Rio Tinto was founded in 1873 and is a multinational mining and metals corporation known for its global presence in the extraction of various minerals and metals. Initially focused on copper mining in Spain, the company expanded its operations worldwide, becoming a major player in iron ore, aluminium, uranium, coal, and diamond production. Rio Tinto played a pivotal role in developing the iron ore industry in Western Australia and operates extensive iron ore mines in the Pilbara region. Click here to access the report