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Abcourt-Barvue Mine
   produces   
Zinc
Located north of Val-d'Or, Quebec. Zinc was discovered in 1950. From 1952 to 1957 the open pit mine produced 3,200 metric tonnes per day
Aguablanca Mine
   produces   
Nickel
Located 100kms north of Seville in the South of Spain. Consists of an open pit and on-site processing plant. At full capacity it can produce 1.5 million tonnes of ore a year of which 14.1 million lbs of Nickel is produced
Aguas Tenidas Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located in the region of Andalucia in southwestern Spain. The deposit was discovered in early 1980's and partially mined between 1999-2001. It is scheduled to re-open in 2007 and is expected to produce 1.7 Mtpa ore.
Aitik Mine
   produces   
Copper
Is an open pit copper mine located near the town of Gällivare, in Sweden. The deposit was discovered in the 1930's and began production in 1968. It has an annual production of 18 million tonnes of ore.
Akdala Mine
   produces   
Uranium
Is located in Kazakhstan. The mine officially began production in Jan'04 and produced 644.9 tonnes of uranium that year, production may rise to as much as 12,000 tonnes by 2015. Kazakhstan has about 15% of the world's estimated uranium reserves.
Alamo Dorado Mine
   produces   
Silver
Is located in Northern Mexico, its production forecast for 2007 was 3.6 million ounces of silver, increasing to an average annual production of 4.3 million ounces
Alto Chicaman Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in Peru. At the end of 2002, reserves were estimated at 6.5 million ounces of gold
Alumbrera Mine
   produces   
Copper
Is the biggest mine in Argentina, situated at the foothills of the Andes. Annual production is 180,000 tonnes of copper in concentrate
Ambatovy Mine
   produces   
Nickel
Is located in Madagascar. The project is scheduled to begin production in 2010 and to produce 60,000 tonnes of nickel per year.
Angus Place Mine
   produces   
Coal
Located approx. 140kms from Sydney, Australia, it is an underground longwall mine and annual production of 3 million tonnes
Antamina Mine
   produces   
Copper
Is located in the Andes Mountains, north-central Peru. The deposit is one of the largest copper-zinc ore bodies in the world. The mine is expected to produce 675 million pounds of copper in its first 10 years.
Antelope Mine
   produces   
Coal
Located 70miles south of Gillette, Wyoming. It produces approx. 30 million tons annually. It has proven reserves of 300 million tons
Argyle Mine
   produces   
Diamonds
Is located far northeast of Western Australia. Production began in 1985, over 700 million carats of diamonds have been produced. The Argyle production consists of 5% of gem and 70% near gem, with the remaining 25% of the volume being industrial diamonds.
Batu Hijau Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located on the remote island of Sumbawa in the south central portion of the Indonesian archipelago. The desposit was discovered in 1990 and began commercial production in 2000. it has proven and probable reserves of 7.19 billion pounds of copper. it is Asia's second largest copper mine.
Bingham Canyon Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located near Salt Lake City, Utah. The pit is now 4km across and very deep. The mine supplies more than 10% of U.S. refined copper requirements and the 3rd largest copper producer in the U.S.
Black Swan Mine
   produces   
Nickel
Located 53kms north east of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Underground production began April 1997
Broken Hill Mine
   produces   
Zinc
Located in the far west of New South Wales. In 2007 produced 92,100 tonnes of zinc.
Brunswick Mine
   produces   
Zinc
Is the world's largest underground zinc mine. It is located in northeastern New Brunswick, Canada, it processes 9,300 tonnes of ore per day and produces 2,000 tonnes of zinc concentrate per day.
Bulyanhula Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in northwest Tanzania, East Africa. Commercial production began in 2001, at the end of 2005 the mine had 10.7 million onces of proven and profitable gold reserves.
Campbell Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in the Red Lake area of northern Ontario. It is an underground gold mine. The mine has produced more tha 10 million ounces of gold since 1949.
Cannington Mine
   produces   
Silver
Located in Queensland, Australia, full production started in early 1999, it is expected to have an annual production of 750 tonnes
Cantung Mine
   produces   
Tungsten
Is located in the Nahanni area of western Northwest Territories, Canada. Touted as being the worlds largest supplier of Tungsten. In 2006 the mine produced 238,000 tonnes of concentrate.
