The human resources of Rio Tinto Minerals are just as valuable as our natural resources. Our global team includes 1,200 people with industry leading expertise in mining and refining, sales, logistics, shipping, mineral research and other fields. No matter their role, Rio Tinto Minerals employees are distinguished by a deep understanding of the minerals business and a powerful drive to continually improve our performance.
Employees at our mining and refining sites take pride in working safely and efficiently to unearth minerals and prepare them for market. Our industry specific sales team ensures day-to-day support for customers, while our logistics teams organize efficient and dependable transport, warehousing and delivery of our products. Meanwhile, our technical support teams stand ready to respond immediately to customer operation locations in critical situations.
Our workforce also includes acknowledged leaders in the handling, processing and use of borates. These experts provide technical knowledge and collaborative research to support our customers while also developing significant new research on borates' properties and applications.