• NEW REPORT: Red Water: Mining and the Right to Water in Porgera, Papua New Guinea
    April 4, 2019
    READ Full Report here.READ Fact Sheet here. Communities living near an industrial gold mine in Porgera, Papua New Guinea (PNG),...
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  • The Marcopper mine spill and the unending wait for justice
    April 2, 2019
    Nikko Dizon, VERA Files(First of two parts) A run-down office building inside the Marcopper mining area, abandoned in 1997, after...
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  • Pakistan military eyes key role developing giant copper and gold mine
    March 11, 2019
    Drazen Jorgic PB EDITORS NOTE: The Reko Diq mine was once a Barrick project, and has always been controversial as...
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  • Mourn the Victims of Peter Munk: Confront Barrick Gold
    April 5, 2018
    The media’s response to the death of Peter Munk – valourizing a man responsible for countless deaths, widespread sexual...
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  • As Mining Companies in Africa Make Billions, Children Are Left Illiterate
    February 1, 2018
    Those who can least afford to pay the heaviest price. By Vijay Prashad / AlterNet Zambia is a rich country with...
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  • “600 families dying contaminated from Barrick in complicity with the state.” Photo provided by community member living next to Barrick and Goldcorp's Pueblo Viejo mine in the Dominican Republic.
    Fighting for Their Water and Their Lives, Communities Take Direct Action Against Barrick Gold in the Dominican Republic
    November 30, 2017
    By Klaire Gain, Upside Down World “El agua vale mas que oro,” or in English “Water is worth more than...
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  • Pobladores de comunidades de Jangas bloquean vía de acceso a mina Pierina
    November 1, 2017
    by Javier Urbano Gómez, Ancash Noticias El jefe de la División Policial de Huaraz, anunció que desde el 20 de octubre...
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  • Activists want rights abuses included in Tanzania, Acacia Mining talks
    October 29, 2017
    Tanzania President Should Insist Barrick Gold Resolves Rights Abuses at Acacia’s North Mara Mine by Rights and Accountability in Development...
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  • Hospital needs funds to re-open
    September 17, 2017
    Post Courier, National News The Paiam hospital at Porgera in the Enga province has been closed for almost one year...
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  • Correspondence with Acacia Mining re: Use of Force by Mine Security at the North Mara Gold Mine, Tanzania.
    August 29, 2017
    by Mining Watch These letters represent an exchange between MiningWatch Canada and RAID-UK and Acacia Mining plc. detailing ongoing concerns...
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  • Canada Just Can't Quit Its Most Abusive Mining Company
    August 4, 2017
    Yves Engler, Huffington Post Barrick's African subsidiary, Acacia Mining, is embroiled in a major political conflict in the east African...
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  • Barrick gets called out as sirens sound red alert at Pueblo Viejo mine
    April 25, 2017
    By Klaire Gain, Media Coop At Barrick Gold's annual general meeting today, Brock University masters student Klaire Gain took the...
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  • Mining violence survivors demand justice in Toronto
    April 25, 2017
    By Elizabeth McSheffrey , National Observer Everlyn Gaupe says she could have outrun their attackers but her little sister could not. She...
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  • Argentinian judge leads inquiry that could shut down Canadian mine
    April 24, 2017
    Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold is once again in hot water in Argentina. A federal judge in Buenos Aires is...
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  • We Believe Survivors of Barrick Gold
    April 16, 2017
    Every year, ProtestBarrick and supporters gather outside the Annual General Meeting of Canadian mining giant Barrick gold, to amplify the...
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  • Convocatoria Abierta - Manifestación a la Mina Veladero
    April 12, 2017
    On the 12th April 2017, the peoples of San Juan, Argentina blocked the route to Veladero Gold Mine after...
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  • 10 Years of Protesting Barrick Gold
    April 6, 2017
    BY SAKURA SAUNDERS, Now Magazine This year marks the 10th time I've organized a protest against Barrick Gold at the...
