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Leading companies by market cap

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

Company nameMarket Cap (US$ Mn, Mar 31, 2020)Headquarters locationNumber of employees
Rio Tinto79,077UK46,000
Vale SA57,9182Brazil71,149
MMC Norilsk Nickel47,758Russia75,901
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd45,421China86,856
Newmont Corp36,577US16,600
Barrick Gold Corp34,389Canada22,200
Anglo American Plc24,646UK91,000
Fortescue Metals Group Ltd21,407Australia-
Glencore Plc21,051Switzerland160,000
Grupo Mexico SAB de CV17,699Mexico31,777
Shandong Gold Mining Co Ltd14,159China16,134
Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd12,712China19,226
Newcrest Mining Ltd12,322Australia7,600


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CommoditiesLatest (31/07/2020)Past month value% change on one month% change in a year
Energy related commodities

Crude oil, Brent (US$/bbl)39.9331.0228.72-36.92
Crude oil, WTI (US$/bbl)38.3028.5634.10-29.96
Crude oil, Dubai (US$/bbl)40.1431.5627.19-34.52
Natural gas, US (US$/mmbtu)1.611.75-8.24-32.90
Natural gas, Europe (US$/mmbtu)1.751.5811.24-51.17
Liquefied natural gas, Japan (US$/mmbtu)10.0810.080.000.33
Coal, Australian (US$/mt)52.2152.49-0.53-27.98
Coal, South African (US$/mt)56.8157.42-1.06-9.74
Minerals and metals

Aluminum (US$/mt)1,568.571,466.376.97-10.67
Iron ore, cfr spot (US$/dmtu)103.3093.6510.30-5.18
Copper (US$/mt)5,754.605,239.839.82-2.17
Lead (US$/mt)1,744.841,626.347.29-8.15
Tin (US$/mt)16,837.8415,401.929.32-12.27
Nickel (US$/mt)12,727.1512,179.614.506.56
Zinc (US$/mt)2,025.711,975.322.55-22.12
Gold (U$/oz.)1,732.221,715.910.9527.46
Platinum (U$/oz.)820.77790.223.871.56
Silver (U$/oz.)17.7116.268.9617.80

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

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