Cardinal River Mine
   produces   
Coal
Located approx. 42kms south of Hinton, Alberta, Canada. The annual mining capacity of the mine processing plant is 2.8 million tonnes
Carlin Trend Mine
   produces   
Gold
Is located in Nevada, USA. At end of 2004 had total proven and profitable gold reserves of 13.8 million ounces of gold.
Cempaka Mine
   produces   
Diamonds
Is situated in Republic of Indonesia. In 2006 it produced over 64,593 carats
Cerro San Pedro Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in central Mexico. Production forecast for 2007 is 40,000 ounces of gold. The project is expected to produce an average 89,000 ounces of gold.
Chelopech Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located central-western Bulgaria. In 2006 produced a record 25.4 million pounds of copper
Chino Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located at Hurley, New Mexico, the mine covers over 9,000 acres, the pit is 1.75 miles across, it was one of the first low-grade open pit copper mines in the world
Cigar Lake Mine
   produces   
Uranium
Located near Waterbury Lake, Northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Production was scheduled to commence in 2011
Coal Mountain Mine
   produces   
Coal
Located in the very southeastern corner of British Columbia. In January 2005 the mine had 28 million tonnes of clean coal reserves, which ensures an 11 year mine life.
Collahuasi Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located in northern Chile. In 2004, the mine produced 422,800 tonnes of copper in concentrate.
Cortez Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in northeastern Nevada. Cortez is the oldest continuous gold operationin Nevada and probable mineral reserves as at 1st Sept'05 are estimated at 11.1 million ounces of gold.
Cozamin Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located 3.8kms north-northwest of Zacatecas City, Mexico. Commissioned in June 2006 the process plant is currently operating at a capacity of 2,200 tonnes per day and by the end of March 2007 had produced 9 million lbs of copper.
Crixas Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in the south of the city of Crixas, central Brazil. It has proven and probable reserves of 866,000 ounces of gold.
Diavik Mine
   produces   
Diamonds
Located about 300kms northeast of Yellowknife, Northwest Territory, Canada. The mine is the most profitable mine in Canada. Proven and probable reserves of 77.1 million carats.
Dome Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in northern Ontario, the mine is North America's longest continuously operating gold mine.
Ekati Mine
   produces   
Diamonds
Located near Lac de Gras in Canada's Northwest Territories. The mine produces nearly 4% of current world diamond production by weight and 6% by value. Over 4 million carats of diamonds have been produced in the financial year ended June 2007.
Elkview Mine
   produces   
Coal
Located in Elk Valley region of Southeastern British Columbia, Canada. The mine will have the capacity to expose, haul and clean 7 million tonnes of clean coal per year by 2007.
Ellendale Mine
   produces   
Diamonds
Located 2,000kms north of Perth, Western Australia, the mine has resources of more than 5.6 million carats. The mine produced over 100,000 carats during its first two years of operation.
Escondida Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located in northern Chile. The mine is the world's largest source of copper with 8% of world production. It is an open pit mine producing 370 million tonnes of material per year and has reserves of 1.8 billion tonnes.
Everest Mine
   produces   
Platinum
Located near the town of Lydenburg province in South Africa's Mpumalanga Province, the mine was commissioned in Nov.'05 and at full production it is anticipated the mine will produce 135,000 ounces of platinum
Fording River Mine
   produces   
Coal
Is located in southeastern British Columbia, Canada. In Jan.'05 the mine had 257 million tonnes of clean coal reserves
Galore Creek Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in northwestern British Columbia, Canada. The mine is expected to produce an average of approx. 450,000 of copper / precious metals concentrate per year
Gilbralter Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located near William lake in central British Columbia, Canada. Mining bagan at Gilbraltor in 1917. The current mine opened in 1972 and closed in 1998. It reopened in 2004 when prices for copper rose, and now produced 70 million pounds of copper annually
Golden Grove Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located W.A., Australia. The mine produces 1.3 million tons of ore per year
Goldstrike Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in Eureka County, Nevada, USA. The mine has existing reserves of 16 million ounces. In 2005, the mine produced 2,024,000 ounces of gold at average total cash costs of $255 per ounce
Goro Mine
   produces   
Nickel
Located on the South Pacific island of New Caledonia. The construction of the mine is expected early in 2008 with commissioning expected early in 2009. There is an expected annual output of 60,000 metric tonnes of nickel
Gove Mine
   produces   
Bauxite
Located in Northern Territories, Australia. The mine produces more than 6 million tonnes per year. It is estimated that current resources will last to 2030
