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Gold Mining - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 1382379
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 200 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Goldcorp Inc. (Canada)
  • New Gold Inc. (Canada)
  • Polyus Gold (Russia)
  • Rio Tinto Group
  • MORE
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Gold Mining in Metric Tons. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, South Africa, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2012. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 106 companies including many key and niche players such as AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Barrick Gold Corporation, Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A, DRDGOLD Limited, Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc., Gabriel Resources Limited, Gold Fields Limited, Goldcorp Inc., Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, Jinshan Gold Mines, Inc., Kinross Gold Corporation, Newcrest Mining Limited, New Gold Inc., Newmont Mining Corporation, Polyus Gold, Randgold Resources Plc, Rio Tinto Group, and Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Goldcorp Inc. (Canada)
  • New Gold Inc. (Canada)
  • Polyus Gold (Russia)
  • Rio Tinto Group
  • MORE
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data interpretation & reporting level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definition and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Gold – A Versatile Metal II-1
Is the Industry Running Out of Gold? II-1
Global Market Analysis II-1
Key Gold Producing Countries II-2
Table 1: Leading Gold Mining Countries (2009): Percentage
Share Breakdown by Output (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-2
Gold Reserves II-2
Table 2: Global Gold Mining Industry (2009): Percentage
Breakdown of Gold Reserves by Country – South Africa,
Australia, Russia, US, Indonesia, Brazil, Chile, China,
Uzbekistan, Ghana, and Rest of World (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-3
Competitive Scenario II-3
Table 3: Global Gold Mining Industry (2009): Percentage
Breakdown of Production Volume for Leading Players – Barrick
Gold, Newmont Mining, AngloGold Ashanti, Gold Fields,
Freeport McMoRan, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-3

2. MARKET TRENDS II-4
Impact of Economic Slowdown on Gold Prices II-4
Factors Impacting Global Gold Production II-4
Investors Finding Safe Haven in Gold II-4
Effects of Strong Currencies on Gold Output II-4
Gold Supply II-5
Gold Demand II-5
Table 4: Global Market for Gold (2008, 2009 & 1Q 2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand by Application for
Jewelry, Investment (Retail Investment, and Exchange Traded
Funds), Industrial, and Dental Applications (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 5: Global Market for Gold (2008, 2009 & 1Q 2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Value Demand by Application for
Jewelry, Investment (Retail Investment, and Exchange Traded
Funds), Industrial, and Dental Applications (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Jewelry Demand II-6
Outlook II-6
Central Banks Expected to Trigger Gold Demand II-7
Table 6: World Gold Holdings (2009): Percentage Breakdown of
World Gold Holdings by Country for US, Germany, Italy,
France, China, Switzerland, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, and
Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 7: World Net Official Gold Sales in Metric Tons:
2004-2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-9
Introduction II-9
Gold II-9
Mining II-9
Gold Mining – A Sneak Peek II-10
Mining Techniques II-10
Hard Rock Mining II-10
Panning II-10
Metal Detecting II-10
Sluicing II-11
Dredging II-11
Byproduct Mining II-12
Ore Processing II-12
Cyanide Extraction II-12
Cradle II-12
Small Scale Mining Operations II-12

