Rio Tinto

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Rio Tinto (formerly Rio Tinto Zinc) is one of the world's largest mining companies. It is a dual listed company registered in both the United Kingom and Australia.

Case Studies

Mining interests

Coal Mines

In October 2010, Queensland Premier Anna Bligh officially opened the $1.3 billion Clermont coal mine in Central Queensland. Rio Tinto's new thermal coal mine near is expected to increase production to 12 million tonnes of coal a year by 2013. The mine is already operating on a lower output after construction began two years ago, and a mine life of 17 years is expected.[1]

Rio Tinto has a 70% share in Zar Kuh Mining Company.

Personnel

Directors

Accessed June 2009:

Chairman and executive directors [2]

Non executive directors [3]

Executive committee

Accessed June 2009: [4]

Other Personnel

Other affiliations

Contact details

Rio Tinto plc
6 St James's Square
London SW1Y 4LD
United Kingdom
t: +44 (0) 20 7930 2399

Rio Tinto Limited
55 Collins Street
Melbourne 3001
Australia
t: +61 (0) 3 9283 3333
Web:http://www.riotinto.com

Resources and articles

Critical Resources

Critical Films

Related Sourcewatch articles

References

  1. "Rio Tinto coal mine officially opened" ABC Rural, Oct. 18, 2010.
  2. Chairman and executive directors, Rio Tinto, accessed June 1, 2009.
  3. Non executive directors, Rio Tinto, accessed March 7, 2008.
  4. Executive committee, Rio Tinto, accessed June 1, 2009.
  5. Research Partnerships, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, accessed September 17, 2008.
  6. Ash Development Association of Australia, "Membership", Ash Development Association of Australia website, accessed June 2011.

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