Who we are
Rio Tinto is one of the world's leading mining and exploration companies. We find, mine and process the earth's mineral resources - metals and minerals essential for making thousands of everyday products that meet society's needs and contribute to improved living standards.
Our activities span the world with production from every continent. Our products include aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy products, gold, industrial minerals and iron ore.
Rio Tinto has set out its breakthrough plan to optimise the growth of its world-class iron ore business in Western Australia.
Rio Tinto and Chinalco will explore a partnership to bring forward the next era of mining technology.
Rio Tinto reaches agreement for sale of 50.1 per cent interest in Clermont Joint Venture to GS Coal Pty Ltd.
CEO Sam Walsh: “We achieved strong production results in the third quarter."
Rio Tinto has achieved the significant milestone of loading the first shipment of iron ore from its expanded port, rail and mine operations in Australia. This marks the commencement of commissioning of the expansion programme, which will see overall capacity for Rio Tinto’s iron ore operations in Western Australia increase to 290 million tonnes a year.