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-13
Quadra Mining and FNX Mining Merge to Establish Quadra FNX II-13
Spectrum Signs Definitive Agreements with Peruvian Gold
Production Mining Company II-13
IGL Limited Changes Name to Central Iron Ore Limited II-13
Goldcorp Inks Agreement with New Gold II-13
DRDGOLD Acquires Remaining Stake in Ergo Mining II-13
Minatura Gold Acquires Mining Concessions and Zaragoza Gold
Mining Operation II-14
International Minerals Purchases Ventura Gold II-14
Taifeng Yuanchuang Purchases Stake in IMX Resources II-14
Bellhaven Enters into Agreement with Pershimco Resources II-14
Green Mining Technologies Inks Agreement with Earth Explorations II-14
Andean Resources to Invest in Argentina II-15
IamGold Purchases Stake in Sadiola Mine II-15
St. Eugene Mining Purchases Tartan Lake Gold Mining Project II-15
Titan Resources Inks LoI to Purchase Coopers Property II-15
North Bay Acquires Majority Stake in Zeballos Gold Camp II-16
Andes Gold Acquires Roman Mine II-16
Newmont Indonesia Sells Stake in PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara II-16
Jinshan Gold Mines and Monnis International Sign MoU II-16
Central Sun and B2 Gold Merge II-17
Nadir Energy Purchases Stake in Grand Pacaraima II-17
Pacific North West Capital Purchases Mystery Creek Resources II-17
SunTzu Energy Drink Buys Controlling Stake in JENEX Gold Corp. II-17
Randgold Resources Acquires Additional Stake in Kibali Goldmines II-17
Randgold Resources Sells Stake in Kiaka Gold Project II-17
AngloGold Ashanti Signs Joint Venture Agreement with De Beers
Group II-18
AngloGold Ashanti Divests Joint Venture Stake in Boddington
Gold Mine II-18
AngloGold Ashanti Acquires Moto Goldmines II-18
Myanmar Authorities Close Two Illegal Gold Mining Companies II-18
Eldorado Gold Acquires Sino Gold Mining II-18
Mandalay Resources Acquires AGD Mining II-18
MIDROC Gold Inks 10-year Alliance with the Ministry of Mines
and Energy II-19
Zhaojin Mining Industry and Chongli County Government
Establish Joint Venture II-19
Yukon-Nevada Gold Signs Agreement with Small Mine Developers II-19
DRDGOLD Divests Stake in Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mine II-19
Agnico Eagle Establishes Mine in North Mexico II-19
Shandong Gold Mining to Purchase Gold Deposit II-19
Nueva Vista Invests in Amayapampa Gold Mining Project II-20
Polymetal Acquires Vravarinskoye Mine II-20
Golden Spirit Signs Option Purchase Agreement with Resource
Company II-20
Jiminex Acquires Misehkow Gold Property II-20
Solartech International and Winner Progress Sign MoU II-20
Chifeng Fuqiao Mining Purchases Majority Stake in Yunnan Gudao
Mining II-20
Blackrock Resources and Global Minerals Ink Agreement II-21
Zhongjin Gold Buys Zhen’an Goldmining II-21
Ginguro Exploration Purchases Mount Logan Resources II-21
Catalpa Resources Merges with Lion Selection II-21
Gammon Gold Receives Land Rights of Ocampo Mine II-21
Fluid Solutions Buys Gold Standard Mining II-22
Veritas Resources Inks Joint Venture Agreement with Auro Magra II-22
Antam to Purchase Cibaliung Sumber Daya II-22
Sino Gold Mining Develops Eastern Dragon Gold Mine II-22
Goldcorp Buys Canplats Resources II-22
Carpathian Gold Purchases Melbourne Ventures Fund II-22
Richmont Mines Purchases Patricia Mining II-23
DRDGOLD Acquires Additional Stake in Elsburg Gold Mining Joint
Venture II-23
Andrea Gold Merges with MonArc II-23
Shandong Gold Mining to Acquire Majority Stake in Chifeng
Chaihulanzi Gold Mining II-23
Silverstone Resources Acquires Life-of-Mine Silver and Gold
from Sherwood’s Minto Mine II-24
Sunergy Inks Agreement with General Metals II-24
Yamana Gold Inks LoI with Marifil Mines II-24
Shandong Gold Group to Purchase Gold Mining Rights at Jiaojia
Gold Deposit II-24
Dutch Gold Resources Signs MoU with Aultra Gold Resources II-24
Goldcorp Acquires Gold Eagle Mines II-24
Mantra Mining Purchases Stake in Ambler Copper- Zinc Project II-25
Shoshone Silver Mining Acquires Kimberly Gold Mines II-25
Coltstar Signs Agreement with Bayswater Uranium II-25
310 Holdings Takes Over G&G Mining II-25
Central Sun Mining Signs Agreement with Linear Gold II-25
Golden Predator Mines to Spin-Off Gold and Silver Assets II-26
Fresnillo-Newmont Joint Venture Acquires Noche Buena Gold Project II-26
IamGold Purchases Orezone Resources II-26
AngloGold Ashanti Acquires Sao Bento Gold II-26
Gilla Buys Terra Merchant Resources II-26
Boart Longyear Purchases Eklund Drilling II-26
Tidalwave Holdings Buys Noble Metals Processing II-27
Silver Verde May Mining Inks LoI to Buy Golden Eagle Mining II-27
Rapid Fitness Buys Reomt II-27
BlackRock Purchases Additional Interest in Vysochaishy II-27
Hidalgo Mining International Snaps Up Fifa Mining II-27
Mayfair Mining & Minerals Purchases Mayfair Mining & Minerals
Zambia II-27
Omni Oil & Gas Inks LoI to Purchase American Gold Resources II-27
Fima Buys GoldSource II-28
Eastern Goldfields Purchases Barbrook Mines II-28
Hecla Mining Purchases Two Companies II-28
Hidalgo Mining International Purchases DS Moss Properties II-28
AngloGold Ashanti Takes Over Golden Cycle Gold II-28
Pamodzi Investment Holdings, AMCI Capital, and First Reserve
Acquire Majority Stake in Cooke II-28
Zijin Mining Group Purchases Remaining Stake in Qinghai West
Copper Mining II-29
Newcrest Mining Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Harmony
Gold Mining II-29
ATW Venture Acquires Gullewa Gold Mine Project II-29
General Properties Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Yarnell
Mining and CaNev Resources II-29
Shandong Humon Smelting Purchases Gold Mining Company II-29
Antam Signs MoU with Oxiana Resource II-30
New Gold, Peak Gold, and Metallica Resources Merge II-30
Hecla Mining Sells Venezuelan Subsidiaries to Rusoro Mining II-30
Kinross Gold Acquires Stake in Minera Santa Rosa II-30
North Queensland Metals Purchases Stake in Pajingo Gold Mine II-30
Western Sierra Mining Purchases De Soto and Blue Bell Mines II-31
North Bay Resources Enters into Joint Venture with Hidalgo
Mining International II-31
PPF Group Buys Pearlmoon II-31
NFX Gold Merges with Maximus Ventures II-31
Ivanhoe Mines Divests Stake in Jinshan Gold Mines II-31
Lappland Goldminers Purchases Pahtavaara Gold Mine II-31
Dundee Precious Metals Purchases Additional Stake in Deno Gold
Mining II-32
River Diamonds Acquires Viso Gero International II-32
Silvio Ventures Buys Gold Projects II-32
Full Gold Mining Buys Istanbul Gold Mine II-32
Polymetal Acquires Omolon Gold Company II-32

