At Rio Tinto Coal Australia we work hard to be a long-term sustainable business
that delivers significant direct and indirect benefits to the areas in which we
In our 2015 sustainable development report you
will find great examples of the significant, positive impact we have made to
people’s lives, despite the market challenges of recent years.
- A$5.9 million invested in 319 community programmes
- A$100 million in
taxes and royalties
- 320 hectares of rehabilitation and zero unauthorised
disturbances of cultural heritage sites
- A$914 million spent with more than
1,100 local suppliers
- The lowest recorded All Injury Frequency Rate in RTCA’s
We are proud of these results and look forward to continuing to make a
long-lasting, meaningful difference to the communities in which we operate.
About our report
RTCA, sustainable development is about acting responsibly and managing risks so
the environment and communities in which we operate are there for the future
generations to enjoy.
producing coal can make a huge contribution to present and future generations
through the supply of affordable and reliable energy, local employment
opportunities and support
of associated businesses. However, if not managed properly, our activities have
the ability to detract from the local environment and our local
report, you will read about our performance and priorities from the past year,
with detailed scorecards from each of our mine sites, with
the exception of
in this report is provided on a consolidated basis and joint ventures are
reported on a 100 per cent managed basis unless otherwise
specified. Where we have reported RTCA figures as a whole, Bengalla has been
included, unless otherwise indicated.