Rio Tinto Coal Australia

An abundant and relatively cheap energy source, coal plays an important role in the global energy mix. Rio Tinto Coal Australia is one of Australia's leading mining organisations, with a highly successful record in the development and management of world-class open cut and underground coal operations. We are a leading producer of export thermal coal used to generate electricity, as well as coking coal for making steel. Operating five coal sites across Queensland and New South Wales, our 4,700 employee workforce helps produce 56 million tonnes of coal annually.

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