Glencore is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities. Our operations comprise around 150 mining and metallurgical sites, oil production assets and agricultural facilities.Glencore is one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities. Our operations comprise around 150 mining and metallurgical sites, oil production assets and agricultural facilities. We employ around 160,000 people, including contractors, in more than 50 countries.
Hatch is an employee-owned, multidisciplinary professional services firm that delivers a comprehensive array of technical and strategic services, including consulting, information technology, engineering, process development, and project and construction management to the Mining, Metallurgical, Energy, and Infrastructure sectors. Hatch has served clients for over 80 years and has project experience in more than 150 countries around the world. With over 11,000 people in over 65 offices, the firm has more than $35 billion in projects currently under management. Clients recognize Hatch for its ability to bridge the gaps between research and innovative technologies, and between engineering and reliable operations. We are particularly known for working with senior client management to develop business strategies; managing and optimizing production; executing projects that involve the scale-up of process technologies; and managing startups, commissioning and ramp-ups.
We are a global mining company producing iron ore, pellets, and nickel, and we are committed to becoming one of the safest, most trustworthy mining company in the world. With a workforce of 120,000 employees, we work every day to transform natural resources into prosperity and sustainable development for the approximately 30 countries in which we operate. In addition to mining, we have operations in logistics, energy, and steelmaking. We self-generate 54% of the energy we use, and in Brazil alone, more than 1 million people travel on our passenger trains on the Vitória-Minas and Carajás railroads every year. We continuously reassert our commitment to the future of our planet by, among other initiatives, protecting 8,500 km² of natural land and investing in R&D to lead the sustainable mining revolution, with the ultimate goal of becoming a carbon-neutral company by 2050. We are constantly evolving, always aiming to be a diverse and inclusive company. We are pursuing a goal of doubling our female workforce by 2030 and increasing representation among our leadership. Our activities are governed by a policy of transparency, safety and security, ethics, and respect in order to protect the environment and encourage the development of our employees. We are Vale.
BHP is a leading global resources company that extracts and processes minerals, oil and gas; resources necessary for families, towns, regions and nations. With a workforce of more than 72,000 employees and contractors working across 90 locations worldwide, BHP’s culture is shaped to support the creation of value from our portfolio. We are committed to investing in our workforce so that our people have the right skills and a healthy culture in which to thrive. We are always seeking talented and enthusiastic people to join our team either now or in the future. We attract, employ and develop people with exceptional skills who share our values and want to make a difference. Throughout our business, we encourage our people to stretch their capabilities and use their functional expertise to help us deliver on our strategy and contribute to our long-term future.
We’re a leading global mining and materials company. We operate in 35 countries where we produce iron ore, copper, aluminium, critical minerals and other materials needed for the global energy transition and for people, communities, and nations to thrive. Our purpose is finding better ways to provide the materials the world needs – striving for innovation and continuous improvement to produce materials with low emissions and to the right environmental, social and governance standards. But we can’t do it on our own, so we’re focused on creating partnerships to solve problems, create win-win and meet opportunities.
Anglo American is one of the world’s largest mining companies. It is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London and Johannesburg stock exchanges. Our portfolio of mining businesses meets our customers' changing needs and spans bulk commodities: iron ore and manganese, metallurgical coal and thermal coal, base metals and minerals – copper, nickel, and precious metals and minerals (in which we are a global leader in both platinum and diamonds). Our metals are the essential ingredients in smartphones, electric cars and wind turbines, while also purifying traditional vehicle and other emissions. Our basic materials build our homes, offices, railways and airports; and our diamonds fulfill your dreams. Simply put, our products move the world towards a more sustainable future.
Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. Our company was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware on November 10, 1987. We operate large, long-lived geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum, and we are the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer. Our portfolio of assets includes the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia, one of the world’s largest copper and gold deposits; and significant mining operations in the Americas, including the large-scale Morenci minerals district in North America and the Cerro Verde operation in South America. The safety and health of all employees is our highest priority. Management believes that safety and health considerations are integral to, and compatible with, all other functions in the organization and that proper safety and health management will enhance production and reduce costs. Our approach towards the health and safety of our workforce is to continuously improve performance through implementing robust management systems and providing adequate training, safety incentive and occupational health programs.
We collaborate with our partners to identify megatrends, drive emerging technologies and advance scientific breakthroughs. We are a global provider of high-tech solutions in electronic materials, performance materials, and precision optics. With over 100 years of material sciences knowledge, we have been publicly traded since 1972 on the NYSE (MTRN) and generate over $1.7 billion in sales. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, we have 32 locations worldwide, serving 66 countries with a workforce of 3,700 employees.
CRH has built its business upon building materials. Through several subsidiaries (including Oldcastle), the company makes and distributes cement, concrete, aggregate, glass, asphalt, and other building materials throughout Western Europe and North America. Its products are used for commercial, residential, and infrastructure projects. CRH has some 3,600 operating locations and it operates more than 700 wholesale and retail building supply stores under names such as Professional Builders Merchants, GAMMA, BricoHouse, and Allied Building Products. CRH is Ireland's top cement supplier, with more than half of the market share. It increasingly operates in emerging markets in Asia, Eastern Europe, and South America.
Salt has preserved K+S (for Kali und Salz) for more than a century. Founded in 1889 to mine salt, K+S gets mosts of its sales from potash, which is extracted from salt and used in fertilizers. In addition to making potash and magnesium products, it produces salt used for industrial purposes (such as making glass), as well as for de-icing roads and cooking. Having a production capacity of about 30 million metric tons of salt, K+S is the world's leading salt producer. It has sites in Europe and North and South America (including european salt company, Morton Salt, and Sociedad Punta de Lobos). In 2011, K+S acquired Canadian miner Potash One. That year it also sold its nitrogen fertilizers unit.