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Group overview

Since 2002...

2002

Anglo Base Metals acquires the Disputada copper operations in Chile from Exxon Mobil.

2003

Anglo American acquires a major stake in Kumba Resources.

2006

Restructuring of Kumba Resources to separately list Kumba Iron Ore (with Anglo American holding 64%) and Exxaro, which became South Africa's largest black economic empowered (BEE) natural resource company.

2006

Shareholding in AngloGold Ashanti reduced from 51% to 42%.

2007

Demerger of Mondi sees Anglo American's former paper and packaging business become a dual-listed company in London and Johannesburg.

2007

Cynthia Carroll appointed chief executive in March.

2007

Purchase of a 49% stake in the Minas Rio iron ore project in Brazil.

2007

Disposal of remaining 29% holding in Highveld Steel and Vanadium.

2007

Acquisition of the Michiquillay copper project in northern Peru.

2008

Acquisition of a 70% interest in the Foxleigh coal mine in Australia.

2008

Anglo American acquires control of the Minas Rio iron ore project.

2009

Anglo American sells its remaining shareholding in AngloGold Ashanti.

2009

Major restructuring of the Group to further focus on core commodities and improve operational delivery.

2009

Anglo American achieves record safety performance.

 

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Annual Report 2009