New Gold Properties

New Gold currently operates four producing mines and two major development projects. A third development project is operated by a joint development partner.


Corporate offices

Vancouver and Toronto, Canada
Exploration Office, Denver, USA
Mexico Office, Mexico City
67 employees, 1 contractor*

7th overall in the “Future 40 Most Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada” by Corporate Knights, up from 14th in 2013

Named to the inaugural Maclean’s/Sustainalytics Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada

Full implementation of our New Gold Environmental Standards and Community Engagement and Development Standards, across all operations

New Afton Mine West of Kamloops, British Columbia (BC), Canada

Operation (since 2012)
100% New Gold
447 employees, 14 contractors
Underground copper, gold and silver mine

Awarded the John T. Ryan Health and Safety Trophy for lowest injury frequency rate in British Columbia/Yukon and Northwest Territories.

Nominated for the Platts Global Energy Awards in the category Stewardship – Efficiency Initiative for a Commercial End User.

TSM performance awards (from C to AAA) for:

  • Level A in Biodiversity and Conservation Management;
  • Level AA in Aboriginal and Community Outreach; and
  • Achievement of Excellence – Crisis Management Planning

ISO 14001 (Environmental Management)

ISO 50001 (Energy Management)

Mesquite Mine Imperial County, California, USA

Operation (since 2008)
100% New Gold
317 employees, 44 contractors
Open pit, run-of-mine, heap leach gold mine

Full certification under the International Cyanide Management Code

Cerro San Pedro Mine Cerro de San Pedro, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Operation (since 2007)
100% New Gold
523 employees, 184 contractors
Open pit, run-of-mine, heap leach gold and silver mine

Full certification under the International Cyanide Management Code

Recognized as a Family-Friendly Company by the Labour Secretariat, Mexico

2014 Socially Responsible Company by the Mexican Centre for Philanthropy (CEMEFI)

Safe Company Level 3 (highest in Mexico)

Peak Mines Shire of Cobar, New South Wales, Australia

Operation (since 1992)
100% New Gold
383 employees, 13 contractors
Underground gold and copper mine


Rainy River project Northwestern Ontario, Canada

Development Project
100% New Gold
69 employees
Future open pit gold and silver mine

2014 Developer of the Year Award by the Northwestern Ontario Prospectors Association

Blackwater project Southwest of Vanderhoof, BC, Canada

Exploration/Development Project
100% New Gold
61 employees, 1 contractor**
Potential open pit gold and silver mine

Nominated for the Healthy Workplace Award at the 2014 Healthier You Awards. Awarded for workplace programs that contribute to the health and wellness of employees.

El Morro project East of Vallenar, Northern Chile

Development Project
30% New Gold, 70% Goldcorp Inc. (operator)
Potential open pit copper and gold mine


Employee and contractor figures at December 31, 2014. Corporate offices include our head offices in Toronto and Vancouver, our exploration office in Denver and our office in Mexico City. All employee figures include defined term employees.


Eight employees and one contractor based in Vancouver, two employees in Vanderhoof and 51 employees at site on December 31, 2014.

The Global Compact The World Gold Council The Mining Association of Canada The Mining Association of British Columbia BSR
Camimex Cancham Mexico ICMC
Supporters of
Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (Canada) Nature Conservancy of Canada Indspire Mining Matters Mineralsed Pacific Salmon Foundation
Recognized by
Maclean's Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations - 2014 Corporate Knights Future 40 Responsible Corporate Leaders in Canada - 2014 ESR 2015 Top Safety Cultures