Global Top 500 Report of Mining and Metal, 2008-2009
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This top 500 report is based over 1,000 mining companies (excluding coal, petroleum and natural gas) and metal companies (excluding metalworks) are listed over 50 stock exchanges in the world, by downloading their latest annual reports and financial reports, and according to the indices such as the turnover, net profit and total assets.

With the increasingly processing of industrialization and urbanization, China’s demand for mineral resource remained strong. China has accelerated its move of oversea acquisitions and enhanced its mineral resource reserves since 2009. For example, Aluminum Corporation of China Limited plans to invest CNY19.5 billion over Rio Tinto, the tender offer from China Minmetals Corp over Oz Minerals with a sum of US $1.7 billion, and the Loan-for-Oil agreements with Brazil and Russia.

In addition, the large steel corporations like Wisco, Nonfemet, Angang, and Shougang have also accelerated their move of oversea mineral resource acquisition. The iron ore producer of NMDC and the zinc producer of BINANI from India are also planning their oversea acquisitions.

This report firstly gives the full picture of the turnover, net profit and total assets, of global top 500 mining and metal companies in FY 2007, considering some companies have not issued their FY 2008 annual reports yet, the 2008 data will be released in a few months.

Followed by the description of mining industry and investment in different continents, and recommend 23 countries rich in mineral resources, and deserving to invest.

Then the profile of global top 500 including the company name, website, stock code, main business, revenue and profit in past five years.

Finally, the series gives an in-depth analysis of global top 120 including their financial results, operations and products besides company profile.

Global Top 50 Mining and Metal Companies, 2008 (Unit: million USD)


1 The rank was by turnover in FY2007
2 All the local currencies are converted into US dollar according to the exchange rate in Jan, 2008.

1 Global Top 500 Mining and Metal Companies 
1.1 Research Background and Methods 
1.2 Rank 

2 Australia 
2.1 Overview
2.2 Investment 

3 Asia 
3.1 Overview
3.2 Investment  
3.3 Typical Countries 
3.3.1 Indonesia 
3.3.2 Viet Nam 
3.3.3 Thailand 
3.3.4 Philippines 
3.3.5 Kazakhstan 
3.3.6 Uzbekistan 

4 Europe 
4.1 Overview
4.2 Investment  
4.3 Typical Countries 
4.3.1 Russia 
4.3.2 Poland 
4.3.3 Sweden  
4.3.4 Ukraine

5 Africa 
5.1 Overview
5.2 Investment  
5.3 Typical Countries 
5.3.1 South Africa 
5.3.2 Zambia 
5.3.3 Morocco 
5.3.4 Congo 
5.3.5 Ghana 
5.3.6 Guinea 

6 America 
6.1 Overview 
6.2 Investment 
6.3 Typical Countries 
6.3.1 Brazil 
6.3.2 Canada 
6.3.3 Chile 
6.3.4 Peru 
6.3.5 Bolivia 
6.3.6 Jamaica 

7  Overview of Global Top 500 Mining and Metal Companies 
Company profile, including company name, website, stock code, business, revenue and profit in past five years.

