List of copper production by company

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This is a List of copper production by company, mostly based on a table published in the Wall Street Journal in early 2014. [1] The chart itself is credited to the Raw Materials Group, [2] which compiled publicly available data such as corporate annual reports.

Rank Company Country 2012 Cu production (tonnes) 2011 Cu production (tonnes)
1 Corporacion Nacional del Cobre (Codelco) Chile Chile 1,833,600 1,790,000 [3]
2 Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold United States United States 1,417,500
3 BHP Billiton Australia Australia 1,245,800
4 Grupo Mexico Mexico Mexico 862,900
5 Antofagasta PLC United Kingdom United Kingdom 629,100
6 Rio Tinto Group United Kingdom United Kingdom 580,400 (per WSJ), or 549,000 [4]
7 KGHM Polska Miedz Poland Poland 535,500
8 Anglo American plc United Kingdom United Kingdom 461,200
9 Norilsk Nickel Mining & Metallurgical Russia Russia 406,900

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Freeport Boosts Copper Production, WSJ, updated Jan. 23, 2014
  2. ^ "IntierraRMG is now part of SNL, accessed 01/23/2014
  3. ^ Codelco, accessed 01/24/2014
  4. ^ RTG 2012 Annual report. "the group produced 549 thousand tonnes of mined copper (Rio Tinto share), making Rio Tinto the world’s sixth largest supplier."