Goldcorp announces sale of Marigold mine

 (All Amounts in U.S. dollars unless stated otherwise)  VANCOUVER, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today  announced that the Company and their joint venture partner Barrick Gold  Corporation ("Barrick") have entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement (the  "Agreement") to sell their respective interests in the Marigold mine in  Humboldt County, Nevada to Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: SSRI, TSX:  SSO). Under the terms of the agreement, Goldcorp and Barrick will receive  total consideration of $275 million in cash, subject to certain closing  adjustments.  Marigold is a joint venture operation between Goldcorp who is  the operator and 66.7% partner and Barrick who is the 33.3% partner.  The transaction is the result of a joint sale process whereby Goldcorp and  Barrick invited multiple parties to conduct due diligence and put forth offers  to purchase Marigold.  "This transaction is consistent with Goldcorp's ongoing strategy of  disciplined portfolio management with an emphasis on creating value for  shareholders through the focus on core assets," said Chuck Jeannes, President  and Chief Executive Officer of Goldcorp. "Marigold has been an important  contributor to the growth of Goldcorp and we are pleased that a company with  the capabilities of Silver Standard will be taking on this operation. We will  work closely with them to ensure a smooth transition."  The agreement is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to  close in April 2014.  About Goldcorp Goldcorp is one of the world's fastest growing senior gold producers. Its  low-cost gold production is located in safe jurisdictions in the Americas and  remains 100% unhedged.  Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements  This press release contains "forward-looking statements", within the meaning  of Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended,  Section 21E of the United States Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the  United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable  Canadian securities legislation, concerning the business, operations and  financial performance and condition of Goldcorp Inc. ("Goldcorp").  Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with  respect to the future price of gold, silver, copper, lead and zinc, the  estimation of mineral reserves and resources, the realization of mineral  reserve estimates, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs  of production, capital expenditures, costs and timing of the development of  new deposits, success of exploration activities, permitting time lines,  hedging practices, currency exchange rate fluctuations, requirements for  additional capital, government regulation of mining operations, environmental  risks, unanticipated reclamation expenses, timing and possible outcome of  pending litigation, title disputes or claims and limitations on insurance  coverage.  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Such statements and information are based on numerous assumptions  regarding present and future business strategies and the environment in which  Goldcorp will operate in the future, including the price of gold, anticipated  costs and ability to achieve goals. Certain important factors that could cause  actual results, performances or achievements to differ materially from those  in the forward-looking statements include, among others, gold price  volatility, discrepancies between actual and estimated production, mineral  reserves and resources and metallurgical recoveries, mining operational and  development risks, litigation risks, regulatory restrictions (including  environmental regulatory restrictions and liability), activities by  governmental authorities (including changes in taxation), currency  fluctuations, the speculative nature of gold exploration, the global economic  climate, dilution, share price volatility, competition, loss of key employees,  additional funding requirements and defective title to mineral claims or  property.  Although Goldcorp believes its expectations are based upon  reasonable assumptions and has attempted to identify important factors that  could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those  described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause  actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended.  Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks,  uncertainties and other important factors that may cause the actual results,  level of activity, performance or achievements of Goldcorp to be materially  different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements,  including but not limited to: risks related to the integration of  acquisitions; risks related to international operations, including economic  and political instability in foreign jurisdictions in which Goldcorp operates;  risks related to current global financial conditions; risks related to joint  venture operations; actual results of current exploration activities;  environmental risks; future prices of gold, silver, copper, lead and zinc;  possible variations in ore reserves, grade or recovery rates; mine development  and operating risks; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining  industry; delays in obtaining governmental approvals or financing or in the  completion of development or construction activities; risks related to  indebtedness and the service of such indebtedness, as well as those factors  discussed in the section entitled "Description of the Business - Risk Factors"  in Goldcorp's annual information form for the year ended December 31, 2012 and  other reports available at www.sedar.com.  Although Goldcorp has attempted to  identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ  materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be  other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or  intended.  There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be  accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from  those anticipated in such statements.  Accordingly, readers should not place  undue reliance on forward-looking statements.  Forward-looking statements are  made as of the date hereof and accordingly are subject to change after such  date.  Except as otherwise indicated by Goldcorp, these statements do not  reflect the potential impact of any non-recurring or other special items or of  any dispositions, monetizations, mergers, acquisitions, other business  combinations or other transactions that may be announced or that may occur  after the date hereof.  Forward-looking statements are provided for the  purpose of providing information about management's current expectations and  plans and allowing investors and others to get a better understanding of our  operating environment. Goldcorp does not intend or undertake to publicly  update any forward-looking statements that are included in this document,  whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except in  accordance with applicable securities laws.    SOURCE  Goldcorp Inc.  Jeff Wilhoit Vice President, Investor Relations Goldcorp Inc. Telephone: (604)  696-3074 Fax: (604) 696-3001 E-mail:info@goldcorp.com  website:www.goldcorp.com  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2014/04/c7088.html  CO: Goldcorp Inc. ST: British Columbia NI: MNG ORDER REL