Metals & Mining

Helping metals and mining companies create lasting impact in changing environments

We help metals and mining companies accelerate sustainable and inclusive growth by leveraging artificial intelligence and advanced analytics to shape their strategy, boost productivity, and drive innovation.

How we help clients

Metals

McKinsey serves most of the world’s largest metals players, across every region. We help them shape strategy, transform operational performance, and build agile organizations.

Mining

We serve two-thirds of the world’s top 25 mining companies, across all regions and functions—helping them navigate a volatile world and deliver outstanding performance.

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Sustainable Materials Hub

McKinsey’s Sustainable Materials Hub empowers organizations to solve the sustainable materials challenge and achieve carbon reduction commitments through the production and sourcing of low-carbon materials.

Featured Capabilities

MineLens

Optimizing productivity with data and insights from MineLens

MineSpans

Distinctive knowledge in mining cost curves, supply and demand models

SteelLens

Optimizing steel-making productivity

OptimusAI

Increasing productivity in heavy industry processing plants with advanced analytics

Our People

Karel Eloot

Senior Partner, Shanghai
Focuses on industrial Internet of Things and digital transformation in the industrial sectors, particularly for companies in China

Stephan Görner

Senior Partner, Vancouver
Global Co-Leader of McKinsey’s Transformation Practice; helps organizations around the world achieve full potential through holistic and sustainable...

Rajat Gupta

Senior Partner, Mumbai
Leads the Sustainability Practice in Asia; drives large scale, digital-led transformations in the energy and materials sector

Greg Kudar

Senior Partner, Calgary
Advises resource-based companies to help management teams make better portfolio choices and deliver on both capital and operating targets

Jukka Maksimainen

Senior Partner, Helsinki
Leads the firm’s work in global energy and materials using experience in serving natural-resources companies, advanced-industries companies,...

Maria João Ribeirinho

Partner, Lisbon, Madrid
Supports energy and infrastructure companies in multiple geographies on strategic and operational issues.

Michel Van Hoey

Senior Partner, Luxembourg
Advises leading metals and mining companies on strategy, marketing and sales, organization, and transformation

Amy Yang

Partner, Hong Kong
Brings deep experience in the metals and mining, energy, and adjacent sectors in helping both state-owned Chinese enterprises and multinational...

Client impact story

Impact Story

How a steel plant in India tapped the value of data—and won global acclaim

– By upskilling employees and innovating with analytics, Tata Steel’s plant in Kalinganagar, India, achieved performance gains that earned it recognition as a leading digital facility by the World Economic Forum.
Impact Story

Inside a mining company’s AI transformation

– How copper-mining giant Freeport-McMoRan unlocked next-level performance with help from McKinsey data scientists and agile coaches.

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Blog Post

McKinsey launches new Sustainable Materials Hub to accelerate the net-zero transition across value chains

– Companies utilizing steel, cement, and more have pledged to reach net zero—but face major challenges. Our new hub will meet the urgency and promise of the moment.

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