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KL Gold Inc. is a Canadian gold producer and explorer with assets in the Kirkland Lake gold camp, which is located in the Lower Abitibi Greenstone belt of northeastern Ontario. The Company owns five former high grade gold mines that produced in excess of 22 million ounces at an average grade of 15.1 grams per tonne. The Company currently operates the Macassa Mine Complex, which includes the newly discovered South Mine Complex, and produces in excess of 150,000 ounces of gold annually. On November 30, 2016, Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. and Newmarket Gold Inc., merged the two companies to form Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.
Gold Fields is one of the world’s largest unhedged producers of gold with eight operating mines in South Africa, Ghana, Peru and Australia and feasibility and resource development projects in the Philippines, Finland, Ghana and Peru. Gold Fields produces 3.5 million ounces of gold a year and has total attributable gold equivalent Mineral Reserves of 76.7 million ounces and Mineral Resources of 225.4 million ounces. The company is listed on the JSE Limited (primary listing), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ Dubai Limited, Euronext in Brussels (NYX) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX). In Australia, they operate two mines – the St Ives and Agnew Gold Mines - in Western Australia (WA). These mines employ over 1,600 staff on both a residential and a fly-in fly-out basis.
Barrick is the gold industry leader, with a portfolio of 26 operating mines and advanced exploration and development projects located across five continents, and large land positions on some of the world’s most prolific and prospective mineral trends. The Company also has the largest reserves in the gold industry, with about 140 million ounces of proven and probable gold reserves. Barrick has mining operations in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Dominican Republic, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Saudi Arabia, the United States, and Zambia. More than 75% of our gold production comes from the Americas region. Find out more about the company by visiting their page here.
Cameco is one of the world's largest uranium producers accounting for about 16% of the world's production from its mines in Canada and the US. Their leading position is backed by about 480 million pounds of proven and probable reserves and extensive resources. The company holds premier land positions in the world's most promising areas for new uranium discoveries in Canada and Australia as part of an intensive global exploration program. Cameco is also a leading provider of processing services required to produce fuel for nuclear power plants, and generates 1,000 MW of clean electricity through a partnership in North America's largest nuclear generating station located in Ontario, Canada. Find out more about the company by visiting their page here.
The Doe Run Resources Company, based in St. Louis, USA, is a privately held natural resources company and the largest integrated lead producer in the Western Hemisphere. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, the corporation operates the world's largest, single-site lead recycling facility, located in Missouri. The company manages the lifecycle of lead in their Missouri mining, milling and metal production. The Company and its subsidiaries deliver products and services necessary to provide power, protection and convenience. Doe Run has operations in Missouri, Washington and Arizona. Their exploration, research and development operations are active in North America. Find out more about the company by visiting their page here.
Fresnillo is the world’s largest primary silver producer and Mexico’s second largest gold producer. Headquartered in Mexico City, Fresnillo focuses on high potential silver and gold projects that can be developed into low-cost, world-class mines. The company has six operating mines1; including Fresnillo, Saucito, Ciénega (including the San Ramón satellite mine), Herradura, Soledad-Dipolos and Noche Buena; two advanced development projects - San Julián and Pyrites Plant; and four advanced exploration prospects - Centauro Deep, Juanicipio, Orisyvo and Las Casas Rosario & Cluster Cebollitas as well as a number of other long term exploration prospects, along with the largest precious metals land reserve in Mexico. In total, the corporation has mining concessions covering approximately 2 million hectares in Mexico. Find out more about the company by visiting their page here.
Inmet is a Canadian-based global mining company that produces copper, zinc and pyrite. They have three wholly-owned mining operations: Çayeli (Turkey), Las Cruces (Spain) and Pyhäsalmi (Finland). The Company also has a 100 percent interest in Cobre Panama, a development property in Panama.
Newmont is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Colorado, the Company has more than 35,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at core operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia and Ghana. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. The company's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders. Find out more about the company by visiting their page here.
Teck is Canada’s largest diversified mining, mineral processing and metallurgical company. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Teck is a world leader in the production of copper, steelmaking coal and zinc, molybdenum and specialty metals, with interests in several oil sands development assets. The Company has nine operations in Canada, two mines in the USA, two operations in Chile and one in Peru, as well as one metallurgical complex in Canada. The company also has four projects in North America, two projects in South America, and is globally exploring for more. Find out more about the company by visiting their page here.
Vale's Base Metals business, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, sets standards of excellence in mining, processing and the marketing of metal products. With a goal to grow base metals production for the world, responsibly, Vale Base Metals employs over 12,000 people at operations in Canada (such as twelve operations in Ontario, two in Manitoba, and two in Newfoundland and Labrador) , the United States, two operations in Indonesia, Asia, New Caledonia, United Kingdom and Brazil, Japan, Brazil, Australia, China, Oman, Mozambique, and Malaysia. The company also delves itself in exploration of projects globally. Find out more about the company by visiting their page here.
Xstrata Nickel, headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is one of Xstrata Group’s global commodity businesses. Xstrata Nickel’s operations include mines and processing facilities in Canada, the Dominican Republic and Australia, and a refinery in Norway. Xstrata Nickel has a world-class portfolio of growth projects in New Caledonia, Tanzania and Brazil. The company is the world’s fifth largest nickel producer, with annual managed production of more than 92,000 tonnes of refined nickel. Mining and metals group Glencore International plc has completed its long-awaited merger with Xstrata plc in 2013. Glencore Xstrata has a market value of about $66 billion. Find out more about the company by visiting their page here.
Agnico-Eagle is a long established, Canadian headquartered, gold producer with eight operations located in Canada, Finland and Mexico, and exploration and development activities in each of these countries, the United States and Sweden. The Company has full exposure to higher gold prices consistent with its policy of no forward gold sales and maintains a corporate strategy based on increasing shareholders exposure to gold, on a per share basis. It has paid a cash dividend for thity-four consecutive years. The company has more than 5,500 employees scattered globally around their different mines. To find out more about the company visit their page here.
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