Bristow hints Barrick close to deal with PNG

BARRICK Gold and partner Zijin Mining may be close to resolving the Papua New Guinea impasse blocking progress at the “tier one” Porgera mine, CEO Mark Bristow told the Denver Gold Forum last week.

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Hoping to reach agreement by the end of the year.

It was thought Barrick's stake in Porgera could be up for divestment, but Bristow has described it as a "positive surprise" in the company's portfolio with tier one potential.