Barrick Gold’s nickel mine could become a ski resort

Barrick Gold’s nickel mine could become a ski resort

Barrick Gold’s (TSX, NYSE:ABX) old Mascot Giant nickel mine, which closed in 1973 and is located near Hope, British Columbia, could soon become a ski resort, says a news story published today in The Province.

Citing an interview with Dennis Adamson, electoral director of Electoral Area B of the Fraser Valley Regional District, the article states that the place would be called the Giant Nickel All Season Resort and it would be “a year-round recreational playground” only two hours away from Vancouver and which will feature ski hills, a gondola, a lake for canoeing, villages, and restaurants that grow their own vegetables.

According to Adamson, […]

Indonesia Mining Map

Indonesia Mining Map

Indonesia is on the west side of the “Pacific Ring of Fire”, characterized by high volcanic activity.  At one point, Magma from the Pacific Ring of Fire is thought to contain a variety of precious metals, especially gold and copper. As part of the Pacific Ring of Volcano, Indonesia also potentially has natural resources in the form of minerals. Eastern Region of Indonesia covering 68% of the territory of the Republic of Indonesia. Covering an area of nearly 1.3 million square kilometers that estimated to hold 81.2% of Indonesia’s mineral.

Minerals on Indonesia map:

Petroleum
There are many petroleum […]