Profile: Rio Tinto PLC (RIO)
26 Jul 2017
Rio Tinto plc, incorporated on March 30, 1962, is a mining and metals company. The Company's business is finding, mining and processing mineral resources. The Company's segments include Iron Ore, Aluminium, Copper & Diamonds, Energy & Minerals and Other Operations.
The Company operates an iron ore business, supplying the global seaborne iron ore trade. Its Iron Ore product operations are located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The Company's Aluminium business includes bauxite mines, alumina refineries and aluminum smelters. Its bauxite mines are located in Australia, Brazil and Guinea. Its alumina refineries are located in Australia, Brazil and Canada. Its smelters are concentrated in Canada. The Company also has plants located in France, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, the United Kingdom and Oman.
Copper & Diamonds
The Copper & Diamonds segment has managed operations in Australia, Canada, Mongolia and the United States, and non-managed operations in Chile and Indonesia. By-products of the Company's copper production include gold, silver, molybdenum and others, such as sulfuric acid, rhenium, lead carbonate and selenium.
Energy & Minerals
The Energy & Minerals segment consists of mining, refining and marketing operations in over 10 countries, across six sectors: borates, coal, iron ore concentrate and pellets, salt, titanium dioxide and uranium. The Energy & Minerals segment also includes the Jadar lithium-borate project in Serbia and the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea.
Rio Tinto PLC
6 St. James's Square
LONDON SW1Y 4JU