Grasberg Mine
   produces   
Copper
Is laocated in Tembagapura, Indonesia. It is the second-largest copper reserve of any mine in the world. Open pit production in 2006 was 67.2 million tonnes of ore
Greenhills Mine
   produces   
Coal
Located in southeastern British Columbia, in January 2005 the mine had 98 million tonnes of clean coal reserves
Hamersley Mine
   produces   
Iron
Located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The ore is carried from the mines on the largest private rail network in the world. The whole operation currently has the capacity to produce 89 million tonnes of iron ore per year
Highland Valley Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located in central British Columbia, Canada. The mine is the largest copper mine in Canada. Output in 2004 totalled 170,300 tonnes of copper in concentrates
Huaron Mine
   produces   
Silver
It is located 320kms northeast of Lima, in Peru. The mine has historically produced more than 220 million ounces of silver since operations began in 1912. In 1998 the mine ceased production when its underground workings were flooded. The mine reopened in April 2001
Impala Mine
   produces   
Platinum
Located in the North West Province of South Africa. In 2006 the mine delivered a record 1.125 million ounces of platinum
Jacobina Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in the state of Bahia in northeastern Brazil. As at Dec'08, proven and probable reseves stood at 17.2 million tonnes grading 2.14g/t gold for 1.185Moz gold
Jericho Mine
   produces   
Diamonds
Located in Northern Canada, it started production in July 2006 and has an expected lifespan of 8 years. During that time it will produce over 4.7 million carats of diamonds
Kalgoorlie Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located 550 kms east of Perth, Western Australia, It is the largest gold mine in Australia. It has produced more than 10 million ounces of gold since it began operating in 1893.
Kemess Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in northern British Columbia, canada. The mine produces approx. 300,000 ounces of gold and 75 million pounds of copper per year
Kevitsa Mine
   produces   
Nickel
Located in northern Finland above the Artic Circle. The mine is supposed to be opened in 2010. Some 4.5 million tonnes of ore per year will be mined, resulting in 19 million pounds of nickel
Kidd Creek Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located in northern Ontario, Canada. The mine began operating in 1966, producing copper, zinc and other base metals
Kiruna Mine
   produces   
Iron
Located in northern Sweden. The mine is the world's largest and most modern underground iron-ore mine. The Kiruna ore body is approx. 4kms in length, averages 80m in thickness and reaches a depth of 2kms
Kisladag Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in west-central Turkey. The mine began production in July 2006, it is an open pit and has a 14 year mine life. It is hoping the mine produces 10 million tonnes of ore per year yielding 240.000 ounces of gold
Kroondal Mine
   produces   
Platinum
Located aprox. 120 kms north-west of Johannesburg, South Africa. During 2006 the mine posted record production of 439,444 PGM ounces (PGM = Platinum Ground Metals)
Kumtor Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in southeastern part of Kyrgyzstan. In 2007, gold production is forecast to be approx. 300,000 ounces of gold
Lac Des Iles Mine
   produces   
Palladium
Located 85kms northwest of Thunder Bay, Ontario, and Lake Superior. It is Canada's only primary producer of palladium
Lagunas Norte Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in the Andes Mountains, Peru. It is an open pit mine, discovered in 2002, began operation in 2005 and has an expected mine life of at least ten years. Gold production is expected to average approx. 800,000 ounces per year
Langer Heinrich Mine
   produces   
Uranium
Located in the Republic of Namibia. The deposit was discovered in 1973 and the mine was officially opened in 2007. Currently a proven and probable reserves of 24.5 million tonnes
LaRonde Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in northern Quebec, Canada and is considered the largest mine in Canada in terms of reserves. Since 1988 the mine has produced more than 4M ounces of gold
La Coipa Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in northern Chile. When it opened in 1991, La Coipa was one of the first large-scale precious metals mining operations in Chile. Production in 2004 was 181,864 ounces of gold
La Colorada Mine
   produces   
Silver
Located in the state of Zacatecas in west central Mexico. The mine has been mined sporadically from colonial times. Proven and probable reserves at the mine currently stand at 19.8 million ounces of silver giving the mine a remaining life of 6 years
La Gronja Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located in the region of Cajamarca in Peru. The project is undergoing a US$95 million pre-feasibility study, it has modest copper grades but the deposit contains significant mineralisation of more than 2 billion tonnes
Lihir Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in Niolam Island, in Papua New Guinea. The mine produces over 600,000 ounces of gold per year
