Company Profile
Company Profile
COMPANY PROFILE
Company Strength
  • 2022 Forbes Global 2000 List No.325
  • 2022 Fortune Global 500 List No.407
  • One of the first 234 China A shares added to MSCI indexes
  • Constituent stock of the FTSE China A50 Index
At a glance

Zijin Mining is a large multinational mining group. We are engaged in the global exploration and development of copper, gold, zinc and lithium, as well as engineering and technological research.


Our shares trade on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange under the ticker code 2899, and on the Shanghai Stock Exchange under the code 601899.


As an important player in the global mining industry, Zijin Mining strives to become a “green, high-tech, leading global mining company”. We contribute to global economic growth and sustainable development by producing and supplying high-quality minerals.

What we do
Major projects

Zijin has mining projects in 15 provincial-level regions in China and 13 other countries across the globe.


We operate major projects in China, such as the Julong Copper Mine in Tibet, the Duobaoshan Copper Mine in Heilongjiang, the Zijinshan Gold and Copper Mine in Fujian, the Ashele Copper Mine in Xinjiang, Shanxi Zijin, Guizhou Zijin, and Longnan Zijin.


Our main overseas assets include the Čukaru Peki Copper and Gold Mine and the Bor Copper Mine in Serbia, the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Mine and the Kolwezi Copper Mine in the DRC, and the Buriticá Gold Mine in Colombia.

The low-carbon transition

By expanding into battery metals, clean energy and advanced materials, Zijin Mining helps drive the low-carbon transition. We now own the 3Q lithium project in Argentina, the Lakkor Tso lithium project in Tibet, and the Xiang Yuan hard-rock lithium mine in Daoxian county, Hunan Province, China. Owning more than 10 million tonnes of LCE resources, we are among the top 10 global lithium companies by resources. In the long run, we plan to produce over 150,000 tonnes of LCE per annum, which will lay a solid foundation for us to become a major lithium producer in the world.

2021 and 2022H1 figures
Financial performance
2021
  • 225.1
    Revenue/billion yuan
  • 24.8
    Profit before tax/billion yuan
  • 15.7
    Net attributable profit/billion yuan
2022H1
  • 132.5 +20.6%
    Revenue/billion yuan
  • 18.6 +61.9%
    Profit before tax/billion yuan
  • 12.6 +90%
    Net attributable profit/billion yuan
  • 271.6 +30%
    Total assets/billion yuan
Production
2021
  • 584,165
    Copper/tonnes
  • 47.5
    Gold/tonnes
  • 396,443
    Zinc/tonnes
2021H1
  • 410,190 +70.5%
    Copper/tonnes
  • 27 +22.8%
    Gold/tonnes
  • 202,716 +3.23%
    Zinc/tonnes
Resources and reserves
Copper Resources (inclusive of reserves): 62.77 million tonnes Reserves: 20.33 million tonnes
Gold Resources (inclusive of reserves): 2,373 tonnes Reserves: 792 tonnes
Zinc Resources (inclusive of reserves): 9.618 million tonnes Reserves: 4.554 million tonnes
Global standing

Zijin Mining ranks No.325 in the 2022 Forbes Global 2000 list, No.1 among global gold companies, No.7 among metal miners; No.407 in the 2022 Fortune Global 500 list, and No.53 in the Fortune China 500 list.

Our values

Zijin Mining’s core competitiveness lies in innovation, especially technological innovation. We have a wealth of experience in geological exploration; hydrometallurgy; the processing of low-grade and refractory ores; and large-scale mining projects. We have developed the “Five-pronged” Mining Engineering Model, and founded the State Key Laboratory for Comprehensive Utilization of Low-Grade Refractory Gold Ores.

 

Our in-house technologies and engineering capabilities cover the full spectrum of exploration, mining, processing, smelting and environmental protection. Powered by our technological strength, we have had many successes in developing and operating mining projects across the world, and has fostered our own competitiveness in the global mining industry.

 

We are building our ESG system based on international standards, and are committed to developing green, eco-friendly mines to high standards. Our mission is “Mining for a Better Society” and we stand by the values of “Harmony Brings about Wealth” and “Balanced Development of the Company, its Employees and the Wider Society”.

 

We have three times won the “China Charity Award”, the highest honor bestowed for outstanding charitable work in China, for our efforts to bring benefits to more and more people through our operations.