In this article we are going to list the 5 biggest mining companies in the world. For a detailed coverage of this topic and a more comprehensive list please take a look at the 15 biggest mining companies in the world.
5. Vale (NYSE:VALE)
Total market cap of the company (in billions of dollars): 42.5
Total revenue of the company in 2019 (in billions of dollars): 36.2
Total assets of the company in 2019 (in billions of dollars): 85
Total profits of the company in 2019 (in millions of dollars): 179
Total employees of the company in 2019: 71,149
The biggest mining company in Brazil is Vale, which was established 78 years ago in 1942, and is the biggest producer of iron ore in the entire world. In addition to mining, it also operates several hydroelectric plants as well as a major network of ports, ships and railroads to transport its product too.