Newmont Mining Corporation, based in Greenwood Village, Colorado, USA, is a mining company, founded in 1916 by William Boyce Thompson as a diversified holding company, with active gold mines in Nevada, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Ghana and Peru. Holdings include Santa Fe Gold, Battle Mountain Gold, Normandy Mining, Franco-Nevada Corp and Fronteer Gold. Newmont also has many joint venture relationships. As of the third quarter of 2014, Newmont was the world's second-largest producer of gold, behind Barrick Gold.
In 2010 Newmont produced approximately 5.4 million equity ounces of gold annually, and held proven and probable reserves of about 93.5 million.