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Boddington Gold Mine (BGM), Western Australia (WA)

Produces

Gold, copper

Location

Western Australia

Ownership

Newmont

Geology Type

Archaean volcanic and shallow level intrusive rocks

Mineral Type

High-grade lode type deposits

Reserve Base

Proven ore reserves as of end 2011: gold - 20.3moz, copper - 2.26blbs

Annual Production

Gold – 741,000oz (2011), copper - 69mlbs (2011)

Mine Method

Open cut

Employment

2000 at peak construction, 650 full-time operational
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