Sunday, September 23, 2007

Attention Inventors and Scientists-$10,000,000 prize (off-topic)

Barrick is offering $10,000,000.

Barrick’s Unlock the Value program is a unique opportunity for scientific problem solvers. We invite proposals for an economically viable way to recover silver from silica-encapsulated ore. For proposals judged to have merit, Barrick will:

  • Fund your research
  • Pay you a consulting fee
  • Provide resources and expertise
  • Help you develop and test your idea

    For a method or technology that is successfully implemented, Barrick will pay a performance bonus of $10,000,000.

    Barrick Gold Corporation is a pre-eminent gold mining company with 27 operating mines and 20,000 employees worldwide. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Barrick's vision is to be the world's best gold company by finding, acquiring, developing and producing quality reserves in a safe, profitable and socially responsible manner....MORE