Barrick Gold Corporation ABX is the second largest gold mining company in the world Headquartered in Toronto the company was originally an oil and gas company but evolved into a mining company.
The company operates mines in North America South America the Middle East Africa and Australia Barrick produced more than 4 53 million ounces of gold in 2018 The company holds a number of large and undeveloped gold deposits Barrick had a market cap of 31 billion at the start of 2020.
In 2019 Barrick and Newmont Goldcorp established Nevada Gold Mines LLC The company is owned 61 5 by Barrick and 38 5 by Newmont This joint venture is one of the largest gold producing complexes in the world which includes three of the Top 10 Tier One gold assets.
Nutrien NTR is a fertilizer company and the largest producer of potash in the world It is also one of the largest producers of nitrogen fertilizer Nutrien was born in 2016 through a merger between Potash Corp and Agrium Inc with the deal closing in 2018 The merger combined the fertilizer mines of Potash and the direct to farmer retail network of Agrium Nutrien has a 27 billion market cap as of Jan 2020.
Its mining and resources portfolio includes diamonds copper platinum iron ore manganese ore and alloys metallurgical and thermal coal nickel palladium rhodium and gold Headquartered in London Anglo American has mining operations in southern Africa North and South America as well as Australia and employs 69 000 people worldwide.
Agnico Eagle Mines AEM founded in 1957 produces precious metals with mines in Finland Mexico and Canada It also runs exploration activities in these countries as well as the United States and Sweden.
With a market cap of 18 6 billion Agnico Eagle has paid out an annual dividend since 1983 making it an attractive investment choice In 2018 the firm39s gold production totaled 1 626 669 ounces beating its targets which it has now done for its seventh consecutive year.
Teck Resources TECK is a diversified natural resources company engaging in mining and mineral development with an ownership interest in mines in Canada the United States Chile and Peru The company had a market cap of 8 9 billion at the start of 2020 Teck has business units in copper steelmaking coal zinc and energy It is the largest producer of steelmaking coal in North America and the world39s second largest exporter of seaborne steelmaking coal The company also mines specialty minerals including germanium and indium.
Founded in 1951 Teck has been voted one of the most sustainable mining companies in the world Most recently it entered into an expanded relationship with Ridley Terminals Inc which doubles its capacity of metallurgical coal from British Columbia Teck also recently purchased SunMine a solar generating facility for 2 million The purpose is to potentially implement solar power at its operations and advance renewable energy.
Here are the top ten mining companies to work for in Africa 1 Anglo American 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.
Foreign companies mining in the gold rich country said they were monitoring the situation but operations were unaffected by the coup in the capital Bamako and staff were safe Canadian gold miner B2Gold BTO TO said no operational days had been lost at its Fekola mine in which the Malian government holds a 20 stake and all mine personnel.
The companys iron ore operations in Australia comprise an integrated network of world class mining assets processing hubs rail lines and port terminals which helps keep costs low.
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