Allied Nevada Gold Corp - A US-based gold mining and exploration company, which operates Hycroft gold mine located near Winnemucca, Nevada. In 2012, the Hycroft Mine produced approximately 137,000 ounces of gold and about 794,000 ounces of silver.

Alacer Gold Corp, located in the United States, is a leading mid-tier gold mining company. In 2012, Alacer produced 381,740 attributable ounces of gold.

Coeur Mining Inc (formerly Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp) – A large silver and gold producer with operations in South America, Mexico, the United States, and Australia. In 2012, Coeur Mining produced 18.0 million ounces of silver and 226,486 gold ounces. In 2013, Coeur expects to produce about 257,000 ounces of gold and approximately 19.0 million ounces of silver.

Dutch Gold Resources is US based company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Dutch Gold is engaged in the acquisition and development of gold projects in the in the United States. It primarily explores for gold reserves in Nevada, Montana, and Oregon.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold is one of the largest producers of copper and gold in the world. As of December 31, 2012, its consolidated recoverable proven and probable reserves included about 33.0 million ounces of gold, 321.0 million ounces of silver, and 117.0 billion pounds of copper.

Gold Resource Corporation is low cost gold and silver producer. In 2012, the Company produced about 90,430 ounces of gold equivalent from the El Aguila Project.

Gold Reserve Inc, established in 1956, is a US gold mining company with operations in the State of Bolivar in southeastern Venezuela (the Brisas Project). The Brisas deposit is one of the largest undeveloped gold/copper deposits in the world with of more than 10.0 million ounces of gold.

Homestake Mining Company (HMC), founded in 1877, was one of the largest gold mining companies in the USA.  On December 4, 2001, Homestake merged with Barrick Gold Corporation, and now is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Barrick Gold Corp.

McEwen Mining (formerly US Gold Corporation) is a high-growth gold producer in the Americas. As of March 31, 2013, McEwen Mining had cash and liquid assets of over $54 million. During the first nine months of 2011, the Company sold about 3,200 ounces of gold and over 100,800 ounces of silver.

Newmont Mining Corp is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world with operations in Mexico, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, New Zealand and the United States. As of December 2012, the Company had proven and probable gold reserves of over 99.0 million attributable ounces.

Royal Gold, Inc engages in the business of acquiring and managing precious metals royalties with a primary focus on gold. As of July 2012, Royal Gold owned royalties on 40 producing properties and 26 development stage properties.

Santa Fe Gold Corporation (Santa Fe), established in 1991, is an USA-based mining and exploration company that develops primarily gold and silver properties. As of March 31, 2013, the company had total assets of 31.4 million and employed over 70 people.