Performance review

Five-year statistics: by operation

Operational, financial and sustainability statistics

Production volumes
 Attributable tonnes treated/milled (Mt)
 20142013201220112010
South Africa38.439.222.216.417.1
Vaal River
     
Great Noligwa (1)0.40.40.50.50.7
Kopanang0.81.00.91.51.6
Moab Khotsong0.70.70.60.91.0
Tau Lekoa (2)    0.6
West Wits
     
Mponeng1.11.61.31.61.8
Savuka (3)  0.20.20.1
TauTona (3)0.91.00.81.01.1
Surface Operations
     
Surface Operations (4)34.534.517.910.710.2
Continental Africa29.926.927.826.325.7
DRC
     
Kibali (45%) (5)2.50.4   
Ghana
     
Iduapriem4.94.84.64.33.4
Obuasi2.21.72.12.02.6
Guinea
     
Siguiri (85%)10.110.210.19.78.8
Mali
     
Morila (40%)1.31.41.81.81.7
Sadiola (41%)2.12.01.92.01.8
Yatela (40%)0.91.01.11.11.2
Namibia
     
Navachab (6)0.71.41.41.51.5
Tanzania
     
Geita5.24.04.83.94.7
Australasia7.84.33.43.63.6
Australia
     
Sunrise Dam3.83.53.43.63.6
Tropicana (70%) (5)4.00.9   
Americas26.126.725.723.623.8
Argentina
     
Cerro Vanguardia (92.5%)3.02.31.71.01.0
Brazil
     
AGA Mineração2.52.32.21.71.6
Serra Grande (7)1.31.30.90.60.6
United States
     
Cripple Creek & Victor19.320.820.920.320.6
AngloGold Ashanti102.297.179.169.970.2
  1. (1) The process of integrating Great Noligwa into Moab Khotsong began in 2014 and these operations will be treated as one cash-generating unit from 1 January 2015.
  2. (2) Sold in August 2010.
  3. (3) In 2013, Savuka and TauTona were combined under TauTona as one cash generating unit.
  4. (4) For the purposes of this report, Surface Operations includes MWS, which is operated and managed as a separate cash generating unit.
  5. (5) Kibali and Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
  6. (6) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
  7. (7) AngloGold Ashanti’s holding increased to 100% (from 50%) from 1 July 2012.
 Average grade recovered (g/t)Attributable gold production (000oz)
 2014201320122011201020142013201220112010
South Africa      1,2231,3021,2121,6241,785
Vaal River
          
Great Noligwa (1)6.446.155.725.585.9978838494132
Kopanang5.555.235.406.476.13140178164307305
Moab Khotsong11.049.478.169.399.03234212162266292
Tau Lekoa (2)    3.32    63
West Wits
          
Mponeng8.997.109.409.719.48313354405500532
Savuka (3)  6.096.695.30  374922
TauTona (3)8.217.347.637.557.01232235189244259
Surface Operations
          
Surface Operations (4)0.200.220.300.480.54223240172164179
Technology
          
Technology     3    
Continental Africa     1,5971,4601,5211,5701,492
DRC
          
Kibali (45%) (5)2.953.41   23740   
Ghana
          
Iduapriem1.131.431.221.441.70177221180199185
Obuasi (6)4.674.944.794.825.16243239280313317
Guinea
          
Siguiri (85%)0.890.820.760.790.97290268247249273
Mali
          
Morila (40%)1.061.231.411.701.704457819995
Sadiola (41%)1.281.341.641.902.048586100121118
Yatela (40%)0.590.931.061.041.231127292960
Namibia
          
Navachab (7)1.441.391.591.461.803363746686
Tanzania
          
Geita2.863.543.473.982.36477459531494357
Australasia     620342258246396
Australia
          
Sunrise Dam2.132.462.392.163.40262276258246396
Tropicana (70%) (5)2.782.40   35866   
Americas     9961,001953891842
Argentina
          
Cerro Vanguardia (92.5%)6.086.586.486.236.11246241219196194
Brazil
          
AGA Mineração (6)5.655.706.077.437.21403391388361338
Serra Grande (8)3.283.423.363.594.05136138986777
United States
          
