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September 14, 2021updated 01 Feb 2022 10:08am

Newmont: how well is the company positioned to weather future industry disruption?

By Data Journalism Team

Newmont, a mining company based in the US, has a relatively high chance of benefiting from its investments in a series of technological, macroeconomic, and sector-specific investments in recent years, according to analysis from GlobalData.

The company was ranked second out of 50 in a ranking of overall leadership in the 10 themes that matter the most to the mining sector.

These themes, which can be defined as any issues that keep CEOs awake at night, describe technological, macroeconomic and industry-specific challenges that companies are currently facing, as well as the opportunities they create. GlobalData’s Thematic Research ecosystem identifies and tracks these challenges, and how they create the long-term winners and losers of the mining industry.

Newmont received the top mark of five for four of the 10 themes identified as the most important to the mining sector in the GlobalData Thematic Scorecard – Capital Raising, M&A, Commodity Markets and Workplace Safety – indicating that it is a dominant player in those categories. Newmont received a high mark of four for its performance in Internet of Things, Climate Change and COVID-19; a mark of three for Autonomous Vehicles and ESG; ; and a low mark of one for Lithium-Ion Batteries.

The interactive graphic below allows you to compare Newmont to the ratings of other mining companies across the 10 themes in question. The higher up a company is on the list, the better positioned it is to weather disruption in the future, while the companies at the bottom are more vulnerable to disruptive threats.

Newmont Corp (Newmont) is a metal and mining company that carries out the production of gold and copper. It operates mining assets in the US, Mexico, Canada, Peru, Dominican Republic, Australia, Chile, Argentina, Ghana, and Suriname.

The company operates through five product categories: Gold, Copper, Silver, Lead, and Zinc.

In FY2020, the company reported a capital expenditure of US$1,339 million. It has a presence across the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Europe.

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