Northern Star's Jundee mine is one of four gold mines in WA set to be decommissioned with five years.

Five big WA gold mines at risk of closure: analyst

Market research firm IBISWorld has identified five large gold mines in Western Australia set to shut down by 2025 because of low reserves, less than a month after a prominent gold mining consultancy rejected reports that Australian gold production is set to fall substantially.


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Annual production

1st-Newmont Mining1,104
2nd-Gold Fields894
3rd↑AngloGold Ashanti611
4th↓Northern Star Resources575
5th-Newcrest Mining426
31 gold miners ranked by WA annual production to june 30, 2018 ('000 ounces)

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