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Agua RicaArgentinagoldopen pit
AlumbreraArgentinacopperopen pit
Cerro NegroArgentinagoldnew project
Cerro VanguardiaArgentinagoldopen pit
VeladeroArgentinagoldopen pit
ArgyleAustraliadiamondopen pit
BengallaAustraliacoalopen pit
Blair AtholAustraliacoalopen pit
BMA QueenslandAustraliacoalopen pit
BoddingtonAustraliagoldopen pit
BrockmanAustraliaironopen pit
Brockman 4Australiaironopen pit
Carborough DownsAustraliacoalunderground
ChannarAustraliaironopen pit
ClermontAustraliacoalopen pit
CowalAustraliagoldopen pit
Eastern RangeAustraliaironopen pit
Hail CreekAustraliacoalopen pit
HamersleyAustraliaironopen pit
Hope DownsAustraliaironopen pit
Hunter Valley OperationsAustraliacoalopen pit
IntegraAustraliacoalopen pit
Isaac PlainsAustraliacoalopen pit
KalgoorlieAustraliagoldopen pit
MarandooAustraliaironopen pit
Mesa AAustraliaironopen pit
Mesa JAustraliaironopen pit
Mount Thorley WarkworthAustraliacoalopen pit
Mt IsaAustraliacopperunderground
Mt Tom PriceAustraliaironopen pit
Mt. ArthurAustraliacoalopen pit
Mt. OwenAustraliacoalopen pit
NammuldiAustraliaironopen pit
Olympic DamAustraliacopperunderground
ParaburdooAustraliaironopen pit
QuimsacochaAustraliaironopen pit
RangerAustraliauraniumopen pit
Robe RiverAustraliaironopen pit
Sunrise DamAustraliagoldopen pit
TropicanaAustraliagoldnew project
UlanAustraliacoalopen pit
WeipaAustraliabauxiteopen pit
West AngelasAustraliaironopen pit
YandicooginaAustraliaironopen pit
Yilgarn SouthAustraliagoldopen pit
AGA MineracaoBrazilgoldopen pit
AlegriaBrazilironopen pit
AzulBrazilmanganeseopen pit
GurupiBrazilgoldopen pit
JacareBrazilnickelnew project
Morro da MinaBrazilmanganeseopen pit
Northern SystemBrazilironopen pit
Onca PumaBrazilnickelopen pit
ParacatuBrazilgoldopen pit
Pedra de FerroBrazilironnew project
Riacho Dos MachadosBrazilgoldnew project
SerroteBrazilcoppernew project
SossegoBrazilcopperopen pit
Southeastern SystemBrazilironopen pit
Southern SystemBrazilironopen pit
Abcourt-BarvueCanadasilvernew project
BralorneCanadagoldnew project
Cardinal RiverCanadacoalopen pit
Carol LakeCanadaironopen pit
Cigar LakeCanadauraniumnew project
Coal MountainCanadacoalopen pit
Copper MountainCanadacopperopen pit
Duck PondCanadacopperunderground
EkatiCanadadiamondopen pit
ElkviewCanadacoalopen pit
EndakoCanadamolybdenumopen pit
Fording RiverCanadacoalopen pit
Fort a la CorneCanadadiamondsnew project
Gahcho KueCanadadiamondnew project
Galore CreekCanadacoppernew project
GibraltarCanadacopperopen pit
GreenhillsCanadacoalopen pit
Highland Valley CopperCanadacopperopen pit
Horizon Oil SandsCanadaoil sandsopen pit
HuckleberryCanadacopperopen pit
Kidd CreekCanadacopperunderground
KSMCanadagoldnew project
Lac des IlesCanadapgmopen pit
Lac TioCanadatitaniumopen pit
LegacyCanadapotashin situ
Line CreekCanadacoalopen pit
McArthur RiverCanadauraniumunderground
McClean LakeCanadauraniumopen pit
Midwest LakeCanadauraniumnew project
Mt. MilliganCanadagoldnew project
Murray RiverCanadacoalunderground
Myra FallsCanadazincunderground
Nechalacho / Thor LakeCanadarare earthsnew project
New AftonCanadacoppernew project
Patience LakeCanadapotashin situ
PorcupineCanadagoldopen pit
Rabbit LakeCanadauraniumunderground
Red LakeCanadagoldunderground
RenardCanadadiamondnew project
San GoldCanadagoldunderground
Schaft CreekCanadacoppernew project
Sleeping GiantCanadagoldunderground
Snap LakeCanadadiamondunderground
VictorCanadadiamondopen pit
Voisey BayCanadanickelopen pit
WestwoodCanadagoldnew project
Athabasca Oil SandsCanada oil sandsopen pit
MillenniumCanada oil sandsopen pit
SyncrudeCanada oil sandsopen pit
CandelariaChilecopperopen pit
Carmen de AndacolloChilecopperopen pit
Cerro CasaleChilegoldnew project
CollahuasiChilecopperopen pit
El AbraChilecopperopen pit
El MorroChilegoldnew project
EscondidaChilecopperopen pit
La CoipaChilegoldopen pit
MaricungaChilegoldopen pit
Pascua LamaChilegoldnew project
Quebrada BlancaChilecopperopen pit
Santo DomingoChilegoldnew project
Tres VallesChilecopperopen pit
ZaldivarChilecopperopen pit
TanjinshanChinagoldopen pit
CerrejonColombiacoalopen pit
El HatilloColombiacoalopen pit
La ColosaColumbiagoldnew project
Pueblo ViejoDominican Republicgoldnew project
Fruta Del NorteEcuadorgoldnew project
BishaEritreacopperopen pit
KevitsaFinlandcoppernew project
AhafoGhanagoldopen pit
IduapriemGhanagoldopen pit
ObuasiGhanagoldopen pit
EscobalGuatemalagoldnew project
SimandouGuineaironnew project
SiguiriGuinea goldopen pit
Batu HijauIndonesiacopperopen pit
GrasbergIndonesiacopperopen pit
SulawesiIndonesianickelopen pit
KumtorKyrgyzstangoldopen pit
LetsengLesothodiamondopen pit
AmbatovyMadagascarnickelnew project
MorilaMaligoldopen pit
SadiolaMaligoldopen pit
YatelaMaligoldopen pit
TasiastMauritaniagoldopen pit
Alamo DoradoMexicosilveropen pit
Camino RojoMexicogoldnew project
Cerro San PedroMexicogoldopen pit
DoloresMexicogoldopen pit
La ColoradaMexicosilverunderground
La HerraduraMexicogoldopen pit
GatsuurtMongoliagoldnew project
Oyu TolgoiMongoliacoppernew project
Husab Uranium ProjectNamibiauraniumnew project
RossingNamibiauraniumopen pit
TrekkopjeNamibiauraniumnew project
NavachabNamibia goldopen pit
Goro Nickel Cobalt ProjectNew Caledonianickelopen pit
WaihiNew Zealandgoldopen pit
LihirPapua New Guineagoldopen pit
PorgeraPapua New Guineagoldopen pit
AntaminaPerucopperopen pit
Cerro CoronaPerucopperopen pit
ConstanciaPerucoppernew project
InvictaPerugoldnew project
La GranjaPerucoppernew project
Lagunas NortePerugoldopen pit
PierinaPerugoldopen pit
TintayaPerucopperopen pit
YanacochaPerugoldopen pit
DidipioPhilippinesgoldnew project
CertejRomaniagoldnew project
Jabal SayidSaudi Arabiacoppernew project
Blue RidgeSouth Africapgmunderground
EverestSouth Africapgmunderground
Great NoligwaSouth Africagoldunderground
Impala PlatinumSouth Africapgmunderground
KopanangSouth Africagoldunderground
KroondalSouth Africapgmunderground
Marikana PlatinumSouth Africapgmopen pit
Moab KhotsongSouth Africagoldunderground
MponengSouth Africagoldunderground
PalaboraSouth Africacopperunderground
SavukaSouth Africagoldunderground
TauTonaSouth Africagoldunderground
VenetiaSouth Africadiamondopen pit
AguablancaSpainnickelopen pit
RosebelSurinamegoldopen pit
KaunisvaaraSwedenironnew project
BuzwagiTanzaniagoldopen pit
GeitaTanzaniagoldopen pit
North MaraTanzaniagoldopen pit
TulawakaTanzaniagoldopen pit
KisladagTurkey goldopen pit
AntelopeUSAcoalopen pit
BagdadUSAcopperopen pit
Bald MountainUSAgoldopen pit
Bingham CanyonUSAcopperopen pit
ChinoUSAcopperopen pit
ClimaxUSAmolybdenumopen pit
ColowyoUSAcoalopen pit
Cordero RojoUSAcoalopen pit
CortezUSAgoldopen pit
Cripple Creek VictorUSAgoldopen pit
Crow ButteUSAuraniumin situ
Donlin CreekUSAgoldnew project
Fort KnoxUSAgoldopen pit
Golden SunlightUSAgoldopen pit
GoldstrikeUSAgoldopen pit
HollisterUSAgoldnew project
HycroftUSAgoldopen pit
MorenciUSAcopperopen pit
North AntelopeUSAcoalopen pit
North Antelope RochelleUSAcoalopen pit
PebbleUSAcoppernew project
Pend OreilleUSAzincunderground
Red DogUSAzincopen pit
Rosemont RanchUSAcoppernew project
Round MountainUSAgoldopen pit
Ruby HillUSAgoldopen pit
SaffordUSAcopperopen pit
SierritaUSAcopperopen pit
Smith Ranch-HighlandUSAuraniumin situ
Spring CreekUSAcoalopen pit
Turquoise Ridge JVUSAgoldunderground
TyroneUSAcopperopen pit
PogoUSA goldunderground
KansanshiZambiacopperopen pit
LumwanaZambiacopperopen pit
MurowaZimbabwediamondopen pit
ZimplatsZimbabwepgmopen pit

Featured Operating Mine Sites

AngloGold The wholly owned AGA Mineração mining complex is located in southeastern Brazil, in the state of Minas Gerais, close to the city of Belo Horizonte, with operations in the municipalities of Nova Lima, Sabará and Santa Bárbara.more »
