New Gold Properties

New Gold currently operates four producing mines and two major development projects.


Locations 2015 Awards and Certifications
Corporate Offices

Vancouver and Toronto, Canada
Exploration Office, Denver, USA
67 employees, 3 contractors

Ranked 7th overall in the Future 40 Most Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada by Corporate Knights (in 2016, New Gold is the top mining company on the list, moving up to 5th place)

Recognized as one of the top five socially responsible mining companies by Maclean’s/Sustainalytics Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada (investor research group specializing in ESG metrics)

New Afton Mine

West of Kamloops, British Columbia (BC), Canada
Operation (since 2012)
100% New Gold
418 employees, 25 contractors
Underground copper, gold and silver mine

John T. Ryan Health and Safety Award for the lowest injury rate in British Columbia and the Yukon

Corporate Energy Management Award for Canada Region from the Association of Energy Engineers

International Energy Manager of the Year (to New Afton Energy Manager) from the Association of Energy Engineers

Annual Safety Award – Large Underground Mines (more than 240,000 hours worked without a Lost-Time Injury) from the Ministry of Energy and Mines

ISO 14001 (Environmental Management)

ISO 50001 (New Afton is the only mine in North America with Energy Management certification)

Mesquite Mine

Imperial County, California, USA
Operation (since 2008)
100% New Gold
310 employees, 41 contractors
Open pit, run-of-mine, heap leach gold mine

International Cyanide Management Code (full recertification)

Cerro San Pedro Mine

Cerro de San Pedro, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Operation (since 2007)
100% New Gold
413 employees, 73 contractors
Open pit, run-of-mine, heap leach gold and silver mine

Outstanding Business Award for Corporate Social Responsibility performance from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Mexico (CANCHAM)

Socially Responsible Company from the Mexican Centre for Philanthropy (CEMEFI)

Silver Helmet Award from the Mexican Mining Chamber National Safety Contest – Safe Company Level 3 (highest in Mexico)

5th place in the XIV National Competition for Mining Rescue Squads and First Aids

ISO 14001 (Environmental Management)

ISO 9001 (Quality Management) recertification

International Cyanide Management Code (full recertification)

Peak Mines

Shire of Cobar, New South Wales, Australia
Operation (since 1992)
100% New Gold
283 employees, 30 contractors
Underground gold and copper mine

TripAdvisor Award for the Fort Bourke Lookout, in recognition of it being a key tourism location in Cobar

Rainy River project

Northwestern Ontario, Canada
Development project
100% New Gold
119 employees, 24 contractors
Open pit and underground gold and silver mine in development

Blackwater project

Southwest of Vanderhoof, BC, Canada
Exploration/Development project
100% New Gold
13 employees, 6 contractors
Open pit gold and silver project