Anglo American plc

Anglo American plc

Anglo American is a British multinational minig company headquarted in London.

About Anglo American plc

Anglo American plc (LSE:_AAL, JSE: ANGLO) is a British multinational mining company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It the world's largest producer of platinum, with around 40% of world output, and a major producer of diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore and metallurgical and thermal coal. It has operations in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America. Anglo American has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. It had a market capitalisation of approximately 31.2 billion as of 23 December 2011, the 15th-largest company of any company with a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange. It has a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, along with American bank J.P. Morgan, founded the Anglo American Corporation, a gold mining company, in 1917 with 1 million, raised from UK and U.S. sources, and ultimately derived the name of the company.

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