Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto

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Rio Tinto is one of the world leading international mining groups.

It consists of Rio Tinto plc, which is a London listed public company headquartered in the UK, and Rio Tinto Limited, which is listed on the Australian stock exchange, with executive offices in Melbourne.

The two companies are joined in a dual listed companies structure as a single entity, called the Rio Tinto Group.

Rio Tinto finds, mines and processes mineral resources.

The group's major products include aluminium, copper, diamonds, energy products, gold, industrial minerals - borates, titanium dioxide, salt and talc - and iron ore.

The main focus of Rio's activities are in Australia and North America, but it also has significant businesses in South America, Asia, Europe and southern Africa.

From BBC World Service