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-33
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (South Africa) II-33
Barrick Gold Corporation (Canada) II-33
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (Peru) II-33
DRDGOLD Limited (South Africa) II-33
Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. (US) II-34
Gabriel Resources Limited (Canada) II-34
Gold Fields Limited (South Africa) II-34
Goldcorp Inc. (Canada) II-34
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (South Africa) II-35
Jinshan Gold Mines, Inc. (Canada) II-35
Kinross Gold Corporation (Canada) II-35
Newcrest Mining Limited (Australia) II-35
New Gold Inc. (Canada) II-36
Newmont Mining Corporation (US) II-36
Polyus Gold (Russia) II-36
Randgold Resources Plc (UK) II-36
Rio Tinto Group II-36
Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. (Canada) II-37

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-38
Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold
Mining by Geographic Region – US, Canada, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Latin America, South Africa, and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures
in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38

Table 9: World Historic Review for Gold Mining by Geographic
Region – US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America,
South Africa, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Production Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001
through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 10: World 10-Year Perspective for Gold Mining by
Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Production Volume
for US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, South
Africa, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009, and
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Gold Mining in the US III-1
Table 11: US Gold Production by State – Percentage Share
Breakdown of Output for Nevada and Others (2007, 2008) III-1

Table 12: Leading Gold Mines in the US by Gold Output: 2008 III-1
Competitive Scenario III-2
Table 13: US Gold Mining Market (2008): Percentage
Breakdown of Gold Production for Newmont Mining, Kinross
Gold Corp., Rio Tinto, Barrick Gold Corp., AngloGold
Ashanti, Sumitomo Corp., Teck Cominco, Goldcorp Inc.,
Quadra Mining Corp.,Western Goldfields, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-3
Key Players III-8
Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. III-8
Newmont Mining Corporation III-8
B.Market Analytics III-8
Table 14: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Gold
Mining Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Metric
Tons for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 15: US Historic Review for Gold Mining Analyzed with
Annual Production Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001
through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