8  Analysis of Global Top 120 Mining and Metal Companies
In-depth analysis of financial Results, products and operation besides company profile.
Global Top 500 Mining and Metal Companies (1-100) 
Global Top 500 Mining and Metal Companies (101-200) 
Global Top 500 Mining and Metal Companies (201-300) 
Global Top 500 Mining and Metal Companies (301-400) 
Global Top 500 Mining and Metal Companies (401-500) 
European Mineral Output and Its Ratio to the Global Total, 2008 
Poland’s Mineral Resource Distribution 
Sweden’s Mineral Resource Distribution 
Jamaica’s Bauxite Output, 2002-2006 
Jamaica’s Copper Output, 2002-2006
Jamaica’s Gold Output, 2002-2006 
Australia’s Mineral Resource Distribution 
Asian Mineral Output and Its Ratio to the World’s Total, 2008 
Philippines’ Metal and Non-metal Reserves Unit: Tonne 
Philippines’ Nickel Reserves Structure Unit: 100 mln tons 
Thailand’s Mineral Output, 2002-2006 
Poland’s Copper Reserves 
Poland’s Silver Reserves 
Poland’s Zinc and Lead Reserves 
Position of Sweden in EU27 by Mineral Output, 2007 
Sweden’s Metal Output, 2002-2006 
Mineral Output in Main African Countries, 1995-2009 
Main Mining Resource Reserves in South Africa 
Guinea’s Mineral Output, 2002-2006 
African Mineral Output and Its Ratio to the World’s Total, 2008 
Manganese Reserves and Reserves Base in Africa Countries, 2006 
Global Metal Ore Reserves and Output 
Global Non-metal Ore Reserves and Output 
Peru’s Mining Resource Distribution
Australia’s Manganese Reserves and Reserves Base, 2006 
Xstrata PLC’s Financial Result, 2003-2008 
Xstrata PLC’s Main Products Revenue 
Xstrata PLC’s Main Products Profit 
Xstrata PLC ‘sAlloy Assets Distribution 
Xstrata PLC’s Copper Assets Distribution 
Xstrata PLC’s Nickel Assets Distribution 
Xstrata PLC’s Zinc Assets Distribution 
Xstrata PLC’s Main Products Sales Price, 2007-2008 
Baosteel’s Financial Results, 2003-2007 
Anglo American plc’s Financial Results, 2004-2008 
JFE SHOJI’s Financial Results, 2004-2008
Kobe Steel’s Financial Results, 2003-2008
Gerdau SA’s Financial Results, 2004-2008
Norilsk Nickel’s Financial Results
Average selling price of the metal produced by the Group in Russia
Ore reserves of the J-M Reef deposit (Montana) as of 31 December 2007 
FCX’s Financial Results, 2004-2008
U. S. Steel’s Financial Results, 2004-2008  
Nucor’s Financial Results, 2004-2008 
Steel production and sales of Nucor in 1999-2008
Average sales price of steel of Nucor in 2007-2008
Vedanta’s Financial Results, 2004-2008
The performance of Vedanta’s Aluminium business in FY 2008
The performance of Vedanta’s Copper – India/Australia business in FY 2008
The performance of Vedanta’s Copper-Zambia business in FY 2008
The performance of Vedanta’s zinc business in FY 2008
The performance of Vedanta’s Iron Ore business in FY 2008
Financial Results of OJSC MMK
Production of Main Products of OJSC MMK in 2003-2007
Revenue of MMK Group by products
Cost of products sold of MMK Group
Performance of MMK Group’s Steel segment in 9M 2008
Performance of MMK Group‘s mining segment in 9M 2008
Performance of MMK Group‘s coke-chemical segment in 9M 2008
Wisco’s Financial Results, 2003-2007 
Financial Results of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co, 2004-2008
Financial Results of Maanshan Iron & Steel Company, 2003-2008 
Sims Metal’s Financial Results, 2005-2008
Income statements of Sims for the year ended 30 June 2008 
Mechel OAO’s Financial Results, 2003-2007 
Consolidated Results of Mechel OAO for the nine months of 2008
Mechel OAO’s Mining Segment Results for the first nine months of 2008
Mechel OAO’s Mining Segment Output for the first nine months of 2008
Mechel OAO’s Steel Segment Output for the nine months of 2008
Mechel OAO’s Ferroalloy Segment Results for the nine months of 2008
Mechel OAO’s Ferroalloy Segment Output for the nine months of 2008
Severstal' OAO’s Operating Revenue and Net Profit, 2004-2007 
Severstal' OAO’s Sales of Main Products, 2007-2008 
Hindalco’s Operating Revenue and Net Profit, 2004-2008 
Hindalco Aluminum’s Output and Sales, 2007-H1, 2008 
Hindalco’s Copper Output and Sales, 2007-H1, 2008  
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd, 2004-2008 
Sumitomo’s Sales of Main Products, Apr-Dec, 2008 
Salzgitter AG’s Operating Revenue and Net Profit, 2003-2007 
Salzgitter AG’s Steel Output and Sales, Q1-Q3, 2008 
Johnson Matthey Plc’s Operating Revenue and Net Profit, 2003-2007  
Johnson Matthey Plc’s Sales of Precious Metal Products, H1, 2008 
MITSUBISHI MATERIALS’s Operating Revenue and Net Profit, 2004-2008 
MITSUBISHI MATERIALS’s Sales of Precious Metal Products, Q1-Q3, 2008 
MITSUBISHI MATERIALS’s Sales of Aluminum Products, Q1-Q3, 2008 
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Evraz Group S.A. 2003-2007
Cost Expenditure of Evraz Group S.A. Mining Division in 1H2008
Revenue of Evraz Group S.A. by Division in 1H2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Umicore NV/SA, 2003-2007
Precious Metal Products & Catalyst Sales of Umicore NV/SA, 2007-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co., Ltd, 2003-2007
Revenue Breakdown of Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co., Ltd in 1H2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of SALT, 2004-2008
Main Products Sales of SALT, 2007-2008Q2-Q4
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Sterlite, 2004-2008
Operating Revenues of Sterlite in 2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of ChinaAlco, 2003-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of CS Aluminum Corp, 2003-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Acerinox, 2003-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of OUTOKUMPU Stainless Co., Ltd 2003-2008
ROCE Ratio of OUTOKUMPU Stainless Co., Ltd 2004-2008
Equity Ratio of OUTOKUMPU Stainless Co., Ltd 2004-2008
Operating Revenue of OUTOKUMPU Stainless Co., Ltd by Product in 2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd, FY2003-FY2008
