Rio Tinto is a leading global mining and metals company. Our focus is on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources in order to maximise value for our shareholders.
We have the people, capabilities and resources to supply a world hungry for the metals and minerals that are used in everyday life, in diverse products - from mobile phones to cars.
Our 60,000-plus people work in more than 40 countries across six continents, including in some of the most difficult terrains and climates. We are strongly represented in Australia and North America, and also have significant businesses in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America.
With headquarters in the UK, our Group comprises Rio Tinto plc - a London and New York Stock Exchange listed company, and Rio Tinto Limited - which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
This global presence, and our expertise in technology and marketing, enables us to supply the right product, at the right quality, at the right time.
Our businesses include open pit and underground mines, mills, refineries, smelters and power stations - including a significant hydropower portfolio - as well as a number of research and service facilities. We also own and operate infrastructure that takes our products to our customers, including railways, ports and ships. – less