Lundin Mining Aguablanca nickel-copper mining operation covers 2,862 hectares and is located 80 kilometers northwest of Seville in the Spanish province of Badajoz. more »
Newmont The Ahafo operation is located in the Brong-Ahafo Region of Ghana, approximately 180 miles (290 kilometers) northwest of Accra. Ahafo poured its first gold on July 18, 2006 and commenced commercial production in August 2006. more »
Pan American Siver Acquired by Pan American Silver in February 2003, the Alamo Dorado deposit found in Mexico is the only primary silver discovery made in that country in the last decade. Construction of the open-pit mine project was completed in November 2006 and commercial production commenced on April 1, 2007. Total construction costs for the project were approximately US$81.5 million, within 6% of feasibility estimates. more »
Potash Corp. PotashCorp owns and operates a potash mine at Allan, Saskatchewan. Production of potash from the Allan mine began in 1968. more »
Sherritt Located in Madagascar, Ambatovy is a world-class, large tonnage nickel project that is positioned to be among the world's biggest lateritic nickel mines. Sherritt, the project operator, has a 40% ownership position, Sumitomo and Korea Resources each have a 27.5% stake, and the project's engineering contractor, SNC-Lavalin, has a 5% interest. more »
Rio Tinto Bengalla is an open cut mine, using a dragline truck and shovel method. 267 employees (as at 31 December 2008) work in shifts to keep the mine operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week. more »
BHP Samarco is a privately held Brazilian mining company, controlled in equal parts by two shareholders: Vale S.A. and BHP Billiton. Samarco's main product is iron ore pellets. It transforms minerals with low ore content into a valuable product, with high added value, and sell them to steelmakers worldwide. more »
Xstrat Alumbrera is the biggest mine in Argentina. It is an open pit copper and gold mine in the northwestern province of Catamarca in the foothills of the Andes. more »
Antamina The Antamina Mine is nested at more than 4,300 m altitude in the Antamina valley in the Andes Mountains of north-central Peru. It is located in the department of Ancash some 270 km north-east of Lima. more »
Rio Tinto Argyle has been an open pit mine for more than 25 years, but as the lamproite "pipe" narrows and continues at depth, it will soon become unviable to continue accessing the ore body through the open pit.more »
Shell Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP) converts bitumen into synthetic crude oil products for refineries. more »
Vale The Azul Mine (Mina do Azul), located in the state of Pará, is recognized internationally for the excellent quality of its ore, which contains high concentrations of manganese and a high manganese-iron ratio. Production focuses on metallurgical manganese and manganese dioxide. more »
Bagdad Located in Yavapai County in west-central Arizona, USA, approximately 161 km northwest of Phoenix. more »
Newmont Located on the remote island of Sumbawa in the south central portion of the Indonesian archipelago, Batu Hijau is 950 miles (1,528 kilometers) east of Jakarta. The operation is a joint venture with Nusa Tenggara Mining Corporation of Japan, majority owned by Sumitomo Corporation, and an Indonesian firm, PT Pukuafu Indah. Newmont is the operator and has an ownership interest of 45%. more »
Barrick The Bald Mountain mine lies within the Southern Ruby Mountains of northeastern Nevada, approximately 110 kilometres northwest of Ely, Nevada and 110 kilometres southeast of Elko, Nevada. more »
Rio Tinto Bengalla is an open cut mine, using a dragline truck and shovel method. 267 employees (as at 31 December 2008) work in shifts to keep the mine operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week. more »
Rio Tinto Bingham Canyon supplies about 18% of United States refined copper requirements and is the second largest copper producer in the US. Substantial amounts of gold, silver, molybdenum and sulphuric acid are produced as by-products. more »
Rio Tinto Blair Athol Mine, located 20 kmnorth west of Clermont in central Queensland, supplies customers in Asia and Europe with up to 12 million tonnes of thermal coal per annum. more »
BHP Billiton BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is Australia's largest coal miner and exporter, and the world's largest supplier to the seaborne coking coal market (28%). more »
Newmont Australia's newest gold mine, Newmont Boddington Gold, commenced plant start-up in July 2009. At year end 2010 the mine had reserves of 20 million ounces of gold and 2.4 billion pounds of copper. more »
Rio Tinto Brockman is an open pit operation with site-based processing facilities. The mine commenced operation in 1992. more »
Rio Tinto Brockman 4 is an open pit operation with site-based processing facilities. The mine commenced operation in 2010. more »
Xstrata Brunswick is one of the world's largest underground zinc mine. The mine is located on 1,030 hectares of property in northeastern New Brunswick, Canada, 20 kilometres southwest of Bathurst. more »
Aquarius Following the successful conclusion of the acquisition of Ridge Mining plc, Aquarius officially took over management of the Blue Ridge operation in July 2009. more »
Barrick The Bulyanhulu gold mine is located in northwest Tanzania, in the Kahama District of the Shinyanga Region, approximately 55 kilometres south of Lake Victoria and approximately 150 kilometres southwest of the city of Mwanza, a regional business and economic hub. more »
Barrick The Buzwagi mine is located in north west Tanzania in the Kahama district of the Shinyanga region, approximately 97 km from Bulyanhulu and 6 km south east from the town of Kahama. more »
Vale Carborough Downs is located in Central Bowen Basin in central Queensland, Australia, 15km east of the township of Moranbah and 180km southwest of the coastal city of Mackay. more »
Teck The Cardinal River mine is located approximately 42 kilometres south of Hinton, Alberta. Prior to 2003 the mine was owned by Luscar and CONSOL, each of which retains a net revenue royalty of 2.5 percent based on any coal mined from the Cheviot pit and certain other former Luscar properties. more »
Teck Carmen de Andacollo is located in Region IV in central Chile at an elevation of 1,000 metres, approximately 350 kilometres north of Santiago, near the southern limit of the Atacama Desert. more »
Cantung The Cantung Mine is located in the Nahanni area of western Northwest Territories, Canada, approximately 300 km by road northeast of Watson Lake, Yukon, close to the Yukon border. more »
FreeportMcMoRan Candelaria has an open-pit and underground copper mine and processing facilities at Copiapó. more »
BHP Cerrejon Coal is Colombia's largest coal exporting company. All coal is exported through the Puerto Bolivar terminal, which is linked to the operations by a rail line dedicated to coal transport. more »
New Gold The Cerro San Pedro Mine is an open pit mine that commenced commercial production in mid-2007 and is currently mining at full mine plan production rates of 63,000 tonnes per day. Average annual precious metal production over the ten-year mine life is currently projected to be approximately 89,300 ounces of gold and 2.1 million ounces of silver. more »
