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This is a list of copper production by company.

2016[edit]

2016[1]
Rank Company Country Cu production (tonnes)
1 Codelco Chile Chile 1,827,000
2 Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold United United States 1,696,000
3 Glencore Switzerland Switzerland 1,288,000
4 BHP Australia Australia 1,113,000
5 Southern Copper Corporation Mexico Mexico 900,000
6 KGHM Polska Miedź Poland Poland 677,000
7 Rio Tinto United United Kingdom 523,000
8 First Quantum Minerals Canada Canada 494,000
9 Antofagasta United United Kingdom 477,000
10 Vale Brazil Brazil 453,000

2012[edit]

2012[2]
Rank Company Country Cu production (tonnes)
1 Codelco Chile Chile 1,750,000
2 Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold United United States 1,662,000
3 BHP Australia Australia 1,047,000
4 Grupo Mexico Mexico Mexico 862,000
5 Xstrata Switzerland Switzerland 747,000
6 Antofagasta United United Kingdom 710,000
7 KGHM Polska Miedz Poland Poland
8 Anglo American United United Kingdom 660,000
9 Glencore Switzerland Switzerland 566,000
10 Rio Tinto United United Kingdom 549,000
11 GD copper China China 540,000

2010[edit]

2010[3]
Rank Company Country Cu production (tonnes)
1 Codelco Chile Chile 1,760,000
2 Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold United United States 1,440,000
3 BHP Australia Australia 1,140,000
4 Xstrata
(34.4% owned by Glencore)
Switzerland Switzerland 907,000
5 Rio Tinto United United Kingdom 701,000
6 Anglo American United United Kingdom 645
7 Grupo Mexico Mexico Mexico 598,000
8 Glencore Switzerland Switzerland 542,000
9 Southern Copper Corporation
(80% owned by Grupo Mexico)
Mexico Mexico 487,000
10 KGHM Polska Miedz Poland Poland 426,000

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Basov, Vladimir (7 April 2017). Top 10 copper mining companies in 2016. Mining.com. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  2. ^ Basov, Vladimir (5 March 2013). Top 10 copper companies in 2012. Mining.com. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  3. ^ Top 10 Copper Producing Companies. Mining News Magazine. 13 January 2012. Retrieved 29 June 2018.

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