Newmont’s Boddington Gold mine is located within the Saddleback greenstone belt in Western Australia. A large gold and copper mine, Boddington is located 16 km from the rural farming town of Boddington and 120 km from Western Australia’s capital city, Perth. Boddington was a three-way joint venture between Newmont, AngloGold Ashanti and Newcrest. In 2009, Newmont purchased AngloGold Ashanti’s shares to become the sole owner of Boddington. Commercial production began in 2009, and in March 2011 the operation produced its first one million ounces of gold. Key Facts: Boddington is one of Australia’s largest producing gold mines.; Boddington produces gold and copper concentrate; Commercial production began in 2009 and the mine reached two million ounces of gold production in August 2012.