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.

Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
51,018 (est)
Rio Tinto was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People/Management at Rio Tinto

Christopher Lynch

Christopher Lynch

Chief Financial Officer
Bold Baatar

Bold Baatar

Chief Executive, Energy & Minerals
Alf Barrios

Alf Barrios

Chief Executive, Rio Tinto Aluminium
Joanne Farrell

Joanne Farrell

Group Executive, Health, Safety & Environment
Vera Kirikova

Vera Kirikova

Human Resources Group Executive
Stephen McIntosh

Stephen McIntosh

Group Executive, Growth & Innovation
Simone Niven

Simone Niven

Corporate Relations Group Executive
Philip Richards

Philip Richards

Group Executive, Legal
Chris Salisbury

Chris Salisbury

Chief Executive, Iron Ore
Arnaud Soirat

Arnaud Soirat

Chief Executive, Copper & Diamonds
Jean-Sébastien Jacques

Jean-Sébastien Jacques

Chief Executive
Simon Trott

Simon Trott

Chief Commercial Officer

Rio Tinto Office Locations

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

Rio Tinto Financials

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 (31-Oct-2017)

85.9 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

6.8 b
Rio Tinto's current market capitalization is $85.9 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

Rio Tinto's Web-traffic and Trends

Rio Tinto Online and Social Media Presence

Rio Tinto News and Updates

Should shareholders shudder as Rio Tinto mentions M&A?

During the last mining boom, chief executives of virtually all of the major resource stocks listed in the UK blew shareholders’ money on over-priced acquisitions. These purchases appeared to be more about ego and empire building than a sensible, prudent growth strategy. The M&A (mergers and acqu…

Boron Global Market 2018: Key Players – Eti Maden, Rio Tinto, Searles Valley Minerals, Minera Santa Rita, Borax Argentina

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Rio Tinto sets up new exploration office in Mongolia

MELBOURNE, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Rio Tinto will set up a new office in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar, separate from its Oyu Tolgoi mine division, to focus on exploration and building local ties.

Rio Tinto Expanding Autonomous Truck Fleet In Australia As Part Of Cost-Cutting Measures

One of the top mining firms in the world, Rio Tinto, has been operating a fleet of autonomous trucks in various parts of Australia as part of its operations there. Building on these earlier and current deployments, the company is now planning to greatly increase the size of the autonomous truck flee…

Rio Tinto To Begin Using Driverless Iron Ore Trains Beginning In 2018

The mining firm Rio Tinto will begin using driverless iron ore trains as part of its operations in Western Australia in 2018, a statement put out by the company has revealed Rio Tinto To Begin Using Driverless Iron Ore Trains Beginning In 2018 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more…

This huge ancient rock unearthed by Rio Tinto will be displayed in London

A 2.6bn-year-old, 2.5 tonne rock has travelled nearly 14,000 kilometres to be displayed at London's Natural History Museum. The colourfully layered piece of banded iron formation (BIF) was unearthed in Australia's Pilbara region in Rio Tinto's Mount Tom Price mine. It will be shown off as part of…
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