'You've got to take on bigger and bigger assets' - Barrick Gold's Mark Bristow

To maintain relevance as a gold miner, Barrick Gold CEO Mark Bristow said miners need to take on bigger assets.
Bristow appeared on Kitco on the same day the miner (ABX:TSX) released its Q1, which reported a 78% jump in first-quarter profit, smashing analyst expectations. Bristow had been eyeing some copper assets before the recent run-up in prices.
"We are very clear about our preferred...portfolio, and that's a 500,000-ounce producer of gold for more than ten years," said Bristow. (show less)

To maintain relevance as a gold miner, Barrick Gold CEO Mark Bristow said miners need to take on bigger assets.
Bristow appeared on Kitco on the same day the miner (ABX:TSX) released its Q1, which reported a 78% jump in first-quarter profit, smashing analyst expectations. Bristow had been eyeing some copper assets before the recent run-up in prices.
"We are very clear about our preferred...portfolio, and that's a 500,000-ounce producer of gold for more than ... (read more)

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