Rio Tinto is the second largest iron ore producer in the world, and most of our production is in Australia.
In the Pilbara, our 14 mines, three port facilities and 1,400km rail network allow us to respond rapidly to changes in demand.
We have significantly expanded our Western Australian operations over the past 10 years and we plan to expand our Pilbara iron ore capacity by more than 50 per cent during the next few years, to 353 million tonnes a year.
Landmark Pilbara programme celebrates Aboriginal students' achievements
- Recently, we joined The Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation and other founding partners in Karratha to celebrate 15 years of creating positive opportunities and outcomes for hundreds of Aboriginal students.
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Fly-in-fly-out programme boosts remote workforce
- Our Iron Ore business has pioneered the use of a regional fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) scheme in Western Australia to expand the range of work and lifestyle options for employees. It also opens new and sustainable labour market.