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List: Top Ten Publicly Listed Mining Companies by Market Capitalisation

Date: as at July 2006

Source: The Times

Base: All Mining Companies Publicly Listed on Major World Stock Markets

Notes: At the time this table was produced Xstrata was making a hostile bid for Falconbridge in competition with Phelps Dodge and Inco, two companies already in the process of merging.

Company

Market Capitalisation (US$)

BHP Billiton

120 bn

Rio Tinto

70 bn

Anglo American

60 bn

CVRD

59 bn

Phelps Dodge Inco

56 bn (* see notes above)

Alcoa

27 bn

Barrick Gold

26 bn

Xstrata

25 bn

Newmont Mining

23 bn

Norilsk Nickel

18 bn


 
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