World’s ten biggest gold mines – three mining majors dominate list
By Cole Latimer
A listing of the world’s ten largest gold mines by gold output according to 2011 production figures and researched by Australian Mining - minor edits from Mineweb
1. Grasberg Mine (Indonesia)
The world’s largest gold mine by size and output, the Grasberg gold mine in Indonesia had an output 1,444,000 ounces of gold last year. It is also the world’s third largest copper mine, and has close to 20 000 employees.