Modern, responsible mining relies on a diverse team of experts and professionals from geologists to hydrologists, chemists and biologists, engineers, accountants and sustainable development specialists. In our new Beyond Borders blog, we ask some of Barrick’s experts to share their perspectives.
January 08, 2018
Rethinking how the benefits of mining are shared
By Peter SinclairChief Sustainability Officer Partnership is a term you hear a lot these days. Our sustainability vision was developed to articulate what partnership means for us as a company. Our vision is to partner with host governments and communities to turn their natural resources into sustainable benefits and mutual prosperity.This vision challenges the traditional notion of mining as purely an “extractive” industry, one associated with removing wealth from the ground and leaving little, if anything,...
August 16, 2017
Advancing water transparency
To enhance transparency and help people better understand Barrick’s water performance, we’re making our water usage data more readily available in a form that our stakeholders haven’t seen before
July 19, 2017
Taking point on digitally transforming maintenance
Jami Dwyer is Barrick’s Product Owner for the Asset Health tool, which will allow maintenance teams to digitally monitor the condition of equipment, such as haul trucks and their components. This will enable maintenance teams to work proactively, saving time and money.
January 03, 2016
Anatomy of a corporate makeover
As the gold mining industry grapples with one of the most challenging metal price environments in recent memory, Barrick President Kelvin Dushnisky tells how his company is responding by fundamentally changing the way it operates, transitioning to a decentralized business model and reclaiming the qualities that made it the world’s leading gold producer. Known historically for being a lean, nimble company that thinks outside the box while consistently generating wealth for its shareholders, Dushnisky writes that Barrick is on its way to becoming that company again.
December 09, 2015
Gender-based violence is everyone's problem
As part of our ongoing series to help raise awareness around the United Nations’ 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, Barrick’s Vice President of Government Affairs, Alanna Heath, has written this blog on why it was important to her that Barrick partner with White Ribbon.