Rio Tinto Rio Tinto Coal Australia's newest operation, Clermont Mine, is located 12 km north west of the township of Clermont in central Queensland. Construction of the mine and associated infrastructure started in 2007, and the first shipment of coal was delivered in April 2010. more »
Freeport McMoRan The Climax molybdenum mine is located 13 miles northeast ofLeadville,Colorado. The Climax mine is a porphyry molybdenum deposit with molybdenite as the primary sulfide mineral. more »
GoldFields The Cerro Corona Mine in the Gold Fields ltd South America Region, is located 40km norht of the Yanacocha Mine, and 80km by road norht fo the departmental capital of Cajamarca in Northern Peru. more »
AngloGold AngloGold Ashanti has a 92.5% interest in Cerro Vanguardia with Fomicruz (the province of Santa Cruz) owning the remaining 7.5%.more »
Freeport McMoRan Cerro Verde became part of the Freeport-McMoRan mining portfolio in 2007. It is an open-pit copper and molybdenum mining complex. more »
Rio Tinto Rio Tinto iron ore operations in the Pilbara have an annual capacity of 220 million tonnes, with advanced plans to increase capacity to 283 million tonnes by 2013, on a pathway to 333 million tonnes. more »
Freeport McMoRan The Chino mine and processing facilities are located at Hurley, New Mexico, USA, near the historic mining community of Silver City. It is one of the largest open-pit copper mines in the world. The Chino mine covers over 9,000 acres. The pit is 1.75 miles across. more »
Kinross Kinross acquired its ownership in the Chirano mine on September 17, 2010 upon completing its acquisition of Red Back Mining Inc. Chirano is located in southwestern Ghana, approximately 100 kilometres southwest of Kumasi, Ghana's second largest city. more »
Collahuasi produces copper concentrate, copper cathodes and molybdenum concentrate from three open-pit mineral deposits in the Andean plateau of the far north of Chile. more »
Rio Tinto Colowyo Coal Company produces thermal coal in northwest Colorado. The company intends to fulil a long term contract with its sole remaining customer, a power generator located in northwest Colorado. more »
The Coal Mountain mine is located 30 kilometres southeast of Sparwood in southeastern British Columbia. The minesite is comprised of 3,836 hectares of coal lands of which approximately 1,016 hectares are currently being mined or are scheduled for mining. more »
Copper Mountain The Copper Mountain copper mine is located some 2700 km east of the Port of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. more »
Rio Tinto Located approximately 25 miles south of Gillette, Wyoming, Cordero Rojo Mine is in the southern portion of the Powder River Basin. In 1993 Rio Tinto Energy America (RTEA) acquired the Cordero Mine from the Sun Oil Company. more »
Barrick The Cortez gold mine is located 100 kilometres southwest of Elko, Nevada, USA. It is a complex of several open pit mines, an underground mine, concentrator and several heap leach pads. more »
Potash Corp. Located approximately 25 miles south of Gillette, Wyoming, Cordero Rojo Mine is in the southern portion of the Powder River Basin. In 1993 Rio Tinto Energy America (RTEA) acquired the Cordero Mine from the Sun Oil Company. more »
Barrick The Cowal mine is located in Central New South Wales, Australia, approximately 32 kilometres north of West Wyalong and approximately 350 kilometres west of Sydney. more »
AngloGold Located in the state of Colorado in the United States, Cripple Creek & Victor's (CC&V) Cresson Project is an open-pit operation which treats extracted ore through a heap-leach pad, and is one of the largest in the world.more »
Kinross Kinross acquired its 50% ownership interest in the Crixás underground mine in Brazil upon completion of the merger with TVX on January 31, 2003. AngloGold Ashanti is the other 50% owner and operator. The mine itself is located in the State of Goias, approximately 260 kilometres northwest of the capital city of Brasilia. more »
Cameco Crow Butte was discovered in 1980 and began production in 1991. It is the first uranium mine in Nebraska, and is a significant contributor to the economy of northwest Nebraska.more »
Aquarius Formed in March 2004, the Chromite Tailings Retreatment Plant (CTRP) affords Aquarius the opportunity to produce low-cost new ounces while contributing to sound environment practices.
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Rio Tinto The Diavik Diamond Mine is located on a 20 square kilometre island, informally called East Island, in Lac de Gras, approximately 300 kilometres by air northeast of Yellowknife, capital of Canada's Northwest Territories. The Arctic Circle lies 220 kilometres north of the mine. more »
The Dolores mine is located approximately 250 km west of the city of Chihuahua in the Sierra Madre Occidental Range of northern Mexico.more »
Teck Duck Pond is located in central Newfoundland, approximately 100 kilometres southwest of the city of Grand Falls-Windsor. The mine achieved commercial production in April 2007. more »
Rio Tinto Rio Tinto iron ore operations in the Pilbara have an annual capacity of 220 million tonnes, with advanced plans to increase capacity to 283 million tonnes by 2013, on a pathway to 333 million tonnes. more »
BHP Billiton The Ekati property covers 344,000 hectares, with the land lease area being 10,960 hectares and is located in Northwest Territories, Canada. more »
FreeportMcMoRan El Abra is a porphyry copper open-pit mine and processing facility. The El Abra mine is located in a desert environment with rainfall averaging less than one inch per year and is in an active seismic zone. more »
Vale The El Hatillo coal mien in Colombia is located in the central portion of the Cesar Department, 210 km southeast of Santa Marta. The concession area is adjacent to the town of La Loma and encompasses an area of 9693ha. more »
Teck The Elkview mine is located approximately three kilometres east of Sparwood in southeastern British Columbia. Teck has a 95% partnership interest in the Elkview mine. The remaining 5% is held by affiliates Nippon Steel Corporation and POSCO, a Korean steel producer, each of which acquired a 2.5% interest in 2005. more »
Goldcorp El Sauzall is a conventional open pit, oxide milling operation which achieved commercial production in December 2004. El Sauzall is approaching the latter years of its mine life and the planned decline in production is occuring. more »
Endako The Endako open pit molybdenum mine is located in central British Columbia, Canada approximately 190 km west of the city of Prince George. more »
BHP Escondida is the world's largest source of copper and one of the lowest cost producers. Escondida ore is produced from two open pits producing 370 million tonnes of material per year. more »
Aquarius Logo Everest Mine is Aquarius' third operation in South Africa, and its sole wholly owned operation. Construction commenced in October 2004 and the project was awarded its mining license in June 2003. more »
Fording River The Fording River mine is located 29 kilometres northeast of the community of Elkford, in southeastern British Columbia. The mine is comprised of 20,304 hectares of coal lands of which 4,263 hectares have been mined or are scheduled for mining. more »
Kinross Kinross acquired a 100% interest in the Fort Knox open pit mine in Alaska in 1998. The mine is located within the Fairbanks mining district, a northeast trending belt of lode and placer gold deposits that comprise one of the largest gold producing areas in the state of Alaska. more »
AngloGold The Geita gold mine is located in the Lake Victoria goldfields of the Mwanza region of Tanzania, about 120km from Mwanza and 4km west of the town of Geita. more »
