Newmont Mining Corporation (Newmont) is primarily a gold producer with significant assets or operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico. As of December 31, 2008, Newmont had proven and probable gold reserves of 85 million equity ounces and an aggregate land position of approximately 38,840 square miles (100,600 square kilometers). Newmont is also engaged in the production of copper, principally through its Batu Hijau operation in Indonesia. The Company has operating segments of Nevada, Yanacocha in Peru, Australia/New Zealand, Batu Hijau in Indonesia, Africa and Other Operations comprising smaller operations in Bolivia and Mexico. It also has Hope Bay segment in Canada. As of December 31, 2008, the Company had proven and probable gold reserves of 85 million equity ounces. During the year ended December 31, 2008, the Company acquired the remaining interest in Miramar Mining Corporation.
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