Line Creek Mine
   produces   
Coal
Located in southeastern British Columbia, Canada. It has close to 20 million tonnes of clean coal reserves
Lisheen Mine
   produces   
Lead
Located in County Tipperary, Ireland. The mineral processing facility operated 24hrs per day, 7 days a week, at a rate of 4,500 tonnes per working day
La Parrilla Mine
   produces   
Silver
Located in the southeastern part of the Mexican state of Durango. The mine is expected to produce 1.8M ounces of silver annually
Malmberget Mine
   produces   
Iron
Located in northern Sweden, the mine's name means "ore mountain". The mine has been producing since 1886 and has in that time removed over 350 million tonnes of ore
Marrkana Mine
   produces   
Platinum
Located in the North West Province of South Africa, about 112kms from Johannesburg. The mine is currently making the transition from open cast to underground, and targeting annual production of 250,000 PGM ounces
Marula Mine
   produces   
Platinum
Located in South Africa's Northern Province. At full production in 2009, the mine will produce 140,000 ounces of platinum per annum
McArthur River Mine
   produces   
Uranium
Located in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada and is the world's largest high-grade uranium deposit, contributing approx. 20% of total global. There are proven and probable reserves of 437 million pounds of Uranium
McClean Lake Mine
   produces   
Uranium
Is located in northern Saskatchewan, Canada, the mine has the newest, most technologically advanced uranium mill. It is currently licensed until 2009 to produce 8 million pounds of U3O8 per year
Mimosa Mine
   produces   
Platinum
Located 125kms east of Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. They are hoping to increase annual production capacity to 195,000 PGM ounces
Mnogovershinnoye Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in the aevsk area of the Khabarovsk Territory of Russia. The mine currently has reserves of 7.34 million tonnes of ore grading, over 900,000 ounces of gold has been produced
Morenci Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located in Greenlee County, Arizona, USA. It is the largest copper mine in North America. The mine produces 840 million pounds of copper per year
Mt Isa Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located in Queensland, Australia, the mines copper operations consist of underground mines, X41 and Enterprise and produces 600,000 t/y copper concertrate and smelter producing 240,000 t/y copper anode
Musselwhite Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located at Opapimiskan lake, Ontario, Canada. Production in 2004 was 240,274 ounces
Myra Falls Mine
   produces   
Zinc
Located 80km southwest of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, currently mining is going on more than 700 metres underground
Neves Corvo Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located in the Alentejo province of southern Portugal. The mine has operated continuously since 1989 and annual production of copper metal in concentrate since 1997 has ranged between 76.3 and 114 kilotonnes
Northparkes Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located at Goonumbla, central west NSW, Australia. First mine in the country to use block caving variant in underground operations. In 2005 the output was 54,000 tonnes of copper in concentrate
Olympic Dam Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located 560km northwest of Adelaide, South Australia. The mine has 250kms of underground road and an electric train to collect crushed rock and bring it to the surface
Palabora Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located 360km NE of Pretoria, South Africa, and is South Africa's leading copper producer. The mine produces 30,000 tonnes per day. Approx. 1.6 million tonnes of copper are expected to be produced over its remaining 20 year life
Panchpatmali Mine
   produces   
Bauxite
Located in India. It is an opencast mine producing 4.8 million tpa annually. There is resources of 310 million tonnes
Pogo Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in the upper Goodpaster River Valley, Alaska. The mine is presently expected to produce between 350,000 & 500,000 ounces of gold per annum over a ten year mine life
Porgera Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located 600kms northwest of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. As of December 2006 proven and probable reserves totalled 85.1 Mtons
Raglan Mine
   produces   
Nickel
Located in northern Quebec, Canada. Production began in 1997 and the current mine life is estimated at more than 30 years
Ranger Mine
   produces   
Uranium
Located approx. 250kms east of Darwin, in Australia's Northern Territory, the mine is the world's 2nd highest uranium producer, capable of producing over 5000 tonnes
Rapu Rapu Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located on Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines. They began production in 2006 and are expecting to produce 10,000 metric tons of copper concentrate
Red Dog Mine
   produces   
Zinc
Located in Northwest Alaska, it is the largest zinc mine in the world. It is an open-pit mine, in 2005 production was estimated to be 578,000 tonnes of zinc.
