2010 Annual report

Striving for global sector leadership Opportunities for long term growth Our global code of conduct Our strategy for global sector leadership Adding value across the cycle

Chairman’s statement

“The long term creation of shareholder value requires a balanced approach to investing and returning excess capital.”

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Chief executive’s statement

“Confidence in the Group’s existing business and the outlook for our markets allowed us to grow organically.”

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Chief financial officer’s statement

“A strong balance sheet will allow us to take advantage of value-creating opportunities.”

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The way we work

The way we work defines how we conduct ourselves as a business.

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Group strategy

See how Rio Tinto is achieving its vision, creating and preserving value, and exercising its strategic advantage.

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Group overview

Opportunities for long term growth. See how our assets are ideally positioned to serve our customers worldwide.

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All injury frequency rate (AIFR)

Per 200,000 hours worked

5 year bar chart showing all injury frequency rate per 200,000 hours worked. In 2010 the all injury frequency rate per 200,000 hours worked was 0.66

Underlying earnings

US$ millions

5 year bar chart showing Underlying earnings in millions of US dollars. In 2010 Underlying earnings were 13,987 million US dollars

Total shareholder return (TSR)

%

5 year bar chart showing total shareholder return as a percentage. In 2010 total shareholder return was 32.6 per cent

Net debt

US$ millions

5 year bar chart showing net debt in millions of US dollars. In 2010 net debt was 4,284 million US dollars

Capital expenditure

US$ millions

5 year bar chart showing capital expenditure in millions of US dollars. In 2010 capital expenditure was 4,553 million dollars

Operating cash flows

US$ millions

5 year bar chart showing operating cash flows in millions of US dollars.

GHG emissions intensity

Indexed relative to 2008

5 year bar chart showing GHG emissions intensity indexed relative to 2008. In 2010 the GHG emissions intensity indexed relative to 2008 was 96.3, including former Alcan