2. CANADA III-10
A.Market Analysis III-10
Current and Future Analysis III-10
Market Overview III-10
Export Import Scenario III-10
Strategic Corporate Developments III-10
Key Players III-14
Barrick Gold Corporation III-14
Gabriel Resources Limited III-15
Goldcorp Inc. III-15
Jinshan Gold Mines, Inc. III-15
Kinross Gold Corporation III-15
New Gold Inc. III-16
Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. III-16
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 16: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Gold Mining Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 17: Canadian Historic Review for Gold Mining Analyzed
with Annual Production Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001
through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

3. EUROPE III-18
A.Market Analysis III-18
Current and Future Analysis III-18
Russia – A Major European Player III-18
Market Scenario III-18
Competitive Scenario III-18
Turkey – An Emerging Market III-18
Strategic Corporate Developments III-19
Key Players III-20
Polyus Gold (Russia) III-20
Randgold Resources Plc (UK) III-20
B.Market Analytics III-21
Table 18: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Gold Mining by Geographic Region – Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Production
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 19: European Historic Review for Gold Mining by
Geographic Region – Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 20: European 10-Year Perspective for Gold Mining by
Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Production
Volume for Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003,
2009 & 2012 III-22

4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
Current and Future Analysis III-23
China – A Global Leader III-23
Market Overview III-23
China Overtakes South Africa in Gold Production III-23
Demand and Supply Scenario in China III-23
Other Asia-Pacific Markets III-24
Australia III-24
India III-24
Strategic Corporate Developments III-24
Newcrest Mining Limited (Australia) – A Key Player III-29
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 21: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Gold Mining by Geographic Region – Australia,
China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Uzbekistan, and Rest of
Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Production Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 22: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Gold Mining by
Geographic Region – Australia, China, Indonesia, Papua New
Guinea, Uzbekistan, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 23: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Gold Mining
by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Production
Volume for Australia, China, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea,
Uzbekistan, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2003,
2009 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

5. LATIN AMERICA III-33
A.Market Analysis III-33
Current and Future Analysis III-33
Mexico III-33
Market Scenario III-33
Select Gold Mining Projects in Mexico III-33
Select Gold Mining Projects in Mexico III-34
Regulatory Environment III-34
Strategic Corporate Developments III-34
Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (Peru) – A Key Player III-37
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 24: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Gold Mining by Geographic Region – Brazil,
Mexico, Peru, and Rest of Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in
Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 25: Latin American Historic Review for Gold Mining by
Geographic Region – Brazil, Mexico, Peru, and Rest of Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Production Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2001 through
2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 26: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Gold Mining
by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Production
Volume for Brazil, Mexico, Peru, and Rest of Latin America
Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

6. SOUTH AFRICA III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Current and Future Analysis III-40
Market Overview III-40
Strategic Corporate Developments III-40
Key Players III-42
AngloGold Ashanti Limited III-42
Drdgold Limited III-42
Gold Fields Limited III-43
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited III-43
B.Market Analytics III-43
Table 27: South African Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Gold Mining Analyzed with Annual Production
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 28: South African Historic Review for Gold Mining
Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

7. REST OF WORLD III-45
A.Market Analysis III-45
Current and Future Analysis III-45
Ghana III-45
Market Scenario III-45
Future Outlook III-45
Zimbabwe III-45
Strategic Corporate Developments III-46
B.Market Analytics III-48
Table 29: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Gold Mining Analyzed with Annual Production
Figures in Metric Tons for Years 2007 through 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 30: Rest of World Historic Review for Gold Mining
Analyzed with Annual Production Figures in Metric Tons for
Years 2001 through 200 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 106 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 108)
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Region/Country Players
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The United States 15
Canada 47
Europe 13
The United Kingdom 9
Rest of Europe 4
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 20
Latin America 4
Africa 9
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  • AngloGold Ashanti Limited (South Africa)
  • Barrick Gold Corporation (Canada)
  • Compañía de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (Peru)
  • DRDGOLD Limited (South Africa)
  • Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. (US)
  • Gabriel Resources Limited (Canada)
  • Gold Fields Limited (South Africa)
  • Goldcorp Inc. (Canada)
  • Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (South Africa)
  • Jinshan Gold Mines, Inc. (Canada)
  • Kinross Gold Corporation (Canada)
  • Newcrest Mining Limited (Australia)
  • New Gold Inc. (Canada)
  • Newmont Mining Corporation (US)
  • Polyus Gold (Russia)
  • Randgold Resources Plc (UK)
  • Rio Tinto Group
  • Quadra FNX Mining Ltd. (Canada)
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