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Change Today -32.00 / -1.06%
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Open
3,021 GBp
Previous Close
3,020 GBp
Day High
3,030 GBp
Day Low
2,950 GBp
52 Week High
02/21/14 - 3,642 GBp
52 Week Low
10/8/13 - 2,935 GBp
Market Cap
56.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
5.1M
EPS TTM
3.44 GBp
Shares Outstanding
1.4B
EX-Date
08/13/14
P/E TM
14.0x
Dividend
136.36 GBp
Dividend Yield
4.56%
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rio tinto plc (RIO) Details

Rio Tinto plc is engaged in finding, mining, and processing mineral resources worldwide. The company is involved in the mining and production of aluminum products, including bauxite, alumina, and aluminum; copper, gold, silver, and molybdenum; diamonds, borates, salt, and titanium dioxide feedstocks, as well as high purity iron, metal powders, zircon, and rutile; thermal and coking coal, and uranium; and iron ore. It primarily operates in China, Japan, other countries in Asia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, and Australia. Rio Tinto plc was founded in 1873 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. Rio Tinto plc operates as a subsidiary of Rio Tinto Group.

66,331 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/14/14
Founded in 1873

rio tinto plc (RIO) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: $3.1M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.8M
Chief Executive of Iron Ore
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Chief Executive of Energy
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Executive of Diamonds and Minerals
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

rio tinto plc (RIO) Key Developments

Rio Tinto to Launch its Three-Dimensional Mapping Technology, RTVis

Rio Tinto is set to capture a crucial advantage in the recovery of mineral deposits, with the launch of its revolutionary three-dimensional mapping technology to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of mining operations. The new technology supports Rio Tinto's drive for productivity improvements and cost reductions across its high-quality, low-cost diversified portfolio of assets. In a world-first under the next phase of its Mine of the Future programme, Rio Tinto will be able to precisely identify the size, location and quality of ore in real time by retrieving data from automated trucks and drills operating in its mines. The RTVis 3D software provides pinpoint accurate mapping which improves efficiency of mining activity by ensuring it is tightly focused on removing high value ore, significantly reducing both waste and operational costs. RTVis creates 3D images of mine pit activities that previously could not be measured. RTVis has led to greater ore recovery through sharper boundary identification, more accurate drill blasting, reduced explosives, improved waste classification and enhanced dig rates. RTVis is a low-cost application that complements existing group-wide data technology in a way previously never available to enhance mining operations. It quickly brings information to a much broader audience - from a single operator in the field to an expert team in the Rio Tinto Operations Centre in Perth. Armed with this detailed information, operations to recover the ore bodies will be significantly more efficient and effective. The new 3D technology is deployed at Rio Tinto's West Angelas iron ore mine in Western Australia and trials are also underway in other Rio Tinto product groups including Copper, Energy and Diamonds and Minerals. RTVis also provides rapid feedback on the impact to equipment while another important benefit is in the area of mine planning, providing much more certainty about the nature of the ore deposit at an earlier stage of the process. RTVis will be demonstrated at the International Mining and Resources Conference in Melbourne from September 22, 2014 - September 26, 2014.

Glencore Reportedly May Select Anglo, Rio As Targets

Glencore Plc (LSE:GLEN) is planning to acquire Anglo American plc (LSE:AAL) and Rio Tinto plc (LSE:RIO). One of the targets most frequently mentioned is Anglo American, though some bankers say Glencore can think bigger at look at an acquisition of Rio Tinto, said Financial Times.

Rio Tinto to Pump USD 1.5 Billion into Aluminum Smelter Upgrade at Kitimat, B.C

Rio Tinto will pump another USD 1.5 billion into the aluminum smelter upgrade at Kitimat, B.C., increasing the total project cost to USD 4.8 billion. The company announced that its board has approved a further USD 1.5 billion expenditure to complete the modernization. That's on top of USD 400 million that was previously allocated but unspent. Engineering, procurement and construction is 70% complete but construction is only half finished.

 

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