Barrick Gold Corp. is a Canadian mining company in Toronto, where it is listed at the Stock Exchange. Barrick produces gold, silver and copper in North and South America and in the Australian-Pacific region. In 2013, Barrick Gold was the largest gold producer in the world.1 Among Barricks mine are Pascua-Lama in Chile/Argentina which has been halted for an indefinite period of time, and Porgera JV in Papua New Guinea. Both of them are subjects of formal claims at the OECD.
Its subsidiary (64% held by Barrick Gold), African Barrick Gold, is also a publicly listed company on the London Stock Exchange. African Barrick Gold has, in November 2014, changed its name to Acacia Mining.
Due to substantial human rights issues, and environmental damage, several investors have excluded Barrick Gold from their portfolios, including the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global.
Investor information correct as at publication of Dirty Profits 4.
Shareholder according to Morningstar
Investment funds according to onvista
- According to mineweb.com World top Gold producers 8 May 2014 [↩]