SHOWCASE GOLD MINE OF THE WEEK – BODDINGTON!!
The Boddington Gold Mine is a gold and copper mine located 13 km (8.1 mi) northwest of Boddington, Western Australia, and is the world’s 10th largest gold mine by reserves. Officially reopened on 3 February 2010, the mine has now become Australia's largest gold mine, eclipsing the Super Pit. In the 2018 financial year, Boddington Gold Mine produced 709 thousand troy ounces (22.1 tonnes) of gold and 77 million pounds (35 thousand tonnes) of copper. Reserves at 31 December 2018 were reported as 12.4 million troy ounces (390 tonnes) of gold and 1,250 million pounds (570 thousand tonnes) of copper. At 2018 production rates, this equates to reserves for 17.5 years of gold production and 16.2 years of copper production. That is, until 27 June 2036 and 26 March 2035 respectively - "Mining.com, Wikipedia".