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Operations at a glance

 
  Attributable tonnes treated/milled (Mt) Average grade recovered (g/t) Attributable gold production (000oz)
Operation 2011 2010 2009 2011 2010 2009 2011 2010 2009
South Africa             1,624 1,785 1,797
Vaal River                  
Great Noligwa 0.5 0.7 0.9 5.58 5.99 5.73 94 132 158
Kopanang 1.5 1.6 1.6 6.47 6.13 6.74 307 305 336
Moab Khotsong 0.9 1.0 0.8 9.39 9.03 9.36 266 292 247
Tau Lekoa (1) 0.6 1.2 3.32 3.32 63 124
Surface operations 10.7 10.2 9.7 0.48 0.54 0.53 164 179 164
West Wits                  
Mponeng 1.6 1.7 1.9 9.71 9.48 8.66 500 532 520
Savuka 0.2 0.1 0.2 6.69 5.30 5.45 49 22 30
TauTona (2) 1.0 1.1 1.5 7.55 7.01 7.29 244 259 218
Continental Africa             1,570 1,492 1,585
Ghana                  
Iduapriem 4.3 3.4 3.4 1.44 1.70 1.72 199 185 190
Obuasi (2) 2.0 2.6 4.6 4.82 5.16 5.18 313 317 381
Guinea                  
Siguiri (85%) 9.7 8.8 8.8 0.79 0.97 1.11 249 273 316
Mali                  
Morila (40%) 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.70 1.70 2.47 99 95 137
Sadiola (41%) (3) 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.90 2.04 2.52 121 118 135
Yatela (40%) (4) 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.04 1.23 3.62 29 60 89
Namibia                  
Navachab 1.4 1.5 1.3 1.46 1.80 1.58 66 86 65
Tanzania                  
Geita 3.9 4.7 4.5 3.98 2.36 1.89 494 357 272
Australasia             246 396 401
Australia                  
Sunrise Dam 3.6 3.6 3.9 2.16 3.40 3.22 246 396 401
Americas             891 842 816
Argentina                  
Cerro Vanguardia (92.5%) 1.0 1.0 0.9 6.23 6.11 6.51 196 194 192
Brazil                  
AGA Mineração (2) 1.7 1.6 1.5 7.43 7.21 7.02 361 338 329
Serra Grande (50%) 0.6 0.6 0.5 3.59 4.05 4.52 67 77 77
United States                  
Cripple Creek & Victor (4) 20.3 20.6 18.7 0.39 0.43 0.46 267 233 218
AngloGold Ashanti             4,331 4,515 4,599
  1. (1) Sold in August 2010.
  2. (2) The yields of TauTona, Obuasi and AGA Mineração represent underground operations.
  3. (3) Prior to 29 December 2009, AngloGold Ashanti’s shareholding in Sadiola was 38%.
  4. (4) The yields of Yatela and Cripple Creek & Victor reflect recoverable gold placed/tonnes placed from heap leach operations.
 
  Total cash costs ($/oz) Capital expenditure ($m)
Operation 2011 2010 2009 2011 2010 2009
South Africa 694 598 466 532 424 385
Vaal River            
Great Noligwa 1,194 884 794 29 24 24
Kopanang 681 613 406 92 61 58
Moab Khotsong 689 588 424 147 120 104
Tau Lekoa (1) 921 718 10 17
Surface operations 660 485 341 5 3 3
West Wits            
Mponeng 546 453 329 172 122 109
Savuka 864 1,100 1,115 8 9 13
TauTona 818 700 559 79 75 57
Continental Africa 765 712 608 420 234 198
Ghana            
Iduapriem 853 666 516 73 17 28
Obuasi 862 744 630 132 109 94
Exploration and other 1 2
Guinea            
Siguiri (85%) 862 643 519 15 10 22
Non-controlling interests and exploration 3 2 4
Mali            
Morila (40%) (2) 810 715 527 1 1 4
Sadiola (41%) (2) (3) 792 650 488 14 8 4
Yatela (40%) (2) 1,543 807 368 1 2 1
Namibia            
Navachab 1,038 727 622 48 14 20
Tanzania            
Geita 536 777 954 58 38 19
Democratic Republic of the Congo            
Kibali (45%) (2) 73 30
Other 2 2
Australasia 1,431 982 662 102 40 177
Boddington (33.33%) 146
Sunrise Dam 1,367 957 646 27 29 31
Tropicana (70%) 73 10
Exploration and other 2 1
Americas 528 432 362 456 311 258
Argentina            
Cerro Vanguardia (92.5%) 393 366 355 73 38 17
Brazil            
AGA Mineração 525 407 339 259 142 84
Serra Grande (50%) 767 481 406 22 26 33
United States            
Cripple Creek & Victor 564 493 376 67 73 87
Other       17 6 9
Non-controlling interests and exploration 35 32 37
Other 17 6 9
Sub-total       1,527 1,015 1,027
Equity-accounted investments included above       (88) (42) (8)
AngloGold Ashanti 728 638 514 1,439 973 1,019
  1. (1) Sold in August 2010.
  2. (2) Equity-accounted investments.
  3. (3) Prior to 29 December 2009, AngloGold Ashanti’s shareholding in Sadiola was 38%.
 