Taseko Gibraltar, Taseko Mines Limited 75% owned copper-molybdenum mine, is located near Williams Lake in central British Columbia, Canada. The open pit mine, covers approximately 109 square kilometers and consists of 251 mineral claims and 30 mining leases. more »
AngloGold Great Noligwa adjoins Kopanang and Moab Khotsong and is located close to the town of Orkneynear the VaalRiver. The Vaal Reef, the primary reef, and the Crystalkop Reef, a secondary reef, are mined here. more »
Barrick The Goldstrike Complex is located on the Carlin Trend, the most prolific gold mining district in the Western Hemisphere, about 60 kilometres northwest of Elko, Nevada, USA. more »
Barrick The Golden Sunlight mine is located in Jefferson County in southwestern Montana, 55 kilometres east of Butte and eight kilometres northeast of Whitehall. more »
Vale The mine started production in August 2010 and Vale holds a 62% percent interest in the Goro project. more »
Teck The Greenhills mine is located eight kilometres northeast of the community of Elkford, in southeastern British Columbia. The minesite is comprised of 11,806 hectares of coal lands of which approximately 2,265 hectares have been mined or are scheduled for mining. more »
Freeport McMoRan The Grasberg mine is located at Tembagapura in Irian Jaya, which is Indonesia’s easternmost province, on the western half of the island of New Guinea. The mine is about 60 miles north of Timika, a town of about 100,000 people. more »
Freeport McMoRan The Henderso mine is located approximately 42 miles west of Denver, Colorado. The mine has been in operation since 1976. TheHendersonmine is a porphyry molybdenum deposit with molybdenite as the primary sulfide mineral. more »
Rio Tinto Hamersley Iron, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto has operations located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The operations include six mines: Paraburdoo, Mount Tom Price, Marandoo, Brockman and Nammuldi mines, all located in Western Australia. more »
Rio Tinto Hail Creek Mine, located 90 km south west of Mackay in central Queensland, supplies steel mills in Asia and Europe with up to 8 million tonnes of hard coking coal per annum.more »
Barrick The Hemlo property consists of David Bell, an underground mine, and Williams, an underground and open pit mine, located approximately 350 kilometres east of Thunder Bay, Ontario. more »
Rio Tinto Rio Tinto iron ore operations in the Pilbara have an annual capacity of 220 million tonnes, with advanced plans to increase capacity to 283 million tonnes by 2013, on a pathway to 333 million tonnes. more »
Horizon Oil Sands Canadian Natural is one of the largest independent crude oil and natural gas producers in the world. Canadian Natural has an effective and efficient, diversified combination of assets in North America, the North Sea and Offshore Africa, with a balanced mix of natural gas, light oil, heavy oil, in-situ oil sands production. Oil sands mining and associated upgrading facilities represent one of the strongest and most diverse asset portfolios of Canadian Natural. more »
Pan American The Huaron property consists of 252 concessions spanning over 63,822 ha and is located in the province of Pasco, one of three provinces forming the Pasco Department in the Central Highlands of Peru. It is situated 320 km northeast of Lima in the eastern flank of the Western Cordillera of the Andes at elevations of 4,250 m to 4,800 m above sea level. more »
Huckleberry Huckleberry is a copper-molybdenum open pit mining operation located approximately 86 kilometres southwest of Houston in west central British Columbia, Canada. more »
Rio Tinto Hunter Valley Operations (HVO), located 24 km north west of Singleton in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales., supplies international markets with up to 11 million tonnes of thermal and semi-soft coking coal per annum. more »
Teck Highland Valley Copper, located in south central British Columbia, Canada, produces copper and molybdenum concentrates. Work on a two-phase extension program is ongoing and is expected to extend the mine's production life to 2020. more »
Hycroft gold-silver mine is located 50 miles west of Winnemucca, Nevada, USA. The open pit mining operation is 100% owned by Allied Nevada Gold Corporation which acquired its interest in 2007.more »
AngloGold Iduapriem, wholly owned by AngloGold Ashanti since September 2007, comprises the Iduapriem and Teberebie properties on a 110km² concession. The mine is situated in the western region of Ghana, some 70km north of the coastal city of Takoradi and 10km southwest of Tarkwa. more »
BHP Illawarra Coal produces premium quality, hard coking coal (used in the production of steel) and some energy coal; The Company operates the award-winning WestVAMP, a world-first power plant driven by mine air gas; and two coal preparation plants - one at West Cliff and the other, the Dendrobium preparation plant, at Port Kembla, where its regional office is also situated. more »
Cameco Inkai located in a remote part of southen central Kazakhstan is operated by Joint Venture Inkai (JVI) which is owned by Cameco (60%) and KazAtomProm (40%). more »
Vale Integra Coal Operations, underground and open-cut, are located 10km northwest of Singleton in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia. more »
Vale Isaac Plains open-cut mine is located close to Carborough Downs in Central Queensland. The mine is managed by Isaac Plains Coal Management on behalf of the joint venture parties. more »
Rio Tinto The Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) is the largest producer of iron ore in Canada, and a leading global supplier of iron ore pellets and concentrates. IOC has its head office in Montreal, Quebec. more »
Newmont Production began in 1995 from a complex of open pits and two underground mines at Newmont Jundee, in the heart of the remote Yandal goldfield. more »
KCGM - The Super Pit Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines (KCGM) consists primarily of the super pit open-pit mine. It is a quarter of a mile from the towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder, Western Australia, 550 kilometers east of Perth. more »
Barrick Barrick has a strong presence in the Eastern Goldfields near Kalgoorlie-Boulder, 570 kilometres east of Perth in Western Australia. more »
Kansanshi is the largest copper mine in Africa. It is located 15 km north of Solwezi, the capital of the Northwest Province, Zambia. more »
Kinross The 100% Kinross-owned Kettle River-Buckhorn properties are located in Ferry County in the State of Washington. The properties cover approximately 3,075 hectares through patented and unpatented mining claims and fee lands. more »
Rio Tinto Kestrel Mine, located 40 km north east of Emerald in central Queensland, is an underground operation supplying world markets with up to 4.2 million tonnes of coking and thermal coal per annum. more »
Aquarius Conceived in 1996, Kroondal Platinum Mine – Aquarius Platinum's first and flagship operation – commenced production in August 1999. more »
Xstrata The Kidd Mine is in northern Ontario, 500 miles northwest of Toronto. The mine began operation in 1966, producing copper, zinc, indium, cadmium, silver and sulphuric acid. The deposit is one of the largest and richest volcanogenic massive sulphide deposits in the world. more »
Xstrata Kisladag gold mine is located in west-central Turkey on the western edge of the Anatolian Plateau.more »
