World's Top 20 Gold Mining Companies

Barrick Gold Corporation is the largest gold mining company in the world with annual production of approximately 5.5 million ounces of gold. Barrick’s five core mines are Cortez and Goldstrike in Nevada, Pueblo Viejo in the Dominican Republic, Lagunas Norte in Peru and Veladero in Argentina.

Mine Production - The Silver Institute

Global mine production fell for the fourth consecutive year in 2019 by 1.3 percent to 836.5 Moz. This was a result of declining grades at several large primary silver mines and disruption-related losses at some major silver producers. Primary silver production declined ...

Gold Mining in South Africa | Africa Mining IQ

The opening of other gold projects, such as the R1 billion Doornkop South Reef Mine – expected to deliver 82.8 tonnes of gold within a 20-year period – adds to the idea that mining for gold is still a viable and lucrative industry in SA.

Gold mining continues to lose its shine - IOL | News that

Jun 14, 2019 · Statistics South Africa said mining production shrank 1.5percent on a yearly basis in April with declined output in iron ore, chromium ore, nickel and building materials joining gold as the main ...

South Africa Mining Production | 1981-2021 Data | 2022

Mining production in South Africa slipped 6.2% from a year earlier in January of 2021, following a revised 1.8% decrease in December and compared with market expectations of a 1.9% fall. It was the eleventh straight monthly decrease in mining activity, likely linked to tighter lockdown restrictions. Main negative contributions came from PGMs (-14.5% vs -20% in December); coal (-13.5% vs 2.1% ...

South Africa - Gold mining | Britannica

South Africa - South Africa - Gold mining: Prospectors established in 1886 the existence of a belt of gold-bearing reefs 40 miles (60 km) wide centred on present-day Johannesburg. The rapid growth of the gold-mining industry intensified processes started by the diamond boom: immigration, urbanization, capital investment, and labour migrancy. By 1899 the gold industry attracted investment worth ...

Mining in Papua New Guinea - Wikipedia

Edie Creek has been a historic gold and silver mining area since its discovery in 1926. Located about 5 km south-west of Wau, it was the centre of one of the first major gold rushes in PNG before World War II. Large amounts of gold have been extracted by both alluvial and underground mining. Brothers William and Stanley Royal found gold at Edie Creek in 1926.

Major South African gold mining companies - Mining for schools

More recently, other countries have surpassed South Africa, although none has approached the country's peak production which occurred in the 1970s. This was the boom period for South African gold mining with production peaking in 1970 at more than 1,000 tonnes and the gold price reaching $850/oz in 1980.

Maaden - Production Sales

2018 2017 Qty ('000) Qty ('000) Aluminium (tonnes) 593 653 Alumina (tonnes) 311 31 Ammonium phosphate (tonnes) 3,126 2,808 Ammonia (tonnes) 1,350 1,660 Gold (ounces) 417 333

Maaden - Gold and Base Metals

Production commenced in 2016 and the asset is currently Ma’aden’s largest producer, with approximately 263,000 ounces of Gold produced in 2019. Al Amar Mine - Al Amar Mine is an underground mine with a Carbon-In-Leach processing facility.