Energy & Minerals
Rio Tinto’s Energy & Minerals group includes a diverse portfolio of high-quality mining, refining and marketing operations and projects that contribute to the daily lives of people around the world.
Our Energy assets include four thermal and coking coal operations in Australia, two uranium operations in Energy Resources Australia and Rössing Uranium in Namibia, as well as a uranium project in Canada. Uranium and thermal coal are a cost-effective and abundant energy source for electricity, and coking coal is a critical component in the steel-making process.
Rio Tinto Minerals is a world leader in borates, with mines, processing plants, commercial and research facilities. Dampier Salt is one of the world’s largest producers of seaborne salt. Rio Tinto Iron & Titanium is an industry leader in high-grade titanium dioxide feedstocks.
The Energy & Minerals portfolio also includes the Iron Ore Company of Canada and the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea.