Newcrest’s $1.1bn North American bet

Original article by Paul Garvey
The Australian – Page: 20 : 12-Mar-19

Newcrest Mining CEO Sandeep Biswas says more acquisitions are possible following an $US806.5m ($1.1bn) deal to acquire a 70 per cent stake in the Red Chris gold-copper mine in Canada. Red Chris is currently an open-cut mine, but it has the potential to yield significantly more gold and copper by using block caving. Newcrest is also widely considered to be a contender to acquire from Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining if their proposed merger proceeds.

CORPORATES
NEWCREST MINING LIMITED – ASX NCM, BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION, NEWMONT MINING CORPORATION, IMPERIAL METALS CORPORATION, NORTHERN STAR RESOURCES LIMITED – ASX NST, OCEANAGOLD CORPORATION – ASX OGC, EVOLUTION MINING LIMITED – ASX EVN, ST BARBARA LIMITED – ASX SBM

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