Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) is the world's second largest gold producer by ounces produced. The company has mining operations in the United States, Australia, Africa, and several other international locations. Newmont also maintains silver, copper, and zinc operations. With gold prices rising in 2009 by 12%, Newmont's revenues increased by 26% to a record $7.7 billion.
Newmont's proven equity gold reserves increased by 8% in 2009 to 91.8 million ounces, while its equity copper reserves increased by 17% to 9.1 billion pounds. Nearly 83% of Newmont's 2009 sales were from gold, while the remaining 17% of sales were from copper.(Read more at Wikinvest )