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Environment

November 23, 2016

Barrick nets top recognition for renewable energy initiatives

Almost 18 percent of Barrick’s power came from renewable energy sources in 2015

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November 03, 2016

Water management during closure done right at Eskay Creek

Water management is as crucial and important to Barrick after a mine closes as it is during a mine's active life cycle. We must return the environment to a stable condition in accordance with strict permit requirements, moving towards the ultimate goal of protecting the long-term viability of the land and water.

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October 20, 2016

New water treatment plants help secure a positive legacy

Water treatment plants at the Pierina mine in Peru are an important part of the mine's closure plan

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October 14, 2016

A perspective on water and mining

We speak with an expert who says there's growing interest in how mining companies use water, and how those choices affect local water resources

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September 29, 2016

New technology uses salt or brackish water to process copper concentrate

Patented process in use at Saudi Arabia mine and in Chile

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September 08, 2016

Barrick named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Barrick has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the ninth consecutive year; and the company was also included in the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the tenth year in a row."We are honored to be included again in this highly respected index,” said Barrick President Kelvin Dushnisky. “Our success depends on transforming resources into mutual benefit, and with the highest regard for the safety of people and the environment....

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August 11, 2016

Using only what we need

Dewatering diverts fresh water away from our mines in northern Nevada

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July 21, 2016

Water monitoring and why mining companies do it

TAKE A LOOK AT OUR WATER MANAGEMENT INFOGRAPHIC (PDF)Have you ever wondered what the chemical composition of your water is? Claudio Andrade has. Andrade, Barrick’s Manager of Environmental Chemistry, advises Barrick operations all over the world on matters related to water monitoring and geochemistry, the study of the composition of the earth’s materials and their interaction with water.Andrade helps the company interpret baseline water measurements and environmental conditions around prospective mine sites before a mine...

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