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Metals & Mining

Metals & Mining

Helping metals and mining companies create lasting impact in changing environments

We help metals and mining companies create Change that Matters 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.

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 processing and smelting 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, Sydney
Supports leading global players in the mining, steel, and power industries in operations improvement, supply-chain management, strategy, organizational...

Rajat Gupta

Senior Partner, Mumbai
Leads McKinsey’s energy and materials work in Asia, helping companies in emerging markets transform their performance, achieve breakout growth,...

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, Geneva
Leads the Helsinki office and global work in basic materials, using global experience in serving natural-resources companies, advanced-industries...

Sigurd Mareels

Senior Partner, Brussels
Brings 25 years of experience in strategy, operations, organization, and M&A to his basic-materials clients

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

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.

Featured Insight

Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Prioritize people in times of crisis: An interview with the CEO of BHP

– Mike Henry explains the importance of social value in decision making and why relationships lie at the heart of business resilience.

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