5 Biggest Iron Ore Producers and Mines in the World

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In this piece, we will take a look at the five biggest iron ore producers and mines in the world. For more companies and mines, head on over to 12 Biggest Iron Ore Producers and Mines in the World.

5. Anglo American plc (OTCMKTS:AAUKF)

Total iron ore produced as of December 2021: 64 million tonnes

Anglo American plc (OTCMKTS:AAUKF) is a British mining company that is one of the oldest of its kind in the world as it was set up in 1917. The firm is headquartered in London, and it mines iron ore and precious minerals such as diamond and platinum.

Anglo American plc (OTCMKTS:AAUKF)’s Minas Rio mine in Brazil is its largest mine which produced 23.47 million tons of the mineral in 2021. This accounted for more than one third of the firm’s total output, which had stood at 64 million tons. This also marked a small 3% annual growth. Anglo American plc (OTCMKTS:AAUKF)’s subsidiary, Kumba Iron, operates the Sishen mine in South Africa which produced 28.6 million tons last year.

Ken Fisher’s Fisher Asset Management is Anglo American plc (OTCMKTS:AAUKF)’s largest investor through an $11.8 million stake that comes through 665,491 shares.

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