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  • Argentina suspends Canada's Barrick mining over spill
    March 31, 2017
    AFP | 7News Barrick said Wednesday that a pipeline at its Veladero gold and silver mine had sprung a leak...
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  • Village Houses Burnt Down at Barrick Mine in Papua New Guinea
    March 26, 2017
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  • Police killed 65, injured 270 at Barrick mine in Tanzania, inquiry hears
    March 24, 2017
    by GEOFFREY YORK, Globe and Mail Tanzanian police have killed 65 people and injured 270 during years of sporadic clashes with...
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  • World Bank tribunal rules against Pakistan in Reko Diq project case
    March 21, 2017
    Article by Dawn.com An arbitration tribunal of the World Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has ruled...
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  • Argentinian town not thrilled with Trudeau visit after Canadian mining disaster
    November 23, 2016
    By Anne Caroline Desplanques, National Observer If Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was expecting a red carpet welcome during his visit...
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  • 119 Indigenous Women Demand Justice from Barrick Gold at UN Forum in Geneva
    November 16, 2016
    News Release | MiningWatch Canada Download Letter from Porgera Women to 2016 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights Tired of...
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  • Porgera Women Send Message to UN Forum on Business and Human Rights
    November 13, 2016
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  • Violence at Canadian-owned mines turns up heat on Trudeau to create new standards
    October 31, 2016
    By Elizabeth McSheffrey in News, Energy | Rape, shootings, beatings, burnings — there are very few forms of violence that have not been...
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  • Tanzanian Government Investigation Receives Hundreds of Reports of Violence and Deaths at North Mara Gold Mine
    September 22, 2016
    by Mining Watch For the first time, the Tanzanian Government has acknowledged the scale of violence surrounding the North Mara...
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  • Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold fired whistleblower. Then it spilled cyanide into five rivers
    June 25, 2016
    By Elizabeth McSheffrey, National Observer Toronto-based mining giant, Barrick Gold, spilled cyanide solution into five Argentina rivers shortly after firing an engineer...
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  • Barrick Gold rules: horror stories from the frontline
    May 10, 2016
    "We are asking Barrick to feel compassion for us. We are not asking for the little money they will...
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  • Activists Crash a Shareholders Meeting to Raise Issues of Rape at the Company’s Mines
    April 26, 2016
    By Hilary Beaumont, Vice News Four activists crashed the annual general meeting of the world's biggest gold mining company on...
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  • Raped by Canadian Gold Mine Guards, These Women Are Looking for Justice
    November 19, 2015
    By Hilary Beaumont, Vice News Mona, who was pregnant with her first child, collected rocks from the ground at a Canadian...
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  • Taking on Bay Streets Mining Giants
    May 31, 2015
    by: Sakura Saunders, Now Toronto PHOTO: Allan Lissner Chile indigenous leader Sergio Campusano outside Barrick Gold AGM in Toronto last month. The...
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  • 200 girls and women raped: now 11 of them win better compensation from the world's biggest gold miner
    April 4, 2015
    Out-of-court settlement prevents human rights group EarthRights International filing a lawsuit against Barrick Gold in the United States. by Rick...
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  • John Baird strikes gold with Barrick
    March 31, 2015
    Whether former foreign affairs minister's appointment to the board of mining giant is payment for past political favours or...
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  • Dominican activists call mining projects as ‘new form of colonialism’
    January 28, 2015
    Threat of mining pollution at Loma Miranda mountain inspires movement calling for area to be designated a national park by...
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  • Mine expansion may threaten Nevada's largest deer herd
    January 7, 2015
    Mine expansion may threaten Nevada's largest deer herd by Jeff DeLong, RGJ, Reno Gazette Journal The planned expansion of a major gold mine...
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  • June 18, 2014
    Barrick Gold Unit Is Accused of Bribery in Africa Mining Firm Doles Out $400,000 in Cash to Officials, Others; Company...
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