Rio Tinto Logo – Rio Tinto Group is an international business group sector mining , formed from the merger in 1995 of Rio Tinto-Zinc Corporation (RTZ), based in the United Kingdom and formerly known as Rio Company Tinto Limited and Rio Tinto of Australia Limited Conzinc (CRA), based in Australia. It is the coal mining group world’s largest two with a profit of 8.974 million U.S. dollars in the year 2006 on a turnover of 25,440 million. Has agreed to buy Canadian aluminum company Alcan Inc. per 38.1 billion dollars, in a move that will create the largest global leader of aluminum. The President of Alcan, Dick Evans, will lead the new division will be renamed “Rio Tinto Alcan” and will have its headquarters in Montreal.
The Company is engaged in the extraction of iron ore, copper, coal, talc, titanium dioxide, salt, aluminum and even diamonds through several divisions throughout the planet.