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Barrick Gold Yet to Feel the Heat in Zambian Tax Crackdown

Gertler Earns Billions as Mine Deals Leave Congo

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

For now at least, Barrick Gold Corp. seems to have escaped a tax crackdown in Zambia that has embroiled fellow Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

That should be welcome news for a company whose news flow has been punctuated with controversy from Tanzania to Argentina and Chile.