BHP Billiton is Metals, Mining, Petroeum Company with headquarters in Australia. BHP Billiton is trading in London Stock Exchange and Australia Stock Exchange. BHP Group has 80,000 employees as on June 2020.
Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Revenues of 2019 is $53.8 billion USD per year. The company principally operates through its three primary segments - Construction Industries, Resource Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment. Headquarters is in USA.
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.
VALE is Brazil based Metals and Mining Company having operations in 30 countries. Vale is one of the world’s largest producer of iron ore and nickel. They also produce iron ore pellets, manganese ore, ferroalloys, metallurgical and thermal coal, copper, platinum group metals (PGMs), gold, silver and cobalt.
Vale is the largest producer of Nickel in the World.
In addition to mining, Vale work with logistics like railways, ports, terminals and state-of-the-art infrastructure like energy, and steel making. Headquarters is in Brazil.
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.
Anglo American is Mining Company with headquarters in London, UK. Involved in production of Platinum, Diamonds, Nickel, Iron Ore, Copper etc. Global Top Number 1 leader in production of Platinum. Company has 90,000 employees as on 2020.