AngloGold The Kopanang mine, located in the Free Stateprovince roughly 170km southwest of Johannesburg, has been in production since 1984. Kopanang's current mine lease incorporates an area of 35km2, directly west of neighbouring Great Noligwa and bound to the south by the Jersey Fault. more »
Aquarius Operated by Kumtor Gold Company (KGC), which is incorporated in the Kyrgyz Republic and is also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centerra, the Kumtor open-pit gold mine's deposit was first discovered in 1978. Construction and development began in 1994 and was completed in early 1997 at a cost of about US$450 million. more »
Kinross Kinross acquired a 75% interest in the Kupol project in Russia on February 28, 2007, through the acquisition of Bema Gold. The remaining 25% is held by the Government of Chukotka. more »
North American Palladium North American Palladium Ltd. Is one of only two primary palladium producers. The Lac Des Iles (LDI) mine is located 85 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay in northern Ontario. There is no nearby community and accommodations are provided at the mine camp.more »
Kinross The La Coipa open pit mine is located in the Atacama Region of northern Chile. The mine operates three open pits: Ladera Ferellon, Coipa Norte and Puren. more »
Pan American Siver The La Colorada silver mine is located in the state of Zacatecas in west central México. The property has been mined sporadically from colonial times with fairly consistent operations from 1925 through to the present day. more »
Rio Tinto QIT-Fer et Titane exploits an ilmenite deposit at Lac Tio, near Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec, and operates a metallurgical complex in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, where high-quality titanium dioxide, pig iron and steel are extracted from this ore. more »
Barrick Lagunas Norte is located on the Alto Chicama property in north-central Peru. It is an open-pit, crush, valley-fill heap leach operation. The property lies on the western flank of the Peruvian Andes and is at an elevation of 4,000 to 4,260 metres above sea level. more »
Newmont Production began in 1995 from a complex of open pits and two underground mines at Newmont Jundee, in the heart of the remote Yandal goldfield. more »
Potash Corp. PotashCorp owns and operates a potash mine at Lanigan, Saskatchewan. production of potash from Lanigan mien began in 1968.more »
AEM Since 1988, LaRonde has been Agnico-Eagle's flagship operation, producing more than 4 million ounces of gold as well as valuable byproducts. The mine still has 4.8 million ounces of gold in proven and probable reserves* (35 million tonnes at 4.3 g/t) – among the largest gold reserves operating in Canada. more »
The Legacy (KP 289) greenfield potash project is situated approximately 80 km northwest of the city of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. The potash project was developed by Potash One. The company was bought by K+S AG in March 2011 for 322.5 million euros. more »
Gem Diamonds Letseng la Terai is a diamond mine located in Lesotho some 70 km of Mokhotlong. more »
Newcrest Lihir Gold's operation is located on Niolam Island, 900 kilometres north of Port Moresby in the New Ireland Province of Papua New Guinea. As Niolam Island is the principal island of the Lihir Group, it is generally referred to as Lihir Island. more »
Letseng The Line Creek mine is located approximately 25 kilometres north of Sparwood in southeastern British Columbia. Line Creek supplies steelmaking and thermal coal to a variety of international and domestic customers. more »
Gem Diamonds The Los Filos mine consists of two open pit mines (Los Filos and El Bermejal) with common heap leach, wet plant and ancillary facilities. more »
Barrick Lumwana is a copper-cobalt-uranium mine located in the North West Province of Zambia approximately 65 km west from the Provincial capital of Solwezi.more »
Rio Tinto Marandoo is an open pit operation with site-based processing facilities. The mine commenced operation in 1994. more »
Kinross Kinross acquired its original 50% interest and became operator of the mine on June 1, 1998, through the Kinam merger. In February 2007, Kinross acquired the remaining 50% through the acquisition of Bema Gold Corporation. more »
Goldcorp Marigold Mine is a run of mine heap leach operation that commenced production in 1988. The mine was transformed from a modest, conventional milling operation. more »
Aquarius Commissioned in late 2002, Marikana is Aquarius' second operating mine in South Africa. AQPSA entered into a second pool and share agreement (P&SA2) with Anglo Platinum regarding Marikana in 2006. The P&SA2 includes a dense media separation (DMS) plant, commissioned in November 2006. more »
Goldcorp The Marlin mine is 100% owned by Montana Explorada de Guatemala, S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Goldcorp. The Marlin Mine is a conventional milling operation with a combination of open pit and underground mining which began commercial production in December 2005. more »
Cameco McArthur River is world's largest, high-grade uranium deposit with proven and probable reserves of 335.2 million pounds U3O8, average ore grade of 19.5% U3O8. more »
Areva McClean Lake is an open pit uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan. The property consists of two mineral leases covering an area of 980 ha and nine mineral claims covering an area of 3,148 ha. McClean Lake has the newest, most technologically advanced uranium mill in the world. more »
Rio Tinto Mesa A is an open pit operation with site-based processing facilities. more »
Rio Tinto Mesa J is an open pit operation with site-based processing and train loading facilities. It started production in 1992 with annual production capacity of 7mtpa. more »
Freeport McMoRan Miami includes an open-pit copper mine, an operating smelter and a rod mill. more »
Suncor Suncor is an integrated energy company which pioneered the world's first commercially successful oil sands operation in 1967 near Fort McMurray, in northeastern Alberta. more »
Aquarius Miami includes an open-pit copper mine, an operating smelter and a rod mill. more »
Freeport McMoRan Morenci is a porphyry copper open pit mine and processing facility located at Morenci in Greenlee County, southeast Arizona. Morenci is one of North America's largest producer of copper and one of the largest open-pit mines in the world. more »
AngloGold The Morila mine is situated some 180km southeast of Bamako, the capital of Mali. The operation currently treats low-grade stockpiles. The plant at Morila, which incorporates a conventional CIL process with an upfront gravity section to extract the free gold, has an annual throughput capacity of 4.3Mtpa. more »
AngloGold Moab Khotsong is the newest deep-level gold mine inSouth Africa. It is situated near Orkney, Klerksdorp and Viljoenskroon, about 180km southwest of Johannesburg. more »
Vale The property is located close to Conselheiro Lafaiete city, state of Minas Gerais, in Brazil. It belongs to the Minas Gerais Complex - Manganese more »
Rio Tinto Mount Thorley Warkworth (MTW) is an integrated operation of two open cut mines located adjacent to each other 15 km south west of Singleton in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. more »
AngloGold Mponeng is located between the towns of Carletonville and Fochville on the border between Gauteng and the North West Province, southwest of Johannesburg. more »
Goldcorp Musselwhite is principally an underground gold mine and associated processing plant producing nearly a quarter of a million ounces of gold annually.
