Based in Toronto, Barrick is the world's largest gold producer, operating mines in North America, South America, Australia, and Africa (through ownership of Acacia Mining). In 2016, the firm produced nearly 5.5 million attributable ounces of gold and more than 400 million pounds of copper. As of Dec. 31, 2016, Barrick had 85.9 million ounces and 11.1 billion pounds of proven and probable gold and copper reserves, respectively. Roughly 70% of Barrick's gold production comes from five large core mines in North America and South America.
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