Barrick Gold Corporation is the number one gold producer in the world, with 26 mines, and a pipeline of projects spanning five continents. Barrick is engaged the production and sale of gold, as well as related activities, such as exploration and mine development. Barrick also produces copper, and holds interests in oil and gas properties located in Canada. Its producing mines are concentrated in four regional business units: North America, South America, Africa and Australia Pacific. In addition, it has a Capital Projects segment, distinct from its regional business units, to focus on managing projects.