Newmont Mining Corp. is a gold producer, which is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and production of gold and copper properties in U.S., Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico. It is also a holding company for private acquisitions in oil and gas, mining and minerals enterprises. The company's operating segments include North America, South America, Asia Pacific and Africa. The North America segment consists of Nevada in the United States, La Herradura in Mexico and Hope Bay in Canada. The South America segment consists of Yanacocha and Conga in Peru. The Asia Pacific segment consists of Boddington in Australia, Batu Hijau in Indonesia and other smaller operations in Australia and New Zealand. The Africa segment consists of Ahafo and Akyem in Ghana. Newmont Mining was founded by William Boyce Thompson in 1916 and is headquartered in Greenwood Village, CO.