In recent years, Mr. Mulentau of Uzbekistan has taken first place from Mr. Grasberg.
The Grasberg mine in Indonesia has long been a major gold mine.
Pueblo Viejo was only slightly behind Glasberg.
Yanacocha is part of a massive mining operation in Peru’s Cajamarca region.
Carrington in the United States also belongs to Newmont.
The strike and Cortez actually tied for sixth place in 2014, producing 9.02 million ounces of gold.
Coates tied for sixth place with the gold strike in 2014, but lagged behind 900,000 ounces in 2015.
Olympus is Russia’s biggest gold-mining company.