Rio Tinto

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. Operating for over 140 years, 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. We produce aluminium, copper, diamonds, coal, iron ore, uranium, gold and industrial minerals (borates, titanium dioxide and salt).

Our 55,000 people work in more than 40 countries across six continents, including some of the most difficult terrains and climates. We are strongly represented in Australia and North America but also significant business in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America. We promote health, safety and sustainable development wherever we operate. The health and wellbeing of our employees, and a contribution to sustainable development are key priorities. We work as closely as possible with host countries and communities, respecting their laws and customs and ensuring a fair share of benefits and opportunities.

London, GB
Size (employees)
51,018 (est)-7%
Rio Tinto was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in London, GB

Rio Tinto Office Locations

Rio Tinto has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
6 St James's Square

Rio Tinto Data and Metrics

Rio Tinto Financial Metrics

Rio Tinto's revenue was reported to be $33.8 b in FY, 2015 which is a 3% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

33.8 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(1.2 b)

Market capitalization (22-Sep-2017)

85.7 b

Closing share price (22-Sep-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

6.8 b
Rio Tinto's current market capitalization is $85.7 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


47.7 b34.8 b33.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Pre tax profit

2.4 b6.9 b(523.7 m)

Net Income

728.8 m4.7 b(1.2 b)
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


6.9 b9 b6.8 b

Accounts Receivable

2 b1.8 b984.7 m

Current Assets

15 b15.2 b11.2 b


55.4 b57.4 b51.8 b
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

10.2 b10.3 b6.8 b

Cash From Financing Activities

(630.8 m)(3.9 b)(5.5 b)

Income Taxes Paid

(1.6 b)(2.2 b)(716.3 m)
Y, 2015

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Rio Tinto Operating Metrics

Q2, 2016FY, 2016Q2, 2017

Ore Produced, tonnes (Pilbara Iron)

82.36 m77.7 m

Ore Shipments, tonnes (Pilbara Iron)

80.6 m79.8 m


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Rio Tinto Market Value History

Rio Tinto Revenue Breakdown

Traffic Overview of Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto Online and Social Media Presence

Rio Tinto News and Updates

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