About Rio Tinto

February 8, 2010

Rio Tinto is one of the world’s leading mining and exploration companies. We find, mine and process the earth’s mineral resources – metals and minerals essential for making thousands of everyday products that meet society’s needs and contribute to improved living standards.

Our activities span the world with production from every continent. Our products include aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy products, gold, industrial minerals and iron ore.

Business overview

Rio Tinto is a modern-day business, committed to serving all of its stakeholders. In all that we do, Rio Tinto follows the very best practices in safety, ethical business, social and environmental responsibility, and sustainable development.


With founding companies established in 1873 and 1905, Rio Tinto stands today as one of the world’s leading mining and exploration companies. It has scale and global presence, operating on nearly every continent.


Rio Tinto’s fundamental objective is to maximise profit to investors by operating responsibly and sustainably in finding, mining and processing minerals – areas of expertise in which the Group has a competitive advantage. Our strategy is to invest in large, long life and cost competitive mines driven by the quality of opportunity, not choice of commodity.

Management overview

As well as a board of directors, we have an experienced senior management team who form the basis of our executive committee.

For more information about this company please contact:

Irina Suslova
Marketing & Events Manager
Kazakh-British Chamber of Commerce (KBCC)

Tel: +44-20-7491 7199
Mob: +44-7-999-999-613
Fax: +44-870-383-7288
Email: irina.s@kbcc.org.uk