Glencore buys Newmont’s stake in Argentina copper-gold project

The MARA copper gold project. (Image courtesy of Yamana Gold.)

Mining and commodities giant Glencore (LON: GLEN) is buying Newmont’s (NYSE: NEM), (TSX: NGT) minority stake in the Argentinean MARA cooper-gold project, a joint venture created in 2020 between the two companies and Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI) (NYSE: AUY).

Glencore will pay Newmont an initial price of $124.9 million for the gold miner’s 18.75% interest in MARA. There will also be a $30 million deferred payment once commercial production begins, the companies said. This will be subject to an annual interest charge of 6%, with a total deferred consideration capped at $50 million.

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