Cripple Creek & Victor0.320.340.400.390.43211231247267233
AngloGold Ashanti     4,4364,1053,9444,3314,515
  1. (1) The process of integrating Great Noligwa into Moab Khotsong began in 2014 and these operations will be treated as one cash-generating unit from 1 January 2015.
  2. (2)Sold in August 2010.
  3. (3) In 2013, Savuka and TauTona were combined under TauTona as one cash generating unit.
  4. (4) For the purposes of this report, Surface Operations includes MWS, which is operated and managed as a separate cash generating unit.
  5. (5) Kibali and Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
  6. (6) The grades from Obuasi and AGA Mineração represent those for their underground operations.
  7. (7) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
  8. (8) AngloGold Ashanti’s holding increased to 100% (from 50%) from 1 July 2012.
Productivity (oz/TEC)
 20142013201220112010
South Africa4.404.474.195.855.63
Vaal River
     
Great Noligwa (1)2.692.512.342.723.35
Kopanang2.683.112.614.794.67
Moab Khotsong4.744.223.055.035.61
Tau Lekoa (2)    1.92
West Wits
     
Mponeng4.745.336.338.388.72
Savuka (3)  3.984.831.68
TauTona (3)4.174.014.035.135.34
Surface Operations
     
Surface Operations (4)8.959.359.8621.3239.80
Continental Africa14.369.9710.9711.4111.24
DRC
     
Kibali (45%) (5)68.5083.56   
Ghana
     
Iduapriem20.1418.4115.6116.9716.44
Obuasi6.104.105.195.685.61
Guinea
     
Siguiri (85%)15.6412.8812.1012.0314.75
Mali
     
Morila (40%)10.1317.8835.7242.0036.04
Sadiola (41%)14.2310.5612.2715.5315.82
Yatela (40%)10.7310.218.828.8920.39
Namibia
     
Navachab (6)6.975.636.437.0010.46
Tanzania
     
Geita19.5015.5519.2018.1114.14
Australasia62.0049.6443.4640.2966.77
Australia
     
Sunrise Dam58.2950.2243.4640.2966.77
Tropicana (70%) (5)65.0347.37   
Americas16.3516.6317.4720.7022.44
Argentina
     
Cerro Vanguardia (92.5%)21.1420.8918.2117.6420.64
Brazil
     
AGA Mineração13.0312.9714.2217.4118.32
Serra Grande (7)11.3211.1911.4512.9815.88
United States
     
Cripple Creek & Victor33.3337.4537.4644.3142.40
AngloGold Ashanti9.648.148.079.329.15
  1. (1) The process of integrating Great Noligwa into Moab Khotsong began in 2014 and these operations will be treated as one cash-generating unit from 1 January 2015.
  2. (2) Sold in August 2010.
  3. (3) In 2013, Savuka and TauTona were combined under TauTona as one cash generating unit.
  4. (4) For the purposes of this report, Surface Operations includes MWS, which is operated and managed as a separate cash generating unit.
  5. (5) Kibali and Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
  6. (6) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
  7. (7) AngloGold Ashanti’s holding increased to 100% (from 50%) from 1 July 2012.
Costs
 Total cash costs ($/oz produced)All-in sustaining costs(2) ($/oz sold)
 20142013201220112010201420132012
South Africa      1,2231,3021,212
Vaal River
        
Great Noligwa (1)1,0741,1001,2261,1948841,1851,3051,530
Kopanang1,0239181,0156816131,2561,2551,497
Moab Khotsong6857971,0406895889031,2231,634
Tau Lekoa (3)     921    
West Wits
          
Mponeng7467196395464539811,016883
Savuka (4)   1,0418641,100   1,607
TauTona (4)8829209248187001,0591,1491,316
Surface Operations
          
Surface Operations (5)9418839436604851,153969754
Continental Africa7838698306987129681,2021,235
DRC
          
Kibali (45%) (6)578471   588529 
Ghana
          
Iduapriem8658619558006661,0201,0251,437
Obuasi 1,0861,4061,1878627441,3742,2142,201
Guinea
          