The mine is situated in northwestern Ontario, Canada and is 100% owned by Goldcorp Inc. more »
Rio Tinto The Murowa Diamond Mine is located near Zvishavane in South Central Zimbabwe. The owner of the mine, Murowa Diamonds Private Limited, is incorporated in Zimbabwe. Rio Tinto plc has a 78 per cent interest in the company and the remaining 22 per cent interest is owned by Riozim Limited, an independent Zimbabwean owned and listed company. more »
The Murray River metallurgical coal project is located 12.5 kilometers south of Tumbler Ridge in British Columbia, Canada. The mine is located within the Peace River Coalfield (PRC) an area renowned for its coal mining operations. more »
BHP Mt Arthur Coal is an open-cut coal mine that produces thermal coal for domestic and export markets for power generation. It is one of the largest individual coal production sites in the Hunter Valley. more »
Xstrata Mount Isa Mines operates two separate mining and processing streams, copper and zinc-lead-silver. Mount Isa Mines' zinc operations include an underground zinc-lead mine – George Fisher from which 3.1 million tonnes of ore more »
Xstrata The Mt Owen Complex consists of the Mt Owen, Ravensworth East and Glendell open cut coal mines. All mines are owned and managed by Xstrata Mt Owen (formerly Hunter Valley Coal Corporation) on behalf of Xstrata Coal. Xstrata Mt Owen is a wholly owned subsidiary of Xstrata Coal. more »
Rio Tinto Mt Tom Price is an open pit operation with site-based processing facilities. The mine commenced operation in 1966. more »
Nyrstar Myra Falls is an underground zinc mine located in Strathcona - Westmin Provincial Park on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The property consists of claims, mining leases, and 23 crown granted claims, covering 3,629 hectares. The H-W and Lynx orebodies are part of the property. more »
Rio Tinto Nammuldi is one of the iron ore mine at Rio Tinto's Pilbara operations. It is located 60 kilometres to the north-west of Tom Price Mine in West Australia. more »
Navachab The Navachab gold mine is situated near the town of Karibib, some 170km northwest of the capital Windhoek and 171km inland on the southwest coast of Africa. more »
Newmont Newmont owns or controls approximately 3,000 square miles of land in Nevada, stretching across the state along the Interstate 80 corridor. All of the mines are located within a 100-mile stretch of north central Nevada between Carlin on the east and Winnemucca on the west, and within 50 miles north and 20 miles south of I-80. more »
Vale The Northern System mines, located in Carajas mineral province of the Brazilian state of Para, contain some of the largest iron ore deposits in the world. more »
Rio Tinto Northparkes Mines is a copper-gold mine located at Goonumbla, approximately 27 kilometres north-north-west of the town of Parkes in Central West NSW, Australia. The majority of the mines employees and their families live in Parkes, a country town of 10,000 inhabitants. more »
Peabody The North Antelope Rochelle Mine began operation in 1983 and produces the lowest sulfur coal in the United States - 0.2% sulfur at a heat value ranging from 8,600 to 8,800 Btu per pound. The operation employs three draglines along with five overburden truck-and-shovel fleets. The coal is hauled by truck to one of three hoppers at the complex, where it is crushed and ultimately conveyed to 15,000-ton silos for loadout on unit trains. more »
Barrick The North Mara gold deposits are situated in the Mara Musoma greenstone belt. There are several types of gold mineralisation including shear-zone-related quartz vein and disseminated gold. more »
AngloGold Obuasi is located in the Ashanti Region of southern Ghana, approximately 60km south of Kumasi. It is primarily an underground mine operating at depths of up to 1.5km, though some surface mining in the form of open pit and tailings reclamation occurs. more »
Vale Vale commissioned and is ramping up the Onca Puma project in Ourilandia do Norte, in the Brazilian state of Para. more »
BHP Olympic Dam is an underground copper-uranium mine and plant located in South Australia about 560 km northwest of Adelaide. The mine is accessible by public road. more »
Rio Tinto Palabora Mining Company operates a highly successful underground block-cave mine, producing 30'000 tons per day of copper ore. The mine is located near Phalaborwa in the north eastern Transvaal, Limpopo Province of South Africa. more »
Kinross Kinross first acquired an ownership interest in the Paracatu mine upon completion of the merger with TVX on January 31, 2003. On December 31, 2004, Kinross purchased the remaining 51% from Rio Tinto. more »
Rio Tinto Paraburdoo is an open pit with site-based processing facilities, started production in 1972. Greater Paraburdoo produces 23 mtpa of high grade ore through a central processing plant fed from the three mines fo Paraburdoo, Channar and Eastern Range. more »
Potash Corp. The Patience Lake mine site is located about 6 km (4 miles) southeast of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, on Highway 16 and 9 km (5 miles) east on Highway 394 (at Bentley Road, RM of Blucher, SK).more »
Pedra de Ferro iron ore project is located near Caetite in the Brazilian state of Bahia. The deposit is 100% owned by Eurasian Natural Resources Corp. through Bahia Mineracao Ltda its wholly-owned subsidiary. more »
Goldcorp Penasquito gold-silver-lead-zinc mine is situated in the western half of the Concepcion del Oro district in the northeast corner of Zacatecas State, Mexico, approximately 200 km northeast of the city of Zacatecas. more »
Teck The Pend Oreille mine, located in northeastern Washington State, USA, produced zinc and lead concentrates that were delivered to Teck's Trail smelter 80 kilometres to the northwest, in British Columbia, Canada. more »
Barrick The Pierina mine is located in the Andean Cordillera in the Department of Ancash in north-central Peru, approximately 10 kilometres northwest of the city of Huaraz, at an altitude of approximately 4,100 metres. more »
Pogo The Pogo mine is a conventional underground mine located 145 km southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska. It is co-owned by Sumitomo Somitomo Metal Mining Co. Ltd. (85%) and Sumitomo Corporation of Japan (15%). more »
Goldcorp The Porgera gold mine is a joint venture operation located at an altitude of 2,200-2,700 metres in the Enga Province in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. The Porgera JV operation is 95% owned and operated by a subsidiary of Barrick where both open-pit and underground mining methods are employed. more »
Barrick The Porgera gold mine is a joint venture operation located at an altitude of 2,200-2,700 metres in the Enga Province in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. The Porgera JV operation is 95% owned and operated by a subsidiary of Barrick where both open-pit and underground mining methods are employed. more »
Aquarius Aquarius acquired a 50% interest in Platinum Mile Resources (Pty) Ltd with effect from 1 March 2008. The remaining 50% of Platinum Mile is held by Mvelaphanda Holdings (Pty) Ltd. more »
Barrick The Plutonic gold mine is an underground operation located on the Plutonic Well Greenstone Belt, approximately 180 kilometres northeast of Meekatharra, Western Australia, and approximately 13 kilometres from the Great Northern Highway. more »
Teck The Quebrada Blanca mine is located in Region I in northern Chile at an elevation of 4,400 metres, approximately 240 kilometres southeast of the city of Iquique and 1,500 kilometres from Santiago. more »
Cameco The Rabbit Lake operation, which opened in 1975, is the longest operating uranium production facility in North America, and the second largest uranium mill in the world. more »
Xstrata Located in the far north region of Québec, Xstrata Nickel's Raglan property consists of a series of high-grade ore deposits, with nickel and copper as the primary metals. more »
Rio Tinto The Ranger Mine is located approximately 250 kilometers east of Darwin, in Australia's Northern Territory. The Ranger ore bodies were discovered by an airborne radiometric survey in October 1969 and were confirmed by drilling in the mid 1970s. more »
Teck Red Dog Operations, located in northwest Alaska, U.S.A. near Kotzebue, is one of the world's largest zinc mines. The mine and concentrator properties are leased from, and were developed under the terms of a development and operating agreement with the NANA Regional Corporation, Inc. ("NANA"), a native Alaskan development corporation. more »
Goldcorp The Red Lake Gold Mine is composed of two operating complexes: the Red Lake Complex and the Campbell Complex. Red Lake Gold mine is Canada's largest gold mine, and in 2009 produced 623k ounces at a cash cost of $288/oz. It is also one of the world's richest gold mines and lowest cost producers. more »
Potash Corp. The Rocanville mine site is located 18 km east of the community of Rocanville in south-east Saskatchewan, Canada. more »
Rio Tinto The Robe River mines include the Pannawonica and West Angelas (commenced operations in 2002). The West Angeles Mine is located approximately 300 km southeast of Pannawonica.more »
IamGold The Rosebel mine is located in Suriname, South America, some 80 kilometres from the capital city of Paramaribo. The concession covers 170 square kilometres and holds six major deposits and numerous gold prospects divided between two distinct limbs. Rosebel is Cambior's most important asset. more »
