AngloGold Ashanti, headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, has a global presence with a portfolio of differing orebody types in key gold producing regions.
The group's 22 operations are located in 10 countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and the United States of America), and are supported by extensive exploration activities. The combined Proved and Probable Ore Reserves of the group amounted to 79 million ounces, as at 31 December 2004.
AngloGold Ashanti was formed through the business combination between AngloGold Limited and Ashanti Goldfields Limited - effective 26 April 2004 - forming Africa's foremost gold producer, and one of the world's leading resources companies.
AngloGold Ashanti is listed on the following securities exchanges: Johannesburg (ANG), New York (AU), Australia (AGG) and Ghana (AGA and AADS), as well as the London Stock Exchange (AGG), Euronext Paris (VA) and Euronext Brussels (ANG).
The group employs 65,400 people, including both permanent employees and contractors.