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Leading companies by number of operating mines

This month our mining industry key list brings you the 15 largest companies globally by number of operating mines, as ranked by GlobalData's Mining Intelligence Centre. All numbers as of September 2020.

Company nameOperating mines (2019)Headquarters locationNumber of employees
Coal India Ltd436India285,479
CRH Plc312Ireland80,300
Vulcan Materials Company230US8,767
Martin Marietta Minerals Inc206US8,846
HeidelbergCement AG189Germany55,047
Cemex SAB de CV131Mexico40,640
Glencore plc112Switzerland160,000
LafargeHolcim Ltd94Switzerland72,452
Rogers Group Inc85US2,000
Singareni Collieries Inc79India54,034
Breedon Group Plc69UK-
Vietnam National Coal - Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Ltd65Vietnam-
Aditya Birla Management Corporation Pvt Ltd54India120,000
Anglo American Plc51UK90,000
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd49Canada10,180


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CommoditiesLatest (31/08/2020)Past month value% change on one month% change in a year
Energy related commodities

Crude oil, Brent (US$/bbl)44.2642.813.39-25.30
Crude oil, WTI (US$/bbl)42.3640.753.95-22.76
Crude oil, Dubai (US$/bbl)43.7142.642.51-25.81
Natural gas, US (US$/mmbtu)2.291.7233.123.01
Natural gas, Europe (US$/mmbtu)2.861.8058.90-22.16
Liquefied natural gas, Japan (US$/mmbtu)7.797.790.00-28.30
Coal, Australian (US$/mt)50.3451.56-2.37-23.20
Coal, South African (US$/mt)57.3856.601.38-5.05
Minerals and metals

Aluminum (US$/mt)1,737.261,643.815.68-0.20
Iron ore, cfr spot (US$/dmtu)121.07108.5211.5630.08
Copper (US$/mt)6,498.946,372.461.9813.83
Lead (US$/mt)1,935.731,817.936.48-5.32
Tin (US$/mt)17,650.0317,469.921.036.27
Nickel (US$/mt)14,537.7513,402.308.47-7.69
Zinc (US$/mt)2,410.052,177.2010.696.03
Gold (U$/oz.)1,968.631,846.516.6131.21
Platinum (U$/oz.)940.33864.648.759.45
Silver (U$/oz.)27.0020.6530.7856.78

Source: Data compiled by GlobalData sourcing from commodities exchanges and the World Bank

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