Rio Tinto Rössing is the third-largest uranium mine in the world. It is an open pit operation consisting of two distinct phases: mining of the uranium-bearing rock or ore, and processing of this ore to produce uranium oxide. more »
Barrick Round Mountain is located approximately 96 kilometres north of Tonopah in Nye County, Nevada. more »
Barrick The Ruby Hill mine is located on the Battle Mountain/Eureka gold trend, less than one kilometer from the town of Eureka and 193 kilometres south of the Goldstrike Property. more »
Anglo Gold Sadiola is situated in the far southwest of Mali, 77km south of the regional capital, Kayes. Sadiola is a joint venture in which AngloGold Ashanti and IAMGOLD each have a 41% interest and the government of Mali 18%. more »
Freeport McMoRan Safford is Freeport-McMoRan's newest open-pit copper mining complex with the first copper production occurring in late 2007. more »
san Gold The San Gold mine is located 250 km northeast of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada adjacent to the town of Bissett. The mine is 100% owned by the San Gold Corporation. more »
Anglo Gold Savuka is situated on the West Wits line in theprovinceofGauteng, approximately 70km southwest ofJohannesburg. Savuka is close to the town ofCarletonville. more »
Freeport McMoRan Sierrita is an open-pit copper and molybdenum mining complex located in Pima County, Arizona, USA. The mine also produces rhenium, a rare and highly valued metal. It is located 20 miles southwest of Tucson, near Green Valley, Arizona, USA. more »
AngloGold Ashanti SAngloGold Ashanti has an 85% interest in Siguiri and the government of Guinea owns the balance. Siguiri is a multiple open-pit, oxide gold mine situated in the Siguiri district in the northeast of the Republic of Guinea, about 850km northeast of the capital, Conakry. more »
North American Palladium Sleeping Giant is an underground gold mine and mill located in the Abitibi region of northeastern Quebec, near the town of Amos. more »
Cameco Cameco operates Smith Ranch and Highland in Wyoming as a combined operation. more »
De Beers The Snap Lake diamond mine covers an area of 500 ha and is located some 220 km northeast of Yellowknife in Northwest Territories, Canada. more »
Rio Tinto Spring Creek Mine is located in southeast Montana near the town of Decker, in the northwest section of the Powder River Basin. more »
GoldFields The South Deep Gold Mine is a key asset for Gold Fields and the flagship growth project in South Africa. South Deep's production build-up is on track to deliver the required volume to achieve full production by December 2014. more »
Vale The Southern System mines are located in the Iron Quadrangle region of the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil. The mines of Vale's subsidiary MBR are operated at parent-company level pursuant to an asset lease agreement. more »
Vale Vale conduct open pit mining operations in the Southeastern System, At the three mining sites, Vale generally process the run-of-mine by means of standards crushing, classification and concentration steps, producing sinter feed, lump ore and pellet feed in the beneficiation plant located at the mining sites. more »
Vale Vale's Sossego copper mine in Carajas, in the state of Para, has two main copper ore bodies, Sossego and Sequeirinho. more »
Vale Vale's Sossego copper mine in Carajas, in the state of Para, has two main copper ore bodies, Sossego and Sequeirinho. more »
Vale Located in Sudbury, Canada, Sudbury operations are primarily underground nickel sulfide mines with integrated mining, milling, smelting and refining operations. more »
Vale Vale's subsidiary PT International Nickel Indonesia Tbk (PTI) operates an open pit mining area and related processing facility in Sorowako on the Island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. more »
Anglo Gold AngloGold Ashanti's sole operating mine in Australasia is Sunrise Dam. more »
Potash Corp. PotashCorp owns and operates a potash mine at Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada. Production of the mien started in 1986. The mine site is located 8 km (5 miles) east of Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada on the north side of the Highway No. 114. more »
Syncrude Syncrude Canada Ltd. operates the largest oil sands facility in the world, producing crude oil from the Athabasca oil sands formation in Alberta, Canada. more »
Newmont Production began in 1995 from a complex of open pits and two underground mines at Newmont Jundee, in the heart of the remote Yandal goldfield. more »
Eldorado Gold The Tanjianshan property covers 338 km² and includes four exploration licenses and two mining licenses. more »
Kinross Tintaya is an open pit copper mining and processing operation located at an elevation of 4,100 metres in the Yauri district of Espinar Province, Cusco region, southern Peru. The orebody presents a mineralisation of copper sulphides and copper oxides. more »
Anglo Gold TauTona lies on the West Wits Line, just south of Carletonville inGautengand about 70km southwest of Johannesburg. more »
Vale Vale's Manitoba Operations, located in Thompson, Manitoba, is comprised of two underground operations -- Thompson Mine and Birchtree Mine, as well as Thompson Open Pit.more »
Xstrata Kinross acquired its 100% interest in the Tasiast gold mine on September 17, 2010 upon completing its acquisition of Red Back Mining Inc. The Tasiast mine is an open pit operation located in north-western Mauritania and is approximately 300 kilometres north of the capital Nouakchott. more »
Vale Tres Valles copper operation is the first project of Vale in Chile. The Tres Valles operations include two copper oxide mines: Don Gabriel, an open-pit mine and Papomono, an underground mine, as well as an SX-EW plant that produce copper cathodes.more »
Barrick The Tulawaka gold mine is located in northwest Tanzania. The mine consists of a completed open pit mine with an underground access ramp located at the bottom of the pit, waste rock dumps, an ore stockpile area and crushing plant, a processing plant, as well as water, waste disposal and ancillary facilities. more »
Barrick The Turquoise Ridge property is located about 70 kilometres northeast of Winnemucca, Nevada, USA. The mine uses underhand cut-and-fill mining methods due to the relatively low rock quality in the ore zones. more »
Freeport McMoRan Tyrone is a porphyry open-pit copper mine and processing facility. The mine is among the lowest grade ore bodies in the Freeport-McMoRan mining portfolio. more »
Xstrata Ulan Coal Mines Limited (UCML) is a producer of high quality thermal coal mined from the Ulan Seam which is a geological sequence within the broader Permian Illawarra Coal Measures. more »
Situated in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, the facility consists of an underground mine and a processing plant. The ore has high manganese content (at least 40%). more »
Barrick The Veladero Property is located in the Frontera District that straddles the border between Argentina and Chile, in San Juan Province, Argentina. The project site is located at elevations between 4,000 and 4,850 meters above sea level. more »
De Beers The Venetia Diamond Mine, wholly-owned by DeBeers, produces over 50% of South Africa's diamonds making it the country's largest producer. It is situated close to the South African town of Alldays in the Limpopo province. more »
De Beers The 5,000 ha diamond mine is located high in the Canadian Arctic, approximately 90 km west of the community of Attawapiskat, which lies on the shores of James Bay in northern Ontario.
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Vale's Voisey Bay operation in New foundland and Labradoris comprised of the Ovoid mine, an open-pit, and deposits with the potential for underground operations at a later stage. more »
Newmont Production began in 1995 from a complex of open pits and two underground mines at Newmont Jundee, in the heart of the remote Yandal goldfield. more »
Rio Tinto West Angelas is an open pit operation with site-based processing facilities, started production in 2002. more »
Rio Tinto The mine is located on a lease covering 640,000 acres near Weipa in Queensland, Cape York Peninsula, Australia. Operations commenced in 1963. more »
Goldcorp Wharf Resources (USA) Inc. operates the Wharf open pit gold mine and heap-leach operation in the Bald Mountain Mining District of South Dakota. more »
Rio Tinto Rio Tinto iron ore operations in the Pilbara have an annual capacity of 220 million tonnes, with advanced plans to increase capacity to 283 million tonnes by 2013, on a pathway to 333 million tonnes. more »
Newmont Yanacocha is the largest gold producer in South America. Yanacocha is a complex of five open pit mines, four leach pads, two gold recovery plants and a crushing and agglomeration facility. more »
Anglo Gold The Yatela mine is situated some 25km north of Sadiola and approximately 50km south-southwest of Kayes. Ore extraction is conducted from the Yatela main pit as well as the satellite pit at Alamoutala. more »
Barrick Darlot, Granny Smith and Lawlers mines comprise the Yilgarn South region for reporting purposes. In 2010, Yilgarn South produced 314,000 ounces of gold at total cash costs of $720 per ounce. more »
Barrick Zaldivar mine is composed of 247 patented claims covering 1,240 hectares, located in the Andean Precordillera in Region II of northern Chile, approximately 1,400 kilometres north of Santiago and 175 kilometres southeast of the port city of Antofagasta. The mine lies at an average elevation of 3,000 metres. more »

