Oct 042016


Talk about having the golden touch!

In 2015, the world’s top 5 gold producing companies collectively mined 1,061.9 tonnes of the yellow metal, the equivalent of $44.8 billion based on today’s prices. These miners are headquartered in seven countries on four continents, with Toronto serving as home to three of them. They operate all over the world.

In the slideshow that follows, discover the top 5 gold producing companies!

China National Gold Group

Headquarters: Beijing, China
2014 Production in Tonnes: 40.2
2015 Production in Tonnes: 41.5
Year-over-Year Change: 3%

Sibanye Gold

Headquarters: Westonaria, South Africa
2014 Production in Tonnes: 49.4
2015 Production in Tonnes: 47.8
Year-over-Year Change: -3%

Agnico Eagle Mines

Headquarters: Toronto, Canada
2014 Production in Tonnes: 44.5
2015 Production in Tonnes: 52.0
Year-over-Year Change: 17%

Polyus Gold International

Headquarters: Moscow, Russia
2014 Production in Tonnes: 52.8
2015 Production in Tonnes: 54.8
Year-over-Year Change: 4%

Newmont Mining

Headquarters: Greenwood Village, Colorado
2014 Production in Tonnes: 150.7
2015 Production in Tonnes: 156.6
Year-over-Year Change: 4%

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