Often, mining companies will hire surveyors, engineers and geologists for a few years to support the design and build of a mine, and then they'll move on to a different project. These lucky folks get to travel around the world and spend a few years in Australia before moving onto their next project in Panama. When the mine is actually operational, all sorts of support staff to keep the mine ...
Written by Meaghan Clark. With support from Robert Spence @ Mining Global 10. Alcoa . Alcoa isn't just the world's leading producer of primary aluminum, but they practically invented all the ways in which today's modern aluminum use has been portrayed.
Following are the world's top 10 and top 20 largest gold producing companies ranked by gold production and market capitalization. Barrick Gold Corporation is the largest gold mining company in the world with annual production of approximately 5.5 million ounces of gold.
Let's see which mining enterprises brought in the biggest money. 10. Fortescue Metals Group (Australia) Primarily operates in Australia, this company is one of the biggest producers of Iron ore in the world, bringing in over than $10 billion in a single year.
The second largest gold company in the world is Newmont Mining, a US-owned organization. Although in the number 2 spot, its 2016 production levels have significantly decreased compared to 2014 and 2015. Its most recent gold output is 142.67 tons. The Newmont Mining company has gold mining operations in Peru, New Zealand, Indonesia, Ghana, Australia, and the US state of Nevada. …
Glencore is a major mining and commodity trading company based in Switzerland. It's also one of the largest companies in the world. The company produces metals, oil, coal, and minerals. It has investments all around the world, including Ecuador, Brazil, and Colombia.
Known as one of the largest mining companies in the world, Anglo American has major assets in copper, coal, iron ore, nickel and diamonds. The company owns operations in Brazil, Chile, the United Kingdom, Australia, and South Africa where they operate the biggest iron ore mine in the world.