Siguiri (85%)7999189388496439171,0851,105
Mali
          
Morila (40%)1,1627737678107151,2981,051765
Sadiola (41%)1,0281,3341,1698166501,1331,5101,249
Yatela (40%)1,4381,5301,7581,5308071,7951,6531,888
Namibia
          
Navachab7526911,0361,0127277197811,329
Tanzania
          
Geita599515427350777890833816
Australasia8041,0471,2111,4319829861,3761,680
Australia
         
Sunrise Dam1,1051,1101,1261,3679571,2141,3211,470
Tropicana (70%) (6)545568   7521,113 
Americas7096716695694321,0109701,006
Argentina
         
Cerro Vanguardia (92.5%)692622576368366938912935
Brazil
          
AGA Mineração 6446466965294079661,0231,114
Serra Grande 7487198217684811,0629701,168
United States
          
Cripple Creek & Victor8297326385644931,147927817
AngloGold Ashanti7878308297036381,0261,1741,251
  1. (1) The process of integrating Great Noligwa into Moab Khotsong began in 2014 and these operations will be treated as one cash-generating unit from 1 January 2015.
  2. (2) All-in sustaining costs are available from 2012 only.
  3. (3) Sold in August 2010.
  4. (4) In 2013, Savuka and TauTona were combined under TauTona as one cash generating unit.
  5. (5) For the purposes of this report, Surface Operations includes MWS, which is operated and managed as a separate cash generating unit.
  6. (6) Kibali and Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
  7. (7) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
Financial performance
Gold income ($m)20142013201220112010
South Africa1,5271,8102,0132,5602,207
Vaal River
     
Great Noligwa (1)99118139148163
Kopanang179252273483376
Moab Khotsong296294270418360
Tau Lekoa (2)    72
West Wits
     
Mponeng398501674790663
Savuka (3)  617828
TauTona (3)294331315387322
Surface Operations
     
Surface Operations (4)261314281256223
Continental Africa2,1052,1112,6092,5301,868
DRC
     
Kibali (45%) (5)29349   
Ghana
     
Iduapriem234301304308218
Obuasi313341468493348
Guinea
     
Siguiri (85%)373385388407313
Mali
     
Morila (40%)5580135157117
Sadiola (41%)107121169189143
Yatela (40%)1440484671
Namibia
     
Navachab (6)4488123104101
Tanzania
     
Geita605640906753501
Non-controlling interests
6766687356
Australasia785441426385466
Australia
     
Sunrise Dam343368426385466
Tropicana (70%) (5)44273   
Americas1,2701,4251,6561,4871,124
Argentina
     
Cerro Vanguardia (92.5%)297316366275214
Brazil
     
AGA Mineração510559635565405
Serra Grande (7)17419916210197
United States
     
Cripple Creek & Victor266325409423293
Non-controlling interests
232684123115
Sub-total5,6875,7876,7046,9625,665
Equity-accounted investments(469)(290)(351)(392)(331)
AngloGold Ashanti5,2185,4976,3536,5705,334
  1. (1) The process of integrating Great Noligwa into Moab Khotsong began in 2014 and these operations will be treated as one cash-generating unit from 1 January 2015.
  2. (2) Sold in August 2010.
  3. (3) In 2013, Savuka and TauTona were combined under TauTona as one cash generating unit.
  4. (4) For the purposes of this report, Surface Operations includes MWS, which is operated and managed as a separate cash generating unit.
  5. (5) Kibali and Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
  6. (6) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
  7. (7) AngloGold Ashanti’s holding increased to 100% (from 50%) from 1 July 2012.
Capital expenditure ($m)
 20142013(1) 2012(1) 20112010
South Africa264451583532424
Vaal River
     
Great Noligwa (1)713272924
Kopanang2652949261
Moab Khotsong45117159147120
Tau Lekoa (2)    10
West Wits
     
Mponeng97171195172122
Savuka (3)  2089
TauTona (3)3559737975
Surface Operations
     
Surface Operations (4)46391553
Technology
     
Technology8    
Continental Africa454839925569234
DRC
     
Kibali (45%) (5)1793412637330
Mongbwalu (86.22%)  771 
Ghana
     
Iduapriem2128957317
Obuasi82196185132109
Guinea
     
Siguiri (85%)2625281510
Mali
     
Morila (40%)613111
Sadiola (41%)64237148
Yatela (40%)3212
Namibia
     
Navachab (6)15154814
Tanzania
     
Geita12915421620638
Other and non-controlling interests
432655
Australasia9128536910240
Australia
     
