May 17, 2020

25 mining companies you should follow on social media

Social Media
World Gold Council
Rio Tinto
BHP Billiton
Admin
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25 companies you should follow on social media
Associal mediacontinues to overtake traditional media, its no surprise mining companies are joining the trend. The list of miners signing up for sites l...

As social media continues to overtake traditional media, it’s no surprise mining companies are joining the trend. The list of miners signing up for sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram has exploded in recent years, paving the way for companies to establish an online presence on their own terms.

In the age of social media, these are the top 25 mining companies you should be following.

World Gold Council

Facebook: @worldgoldcouncil; Twitter: @Goldcouncil; YouTube: @worldgoldcouncil

LinkedIn: @worldgoldcouncil; Instagram: @worldgoldcouncil

 

Caterpillar

Facebook: @CatMining; Twitter: @CatMining; YouTube: @CatMining

LinkedIn: @Caterpillar Inc.; Instagram: @Catproducts

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Anglo American

Facebook: @AngloAmerica; Twitter: @AngloAmerican; YouTube: @AngloAmerican

LinkedIn: @AngloAmerican; Instagram: @AngloAmericanplc

 

Newmont Mining

Facebook: @NewmontMiningCorporation; Twitter: @Newmont

YouTube: @NewmontMiningCo; LinkedIn: @NewmontMiningCorporation

 

Liebherr

Facebook: @LiebherrMining; Twitter: @Liebherr; YouTube: @Liebherr

LinkedIn: @LiebherrMiningEquipmentCo 

 

Rio Tinto

Facebook: @RioTintoGroup; Twitter: @RioTinto; YouTube: @RioTintoVideos

LinkedIn: @RioTinto

 

Fortescue Metals Group

Facebook: @FortescueMetalsGroup; Twitter: @FortescueNews

YouTube: @FortescueMetalsGroup; LinkedIn: Fortescue Metals Group

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Thiess

Facebook: @ThiessMining; Twitter: @ThiessMining; YouTube: @ThiessMining

LinkedIn: @Thiess; Instagram: @ThiessMining

 

Joy Global

Facebook: @JoyGlobalInc; Twitter: @JoyGlobalInc; YouTube: @JoyGlobalInc

LinkedIn: @JoyGlobal

 

Vale

Facebook: @Vale; Twitter: @ValeGlobal; YouTube: @ValeGlobal; LinkedIn: @Vale

 

Kinross Gold         

   

Facebook: @KinrossGold; Twitter: @KinrossGold; YouTube: @KinrossGold

LinkedIn: @KinrossGoldCorporation

Sandvik Group

Facebook: @SandvikMining; Twitter: @SandvikMining

LinkedIn: @SandvikMiningandConstruction; Instagram: @SandvikGroup

 

Barrick Gold

Facebook: @BarrickGoldCorporation; Twitter: @BarrickGold; YouTube: @BarrickGoldVideos

LinkedIn: @BarrickGoldCorporation; Instagram: @BarrickGold

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BHP Billiton

Facebook: @BHPBilliton; Twitter: @BHPBilliton; YouTube: @BHPBillitonTV

LinkedIn: @BHPBilliton

 

Vedanta Resources Plc

Facebook: @VedantaResources; Twitter: @VedantaLimited; YouTube: @TheVedantaGroup

LinkedIn: @VedantaResources

 

GE Transportation

Facebook: @GETransportation; Twitter: @GETransport; YouTube: @Getransportation1

LinkedIn: @GETransportation

 

Hastings Deering

Facebook: @HastingsDeering; Twitter: @HastingsDeering; YouTube: @HastingsDeering

LinkedIn: @HastingsDeering

 

Goldcorp

Facebook: @Goldcorp; Twitter: @Goldcorp_Inc; YouTube: @GoldcorpInc

LinkedIn: @GoldcorpInc

 

De Beers Group

Facebook: @DeBeersGroupofCompanies; Twitter: @DeBeersGroup; YouTube: @DeBeers

LinkedIn: @DeBeersGroupofCompanies; Instagram: @DeBeersOfficial

 

Atlas Copco

Facebook: @AtlasCopco; Twitter: @AtlasCopcoGroup; YouTube: @AtlasCopcoCMT

LinkedIn: @AtlasCopco

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Richie Bros. Auctioneers

Facebook: @RitchieBros; Twitter: @RitchieBros; YouTube: @RitchieBros

LinkedIn: @RitchieBros; Instagram: @RitchieBros

 

Coeur Mining

Facebook: @CoeurMining; Twitter: @CoeurMining; LinkedIn: @CoeurMiningInc

 

ALROSA

Facebook: @ALROSA; Twitter: @ALROSA_OFFICIAL; LinkedIn: @AlrosaCompanyLimited; 

Instagram: @AlrosaDiamonds

 

Largo Resources

Facebook: @LargoResources; Twitter: @LargoResources1; LinkedIn: @LargoResourcesLTD

Instagram: @LargoResources

 

Komatsu

Facebook: @KomatsuEquipment; Twitter: @KomatsuAmerica; LinkedIn: @Komatsu

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May 5, 2021

Barrick profit beats expectations as copper, gold prices up

Barrick Gold
Copper
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Barrick Gold reports a 78% jump in Q1 profits thanks to strong performance in Zambia and Tanzania

Barrick Gold has reported a 78% jump in first-quarter profit, beating analyst expectations thanks to rising gold and copper prices, and said it was on track to meet annual forecasts.

Production in the second half is expected to be higher than the first, the gold miner said, thanks in part to the ramp-up of underground mining at the Bulyanhulu mine in Tanzania and higher expected grades at Lumwana in Zambia, reports Reuters

Barrick Gold

Barrick’s first-quarter gold production fell to 1.10 million from 1.25 million ounces due partly to lower grades at its Pueblo Viejo mine in Dominican Republic.

Adjusted profit surged 78% to $507mn in the quarter ended March 31, from $285mn a year earlier, and Barrick announced a 9 cent per share quarterly dividend.

Stronger prices helped boost Barrick’s revenue from its copper mines in Chile, Saudi Arabia and Zambia by 31% from the fourth quarter. Overall earnings per share were $0.29, ahead of analysts’ estimate of $0.27.

“We expect a positive stock reaction to the earnings beat and strong cash flow,” said Credit Suisse analysts.

Potential for South Africa merger

Barrick CEO Mark Bristow, who has championed mergers across the gold industry, said he backed the idea of South Africa-listed miners Goldfields and AngloGold Ashanti combining.

Speculation has been swirling around the two companies and Sibanye-Stillwater, whose CEO Neal Froneman floated the idea of a three-way merger.

“I’m a South African, and this country has such a great mining history and it would be great to see a real gold business come out of the many failed discussions that we’ve seen,” said Bristow.

Goldfields

Goldfields declined to comment. In a statement, AngloGold Ashanti said it was focused on delivering on its growth plan to unlock value from its portfolio of gold assets.

Bristow also said he had met with the Democratic Republic of Congo’s new mines minister and other officials and was continuing to work on getting $900mn belonging to its Kibali mine joint venture out of the country.

“We have a solution, it just needs to be sanctioned by the appropriate authorities which haven’t been around for a while,” he said, referring to a recent government overhaul by President Felix Tshisekedi.

Lumwana

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