Rio Tinto



Rio Tinto operates a fully integrated global diamond business comprising some 1,500 people. Rio Tinto owns and operates the Argyle Diamond Mine in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia and owns a 60 per cent interest in, and operates, the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada’s remote Northwest Territories. Rio Tinto produces a strong and trusted profile of diamonds which are sold in all established and developing markets.

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Stock Market Listing: London [LSE:RIO], Australia [
Bloomberg Tickers: RIO:LN



2018 First Half results 1 Aug 2018
2017 Full year results 7 Feb 2018
Beauty with integrity, Luxury Law Summit, London 17 May 2016
More Rio Tinto Diamonds presentations: www.riotinto.com/investors/presentations-91.aspx


Sustainability Reports

Taxes Paid 2017 9 April 2018
Argyle Diamond Mine 2017 2018
Diavik Diamond Mine 2018 2017
Rio Tinto Sustainable Development 2016 2017
Taxes Paid 2016 10 April 2017
Beauty with Integrity 2015
More on Rio Tinto sustainability www.riotinto.com/our-commitment-107.aspx


Annual/Half-yearly reports

2018 H1 1-Aug-18
2017 Annual Report 28-Feb-18
2017 H1 2-Aug-17
2016 Annual Report 2-Mar-17
More reports  www.riotinto.com/investors-87.aspx


Production reports/Operations Reviews

2018 Q4 18-Jan-19
2018 Q3 16-Oct-18
2018 Q2 19-Jul-18
2018 Q1 18-Apr-18
2017 Q4 16-Jan-18
2017 Q3 17-Oct-17 
2017 Q2 18-Jul-17
2017 Q1 20-Apr-17
2016 Q4 17-Jan-17 
More operation reviews  www.riotinto.com/investors-87.aspx



Rio Tinto’s diamonds assets comprise the Argyle Diamond Mine in Australia (Rio Tinto: 100 per cent) and the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada (Rio Tinto: 60 per cent).

Location Mining Method Production 2017
100% basis
Rio share
Rio production
       ‘000cts  %  ‘000cts
Argyle Australia Underground 17,135 100 17,135
Diavik Canada Open pit and underground 7,487 60 4,492
TOTAL 21,627


Reserves and Resources

As of 31 Dec 2016 See 2017 Annual Report pages 229 and 235