Tag: Largest

Canada’s Barrick in $18B merger to create world’s largest gold miner

By The Canadian Press Mon., Sept. 24, 2018 Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corp. has agreed to buy Randgold Resources for $ 7.9 billion in stock to create the world’s largest gold miner. Investors will receive 6.128 new Barrick shares for each Randgold share they hold. Shareholders in Barrick will own about 66.6 per cent of the…

Firefighter dies in massive Thomas Fire, 4th largest in CA history

A firefighter has lost his life in the Southern California Thomas Fire, which after scorching 242,500 acres, is still raging in the state’s Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The 380-square-mile aggressive inferno is now the fourth largest in state history. Update: The deceased firefighter has been identified as 32-year-old Cory Iverson, a Cal Fire San Diego…