Sunrise Dam3139492729
Tropicana (70%) (5) 592413157310
Other15521
Americas394410409466311
Argentina
     
Cerro Vanguardia (92.5%)5464888138
Brazil
     
AGA Mineração127123162261142
Serra Grande (7) 3840332226
United States
     
Cripple Creek & Victor1691571006773
Other and non-controlling interests
626263532
Other6836176
Sub-total1,2091,9932,3221,6861,015
Equity-accounted investments(191)(411)(303)(89)(42)
AngloGold Ashanti1,0181,5822,0191,597973
  1. (1) The process of integrating Great Noligwa into Moab Khotsong began in 2014 and these operations will be treated as one cash-generating unit from 1 January 2015.
  2. (2) Sold in August 2010.
  3. (3) In 2013, Savuka and TauTona were combined under TauTona as one cash generating unit.
  4. (4) For the purposes of this report, Surface Operations includes MWS, which is operated and managed as a separate cash generating unit.
  5. (5) Kibali and Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
  6. (6) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
  7. (7) AngloGold Ashanti’s holding increased to 100% (from 50%) from 1 July 2012.
Average no. of employees (permanent and contractor employees)
 20142013201220112010
South Africa29,51132,40634,18632,08235,660
Vaal River
     
Great Noligwa (1)2,2072,7313,0632,9673,315
Kopanang4,4245,3656,0145,8925,938
Moab Khotsong4,5735,6926,6456,5816,452
Tau Lekoa (2)    2,737
West Wits
     
Mponeng6,7376,5166,2625,7885,778
Savuka (3)  1,157815981
TauTona (3)4,7125,2564,4724,5074,609
Surface Operations
     
Surface Operations (4)3,0582,1421,874745374
Other
3,8004,7044,6994,7875,476
Continental Africa16,07016,62516,62116,53915,761
DRC
     
Kibali (45%) (5)2,245158   
Ghana
     
Iduapriem1,3521,5901,5491,5431,483
Obuasi3,5415,1945,3735,5385,722
Guinea
     
Siguiri 3,4943,6733,6433,6663,170
Mali
     
Morila (40%)500390319328356
Sadiola (41%)654810783756726
Yatela (40%)226367407377352
Namibia
     
Navachab (6)793938953790687
Tanzania
     
Geita3,2653,5043,5943,5413,265
Australasia832925494509494
Australia
     
Sunrise Dam374457494509494
Tropicana (70%) (5)458468   
Americas8,5888,3747,8967,3896,582
Argentina
     
Cerro Vanguardia1,6401,6961,8841,6441,242
Brazil
     
AGA Mineração4,3984,3774,2393,8253,426
Serra Grande1,4031,4691,0811,3391,268
United States
     
Cripple Creek & Victor1,147832692581646
Other, including corporate and non-gold producing subsidiaries3,056(7) 8,1046,6254,7233,549
AngloGold Ashanti58,05766,43465,82261,24262,046
  1. (1) The process of integrating Great Noligwa into Moab Khotsong began in 2014 and these operations will be treated as one cash-generating unit from 1 January 2015. This integration process will continue in 2015.
  2. (2) Sold in August 2010.
  3. (3) In 2013, Savuka and TauTona were combined under TauTona as one cash generating unit.
  4. (4) For the purposes of this report, Surface Operations includes MWS, which is operated and managed as a separate cash generating unit.
  5. (5) Kibali and Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
  6. (6) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
  7. (7) Includes 3,249 employees at Kibali who are working on projects.
Safety
 All injury frequency rate(1)Number of fatalities
 2014201320122011201020142013201220112010
South Africa11.8512.6313.2415.5716.694611910
Vaal River
          
Great Noligwa (2)15.4412.0617.7223.9221.6300110
Kopanang13.5617.5819.9223.1821.8610042
Moab Khotsong18.6216.3517.1420.4819.7201212
Tau Lekoa (3)    32.41    2
West Wits
          
