BRIEF-Barrick Sets Up Community Development Fund For Veladero

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Barrick Gold Corp (GOLD):

* BARRICK SETS UP COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR VELADERO

* BARRICK GOLD CORP (GOLD) - FUND WILL BE FINANCED BY 1.5% OF VELADERO GOLD MINE'S SALES

* BARRICK GOLD CORP (GOLD) - DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WILL BE DECIDED UPON JOINTLY BY MINE'S COMMUNITIES, GOVERNMENT AND CO

* BARRICK GOLD CORP (GOLD) - PROJECT TO LINK VELADERO TO CHILE'S NATIONAL POWER GRID HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR COMPLETION THIS MONTH Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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