The binational mine was initially expected to be producing gold and silver by the second half of 2014, but the company now targets production by mid-2016.While Argentine officials are eager to keep building, most of the estimated 18 million ounces of gold and 676 million ounces of silver are buried on the Chilean side. On the Argentine side, where Barrick fuels a third of San Juan province's economy, officials have been watching closely and trying to figure out how to preserve thousands of jobs.
Chile Top Court Confirms Block On Barrick Mine
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