Anglo American plc is a South African multinational mining company founded in 1917 and based in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, United Kingdom.

It is the world's largest producer of platinum, with around 40% of world output, as well as being a major producer of diamonds, copper, nickel, iron ore and metallurgical and thermal coal.

The company has operations in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

Anglo American focuses on natural resources with six core businesses: Kumba Iron Ore, Iron Ore Brazil, coal (thermal and metallurgical),base metals (copper, nickel, niobium and phosphates), platinum 

and diamonds, through De Beers, in which it owns an 85% share.


In 2008, the company had 105,000 permanent employees and 39,000 contract employees in its managed operations across 45 countries. Today, Anglo America has still remained its position as the world's largest producer of platinum.

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