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Abcourt Mines Inc. The Abcourt-Barvue zinc-silver mineral property covers 3,452 hectares and is located in BarrauteTownship in northwestern Quebec, Canada. more »
YamanaGold Agua Rica copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry deposit is located 25 km north of the town of Andalgalá in the province of Catamarca, Argentina. more »
Nevsun Resources The Bisha precious and base metals mine is located 150 km west of Asmara, Eritreea in East Africa. more »
Bralorne The Bralorne-Pioneer is a past producing gold mine which has produced in excess of 4 million ounces over a 40 year period. more »
Goldcorp The Camino Rojo gold-silver project is located near the town of San Tiburcio within the southern portion of the Concepciòn del Oro district in the northeastern part of Zacatecas State, Mexico. more »
Barrick Cerro Casale is a porphyry gold-copper mining project located in northern Chile, South America in mountainous terrain with elevations ranging from 3,800 to 4,400 m. It is located 145 km southeast of the city of Copiapo. more »
Goldcorp The Cerro Negro gold-silver mineral property is located in the Santa Cruz province of Southern Argentina. Gold mineralization was first discovered in 1992 by Roberto Schupback, an Argentine prospector. The project changed hands several times in subsequent years. more »
European Goldfields Ltd. The Certej gold-silver project covers an area of 2,670 hectares and is located 12 km northeast of Deva, a city located in Hunedoara County of Transylvania, Romania. more »
Cameco Cigar Lake is the world's second largest known high-grade uranium deposit and is located near Waterbury Lake, approximately 660 km north of Saskatoon, northern Saskatchewan, Canada. more »
Norsemont Mining The Constancia copper property is located in the south-eastern Andes of Peru, in the Chamaca and Livitaca Districts, Province of Chumbivilcas, Department of Cusco. more »
Oceana Gold The Didipio Project is located approximately 270 km NNE of Manila in the Nueva Vizcaya Province of Philippines. more »
Barrick Donlin Creek is a 32,600 ha mineral property located 480 km north of Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A. on the western flank of the Kuskokwim Mountains. The Kuskokwim River is a regional transportation route and is serviced by commercial barge lines. more »
Goldcorp The El Morro copper-gold property covers 3,600 hectares located in the Municipality of Alto del Carmen, Huasco Province, Third Region of Atacama in northern Chile. The project is about 650km north of Santiago and some 80 km east of the city of Vallenar. more »
Escobal Escobal is a high-grade silver-gold-lead-zinc project located approximately 40 km east-southeast from Guatemala City in southeastern Guatemala.more »
Newmont Fort a la Corne diamond project is located 60 km east of Prince Albert in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. more »
Kinross Fruta Del Norte gold deposit is located within a 95,000 ha land package in the Cordillera del Condor mountain range of Zamora-Chinchipe province of southeasternEcuador. . more »
Teck The Galore Creek copper-gold mine, located in Northwestern British Columbia, Canada, will be a large tonnage open pit operation with an estimated 540 million tonnes of ore and 840 million tonnes of waste rock. Mining will be carried out via traditional blasting, truck and shovel methods. more »
De Beers The Gahcho Kue diamond project is located 300km east-northeast of Yellowknife in the District of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada. more »
Centerra Gold The Gatsuurt gold property is located 90 km north of Ulaanbaatar in the Mandal Soum province of Selenge Aimag of central northern Mongolia. more »
Jaguar Mining Inc The Gurupi gold project is located in the state ofMaranhao,Braziland comprises mineral rights to 23 exploration licenses covering an area of approximately 111,000 hectares. more »
Great Basin Gold The 6,900 ha Hollister gold property is located in Elko County, Nevada, USA. The property is located along the Carlin structural trend and lies midway between the Ken Snyder Mine and the Goldstrike Mine. more »
Extract Resources Ltd. The Husab uranium project is located 60 km northeast of Walvis Bay in Namibia. It covers 637 sq km and is located within the Alaskite Alley, an area that is endowed with several world class uranium deposits. more »
Andean American Gold Corp The 28,200 ha Invicta gold-silver property is located in the Western Pre-Cordillera of the Peruvian Andes in the Huaura Province, Department of Lima, Central Coast of Peru in the Districts of Paccho and Leoncio Prado. The property is approximately 250 km north of Lima, and approximately 29 km east of the town of Sayan. more »
Barrick The Jabal Sayid copper-gold-silver project is located in Saudi Arabia, 350 km north-east of Jeddah. more »
Anglo American Jacare nickel lateritic project is located in the Brazilian state of Para.more »
Northland Resources Kaunisvaara is an iron ore project located approximately 100 km north of the Arctic Circle in the municipality of Pajala, Sweden. The Sahavaara Exploration permit covers an area of some 16,456 hectares. more »
The 3,200 ha mining property is located in northern Finland above the Arctic Circle some 142 km north-northeast of Rovaniemi, the capital of the province of Lapland. more »
Kinross The Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell (KSM) property is located in northwest British Columbia, about 950 kilometers northwest of Vancouver more »
AngloGold The La Colosa Project is 100% owned by AngloGold Ashanti and is located 150 km west of Colombia's capital city, Bogota, in the department of Tolima. more »
AngloGold The 1,426 ha Midwest property consists of three contiguous mineral leases located approximately 750 km north of Saskatoon, Saskatachewan, Canada. more »
Thomspon Creek The La Colosa Project is 100% owned by AngloGold Ashanti and is located 150 km west of Colombia's capital city, Bogota, in the department of Tolima. more »
New Gold The New Afton copper-gold project is located 350 km northeast of Vancouver and 10 km west of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. It is located in the semiarid south Thompson Valley. more »
Avalon The Nechalacho/Thor Lake rare earth property is located in Canada's Northwest Territories, 100 km southeast of the capital city of Yellowknife and 5 km north of the Great Slave Lake. more »
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The Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project is in the Aimag of Omnogovi, located in the South Gobi desert of Mongolia. The property is approximately 550 km south of the capital city, Ulaanbaatar, and 80 km north of the border with China. more »
Barrick The Pascua-Lama gold-silver property straddles the Cordillera de Los Andes which represents the Chilean-Argentine border. The majority of the ore deposit lies in the Region III of Chile, some 150 km southeast of the town of Vallenar. more »
AngloAmerican The Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum project is located in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska,U.S.A. more »
Barrick Pueblo Viejo is located in the central part of the Dominican Republic on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola in the province of Sanchez Ramirez. It is 15 km west of the provincial capital of Cotui and approximately 100 km northwest of the national capital of Santo Domingo. more »
Iamgold The Quimsacocha gold-silver project is located in southern Ecuador, 30km SW of the city of Cuenca at an elevation of 3,600 m. more »
Stornoway Diamonds Corp. The Foxtrot Property is located approximately 820 km north of the city of Montreal in the Province of Quebec, Canada. Current access to the property is via air. more »
Augusta Resource Corp. Rosemont Ranch is a copper-molybdenum-silver skarn deposit located in Arizona, USA. more »
Carpathian Gold Inc The Riacho dos Machados gold project is approximately 540 km north of Belo Horizonte in the northern part of the Minas Gerais State of southeastern Brazil. more »
Capstone Mining Corp. The Santo Domingo project copper-iron-gold project is located 50 km west of the city of El Salvador in Region III, Chile. more »
Aura The Serrote copper-gold-iron ore project is located in eastern Brazil in the central-southern part of the state of Alagoas. more »
RioTinto The world-class iron ore mining project is located in Guinée Forestière and Haute Guinée regions of Guinea in West Africa. It consists of Blocks 3 and 4 of the mineral deposit. Blocks 1 and 2 are owned by Vale. more »
Teck The 34,054 ha Schaft Creek copper-molybdenum-gold-silver project is approximately 375 km northwest of the town of Smithersin northwest British Columbia, Canada. more »
Areva The 128,979 ha project is approximately 65 km in a straight line northeast of the coastal town of Swakopmund and lies in the very arid desert region of western Namibia, southwestern Africa. more »
AngloGold Ashanti The Tropicana gold project is located 330 km east-north-east of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. more »
Iamgold The Westwood gold project is located on the Doyon property in the municipality of Preissac, in Bousquet Township, approximately 40 km east of the town of Rouyn-Noranda, in the province of Québec, Canada. more »
Yukon Zinc Wolverine zinc-silver mine is located 190 kilometers northwest of Watson Lake in southeast Yukon Territory, Canada. more »

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