Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company (CC&V) has been mining gold in the Cripple Creek Mining District (District) since 1976. AngloGold Ashanti (Colorado) Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti North America Inc (AGANA), is majority owner and manager of CC&V. On June 30, 2008, AngloGold Ashanti consolidated 100% ownership in CC&V with the acquisition of Golden Cycle Gold Corporation. AGANA, based in Centennial, Colorado, is a gold mining company with exploration interests in Canada and United States, and mining interests in Colorado and Nevada. AGANA is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., one of the world’s largest gold producers, based in Johannesburg, South Africa.