom Palmer as president and CEO. 

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