18 行· This is a list of countries by gold production in 2018.. Until 2006 South Africa was the world's largest gold producer. In 2007 increasing production from other countries and declining production from South Africa meant that China became the largest producer, although no country has approached the scale of South Africa's period of peak production during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
The Fimiston mine covers over five square kilometres. Credit: Wikimedia. With the country’s top two mines, Boddington and the Fimiston ‘Super Pit’ operation, both investing heavily in expansion projects, Australia could see its record production figures continue to grow. Here are the six biggest gold mines in Australia. Boddington
The United States is the third-largest gold-producing country, after South Africa and Australia. Mines in Nevada account for more than 80 percent of U.S. production. According to a 2005 article in The New York Times, Nevada had approximately 20 open pit gold mines, about half of the active mines in the United States.
The country’s largest gold mine, Tarkwa is operated by Gold Fields. The US Geological Survey estimated the country’s gold reserves as of December 2012 at 1,600t, which accounts for 3.1% of the global gold reserve. Canada. Canada is the eighth largest gold producing country, with a gold output of 102t in 2012, five percent more than in 2011
China produces more than 355 metric tons of gold per year. These mines are located in various regions in China, including the Xinjiang and Shandong provinces. Massive new gold mines have been discovered in recent years in Xinjiang province with one mine having up to 200 tons of gold.. Australia produces approximately 270 metric tons of gold per year. . Most of the mines are located in Western
Gold mining is a global business with operations on every continent, except Antarctica, and gold is extracted from mines of widely varying types and scale. At a country level, China was the largest producer in the world in 2018 and accounted for around 12 per cent of total global production.
The most important part of US gold mining history may be the California Gold Rush, but gold mining in the United States dates back to at least the 1700s. Today, the United States is the world's fourth-largest gold producer. Nevada is the largest producer of gold of all the US states, followed by Alaska.
“Perhaps the most devastating use of land mines was the random dissection of mines in fields and along access paths to stop peasants from producing food,” notes Human Rights Watch Africa in a report entitled “Land Mines and Economic Life”. Mines manufactured in 15 different countries were used by all sides in the fighting, accelerating a devastating famine cycle in the 1980s that sent