Leading U.S. mining companies based on revenue 2019

The leading United States mining company based on revenue in 2019 was Newmont Mining Group. In 2019, they generated a revenue of 7.24 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 32.7 billion U.S. dollars in 2019. The next two leading mining companies in the U.S. in that year were Royal Gold Inc and Peabody Energy Copy, which had market capitalizations of 7.77 billion U.S. dollars and 5.37 billion U.S. dollars, respectively. As one of the world’s largest gold producers, Newmont Mining Group had about 12,400 employees in 2018. The total U.S. mining industry had around 621,000 employees in 2017.

Mining Companies Worldwide

The total revenue of the leading mining companies worldwide in 2017 was 600 billion U.S. dollars, an increase from the 496 billion U.S. dollars generated in 2016. Glencore was the world’s leading mining company based on revenue overall in 2018, at 205.51 billion U.S. dollars.

Leading United States mining companies based on revenue in 2019

Revenue in billion U.S. dollars
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Release date

July 2019



Survey time period

2018 and 2019

Supplementary notes

Ranking compiled in 2018 based on latest available revenue.

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