Operating Revenue of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd by Product, FY2002-FY2007
Profit Breakdown and Profit Margins of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd, FY2003-FY2007
Total Assets, Net Assets and Assets-Equity Ratio of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd, FY2003-FY2007
ROA and ROE of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co Ltd, FY2003-FY2007
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Norddeutsche Affinerie AG, 2003-2008
Operating Revenue of Norddeutsche Affinerie AG, FY06/07-FY07/08
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of BlueScope Steel Co., Ltd., 2003-2008
Client Distribution of BlueScope Steel Co., Ltd by Region, 2008-2009
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of AnSteel Co., Ltd, 2004-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Hyundai Steel Company, 2003-2008
Output and Growth Rates of Hyundai Steel Company, 2007-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Commercial Metals Company, 2003-2008
Revenue Breakdown of Commercial Metals Company in 2008
Profit Breakdown of Commercial Metals Company in 2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Nisshin Steel Corp, 2003-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Nippon Light Metal Co., Ltd, 2003-2008
Aluminum Ingot & Chemicals Business of Nippon Light Metal Co., Ltd in 2008
Aluminum Sheets & Aluminum Business of Nippon Light Metal Co., Ltd in 2008
Construction Material Business of Nippon Light Metal Co., Ltd in 2008
Gross Profit and Gross Profit Margin of Nippon Light Metal Co., Ltd, 2003-2008
Net Income of Nippon Light Metal Co., Ltd by Business, 2004-2008
Operating Revenues and Net Profits of Ternium S.A, 2004-2008
Operating Revenues and Net Profits of Rautaruukki Oyj, 2004-2008
Sales Revenue of Rautaruukki Oyj by Department in 2008
Sales Revenue of Rautaruukki Oyj by Region in 2008
Net Assets and Liability Ratio of Rautaruukki Oyj, 2004-2008
Operating Revenues and Net Profits of Jiangxi Copper Corp., 2003-2008
Operating Revenues and Net Profits of Eramet SA, 2003-2008
Sales Comparison of Eramet SA between2007 & 2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Newmont Mining Company, 2003-2008
Operating Revenues and Net Profits of Companhia Siderurgica, 2003-2008
Revenue Breakdown of Companhia Siderurgica by Product, 3Q07-3Q08
Market Shares of Companhia Siderurgica
Return on Net Assets of Companhia Siderurgica, 2003-2008
Return on Assets Employed of Companhia Siderurgica, 2003-2008
Net Profits and Appropriation of KGHM Polska Miedz, 2006-2008
Return on Total Assets of KGHM Polska Miedz, 2006-2009E
Return on Net Assets of KGHM Polska Miedz, 2006-2009E
Cathode Copper Output of KGHM Polska Miedz, 2006-2009E
Metal Silver Output of KGHM Polska Miedz, 2006-2009E
Operating Revenue and Profit of Allegheny Technologies Co., Ltd, 2003-2008
Regional Revenue of Allegheny Technologies Co., Ltd in 2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of OneSteel Limited, 2004-2008
Iron Ore Sales of OneSteel Limited, 1990-2008Q4
Operating Revenue of OneSteel Limited in 2008Q4
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Teck Cominco Limited, 2003-2007
Output and Sales of Teck Cominco Limited, 2007-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Barrick, 2003-2007
Output and Sales of Barrick by Regions, 2007 & 2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Shinsho Corporation, 2004-2008
Sales of Shinsho Corporation in 2007
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of SSAB, 2004-2008
Output of SSAB, 2006-2008 (by Quarters)
Development Courses of Southern Copper
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of SouthernCopper, 2003-2008
Sales of SouthernCopper in 2008Q4
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Hunan Valin Steel Co.,Ltd, 2004-2008Q3
Sales Revenue of Hunan Valin Steel Co., Ltd in 2007
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Gerdau Ameristeel, 2004-2008
Output and Sales of Gerdau Ameristeel, 2007 & 2008Q3
Financial Results of Anglo Platinum Ltd, 2003-2008
Ore Resources of Anglo Platinum Ltd, 2007-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Gold Fields Limited, 2004-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Gan Su Jiu Steel Group Hong Xing Iron & Steel Co,Ltd, 2003-2007
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Nanjing Iron & Steel Co., Ltd, 2003-2007
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Ezz Steel, 2003-2007
Sales of Ezz Steel in 3Q2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Sumitomo Light Metal, 2004-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Panzhihua New Steel & Vanadium Co., Ltd, 2004-2008
Sales of Panzhihua New Steel & Vanadium Co., Ltd in 1H2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of AngloGold Ashanti, 2003-2008
Regional Gold Output of AngloGold Ashanti, 2007 & 2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Liu Steel Co., Ltd., 2003-2007
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Poongsan, 2003-2007
Sales of Poongsan, 2004-2007
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Dongbu Steel Co., Ltd, 2003-2007
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Cameco, 2003-2008
Uranium Output of Cameco, 2007 & 2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of PT Inco, 2003-2008
PT Inco’s Output and Sales, 2007-2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, 2004-2008
Iron Ore Production Capacity and Reserves of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc in North America in 2008
Iron Ore Production Capacity and Reserves of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc in Asia-Pacific in 2008
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Paranapanema SA, 2004-2007
Operating Revenue and Net Profit of Simec, 2003-2007

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