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2012 rankings for mining, gold and diamonds and chemical companies


RankCompany (Year End)Revenue ($000)% Change Revenue
1Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.(De11) 112,159,0007
2Teck Resources(De11)11,634,00024
3Vale Canada(De11)8,304,00075
4First Quantum Minerals(De11) 12,596,100-11
5Cameco Corp.(De11)2,396,2978
6Sherritt International(De11)2,022,30010
7Inmet Mining(De11)1,009,77028
8Teck Highland Valley Copper(De11)997,00020
9Equinox Minerals(De10) 1942,769101
10HudBay Minerals(De11)902,45614

Gold & Diamonds

RankCompany (Year End)Revenue ($000)% Change Revenue
1Barrick Gold(De11) 114,662,00031
2Goldcorp Inc.(De11) 15,302,00042
3Kinross Gold(De11) 14,049,70010
4Yamana Gold(De11) 12,226,49229
5Agnico-Eagle Mines(De11) 11,826,28325
6Iamgold Corp.(De11) 11,712,77052
7Eldorado Gold(De11) 11,106,60638
8Pan American Silver(De11) 1969,63772
9Centerra Gold(De11) 1889,72118
10Silver Wheaton(De11) 1730,45065


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RankCompany (Year End)Revenue ($000)% Change Revenue
1Agrium Inc.(De11) 115,575,00044
2Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan(De11) 19,127,00033
3Nova Chemicals(De11) 15,244,00014
4Dow Chemical Canada(De11)4,768,00012
5Methanex Corp.(De11) 12,453,03723
6BASF Canada(De11)1,288,02417
7DuPont Canada(De11) 1997,0005
8Chemtrade Logistics IF(De11)885,79659
9PPG Canada(De11) 1674,0008
11PolyOne Canada(De11) 1259,90017

Notes: For ranking purposes, results of companies that report in foreign currencies have been converted to Canadian dollars and partial-year results have been annualized. Foreign currencies are converted at the average rate for the relevant period.

  1. Company reports in U.S. dollars.
  2. Company reports in U.K. pounds.
  3. Figures have been annualized in latest year.
  4. Figures have been annualized in previous year.
  5. Figures have been annualized in previous three through five years.

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