Tax hike widens split over Kalgoorlie Super-Pit value

Original article by Danielle Bochove
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 18 : 27-Sep-17

Newmont Mining CEO Gary Goldberg has warned that an increase in Western Australia’s gold royalty would reduce the value of the Super Pit gold mine. Lack of consensus over the valuation of the mine has stalled negotiations for Newmont to buy Barrick Gold’s 50 per cent stake in the mine. Barrick president Kelvin Dushnisky says his company is willing to sell its stake at the right price. Newmont estimates that the royalty increase could increase its operating costs by about $US15m a year.

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NEWMONT MINING CORPORATION, BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION, NEWCREST MINING LIMITED – ASX NCM, GOLD FIELDS LIMITED, SHANDONG TYAN HOME COMPANY LIMITED, DENVER GOLD FORUM

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