Rio Tinto plc is a global mining group that focuses on finding, mining and processing the Earth’s mineral resources. The Company’s major products are iron ore, aluminum, copper, diamonds, coal, uranium, gold and industrial minerals (borates, titanium dioxide and salt). The Company has activities worldwide and is represented in Australia and North America with significant businesses in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America. The Company’s aluminum product group, Rio Tinto Alcan, includes bauxite mines, alumina refineries, and some of the lowest-cost, technologically-advanced primary aluminum smelters. Copper product group produces copper, gold and molybdenum. The Diamonds and Minerals group consists of mining, refining and marketing operations. Energy product group is a seaborne supplier of thermal and coking coal to Asian customers and are one of the world’s uranium producers. Iron Ore product group is a producer supplying the global seaborne iron ore trade.

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