RIO TINTO GROUP is UK and Australia based Metals and Mining Company. Company producing major products are aluminum, copper, diamonds, gold, industrial minerals (borates, titanium dioxide and salt), iron ore, and uranium. Rio Tinto had around 49,000 employees around 35 countries as on 2021.
They are strongly represented in Australia and North America, and also have significant businesses in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America.
Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. FCX has mining assets and will do mining in copper, gold and molybdenum. FCX is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer.
BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION is Gold mining company with headquarters in Toronto, Canada. Barrick has mining operations and projects in 15 countries, including Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Mali, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, United States, and Zambia.
Franco-Nevada is the leading gold-focused royalty and stream company by both gold revenue and number of gold assets. The Company has the largest and most diversified portfolio of royalties and streams by commodity, geography, revenue type and stage of project. The portfolio is actively managed with the aim to maintain over 80% of revenue from precious metals (gold, silver & PGM). Headquarters is in Canada.
PJSC Polyus is the largest gold producer in Russia. PJSC Polyus is gold mining company with headquarters in Moscow, Russia. The Company also holds the world’s second largest gold reserves with 68 million ounces of proven and probable gold reserves underpinning its strong growth profile.
The company annual revenue is 1,157 million USD and annual operating income 702 million USD.
Wheaton Precious Metals is one of the largest precious metals streaming companies in the world. The Company has entered into agreements to purchase all or a portion of the precious metals or cobalt production from high-quality mines for an upfront payment and an additional payment upon delivery of the metal. Wheaton currently has streaming agreements for 19 operating mines and 9 development stage projects. Headquarters is in Canada.