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Leading U.S. mining companies based on revenue 2020

The leading United States mining company based on revenue in 2020 was Newmont Mining Group. In 2020, the company generated a revenue of 10.5 billion U.S. dollars.

Newmont Mining Corp. and the U.S. Mining Industry

Based on market capitalization, Newmont Mining was also the leading U.S. mining company that year by a large margin. Headquartered in Colorado, they had a market capitalization of 49.7 billion U.S. dollars as of July 2020. The next two leading mining companies in the U.S. in that year were Hecla Mining and Compass Minerals International, which had market capitalizations of 2.12 billion U.S. dollars and 1.67 billion U.S. dollars, respectively. As one of the world’s largest gold producers, Newmont Mining Group had about 16,600 employees in 2019. The total U.S. mining industry had around 672,000 employees in 2018.

Mining Companies Worldwide

The total revenue of the leading mining companies worldwide in 2019 was 692 billion U.S. dollars, a large increase from the 496 billion U.S. dollars generated in 2016. Glencore was the world’s leading mining company based on revenue overall in 2019, at 215.1 billion U.S. dollars.

Leading United States mining companies based on revenue in 2020

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Release date

July 2020



Survey time period

2019 and 2020

Supplementary notes

Ranking compiled in 2020 based on latest available revenue.

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