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Tongon

The Tongon gold mine is located within the Nielle mining permit, 628 kilometers north of the Côte d’lvoire port city of Abidjan, and 55 kilometers south of the border with Mali. The Tongon gold mine and associated mining permit is owned by Société des Mines de Tongon SA (Tongon), in which Barrick has an 89.7% interest, the State of Côte d’lvoire 10%, and 0.3% is held by Ivorian investors.

2018 Outlook

Production
290,000
Ounces

2017 Performance

Operations
Gold produced
in 2017
288,680
Ounces
Total cash cost
per ounce ? Total cash cost per ounce is calculated by dividing total cash costs, as determined using the Gold Institute guidance, by gold ounces sold for the periods presented. Total cash costs and total cash cost per ounce are calculated on a consistent basis for the periods presented. Total cash costs and total cash cost per ounce should not be considered by investors as an alternative to operating profit or net profit attributable to shareholders, as an alternative to other IFRS measures. The data does not have a meaning prescribed by IFRS and therefore amounts presented may not be comparable to data presented by gold producers who do not follow the guidance provided by the Gold Institute. In particular depreciation and amortisation would be included in a measure of total costs of producing gold under IFRS, but are not included in total cash costs under the guidance provided by the Gold Institute. Furthermore, while the Gold Institute has provided a definition for the calculation of total cash costs and total cash cost per ounce, the calculation of these numbers may vary from company to company and may not be comparable to other similarly titled measures of other companies. However, Randgold believes that total cash cost per ounce is a useful indicator to investors and management of a mining company’s performance as it provides an indication of a company’s profitability and efficiency, the trends in cash costs as the company’s operations mature, and a benchmark of performance to allow for comparison against other companies.
$676
Sustainability
Safety ? Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate
0.84
Local, Regional and National Employment
97%

Reserves and Resources

Proven and probable
gold reserves ? Estimated in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 as required by Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Estimates are as of December 31, 2017, unless otherwise noted. Proven reserves of 25.719 million tonnes, grading 2.23 grams per tonne, representing 1.840 ounces of gold. Probable reserves of 29.711 million tonnes, grading 2.27 grams per tonne, representing 2.165 million ounces of gold. Complete mineral reserve and mineral resource data for all mines and projects referenced on this website, including tonnes, grades, and ounces, can be found on pages 29-39 of Barrick’s Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2017.
1.2
Million Ounces
Measured and Indicated
gold resources ? Estimated in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 as required by Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Estimates are as of December 31, 2017, unless otherwise noted. Measured resources of 1.9 million tonnes, grading 0.87 grams per tonne, representing 54,000 ounces of gold. Complete mineral reserve and mineral resource data for all mines and projects referenced on this website, including tonnes, grades, and ounces, can be found on pages 29-39 of Barrick’s Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2017.
1.9
Milion Ounces
Inferred
gold resources ? Estimated in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 as required by Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Estimates are as of December 31, 2017, unless otherwise noted. Indicated resources of 29.0 million tonnes, grading 0.96 grams per tonne, representing 896,000 ounces of gold. Complete mineral reserve and mineral resource data for all mines and projects referenced on this website, including tonnes, grades, and ounces, can be found on pages 29-39 of Barrick’s Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2017.
800,000
Ounces