There is approximately 165,000 metric tons of hold above ground in the world. More than half of the world’s gold has been extracted within the last 50 years. More than half of the gold mined is used in the manufacturing of jewelry. India is the number one consumer of gold, followed by China and the United States. The following series of slogans are currently used by gold miner corporations from around the world. These taglines communicate the need and desire to sustain the environment and develop mining communities.
A better brand.
A diversified natural resource company.
Committed to environmental protection and social responsibility.
Disciplined, profitable production.
Exploring and developing gold protects in West Africa.
Focused on the acquisition, discovery, and definition of gold resources in Brazil.
Franchising to Africa.
Gold exploration in East Africa.
Gold mining company.
Industry low cash cost located in stable jurisdictions.
Living a mining heritage.
Making a difference.
Managing assets, unlocking value.
Miner of choice.
Our global presence of making a difference.
Our primary focus is gold.
Precious metals exploration in North America.
Promoting sustainable community development.
Proven ability to explore, develop, and operate.
Responsible management, environmental stewardship, and industry leading results.
Setting standards of excellence with regard to environmental matters.
Specializing in the generation of new mineral projects with world class potential.
Striving to be the leading mining company.
Strong operational performance.
The global leader in sustainable gold mining.
The Gold Company.
The Kinross way.
The largest developing gold project in Brazil.
The quality you expect at a value you can appreciate.
We continue to make history.
The following infographic outlines the facts and statistics of the gold industry. The consumption of hold can be easily gauged by gold jewelry consumption. Approximately 88% of the gold consumed in the world is done so by 15 countries. China is considered the top producer of gold, followed by the United States.