Rio Tinto is a leading global mining group that focuses on finding, mining and processing the Earth’s mineral resources. Our goal is to deliver strong and sustainable shareholder returns from our portfolio of world-class assets and our compelling pipeline of projects. We take a long-term, disciplined approach, developing and running long-life, low-cost, expandable operations that are capable of delivering value throughout the cycle.
The Copper group is made up of four world-class operations and two high-value growth opportunities. The group aims to create shareholder value by reducing costs, leveraging technology to make its operations safer, more productive and more sustainable, and focusing its portfolio on low-cost, high-value operations and growth opportunities.
Underground mining is a key component of the Copper group portfolio with interests in several of the world’s largest underground mining projects including Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia, Resolution and Kennecott in the USA, and Grasberg in Indonesia.