Key list: leading  companies by capex

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This month our mining industry key list brings you the 15 largest companies by capex, as ranked by GlobalData's Mining Intelligence Centre. All numbers up to date as of March 2021.

Company name

Entity type    

Number of employeesCapital expenditure ($M, 2019)
Rio TintoParent46,0005,488
Anglo American PlcParent63,0004,744
Glencore plcParent160,0004,712
Vale SAParent71,1494,046
Nippon Steel CorpParent106,5993,958
ArcelorMittal SAParent191,0003,572
China Shenhua Energy Co LtdSubsidiary (of China Energy Investment Corp Ltd)86,8562,874
Freeport-McMoRan IncParent24,5002,652
Teck Resources LtdParent10,1002,151
Barrick Gold CorpParent22,1001,701
China Coal Energy Co LtdSubsidiary (of China National Coal Group Corp)41,7941,655
Yanzhou Coal Mining Co LtdSubsidiary (of Yankuang Group)61,2431,614
JSW Steel LtdSubsidiary (of JSW Group)12,5991,495