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Barrick Gold's digital reinvention taking shape in Nevada desert

Cisco Systems Inc executive chairman John Chambers (right) calls his Barrick counterpart John Thornton's attempt to drag gold mining into the 21st century an "audacious goal".


ELKO, Nevada is no Silicon Valley.

Yet it's here, in an unremarkable warehouse in the foothills of the Ruby Mountains, that Barrick Gold Corp has created an in-house coding hub to design software for its nearby Cortez operation - one step in its plan to use technology to...

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