Overview

Rio Tinto Plc - Rio Tinto Limited is a Public Company that is ranked number 3 out of the top 2000 companies in Australia. The company generates the majority of its income from the Metal Ore Mining in Australia industry.

In 2015 the company generated total revenue of $49,843,433,000 including sales and other revenue. In 2015 Rio Tinto Plc - Rio Tinto Limited had 54938 employees in Australia including employees from all subsidiaries under the company's control.

The Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Plc - Rio Tinto Limited is Mr Jean-Sebastien Jacques whose official title is Chief Executive. The Chairman of Rio Tinto Plc - Rio Tinto Limited is Mr Jan du Plessis whose official title is Non-Executive Chairman. 

Rio Tinto operates mining and mineral projects worldwide. The company's main areas of production are in Europe, Africa, Australia, Asia, and North and South America. Rio Tinto's portfolio of products include:

  • Aluminium

The company operates fully integrated facilities involved in mining, processing and refining bauxite to aluminium and other products throughout Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Guinea, Iceland, New Zealand, Oman and the United Kingdom.

  • Copper

The company produces copper from its interests in Chile, Indonesia, Mongolia, Paua New Guinea, Peru and the USA. As a by-product of mining copper, the company also produces gold, silver and molybdenum from its copper mining operations.

  • Diamonds and Minerals

The company mines, refines and markets diamonds from sites in Australia, Canada, Guinea, India, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Serbia, South Africa and the USA.

  • Energy

The company sources and mines fuels for energy production. This includes coal and uranium for both power generation and domestic uses.

  • Iron Ore

The company mines, smelts and transports iron and iron ore globally. The company operates its iron ore division in Australia, Canada, India and Singapore. Currently, the company is expanding its Australian and Canadian operations.

  • Exploration

The company is expanding its operations through the global exploration of minerals and large deposits of commodities that include bauxite, copper, diamonds, iron ore, nickel and uranium.

  • Technology and Innovation

Rio Tinto invests in technology and innovation across all of its ventures to increase the efficiency and operational capabilities of the company as a whole.

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