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Welcome: Rio Tinto
Written by BCCJ
October 12, 2012
We are delighted to welcome Rio Tinto Japan as the newest Corporate member of the BCCJ!
A leading global mining and metals company, Rio Tinto is headquartered in the UK, with assets and operations in over 40 countries. Rio Tinto Japan is Rio Tinto’s wholly owned subsidiary, engaged in sales and marketing activities in Japan.
Rio Tinto is one of the largest suppliers of resources to the Japanese market. Japan is Rio Tinto’s second largest market in terms of revenue and the firm procures a significant portion of mining machinery and equipment from Japanese companies. A number of Rio Tinto’s joint venture partners around the world are Japanese trading houses, steel manufacturers, power companies and / or manufacturing companies.
In every aspect of strategy Rio Tinto aims to create processes and culture that put safety first, while utilising technology and innovation that drive safety performance, operational excellence and superior environmental practices.
Rio Tinto was the Official Precious Metals Provider to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, supplying eight tonnes of gold, silver and copper to make 4700 gold, silver and bronze medals. Read more about the journey From Mine to Metals here.
BCCJ members can find more details about this new member in the BCCJ online Membership Directory. Please note that you must be logged into the BCCJ website before being able to view the full content.
Visit the Rio Tinto website: http://www.riotinto.com/
Photo: Copyright © 2010 Rio Tinto