Barrick, Newmont play could potentially feature a big twist

IF history is any guide, Barrick Gold may well get its quarry (and its Nevada quarry in particular!), with Newmont Mining Corp already starting to look a little bit desperate. However there could be a big twist!

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Barrick CEO Mark Bristow

Barrick's proposed acquisition of Newmont is a real blast from the past.

Back in 2005 Barrick launched a hostile bid for Placer Dome.