Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:GOLD)(TSX:ABX) today hosted Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo and members of his economic team as part of the Governor’s two-day trade mission to Canada.
Canada is Nevada’s largest trading partner and Barrick is the largest Canadian company operating in Nevada through Nevada Gold Mines (NGM), the largest gold mining complex in the world. Barrick is one of the highest taxpayers in the state, as well as one of Nevada’s largest employers, with a workforce of more than 12,000 employees and contractors.
Barrick President and CEO Mark Bristow said the company is keen to demonstrate its long-standing commitment to Nevada, including local employment opportunities, benefits for communities and local suppliers and support long-term economic growth.
“Our company is proud of our historic relationship with Nevada, dating back 36 years when we purchased the Goldstrike Mine in Eureka County. We view our investment as a true partnership with the State in the development of a sustainable, safe and beneficial industry for our local communities. ,” he said.
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