Red Lake Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in the "Sunset Country" of Northwestern Ontario, Canada. The mine produces in excess of 550,000 ounces of gold annually
Robe River Mine
   produces   
Iron
Located in the Northern Territories, Australia, it is the largest supplier of lower grade iron ore in the world
Rosebel Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in Suriname, South America. Mine production began in 2004 and is expected to produce 335,000 ounces of gold in 2006
Rossing Mine
   produces   
Uranium
Located in Namib desert of Namibia, Africa. It is the fifth largest uranium mine producing 8% of the world's uranium. The mine is a huge low-grade ore body. To produce 1,000 tonnes of uranium oxide it processes 3 million tonnes of ore
Samarco Mine
   produces   
Iron
Located in the region of Miras Gerais, Brazil. In 2005 mining capacity was 20.9 million tonnes /y. The mine has reserves of 4 Billion tonnes
Samira Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in western African country of Niger. A total of 17,300 ounces of gold was produced during the 3rd quarter of 2007
Sierrita Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located 25mls south of Tucson, Arizona. It is an open-pit copper/molybdenum mine. In 2004 the mine produced 155 million pounds of copper mostly via concentrate. The mine is one of the safest mines in U.S.
Sleeping Giant Mine
   produces   
Gold
Is located in the Abitibi region of northeastern Quebec, Canada, it produced 67,000 ounces of during 2007
SNIM Mine
   produces   
Iron
Located in northern Mauritania, SNIM estimates that its 5,700 million tonnes of reserves would last for the next 100yrs, at a yearly rate of 12 million tonnes
South Deep Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in Witwatersrand basin, South Africa. It is one of the deepest mines in the world with its main shaft sunk to a depth of 2,993 metres
Stillwater Mine
   produces   
Palladium
Located in the Beartooth Mountains, southern Montana. It is one of the world's leading producers of platinum group metals (pgm). In 2005 the mine expects production of approx. 550,000 to 570,000 ounces of pgms
Stillwater Mine
   produces   
Platinum
Located in the Beartooth Mountains, southern Montana. It is one of the world's leading producers of platinum group metals (pgm). In 2005 the mine expects production of approx. 550,000 to 570,000 ounces of pgms
Stratoni Mine
   produces   
Zinc
Located in Chalkidiki Peninsula , northern Greece. Production records since 1901 indicate that 12.6Mt of ore had been mined
Sukari Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in the Eastern Desert of Egypt. The present day Sukari gold deposit will be mined using open pit selective mining methods over a 15 year mine life
Syncrude Mine
   produces   
Oil Sands
Located near Fort McMurray in northeastern Alberta, Canada. It has the largest oil sands crude oil production facility in the world. It produces 13% of the country's oil requirements. It provides jobs directly and indirectly for 14,000 people across Canada
Tanjianshan Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in the Qinghai Province of Western China. The mine has 1.12 million ounces proven and probable gold reserves
Target Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located 270km southwest of Johannesburg in the Free State Province, South Africa. The mine reached full production in 2002 with a projected rate of 90,000 tonnes per month for 14 years
Tara Mine
   produces   
Zinc
Located in Meath County, Ireland, is the largest zinc mine in Europe, production for 2005 was 2.68 million tonnes of ore
Tasiast Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in north-western Mauritania. As of February 2008 total mineral reserves were 1.89 oz of gold
Tulawaka Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in western Tanzania. Proven and probable reserves are 546,000 oz of gold
Turquiose Ridge JV Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in Humboldt County, Nevada, USA. The mine opened 1998, closed in 2001 and reopened again 2003. The gold production target is 300,000 oz/yr in 2006 - 2007 and 250,000 oz/yr thereafter
Veladero Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in San Juan Province, Argentina. Between 2006 through to 2008 the mine is expected to produce 700,000 ounces per year
Venetia Mine
   produces   
Diamonds
It is located near the town of Alldays, in South Africa, it produces over 50% of South Africa's diamonds. In 2005, 8.52 million carats were produced.
Voisey's Bay Mine
   produces   
Nickel
Located in Labrador, Canada. The mine is reported to contain one of the largest nickel deposits in the world. The mine has an estimated life of 30 years, and has a proven and probable resources of 32 million tonnes
Yanacocha Mine
   produces   
Gold
Located in the Andes Mountains in South America. Yanacocha is the largest gold producer in South America
Zaldivar Mine
   produces   
Copper
Located in Atacama Desert of northern Chile. The mine produces more than 300 million pounds of copper cathode each year
Zimplats Mine
   produces   
Platinum
Located in the northern part of Zimbabwean Great Dyke. It produces 86,800 ounces of platinum annually
Zinkgruvan Mine
   produces   
Zinc
Located in south-central Sweden. It produces approx. 900,000 tonnes of ore per year


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