  Average number of people employed (including contractors) All injury frequency rate (per million hours worked) Reportable environmental incidents
Operation 2011 2010 2009 2011 2010 2009 2011 2010 2009
South Africa (1) 32,082 35,660 37,425 15.57 16.69 17.72 12 10 35
Vaal River                  
Great Noligwa 2,967 3,315 4,739 23.92 21.63 17.51      
Kopanang 5,892 5,938 6,059 23.18 21.86 22.71      
Moab Khotsong 6,581 6,452 6,069 20.48 19.72 28.82      
Tau Lekoa (2) 2,737 3,114 32.41 26.39      
Surface operations 745 374 234 6.44 5.99 9.10      
West Wits                  
Mponeng 5,788 5,778 6,029 15.39 15.93 14.31      
Savuka 815 981 1,054 8.39 7.69 13.23      
TauTona 4,507 4,609 4,293 13.36 19.03 15.84      
Other 4,787 5,476 5,834      
Continental Africa 16,539 15,761 15,267 3.03 5.26 6.09 14 16 15
Ghana                  
Iduapriem 1,543 1,483 1,447 6.61 9.73 12.26 5 5
Obuasi 5,538 5,722 5,759 2.37 2.86 4.73 14 6 10
Guinea                  
Siguiri (100%) 3,666 3,170 2,973 1.27 6.15 5.54 3
Mali                  
Morila (40%) (3) (4) 328 356 421
Sadiola (41%) (4) 756 726 582 2.44 1.65 2.31 1
Yatela (40%) (4) 377 352 321 1.52 2.28 5.54
Namibia                  
Navachab 790 687 578 2.00 25.60 26.30
Tanzania                  
Geita 3,541 3,265 3,186 3.60 5.38 5.56 1
Australasia 509 494 1,776 18.11 13.10 8.64 1 1
Australia                  
Sunrise Dam 509 494 455 19.40 13.65 8.94 1 1
Boddington 1,321
Americas 7,389 6,582 5,884 6.33 5.66 7.12 1
Argentina                  
Cerro Vanguardia (100%) 1,644 1,242 1,069 1.59 8.08 9.34 1
Brazil                  
AGA Mineração 3,825 3,426 2,964 4.05 2.62 4.19
Serra Grande (100%) 1,339 1,268 1,289 3.48 7.22 8.99
United States                  
Cripple Creek & Victor 581 646 562 19.80 12.26 15.80
Other, including corporate and non-gold producing subsidiaries 4,723 3,549 3,012
AngloGold Ashanti 61,242 62,046 63,364 9.76 11.50 12.88 27 27 51
  1. (1) Environmental incidents reported on a regional basis.
  2. (2) Sold in August 2010.
  3. (3) Safety statistics for Morila are reported by Randgold Resources, the operator of this mine, and are not included in AngloGold Ashanti’s statistics as this operation is not managed by AngloGold Ashanti.
  4. (4) Average number of employees are attributable.
 
  Total energy usage (Million GJ) Total water consumption (ML) Total greenhouse gas emissions (tCO2e)
Operation 2011 2010 2009 2011 2010 2009 2011 2010 2009
South Africa 11.68 12.37 12.34 18,821 20,896 19,649 3,079 3,419 3,396
Vaal River 6.09 6.76 7.03 13,572 15,587 14,330 1,574 1,812 1,894
West Wits 5.58 5.61 5.31 5,249 5,309 5,319 1,505 1,607 1,503
Continental Africa 11.49 11.30 11.13 27,114 24,432 26,344 957 936 969
Ghana                  
Iduapriem 0.98 1.03 1.05 408 99 137 93 93 99
Obuasi 1.52 1.53 1.61 8,567 8,369 9,973 203 199 244
Guinea                  
Siguiri (85%) 2.43 2.37 2.06 6,097 5,265 3,920 184 179 156
Mali                  
Morila (40%)                  
Sadiola (41%) 2.00 1.84 1.81 5,992 5,777 6,755 148 137 135
Yatela (40%) 0.62 0.53 0.53 1,036 744 1,024 46 39 39
Namibia                  
Navachab 0.59 0.54 0.47 1,043 1,080 996 31 28 24
Tanzania                  
Geita 3.35 3.46 3.58 3,970 3,101 3,539 251 261 271
Australasia 2.14 2.27 2.02 4,198(1) 3,515(1) 3,720(1) 130 153 136
Australia                  
Sunrise Dam 2.14 2.27 2.02 4,059 3,485 3,703 130 153 136
Americas 5.19 4.68 4.31 6,750 5,817 5,426 343 309 287
Argentina                  
Cerro Vanguardia (92.5%) 1.48 1.37 1.26 939 1,057 818 103 95 86
Brazil                  
AGA Mineração 1.12 1.03 0.94 3,174 2,691 2,703 21 20 15
Serra Grande (50%) 0.45 0.44 0.41 429 393 51 13 13 12
United States                  
Cripple Creek & Victor 2.13 1.83 1.71 2,207 1,676 1,854 207 181 173
AngloGold Ashanti 30.49 30.63 29.81 56,883 54,660 55,138(1) 4,509 4,817 4,788
  1. (1) Australasia total includes 139ML in 2011 of groundwater usage at Tropicana in 2010 and 17ML in 2009.