Newcrest Mining Limited is a gold mining company. The principal activities of the Company are exploration, mine development, mine operations and the sale of gold and gold/copper concentrate. The Company's operating segments are: Cadia Valley, Australia; Telfer, Australia; Lihir, Papua New Guinea; Gosowong, Indonesia; Hidden Valley JV (50% interest), Papua New Guinea; West Africa (includes Bonikro operations and exploration and evaluation activities in Cote d'Ivoire), and Exploration and Other. The Exploration and Other segment comprises projects in the exploration, evaluation and feasibility phase and includes Wafi-Golpu and Morobe Exploration in Papua New Guinea (PNG), Marsden and O'Callaghans in Australia, and Namosi in Fiji. The Company has operating assets in four countries, primarily in Australia and the South-West Pacific region.