Top 10 – Metals & Mining Companies by Revenue

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The world’s biggest revenue-generating companies are mostly based in Asia and Europe, especially companies dealing with copper, iron ore, and coal.

Here are TOP 10 Metal and Mining Companies by revenue in 2018.

  1. Glencore Plc ($219.75bn)
    Glencore is a Switzerland-based diversified natural resources company specializes in metals, minerals, energy products, and agricultural products. The energy products segment contributed to the highest revenue of Glencore, followed by metals and minerals.
  2. ArcelorMittal ($76.03bn)
    ArcelorMittal, a steel and mining company based in Luxembourg, has 5 segments, namely: NAFTA, Brazil, Europe, ACIS, and Mining. The European segment was the highest revenue generator, followed by NAFTA.
  3. Rio Tinto ($40.52bn)
    Rio Tinto which operates in 35 countries, is an Australia-based mining company specializes in iron ore, aluminum, copper and diamonds, and energy and minerals. The highest revenue came from its iron ore business.
  4. BHP ($37.57bn)
    BHP is an Australian natural resources company. The company specializes in petroleum, copper, iron ore, and coal exploration and production. Iron ore generated the highest revenue.
  5. Vale SA ($35.93bn)
    A Brazil-based mining company which operates on ferrous minerals, coal, base metals, and fertilizers. The highest revenue came from the ferrous mineral segment (iron ore, iron ore pellets, manganese, ferroalloys, etc).
  6. Jiangxi Copper Co Ltd ($31.5bn)
    Jiangxi is a mining company based in China, focused on copper, gold, silver, lead, and other minerals production.
  7. Anglo American Plc ($27.61bn)
    Anglo American, a UK-based mining company which specializes in diamonds, copper, platinum group minerals, iron ore, coal, nickel, and manganese, etc. Coal segment posted the highest revenue.
  8. Aluminium Corporation of China Limited / Chalco ($24.08bn)
    Is a China-based mining company with 4 main business divisions: Alumina, Primary Alumina, Trading, and Energy. The trading division contributed to the highest revenue of this company.
  9. Tata Steel Ltd ($22.64bn)
    Tata Steel is part of India-based conglomerate company Tata Group. Tata Steel India contributed the highest revenue for the company, followed by Tata Steel Europe.
  10. Freeport-McMoRan Inc ($18.62bn)
    A US-based mining company focuses on exploration and production of copper, gold, and molybdenum. Copper operation emerged the highest revenue generator for this company, followed by gold and molybdenum.




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