Mponeng16.3317.8614.4915.3915.9333322
Savuka (4)  21.238.397.6900200
TauTona (4)12.6014.1610.6313.3619.0301302
Surface Operations
          
Surface Operations (5)5.425.086.716.445.9900000
Other
     01010
Continental Africa1.561.972.263.035.2602535
DRC
          
Mongbwalu1.986.154.4711.0421.7700101
Ghana
          
Iduapriem1.061.983.086.619.7301100
Obuasi3.012.392.132.372.8601230
Guinea
          
Siguiri0.390.641.091.276.1500001
Mali
          
Sadiola 0.501.282.212.441.6500001
Yatela 0.000.000.361.522.2800000
Namibia
          
Navachab (6)6.395.588.222.0025.6000000
Tanzania
          
Geita0.510.981.623.605.3800102
Australasia10.73(7) 7.916.3318.1113.1000000
Australia
          
Sunrise Dam12.54(7) 11.195.4619.4013.6500000
Tropicana (8) 9.968.6015.75  000  
Americas3.81 (7) 4.74 (7) 5.26.335.6620120
Argentina
          
Cerro Vanguardia 1.400.581.721.598.0800100
Brazil
          
AGA Mineração 4.264.144.644.052.6220010
Serra Grande4.533.672.583.487.2200000
Colombia
0.322.514.4316.8410.8300010
United States
          
Cripple Creek & Victor9.54 (7) 9.89 12.7519.8012.2600000
Greenfield exploration3.574.206.7619.8316.9900110
AngloGold Ashanti(9) 7.36 (7) 7.34 7.729.7611.5068181515
  1. (1) Per million hours worked.
  2. (2) The process of integrating Great Noligwa into Moab Khotsong began in 2014 and these operations will be treated as one cash-generating unit from 1 January 2015.
  3. (3) Sold in August 2010.
  4. (4) In 2013, Savuka and TauTona were combined under TauTona as one cash generating unit.
  5. (5) For the purposes of this report, Surface Operations includes MWS, which is operated and managed as a separate cash generating unit.
  6. (6) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
  7. (7) Restated owing to injury reclassifications at Sunrise Dam and Cripple Creek & Victor which impacted the regional and group data.
  8. (8) Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
  9. (8) All injury frequency rate for the group adjusted for the earthquake impact is 7.15.
Environmental performance (1)
 Energy usage (PJ)Water usage (ML)
 2014201320122011201020142013201220112010
South Africa11.3111.8011.6511.6812.3727,21927,22823,81318,82120,896
Vaal River(2)
5.315.635.876.096.7613,402

14,331

14,74813,57215,587
West Wits(2)
5.245.555.575.595.612,6263,1604,5015,2495,309
Mine Waste Solutions
0.760.620.21  11,1919,7374,564  
Continental Africa8.9512.0112.1311.5111.3017,58221,03119,13220,20319,235
Ghana
          
Iduapriem0.621.251.000.981.0334279558240899
Obuasi (3)1.461.771.741.521.533,6963,6853,8204,0474,607
Guinea
          
Siguiri1.972.312.342.432.375,3756,4784,6506,0975,265
Mali
          
Sadiola (3)1.452.102.172.001.844,0514,3303,8373,6024,340
Yatela 0.240.520.700.620.53172541,5781,036744
Namibia
          
Navachab (4) 0.740.750.590.54 1,0059901,0431,080
Tanzania
          
Geita3.213.323.433.373.464,1014,4843,6753,9703,101
Australasia5.522.812.082.152.318,0114,8283,1044,0593,485
Australia
          
Sunrise Dam2.292.072.082.152.313,1282,7813,1044,0593,485
Tropicana (6)3.230.74   4,883(5) 2,097   
Americas6.046.065.885.254.6912,17011,7327,4566,7495,817
Argentina
          
Cerro Vanguardia 1.711.721.591.481.371,0799649239391,057
Brazil
          
AGA Mineração 1.481.411.351.181.046,2336,3464,2133,1742,691
Serra Grande0.480.510.480.450.441,9211,380459429393
United States
          
