50 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Gold. 1. The word "gold" comes from the Old English word "geolu," meaning yellow. 2. There is more steel created per hour than there has been gold dug up throughout history.
The Boddington goldcopper mine is one of the largest gold mines in Australia. The operation began as a threeway joint venture between Newmont Mining, AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE:AU) and Newcrest Mining, but is now wholly owned by Newmont Mining. Boddington's production decreased by just tonnes from 2016 to 2017, coming in at .