Barrick is Bronze Sponsor of Argentina Mining 2014 in Salta

MENDOZA, ARGENTINA. July, 2014. Argentina Mining is pleased to announce that Barrick Argentina will join us as Bronze Sponsor at the 10th International Convention on Business Opportunities in Exploration, Geology and Mining, Argentina Mining 2014, which will take place September 3-5, 2014, in Salta Province.

Barrick is a Canadian company that develops mines and advanced exploration and development projects on five continents, and holds large land positions on some of the most prolific and prospective mineral trends. The company has presence in Argentina since 1993 and their activities include Veladero operation, the binational Pascua-Lama ownership (on the border between Argentina and Chile) and different areas of prospecting and exploration. The company has offices in Buenos Aires, San Juan City, and Albardón, Iglesia and Jáchal, departments in San Juan Province. 

In Argentina, Veladero mine began operations in 2005 with an initial investment of $ 540 million. It is located in San Juan province, in Iglesia department, approximately 350 kilometers northwest of the city of San Juan, at a height of 4,000 meters above sea level. Currently employs directly more than 3,800 people, and contracted personnel. 

Pascua-Lama is the first binational mining project in the world, located 10 kilometers north of Veladero. Its name represents the binational project: Pascua, name of the Chilean area, and Lama, in Argentina. 

"It is rewarding for Argentina Mining that Barrick accompanies us on this edition and we thank them for the support. We welcome to the company and value the contribution made in our country, “said Javier Rojas, General Coordinator of Argentina Mining, organizing company of the Convention Argentina Mining 2014. 

Barrick joins other companies to participate in the 10th International Convention on Business Opportunities in Exploration, Geology and Mining to be held in Salta. The convention offers a 3-day conference program, exhibition of mining projects, products and services of main suppliers, and multiple networking opportunities.

About Argentina Mining:
Argentina Mining is an Events and Marketing firm focused on the Argentinean mining market, with offices in Mendoza and Salta. Its objectives are gathering the mining community in Argentina and providing a place to promote the activity in the world, developing business opportunities for its members. The company organizes the premium international event of the Argentinean mining sector, the Argentina Mining Convention, which takes place biennially in Argentina since 1996, and the Latin Exploration Conference, among others. Additionally, it provides advisory services in public relations and marketing and develops supplementary products. For further information, please visit www.argentinamining.com

About Barrick:
Barrick is a Canadian company that develops mines and advanced exploration and development projects in different places in the world. Barrick's head office is in Toronto, Canada. The company, a leading producer of gold in the world, has operations in 23 mines in 10 countries. During 2013, 50% of output obtained from the United States and Canada; 24.7% from Australia and the Pacific; 18.7% of South America and the remaining 6.6% from Africa. For further information, please visit: http://barricklatam.com/


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