Cripple Creek & Victor2.372.422.462.141.832,9373,0421,8602,2071,676
AngloGold Ashanti31.8132.6831.7430.5930.6764,983

64,819

53,50549,83249,434
  1. (1) Refer to the Sustainable Development Report 2014 for definitions of these environmental indicators.
  2. (2) These include consumption by Surface Operations’ facilities located in these areas.
  3. (3) Water usage data for Obuasi and Sadiola for the years 2009-2012 have been adjusted to exclude domestic water consumption from the calculation.
  4. (4) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
  5. (5) Excludes pre-production water use at Tropicana.
  6. (6) Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
 GHG emissions (000t CO2e)No. of reportable environmental incidents
 2014201320122011201020142013201220112010
South Africa2,981 3,025 (2) 3,009(2) 2,9303,42213101210
Vaal River(3)
1,3601,415(2) 1,482(2) 1,4981,812003101
West Wits(3)
1,4201,445(2) 1,473(2) 1,4321,61000029
Mine Waste Solutions
201165(2) 5413700
Continental Africa7859699789389504551416
Ghana
          
Iduapriem7411394899501205
Obuasi198199197187211031146
Guinea
          
Siguiri15017517718417900003
Mali
          
Sadiola10715616114813700101
Yatela 183852463900000
Namibia
          
Navachab (4) 4243312800000
Tanzania
          
Geita23824625425326131101
Australasia 35917412513013902110
Australia
          
Sunrise Dam13512312513013900110
Tropicana (5)22451   02   
Americas44939938934831400001
Argentina
          
Cerro Vanguardia 1181191111039500001
Brazil
          
AGA Mineração 363229252300000
Serra Grande141514131500000
United States
          
Cripple Creek & Victor28123323520718100000
AngloGold Ashanti4,5744,567 4,501 4,3434,825510162727
  1. (1) Refer to the Sustainable Development Report 2014 for definitions of these environmental indicators.
  2. (2) In South Africa, the Eskom grid emission factor was revised by the National Business Initiative in consultation with Eskom, leading to a change in the electricity-related emissions reported for 2012 and 2013. The figure reported for 2012 included Nufcor.
  3. (3) These include consumption by Surface Operations’ facilities located in these areas.
  4. (4) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
  5. (5) Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
Social performance (1)
Community investment ($000)20142013201220112010
South Africa (2)8,0738,3917,7003,6703,242
Continental Africa3,93313,27913,34113,5028,047
Ghana
     
Iduapriem148302465513404
Obuasi2081,1972,0072,7042,100
Corporate office70471,300
Guinea
     
Siguiri (85%)2201,3261,083772556
Mali
     
Morila (40%)805619848214
Sadiola (41%) and Yatela (40%) 175126572429442
Namibia
     
Navachab (3)445920154133
Tanzania
     
Geita1,9735,4894,8344,3021,016
DRC
     
Kibali (45%) (4)6544,1409761,299489
Mongbwalu (86.22%) 4305842,9353,3351,393
Australasia247463464276456
Australia
     
Sunrise Dam247301464276456
Tropicana (4)125   
Americas3,6595,7615,1484,9395,480
Argentina
     
Cerro Vanguardia (92.5%)1,2231,0961,5202,0671,602
Brazil
     
AGA Mineração7121,297813791791
Serra Grande (5)153472719268831
Colombia
9931,9051,1881,2101,557
United States
     
Cripple Creek & Victor (6)578991908603699
Sub-total15,91227,89426,65322,38717,225
Equity-accounted investments (1,113)(5,358)(1,746)(1,775)(1,145)
AngloGold Ashanti 14,79922,53624,90720,61216,080
  1. (1) Refer to the Sustainable Development Report 2014 for the definition of this social indicator.
  2. (2) Community investment at the South Africa operations is aggregated and is overseen via the corporate entity and includes corporate community investment.
  3. (3) Sold effective 30 June 2014.
  4. (4) Kibali and Tropicana began production in the fourth quarter of 2013.
  5. (5) AngloGold Ashanti’s holding increased to 100% (from 50%) from 1 July 2012.
  6. (6) Includes the Denver office.

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